Project Manager 3 - Finance / Contract Management in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Arlington, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/9/2019

Job Description

Under direction of the Alion task/contract manager, mange all aspects of financial management and reporting for Alion scope in support of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), to include development and maintenance of Estimates at Complete (EAC) and Estimates to Complete (ETC) and interactions with Alion internal financial management systems. Also responsible for other contractual management functions, such as monthly reporting and travel authorization management.

Responsible for managing scope, budget and procurement process related to numerous IT service agreements, to include purchase of software, licenses, maintenance and support.

Potential to manage multiple projects with full execution responsibility, anticipating and meeting customer needs; directs the tactical activities of the projects including, but not limited to, engineering, finance and operations. 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.

Exerts influence in developing overall project objectives to ensure that projects are 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:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or Systems Engineering and 8 plus years’ experience in project/program development. Master's preferred. Under special circumstances we will substitute 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, modernization of legacy systems into modern languages and technology platforms, and new development of IT infrastructure and mission systems/applications.
  • Familiar with cloud concepts, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), cloud architectures, and migration of systems and applications to the cloud is preferred but not required. Experience with Amazon Web Service (AWS) is desired.
  • Knowledge of data architectures and concepts related to data warehousing/data lakes is desired.
  • 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.
  • An active DOD Secret security clearance is required.

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