Technical Project Manager - 36596 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion company is looking for a Technical Project Manager (PM). The project requires program management concepts, and agile software development. The PM will interface with the government contracting officer representative (COR) and the Enlighten management team.  The PM will assist in customer meetings that involve public speaking on company capabilities.

The PM is responsible for numerous aspects of the contract to include program execution, meeting or exceeding delivery objectives and milestones. The PM will be responsible for formulating and enforcing work standards, developing and executing project schedules, reviewing work discrepancies, supervising personnel and communicating policies, procedures, and goals to team members. The PM will work with the technical leads to oversee personnel and technical management of all tasks, and will ensure that the full range of corporate resources is available to perform the required tasks. The PM provides management oversight of all program personnel, both Enlighten and subcontractors, ensuring the highest quality of task completion and deliverables in accordance with the contract.

The PM performs day-to-day management of the project, and develops long-term and strategic objectives to help ensure that end user requirements will be satisfied in future years of the contract. The PM performs horizontal integration planning, and interfaces frequently with other functional areas such as subcontracts, project control, and personnel security. PM ensures program deliverables and schedules are implemented in a timely manner; provides supervision, training, and direction to staff; and serves as the single point of contact for all customer issues or concerns. The PM is accountable for meeting contractual performance criteria and due dates during service delivery, and successful overall project completion.  

Security Clearance:

  • A minimum current Secret level clearance is required, but having a current TS/SCI level government security clearance is highly desired.  Due to this requirement, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. 

Required Skills:

  • B.S. degree in Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science or related discipline.  Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience. 
  • 10 years experience managing programs of similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government.  Having prior experience with the DCSA is highly desired. 
  • Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity including Firm Fixed Price (FFP).
  • Superb communication skills and strong public speaking skills.
  • Prior experience working in the PMO with little to limited support in a Project Management role. Will be responsible for the schedule, employee resource allocation, milestones, customer interaction, etc.
  • Ability to travel to customer locations as needed (most are Hanover, Columbia, Annapolis Junction, etc.).

Desired Skills: 

  • Strong knowledgeable and understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
  • Prior experience managing technical contracts, cloud or big data programs and prior technical skills is a huge plus. 
  • Prior experience working on an Intelligence program is highly desired.


Security Clearance: Secret

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