Sr. Manager Technology
Sapient Government Services (US) - Arlington, VA

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SAPIENT Government Services, INC.

Sapient Government Services (SGS) is looking for people who – simply put – are driven to make a difference.

By solving some of today’s toughest challenges, our teams are helping to transform the government in the areas of business, technology and marketing. Working at SGS, you will be in an environment that fosters growth and creativity, demands openness and client-focused delivery, and celebrates initiative and innovation.

The chance to bring your ideas and new thinking to today’s challenges and work in a truly unique work environment is now – it’s at Sapient Government Services.

JOB TITLE – Sr. Manager, Technology

Job Title: Sr. Manager, Technology
Reports to: Vice President
Location: Washington DC Metro Area
Employee Status: Full-time
Travel: Travel within a 50 mile radius of Washington DC will occur on a regular basis
Start Date: Immediately
Clearance Requirement: Candidates must be able to receive and hold a Public Trust clearance at a minimum, with a potential need to hold SECRET clearances. Ability to hold a TOP SECRET clearance is a positive.

Job Summary:
The Senior Manager, Technology provides technical leadership throughout the lifecycle of a project, including direction on systems architecture, reuse, sales and capture, and development processes. This role is responsible for guiding the solution architecture, design, user interface, and technology integration of projects and interfacing with client technology and management teams. The Senior Manager will also bring their expertise to research and inform on enterprise-wide trends and provide leadership by leading and managing others along with providing general technology thought leadership.

Demonstrate expert level proficiency in the various delivery lifecycles used within the government

Utilize deep understanding of package solutions and recommend when appropriate

Serve as a technical advisor and problem solver to clients and partners to assist them in optimizing their use of systems, applications, servers, etc.

Translate the client’s business requirements into systems design

Understand the steps required to design, develop, and deploy an application

Actively work with the account team to establish strategy for the account

Establish high, mid and micro level plans for project teams

Independently lead the estimation effort for a project

Identify and manage risk on project

Owns quality of the technical solution

An ability to act as a mentor to other technical staff

Prepare elements of sales proposals to represent Sapient's technical expertise

In addition to working on billable client engagements, may also assist as needed on pre-sales opportunities such as RFP responses, proposal delivery, architecture assessments, and technical qualifications

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Eligible for U.S. Government Clearance.

Experience Guidelines:
Minimum 12 years of experience in leading or overseeing large technical projects or programs

Minimum of 8 years of experience in enterprise architecture, systems integration, package implementation, and /or interactive design and architecture experience in which the systems developed/created must have been used by the end-users

Requires a strong understanding of complex computer science and software engineering principles

Expert proficiency in Java and OO Application Development is required

Knowledge of multiple other technologies including but not limited to CGI, HTML, DHTML, XML, JavaScript, PL/SQL, Oracle Developer 2000 tools, C/C , Perl, TCL, RDBMS, CORBA, COM

Expert in all phases of the SDLC

Expertise in developing complex Java-based applications.

Strong leadership and communication skills to effectively manage client accounts and multi-task Sapient teams

Must have a general understanding of organizational structure, profit/loss, and best business practices in relation to current and future project/programs

Proven leadership and managerial skills to independently manage 30 people, during multiple phases of the project lifecycle

Experience providing a vision to the total solution, managing a track of work and defining a comprehensive solution leading toward a common vision

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills, are essential

Must have: Multiple large ecommerce implementation experience

Must be willing to frequently travel to client sites within the DC Metropolitan area

Bachelor’s Degree required from college or University

About Sapient Government Services

Sapient Government Services, a division of Sapient, is a leading provider of consult­ing, technology, and marketing services to a wide array of U.S. governmental agencies. Focused on driving long-term change and transforming the citizen experience, we use technology to help agencies become more accessible and transparent. With a track record of delivering mission-critical solutions and the ability to leverage commercial best practices, we serve as trusted advisors to government agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Library of Congress, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, and United States Department of Homeland Security. For more information, visit .

Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.
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