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Application Portfolio/Program Manager - Border-related Web, Communications, and Research Systems

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Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: Newington, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 53959 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Application Portfolio/Program Manager - Border-related Web, Communications, and Research Systems to join our team in Newington, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).




  • Prior successful experience leading teams in an IT environment, preferably with Federal government clients.
  • Prior successful experience managing Agile/DevOps.
  • Must be US Citizen and possess or can obtain public trust clearance.
  • Must have minimum 10 years’ experience managing application development, operations and maintenance teams of 50 people or greater.
  • Must have 3 years’ experience in Agile development methodology and DevOps.
  • Must have experience managing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) preferably SalesForce.Must have experience managing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions, preferably AWS
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent software/application development projects, operations & maintenance activities, and staff.
  • Experience leading development, implementation and configuration of custom and commercial off the shelf application software.
  • Experience developing and maintaining system architectures.
  • Experience managing matrixed / virtual teams to deliver services.
  • Strong customer service orientation; ability to collaborate and influence.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communications. Comfortable delivering and presenting to client senior executives and stakeholders.



  • Manage the design, development, and maintenance of agency software applications using Agile and DevOps methods.
  • Manage and maintain a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) (e.g. SalesForce), including ability to quickly implement new capabilities to address needs as they are identified from the field.
  • Manage and maintain an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) environment (e.g. AWS) hosting multiple systems
  • Maintain system architecture to reflect emerging requirements and improvements in environment.
  • Maintain inventory of agency applications and other assets according to established process.
  • Monitor day to day operations of application development, operations and maintenance teams and provide direction to resolve issues and mitigate risks.
  • Develop work schedules and carefully monitor progress to ensure all application work is completed within the defined work schedule.
  • Review deliverables and evaluate for accuracy and potential improvements.
  • Train, coach and mentor Application staff including career development. 
  • Provide written and oral reporting of portfolio performance to government leadership and others to meet scheduled and ad-hoc requirements.


Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizen with ability to obtain public trust clearance. 
  • 5+ years managing IT teams, preferably developing systems in a large multi-tier distributed architecture.
  • 10+ years experience managing teams, preferably with 20, 50 or more team members.
  • Experience/certification in Agile development methodology and DevOps experience, preferably 3+ years. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience implementing/managing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), preferably SalesForce.  
  • Experience with software engineering and development projects utilizing {java, ruby, .NET, SAP.
  • Cloud certification (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Cloud Certified Professional or related).
  • Experience migrating applications to cloud environments and leading development teams operating in cloud environments. 
  • Experience with mobile applications and data analytics.
  • Experience with Border-related Web, Communications, and Research systems, activities, policies, and processes.


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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