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Imaging Software Development Technical Project Manager

Bethesda, MD 20814
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We blend deep domain expertise in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management with advanced technologies to help Federal agencies solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to cultivate a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

Duties & Responsibilities

MSC is searching for a Technical Project Manager for Imaging Software Development in a biomedical research environment with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site at NIH in Rockville, MD. 

The Technical Project Manager will work within a multidisciplinary team dedicated to the development and extension of a research biomedical information integration program with a focus on electron microscopy data. The role will serve as an integral member of the team consisting of informatics scientists, a data architect, IT personnel, and scientific researchers. The role will support the project development team to manage the project activities of varying size and complexities in keeping with the Institute's Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). The role will involve coordination between system users including researchers, subject matter experts, and software development team members. The role will assist with planning and organizing project activities including: tracking and validating deliverables; planning and adjusting timelines; and performing other administrative management duties under the direction of the federal program managers.


Development of formal needs analysis, business case, project scoping and planning, resource and schedule estimation and tracking activities. This is a major new initiative involving researchers and developers from multiple NIH Institutes and other federal agencies. Activities include the following:

  • Liaising with project partners for both ongoing and prospective projects to capture and summarize user feedback and feature development requests
  • Organizing focus groups and training and outreach efforts
  • Preparing project plans including resource estimates and schedules for presentation to stakeholders including those for Enterprise Lifecycle (EPLC) stage gate reviews; this includes capturing measures to comply with enterprise security policies and ensuring their implementation
  • Designing, testing, and supporting end user documentation
  • Helping to run development sprints, including sprint planning, backlog refinement, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives, and regular reporting.
  • Proactively identifying changes in work scope and ensures appropriate planning measures are taken with internal and external clients to reassess, renegotiate and amend scope of work responsibilities, proposals, contracts and budgets
  • Recording, tracking and measuring team, program and project metrics; tracking milestones and timelines across projects and ensure completion of deliverables and adherence to timelines.
  • Analyzing and resolving issues that have the potential to jeopardize performance and/or the ability to meet agreed upon milestones and deliverables.
  • Assigning and tracking contractor work goals, maintaining acceptable levels of both time commitments and quality expectations
  • Maintaining compliance with program and project configuration management needs
  • Researching tools in the marketplace and evaluate for purposes of inclusion in the project
  • Providing feedback on usability / user experience
  • Implementing operational improvements approved by senior management



  • MS/PhD or equivalent in biomedical or technical field
  • Demonstrated understanding of software development and project management methodologies including agile/SCRUM
  • 2+ years of experience in managing bioinformatics projects; prior experience with project management duties that include responsibilities for a 5-10 member team as well as demonstrated experience with the activities described in the duties above
  • 2+ years of experience coordinating with research scientists and clinicians; coordination activities could include gathering requirements, organizing focus groups, developing communication strategies, policies, SOPs, and/or user support documents
  • Experience developing project documentation for senior management and development teams; organizing and facilitating site meetings, and preparing and distributing meeting minutes to all relevant parties
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills to a wide variety of audiences; Proficiency with MS Office applications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of privacy and security policies and implementations related to health care systems
  • Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work independently and to simultaneously manage multiple tasks


  • Familiarity with Angular, JavaScript, and Typescript
  • Experience with microscopy, electron microscopy, cryo-electron microscopy
  • Experience with imaging data management



Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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Posted: 2020-07-21 Expires: 2020-10-08

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