Junior Project Manager - 33723 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/29/2020

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Job Description

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.        


Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of security engineering project deliverables and milestones.

Provides performance and trending analysis relative to timeliness for both A&A and Security Engineering efforts, and records/publishes lessons learned.

Performs schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate project scheduling risks.

Ensures risks and delays are captured and reported appropriately to reporting to Sr. management/government.

Maintains 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.

Contributes to the development of deliverables related to Project tasks. Some technical writing may be required, with the assistance of subject matter experts.

Assists other Project leads by coordinating regular/tiger team meetings and keeping detailed minutes.

Implements strategies for deploying and implementing new program planning policy initiatives and measures the effectiveness of implementation.

Creates queries and produces custom reports from databases and spreadsheets.

Assists with adHoc tasks as needed.

Performs 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 800-53 controls and RMF process

Knowledge of governing security policy highly desirable. 

Skill with interfacing with government leads and sr. management                                                                                                                                                          

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

Security Clearance: Secret

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