Project Manager - 33559 in Colorado Springs, CO at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/2/2020

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Job Description


Alion is looking for a Project Manager to support the Program Management Office (PMO) for the for the GSA OASIS/FEDSIM Hyper-Innovative Operational Prototype Engineering (HOPE) program. The PM will work closely with the HOPE Program Manager and will be responsible for project management, deliverables, financial, compliance and communication for project(s) assigned.

This position is contingent upon Task Order (TO) award and funding. The HOPE PMO will be a dynamic, rapid response, and operational type of program management. If you have the requisite qualifications, enjoy working in a high tempo environment with a highly motivated and responsive team, you are the right choice!

The HOPE TO will have a $550M ceiling over five years and supports a government customer who conducts advanced development and rapid prototyping to enhance Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) technology through air, space, and cyberspace to directly support tactical units, warfighters, and commanders. The TO will provide the full spectrum of Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) systems engineering services in support of rapid prototype development and integration activities to meet the emergent RDT&E requirements of our customer and its stakeholders.


The Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of tasks by ensuring quality and productivity standards are maintained while meeting client schedules.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Determining project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements
  • 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
  • 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 making adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Ensuring that project management and organizational processes are followed
  • Ensuring all activities are carried out in accordance with project commitments or specific objectives. 

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5-7 years of related project management experience; Master’s degree plus 2 years of related project management experience
  • Experience working in both traditional PM and Agile team environments
  • Experience planning, directing, coordinating, and managing a range of technical projects (ie, multi-domain solutions, large data analytics, SATCOM, full motion video, unmanned aircraft systems, and more).
  • Familiarity with collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Teams, and Sharepoint
  • Strong customer service mentality along with a collaborative team mindset.
  • Due to contract restrictions, must be a US Citizen. Active TS clearance with SCI eligibiity preferred.

Highly desired by not mandatory:

  • An active certification in project or program management (such as CAPM, PMP, PMI-ACP, etc)
  • Experience working in an Air Force acquisition or Intelligence Community project management position leading integrated teams consisting of engineers, analysts, and project management personnel
  • Experience integrating rapid prototype projects
  • Experience adapting project management processes to improve efficiency
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong multitasker with ability to prioritize multiple time sensitive requirements



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