Highlight Technologies

Sr. IT Project Manager

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
Project Management


Highlight is seeking a Sr. IT Project Manager to support a federal client in Maryland. You will plan, establish, and manage information technology (IT) projects and will serve as a liaison between the business and technical aspects of assigned projects.


The IT project manager is responsible for setting the team’s deadlines and ensuring a successful outcome.


  • Lead a team and manage enterprise-level projects.
  • Maintains the organization’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans.
  • Manage the Software Development Lifecycle and stage gate processes.
  • Perform change management involving senior level stakeholders and other supporting organizations.
  • Create Project Charters, Project Schedules, Risk Registers and other PM artifacts.
  • Develop Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Develop business cases for services and products.
  • Lead the initiation and planning of a project and ensure technical feasibility.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Ensure all projects are delivered on time within the stipulated scope.
  • Develop a detailed plan to monitor and track the progress of the project.
  • Coordinate with internal and external parties for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Perform risk management analysis to reduce project risks.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive project documentation.
  • Manage a variety of IT Projects (Software Development, Infrastructure, Security, etc.).


  • Public Trust Eligibility.
  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Project, Engineering and/or IT Management.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified and/or Scrum Master certified.
  • Eight (8) years of project management experience in large scale IT hosted environments.
  • Three (3) years of Federal Experience.
  • Five (5) years of IT experience working in large scale IT Infrastructure, Windows, and SQL environments (2,000 or more users).
  • Experience using both Agile and Waterfall system development lifecycles.
  • Experience in Software Development Lifecycle and stage gate processes.
  • Experience in managing variety of IT projects – for example: Software Development, Infrastructure, Security, etc.
  • Experience in created Project Charters, Project Schedules, Risk Registers and other PM artifacts.

About Highlight

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT, and Mission Solution services to our federal government customers. Our team knows the technology; we understand how our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices to deliver high-quality, end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.


Since our inception, Highlight has had an employee-first mindset. Our mission is to provide employees with rewarding and impactful career opportunities. In 2021, Highlight’s founder and CEO, Rebecca Andino, implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan to embody and expand our culture of transparency, teamwork and rewarding the work of our employees. By becoming an ESOP, our employee-owners share in the success of the company through their ownership stake. To learn more about ESOPS, check out: www.esopinfo.org


We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics. Our team is dedicated to foster diversity within our teams to promote creativity, innovation, and teamwork to deliver the best solutions for our customers.




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