• Junior Project Manager

    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/2/2019 5:18 PM)
    Requisition #
    6497
    Security Clearance
    Secret
    FT/PT/On-Call
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Program Management
    Location
    US-DC-Washington
  • Responsibilities

    Technology and threats evolve rapidly in today’s ever-changing environment. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) monitors those threats and capitalizes on technological advancements at a rapid pace, developing solutions and bridging capability gaps at a pace that mirrors the speed of life. S&T’s mission is to deliver effective and innovative insight, methods and solutions for the critical needs of the Homeland Security Enterprise. S&T conducts basic and applied research, development, demonstration, testing and evaluation activities relevant to DHS.


    This position provides Program Management and financial support in the DHS Science and Technology Directorate, as part of a team of high-performance professionals supporting the client's most vexing technical and technological challenges, and developing solutions to meet the next homeland security threats. The employee would oversee, monitor, and support government-sponsored research programs on leading-edge technologies, prepare purchase requests, track funding and expenditures, and monitor monthly progress and status reports submitted by performing organizations. The employee would also develop status reports, PowerPoint briefings, and read-ahead materials, as well as organize/coordinate meetings, discussions, and seminars. The position may require travel (limited- 4x/year)

     

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

     

    • Associate's degree
    • At least 2 years of project administration and execution experience supporting technical, scientific or related missions
    • At least 1 year of experience directly participating in efforts in the analysis, design, development, integration, training, testing, documentation, and/or implementation of complex systems or programs.
    • Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint, Excel, and Project) required
    • Strong written communication, for both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Active SECRET clearance required
    • Eligibility to obtain DHS access and Suitability 

     

     

    Desired Qualifications:

    • BA/BS degree or higher level degree is highly desired.
    • Experience supporting DoD and/or DHS components (e.g. TSA, CBP, FPS, NPPD, USCG, ICE) either operationally or through project management.
    • A financial background (education or experience) supporting DHS-relevant research and development.
    • Introductory Project Management certification, such as CAPM or DAWIA certification.
    • Prior experience in DHS S&T is especially desirable.
    • Experience with Federal financial activities.

     

    Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.

     

    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.

     

    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

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