Senior IT Project Manager



Senior IT Project Managers at Excella possess a variety of project management skills and manage projects of different sizes and objectives. Our PMs take an Agile approach where possible, focusing on high-value activities, interacting frequently with customers and stakeholders, and being flexible and adaptive; they work collaboratively, are highly accountable for their team’s work, and take responsibility for their client’s success.  Excella PMs coordinate delivery of work products, coordinate project planning activities, and track progress and risk. They perform the analysis, review, development, test and inspection of business process improvement, program management, solution implementation and strategic re-engineering efforts. They apply broad management skills and business expertise to lead complex, large projects in delivering client solutions or to manage the operations of multiple Excella projects. They work with client executives to facilitate organizational change and lead clients through business transformation efforts.


Our Senior IT Project Managers are required to perform the following activities (among others):

  • Provide project management support activities including project planning, project scheduling, and status reporting
  • Coordinate development of new systems and / or applications
  • Provide programmatic recommendations to clients and stakeholders
  • Liaise between various stakeholder groups
  • Prepare and present briefing materials and reports
  • Provide IT Subject Matter Expertise


  • 15+ years of experience
  • Experience with the Federal Government, Federal PMO experience is a plus
  • Experience managing a Federal contract with 150+ FTE 
  • Experience with one or more of the following areas: acquisition program management, budget and financial management, capital planning and investment control, configuration management, earned value management, enterprise architecture, performance measures and metrics, project management, risk management
  • Experience with one or more IT project management methodologies (e.g. waterfall or Agile methodologies)
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Strong analytical aptitude, and ability to structure and quantify complex or undefined business problems
  • Ability to interact with senior level clients
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • PMP credential is a plus

About Excella

Excella is a technology consulting firm serving commercial, non-profit and federal clients in the Washington, DC area. Excella builds innovative custom software solutions with a strong focus on Agile engineering practices. We believe that great work leads to great things – for our clients and our employees. We are growing fast and need passionate, innovative people who love working with technology and are ready to make an impact.

Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • We care about our employees. In fact, we're consistently ranked as a “Best Place to Work”.
  • You’ll work with great people who love what they do: our team includes published authors, certified trainers, and internationally renowned speakers.
  • We have a “bring your own device” workplace and will provide an allowance for a new computer of your choice – Mac or PC. It’s up to you.
  • We’ll invest in your career – including yearly 3 days of paid professional development time including travel and registration fees to attend training or a conference, as well as tuition assistance for degrees and certifications.
  • Starting day one, every employee is bonus eligible and receives 15 days of paid vacation, 6 federal holidays, and 4 floating holidays.
  • You can bike, drive or metro to work – our commute reimbursement plan has you covered.
  • You’ll have fun! We hold monthly social events all year long


Excella is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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