Prog/Project Administrator - 28607 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



If you are reading this, you are likely wondering where your career is headed.  Think about joining a team where your input and development matter.  Alion is seeking an energetic and organized, technically savvy Project Administrator in Norfolk, VA.  In this role, you will communicate and collaborate with all levels of employees, management, teaming partners and customers, in an effort to track, update and document projects for our security engineering team.  Our work supports efforts for the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE), and we know that what we do every day makes a difference.  Are you ready to make a difference too?


The Project Administrator works under the direct supervision of the Security Engineering Division Lead and will be responsible for receiving, tracking and documenting project updates for security engineering/A&A projects.     


In this position, you will:

  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of security engineering project deliverables and milestones.
  • Provide performance and trending analysis relative to timeliness for both A&A and Security Engineering efforts, and record/publish lessons learned.
  • Schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate project scheduling risks.
  • Ensure risks and delays are captured and reported appropriately to reporting to Sr. management/government.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with Project and Division Leads, and provides project management functions to ensure stakeholders are informed and issues are routed to the Security Engineering Lead.
  • Contribute to the development of deliverables related to Project tasks. Some technical writing may be required, with the assistance of subject matter experts.
  • Assist other Project leads by coordinating regular/tiger team meetings and keeping detailed minutes.
  • Implement strategies for deploying and implementing new program planning policy initiatives and measures the effectiveness of implementation.
  • Create queries and produces custom reports from databases and spreadsheets.
  • Assist with ad hoc tasks as needed.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus 2-4 years of directly related experience in a government contracting environment. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for additional work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.             


  • Knowledge of project management principles
  • Basic knowledge of the NIST RMF controls and 6 step process
  • Knowledge of governing security policy highly desirable.                                                                                                                                                           
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability and flexibility to multi-task as priorities change and situations arise
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word and collaboration tools such as SharePoint or JIRA/Confluence


Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret clearance


Diversity Statement


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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