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Project Manager 3 - 27153 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Under direction of the Division Manger, Alion task/contract manager and/or customer, manages the project with full execution responsibility, anticipating and meeting customer needs; directs the tactical activities of the program including, but not limited to, engineering, finance and operations.  Seeks to build project revenue by remaining alert to new business opportunities or expansion of business with the customer and advising senior operations management. 

Responsible for successful operation of activities of major significance to the company.  Is more concerned to ensure that overall budgets, schedules, and performance standards are set and attained. 

Represents the project as prime internal and external contact.  Conducts briefings and technical meetings for senior customer management.  Interacts with peer managers concerning matters of significance to the company.

Exerts influence in developing overall project objectives to ensure that the project is completed on schedule and within budget.  

Ensures adherence to Alion administrative policies and procedures, human resource policies and practices as applicable, and contracts administration procedures that support the programs of Alion, and ensures that the contract is administered to protect Alion's interest and comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Directs efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of the Alion team through training and development programs in both technical and scientific disciplines.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The following experience attributes are highly preferred:

Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or Systems Engineering and 8 plus years experience in project/program development. Master's prefered.  Under special circumstances we will substititue 15 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Ability to work and provide leadership in a matrix organization environment where software developers, technical analysts and other team members are provided as resources from a different part of the organization.

  • Strong familiarity and/or demonstrated ability to execute both Waterfall and Agile software development processes.

  • Comfortable with the entire software and system development lifecycle, to include operations and sustainment of legacy systems .

  • Ability to be effective on site with a customer program team.

  • Familiar with concepts related to Portfolio Management (PfM), Governance and Investment Control.

  • Knowledge and experience with Business system programs, to include IT, financial, ERP and other data-driven systems. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong customer service orientation.

  • Effective organizational skills.

  • A Secret security clearance is required.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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