Junior Project Associate

Posted Date 4 months ago(4/22/2020 1:05 PM)
Requisition #
8419
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

 

  • Bachelor's degree. 
  • 2 years of project administration and execution experience supporting technical, scientific or related missions
  • 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
  • Elligibility for Secret clearance 
  • Eligibility to obtain DHS access and Suitability 

 

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree. 
  • Minimum of a Secret clearance.
  • 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 subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us

 

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 awardsNoblis maintains a drug-free workplace.

 

Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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