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Project Manager

Project Manager

ID 
2016-1532
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 
9/16/2016

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Overview

Radiant Solutions has an immediate opening for a Project Manager in Reston, VA. This is a customer-site position providing support to a US Government agency. 

 

The Company:

 

Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit www.maxar.com.

 

Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  

 

 

 

To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a CI Poly.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Full-time customer-site position providing project management support to a US Government agency
  • The detailed oriented and proactive individual will serve as a “trusted agent” for the customer to deliver software engineering and tool development, and analytical support
  • The individual will be responsible for managing the daily operations, immediate execution and staff supervision and guidance of a large, multidisciplinary Task Order
    • Receive, document and execute customer requirements
    • Track, report and deliver Task Order deliverables
    • Identify technical, cost, schedule, and performance risks early and develop risk mitigation plans
    • Integrate sub-contractors into technical team
    • Inform Program Manager of resource requirements
    • Ensure success of staff members through satisfaction of immediate professional needs, guidance and effective performance reviews

Qualifications

 

  • An active TS//SCI with a CI Poly
  • A technical degree in science, engineering or related
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in project management
  • Experience leading Agile/SCRUM software engineering efforts
  • Experience with resource, reporting and project tracking tools, such as SharePoint and Microsoft Project
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills

 

Desired Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in science, engineering or related
  • Experience managing a team of 10+ FTEs
  • Experience managing a diverse team of professionals, including multiple sub-contractors
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification/DAWIA Level III certification
  • Agile Project Management certification (e.g., PMI-ACP)

To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with CI Poly