Axle Informatics

  • IT Project Manager

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 7 months ago(8/15/2018 1:45 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Axle Informatics is a scientific research and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and bioresearch solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics, molecular research, and program management, we focus on developing and applying technological tools and scientific techniques to empower the world of research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of health (NIH), which means candidates will be receiving the best on-the-job training possible in this field.


    We are looking for a IT Project Manager to support our work at NIH. The position will be based in Bethesda/Rockville, MD


    • Develop and communicate project status to end clients, indicating milestones relating to progress, timeline and scope changes as well as any technical quality issues to all internal parties as well as to the end client
    • Applies SDLC project management expertise and best practices/tools to define and execute: Scope, schedule, cost management, resources, issue/risk management, communications, change management, quality, vendor management, and contract management
    • Manage all internal and external project meetings documenting meeting outcomes with action plans, tasks and key decisions
    • Customer driven champion able to develop and maintain strong relationships
    • Ensures alignment of all project roles and responsibilities and they are articulated to each team member, modified as required, and accomplished throughout the project
    • Provides clear feedback – both routine feedback (ad hoc discussions based on project activities) and formal feedback (reviews at key phases of the project or related to performance evaluations)
    • Monitors and measures staff/resource assignment results against project/task goals and accountabilities
    • Develop and maintain effective rapport with current and potential customers and internal and external team members
    • Evaluates managements of projects, emerging methods, industry best practices and lessons learned to develop most current and innovative Project Management practices and standards.
    • Educates team members on emerging industry methods, practices and standards as it may relate to project management for the company
    • Provide consistent, concise, relevant, reliable and timely information to all appropriate internal and external audiences/stakeholders
    • Ensures accuracy of information to enable effective business decisions



    • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in technical field such as information services, engineering or business, administration, or program management
    • 5+ years of experience of IT project management experience
    • Experience with software development lifecycle
    • Familiar with Agile project management methodologies
    • Experience developing customer requirements, test/evaluation criteria and project deliverables
    • Strong working knowledge of JIRA
    • An active/current PMP Certification is preferred.
    • Strong working knowledge of program management methodologies.
    • Ability and desire to maintain and expand client relationships through the delivery of high-quality work.



    The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate. 


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