MDA Information Systems LLC

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Project Manager

Project Manager

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

More information about this job

Overview

MDA Information Systems LLC 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: MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government.

MDA is an industry leader in earth observation remote sensing technology and image processing. We build satellite ground systems that enable users to acquire and process imagery form the most sophisticated Earth-observing satellites in the world:  much of the satellite imagery that you see on Google Maps was generated by our software! 

 

 

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