Deputy Project Manager - 37458 in Fort Belvoir, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

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Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion company is looking for a Deputy Project Manager (DPM) to assist in providing leadership of a cloud big data pilot program. The program requires knowledge of cloud computing technologies, program management concepts, and agile software development. The DPM will interface with the government contracting officer representative (COR) and the Enlighten management team.  The DPM will assist in customer meetings, trade shows, conferences with public speaking on company capabilities.

The DPM will assist in numerous aspects of the contract to include program execution, meeting or exceeding delivery objectives and milestones, and outstanding cost performance. The DPM will assist in 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 DPM will work with the technical leads to help oversee personnel and technical management of tasks, and will ensure that the full range of corporate resources is available to perform the required tasks. The DPM 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 DPM assists in day-to-day management of the program, and develops long-term and strategic objectives to help ensure that end user requirements will be satisfied in future years of the contract. The DPM performs horizontal integration planning, and interfaces frequently with other functional areas such as subcontracts, project control, and personnel security. DPM 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.

Security Clearance:

  • A current Secret level government security clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. Prefer candidates with a TS/SCI and all candidates must be willing to sit for a polygraph. 

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. 
  • 8-10 years experience supporting programs of similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government.  Having prior experience with the U.S. Army is highly desired. 
  • Direct experience in supporting/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. Will be responsible in assisting the schedule, program financials, employee resource allocation, milestones, customer interaction, etc.
  • Strong knowledgeable and understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
  • Ability to travel from time to time. Most daily work is on-site in Ft. Belvoir, VA.

Desired Skills: 

  • Prior experience managing technical contracts and prior technical skills is a huge plus. 
  • Prior experience working on an Intelligence program is highly desired.
  • Prior experience with the Big Data Platform (BDP) is a huge plus.


Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Limited

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