System Engineer Project Manager

Fairfax, VA

Job ID: 125421 Industry: Government

System Engineer- Project manager

One job requires a TS- SCI with a Polygraph the other a Secret and Above

Program Background:

This program is responsible for cloud innovation for the customer. This program is going through a transformation that leverages the Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) to build big data capabilities. The Systems Engineer will be part of a transformation that leverages the Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) to build big data capabilities. The selected candidate must be aware of all activities associated with the design, test configuration, qualification, certification, operation, and requirements of the product/project. The Project Manager will support a large complex physical and AWS environment, from a coordination standpoint as well as communication with the customer.

Day to Day:

The qualified candidate must be customer service oriented, they will be working every day with the customer. They will be communicating schedules, meetings, and acting as the liaison between customer and prime to accomplish deadlines. This person will be multi-tasking between network deadlines, coordination of meetings, and scheduling individual projects.   This person will also be responsible for heavy documentation of processes, and action items. Excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory.  Candidate must be able to perform and complete tasks without supervision as they will be in charge of the projects they outline. They will develop excellent working relationships with all stakeholders including scheduling and allocating work, providing advice and guidance, and resolving problems to meet technical performance. They will also be removing obstacles to enhance project team efficiency and effectiveness, including reaching out to larger organizational network for impediment removal; This will be dealing closely with the Network engineering side of the program most of the time. This is not necessarily any form of a technical job, more so engaging, communication, and functional.

Required:

• Ability to develop excellent working relationships with all customer and team stakeholders

• Provide advice and guidance, and resolving problems to meet technical and execution performance 

• Removing obstacles to enhance project team efficiency and effectiveness, including reaching out to larger organizational network for impediment removal; ability to foster communication across the organization and ensuring cross-team coordination

• Coordinating and facilitating Agile/SAFe events

• Coaching all levels of the organization on Agile and SAFe

• Developing processes, standards and job aids

• Proficiency in all MS Office programs, including familiarity with MS Project

• Assisting Teams and organization with Agile tool to include training

• Maintaining relevant metrics that help the team assess progress and velocity

Desired:

AWS

Ability to prioritize multiple simultaneous issues

  Outstanding time management skills and attention to details 

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification 

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