IT Project Manager - 36278 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/3/2021

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is looking for a qualified individual to fill the role of Project Manager for their Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technical Operation. This is a multi-faceted role, requiring the candidate to simultaneously manage multiple small to mid-scale IT and Communications systems installation projects, both locally and via remote means.  Responsibilities include:

  • Managing complex IT and Communications engineering projects to include:
    • Decomposing and refining  tasking into project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans;, while conferring with management;
    • Assisting in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility;
    • Determining project responsibilities by identifying project phases, resource requirements, and other necessary elements;
    • Determining project schedules by studying project plans and specifications, calculating time requirements, and sequencing project elements;
    • Maintaining project schedules by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities and  resolving problems;
    • Coordinating amongst various teams in different engineering disciplines to present a unified, integrated product to project stakeholders. 
    • Preparing project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends, and recommending actions;
    • Defining, generating, and reviewing project requirements documentation;
    • Monitoring projects to ensure work scope, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained;
    • Performing risk management to minimize project risks;
    • Meeting budgetary objectives and making adjustments to project constraints based upon financial analysis;
    • Ensuring that project management methodologies used are in line with organizational processes;
    • Leading a teams of project engineers to complete Complex IT and RF System installations;
    • Engaging with and managing the work of subcontractor installation companies;
    • Staying abreast of current Industry best practices.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S./B.A. and 3-5+ years of experience
  • Technical background in IT or Communication systems engineering.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of directly applicable work experience. Work experience requirements may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Experience managing the design and installations of complex, IT or Communications related systems, to include management of construction and deployment schedules, subcontractors, and vendors. 
  • Experience managing complex Microsoft Project or other project management software plans.
  • Experience working in a government contracting environment.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and driven desire to succeed with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work both on a team and individually.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel internationally, spend extended time periods on travel in support of Installation Projects (2-3 weeks per trip, 1-3 Trips/quarter). 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in Project/Program Management (e.g. PMP, PgMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, PRINCE II, etc.)


  • Must have a current DoD Secret Clearance

Security Clearance: Secret

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