NewWave HQ

Sr Project Manager

Job ID 2019-1454


NewWave is an information technology company helping businesses and government agencies modernize and thrive by applying the power of technology. NewWave began making a mark in the federal healthcare space in 2004, where we continue to actively modernize systems to improve healthcare’s value for millions of Americans. Since then, our work has expanded across various sectors and industries, where we help our customers stay ahead of the new and make the world in which we live, better.


The Sr Project Manager will be responsible for the management and delivery of multiple agile teams as part of a large-scale development effort.  The Sr Project Manager will work directly with program leadership and the customer to ensure deliverables are delivered on-time and within budget.


The Sr Project Manager will work closely with Program leadership for IDOS program. This candidate will support the managing and executing of a platform to ensure all customer requirements, business objectives, staffing, communication and management of risks are aligned with the Program.

  • Organizes, directs, and manages contract operation support functions, involving multiple, complex and inter-related project tasks
  • Ability to lead team NewWave and subcontractors to execute the combined vision of CMS
  • Support program financials in accordance with corporate goals
  • Meet and engage with CMS client and other CMS stakeholders face-to-face, via telephone, establish relationships and communicate accomplishments or issues.
  • Manages work through iterative (agile) methods (e.g., Scrum, Extreme Programming, SAFe etc.)
  • Maintains and manages the client interface at the senior levels of the client organization
  • Maintain the completeness, timeliness and accuracy of all deliverables
  • Ensures conformance with program task schedules and costs
  • Identifies, schedules and tracks all work assignments, tasks, special projects and the creation of a backlog that will enable the client to prioritize work efforts (iterations)
  • Identifies and mitigates risks
  • Assigns and budgeting resources
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Tracks issues and resolutions
  • Scope and risk management
  • Change control


  • Requires a bachelor's degree in a related field such as information technology, computer science, or engineering.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, and ability to connect with both the client and the team.
  • Healthcare/CMS experience is preferred
  • Proven knowledge of managing Agile Software Development efforts
  • Ability to work in a team environment and have sound judgment.
  • Attention to detail, quick learner, have a positive attitude, ability to multi-task, self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess critical thinking skills, reading and interpretation, writing, and communication skills.
  • Understanding and wide application of methodology and subject matter related concepts, practices, standards and procedures with a general knowledge of other related business disciplines.
  • Able to work closely with all project stakeholders such as business users, project managers, and business analysts while delivering solutions.



  • Maintain the completeness, timeliness and accuracy of all deliverables.
  • Be able to perform the analysis as defined with specific Medicare laws, regulations, manuals, instructions and any additional information assigned by management.
  • A demonstrated ability to learn and acquire new technologies as needed as well as a willingness to do collaborative software development as necessary
  • Experience working in a SCRUM project
  • Works with limited supervision.
  • PMP Preferred
  • Agile Certification a plus


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Microsoft Project
  • SharePoint
  • Azure DevOps

Residency Requirement

  • Must have lived in the United States at least 3 out of 5 years.


FSLA Status

  • Exempt


Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
  • Should be extremely facts and data oriented.
  • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
  • High Energy Levels. Should be self-driven.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and coordination skills.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.


NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.   NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer. 



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