Job Location

Arlington, VA

Employment Type

Full-Time / Regular

Work Hours

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Citizenship and Clearances

U.S. Citizens only.
Must have current Active Secret clearance.

Project Manager:
Application & Systems Development

Open Technology Group is looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead project teams throughout the research, planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of complex, web-based application and systems development projects. The successful candidate will have the ability to analyze project-related issues and formulate innovative solutions in the areas of finance, scheduling, methodology, technology, and tools.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management, or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in project management with specialized experience in application development
  • Current Active Secret Clearance is required
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is highly desired
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective leadership skills required to inspire and motivate a team of IT professionals
  • Experience with Federal government is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with the U.S. Department of State is a plus

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees all aspects of large, complex application and systems development projects
  • Leads systems analysis and programming teams throughout the application / systems development life cycle
  • Prepares long- and short-range plans for application selection and systems development, production, and maintenance activities
  • Analyzes project-related issues and formulates innovative solutions in the areas of finance, scheduling, methodology, technology, and tools

Key Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Best practices in project management including planning, communication, tracking and reporting, change management, risk management, and quality control
  • Best practices in application development and design
  • Scrum and Agile software development methodologies

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, email your resume as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format to with the Position Title in the subject line. In addition to work history, please be sure your resume highlights the following (as applicable): Technical Training and Certifications, Key Qualifications, Technical Proficiencies (including hardware, software, operating systems, servers, databases, languages, networks/protocols, tools and methodologies), Education, and Security Clearance.

About Open Technology Group

Open Technology Group is a small business providing information technology services to federal government clients. We are committed to innovation and dedicated to improving the efficiency of government operations with secure, reliable, and sustainable technology solutions. Despite differences in our roles, responsibilities, and locations, we are all united by a single set of core values that are truly the underpinning of our corporate culture. In addition to numerous professional development opportunities, Open Technology Group provides eligible employees with a comprehensive benefits packages that includes paid holidays and time off, employer-matching 401(k) retirement savings plan, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Open Technology Group is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, genetic status, family responsibilities, or any other factor protected by law.