IT Project Manager - 33417 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/12/2020

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description

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

  • Assisting in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility of integrated DoD IT solutions including network, hardware, software, and installations
  • Determining project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel and tasks to phases and elements
  • Authoring Standard Operating Procedures and process documentation
  • Performing Requirements Management by data gathering and liaison with subject matter experts
  • Determining project schedule by consulting with subject matter experts; 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
  • Communicating project status and milestones to government stakeholders, briefing technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • 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 and organizational processes are followed

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S./B.A. and 4+ years of experience or M.S./M.A. and 2+ years of experience
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Experience managing complex project plans
  • Experience working in a government contracting environment
  • 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.)
  • Delivering IT solutions for DoD departments and agencies
  • Experience adapting project management processes to improve efficiency


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


Security Clearance: Secret

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