Project Manager
Avaya - Washington, DC

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Avaya Government Solutions (AvayaGov) is a trusted partner for governments to support the livelihood, security and well-being of its citizens. We deliver a comprehensive portfolio of technology and high-end services capable of meeting the demands of the most complex and important systems in the world. AvayaGov engineers, deploys and manages mission-critical solutions for government, including homeland security, criminal justice, defense and civilian agencies within the U.S. Federal Government and at state and local levels.

Avaya Government Solutions has an opening for a Project Manager located in Washington, D.C. This Project Manager providing planning, leadership and guidance in support of a variety of IT hardware and software initiatives - Provide direct support and counsel to customers pertaining to the selection, management, and use of information technology - Serve as principal interface with the customer to ensure requirements are interpreted correctly, appropriate skills are applied to each task, and quality is maintained. - Execute and manage approved projects from inception through deployment, while monitoring complex work flows and aggressive deadlines. - Manage project scope, deliverables, and schedule on day-to-day operational basis. - Manage the work of all assigned staff such that activities and deliverables are completed on time and to customer satisfaction. - Directly oversee and participate in activities requiring senior technical and management skills, as appropriate. - Hold regular status meetings with teams. - Participate in IT technical project development meetings and provide input on possible solutions, pit falls, and issues regarding initiatives to the customer. - Prepare and present progress reports for senior management and stakeholders. - Ensure project documents are complete, current, delivered on schedule, and archived appropriately. - Provide insight into the project and methods of doing business by reviewing process and product activities for adherence to standards and plans. - Work with the customer to develop project implementation plans. - Assist IT professionals in identifying problems at the root of a variety of technical issues. Work closely with technical teams to assess proposed projects, including prioritization and resource allocation of new projects. - Communicate with colleagues to identify project needs, updates, and changes; evaluates alternative solutions. - Communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. - Integrate project plans into program portfolios. - Produce project scope documents and detailed functional specifications. - Perform complex data analysis and data mapping. - Define test strategies, plans, and scripts. - Identify and selects staff with customer approval. - Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of controls in computerized and related manual systems on development. - Prepare and submit all required reports to the customer. - Maintain and submit accounting data in

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Avaya helps to tie the corporate world together. The company's communication equipment and software integrate voice and data services...