Project Engineer, Lead - 31237 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Norfolk, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    31237

Job Description

Description

Alion Science and Technology is looking for a qualified individual to fill the role of a Lead Project Engineer for their Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technical Operation. This person would be responsible for managing high-visibility projects as well as establishing and maintaining best-practices within the organization for project management. In addition, responsibilities include:

  • Developing project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management;
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
  • Determining project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements;
  • Determining project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements;
  • Maintaining project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems;
  • Preparing project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions;
  • Defining, generating, and reviewing project requirements documentation;
  • Monitoring project to ensure work scope, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained;
  • Performing risk management to minimize project risks;
  • Meeting budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis;
  • Ensuring that project management methodologies used are in line with organizational processes;
  • Leading a team of project engineers to ensure consistency across the organization.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S./B.A. and 8+ years of experience, M.S./M.A. and 6+ years of experience, or Ph.D. and 3+ years of experience in project management
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 14 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Experience working in both traditional PM and Agile environments
  • Experience managing complex project plans
  • Experience working in a government contracting environment
  • Experience leading a team of project managers
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and driven desire to succeed with minimal direction
  • Ability to work both in a team and individually
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in Project/Program Management (e.g. PMP, PgMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, PRINCE II, etc.)
  • Experience adapting project management processes to improve efficiency

Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Security Clearance: None

Next Steps

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