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Project Manager

Remote
  • Orlando , Florida, United States
Program Management

Job description

About NSTXL

The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) harvests innovative technology from the commercial and non-defense marketplace, ensuring the development of better defense capabilities. We offer a unique and simplified approach to rapidly develop, demonstrate, and assess prototypes that address a range of operational and installation needs, from individual Warfighter technology up to large-scale installation projects. NSTXL delivers technology to the Warfighter by serving as a one-stop shop to match government requirements with innovative private-sector and academic solutions.

Currently, our OTAs have more than 900 corporate, non-profit, educational, and financial institution members. For these members, NSTXL offers opportunities to bid on government contracts, education and training, and live/virtual forums covering a wide variety of topics.


Job Description

The National Security Technology Accelerator, NSTXL, is actively seeking a Project Manager (PM) to manage prototype projects. The PM will collaborate with the Government Agreements Officer’s Representative (AOR), Government technical experts, and our Performers to support post-award execution goals and objectives. Your talents, perspectives, and efforts will directly contribute to project success and facilitate positive mission outcomes. The dedicated Project Manager shall formulate and enforce work standards such as project life cycle, use existing process flows, and comply with documentation standards. The PM will work closely with our subcontractors and Government clients to keep all parties informed of prototype status, identify any potential problems, and troubleshoot any project issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Charged with monitoring, assisting with, and reporting on Performers’ adherence to project funding, milestone schedules, and technical objectives for projects under the assigned OT portfolio.
  • Assesses project-level risk, constructs recommendations that the Sr. PM reviews, and implements mitigation strategies (as applicable).
  • Alerts OT team of project challenges and anticipated contract modifications.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with Performer and Customer counterparts.
  • Troubleshoots day-to-day project-level issues in support of the OT portfolio.
  • Carries out Director’s guidance supporting new initiatives or procedural updates.
  • Supports resolution of Performer invoicing or payment issues in concert with Contracting and Finance teams through coordination and communication with affected parties.
  • Conducts research and provides insight regarding impacts on project health for team preparedness and awareness.
  • Prepares and presents briefings to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Logs project updates in near-real time for team awareness and historical tracking through specified data entry tools.
  • Produces reports that document project status and financial spending throughout the fiscal year.
  • Attends technical and contractual meetings for assigned projects.
  • Reviews contractual documents that affect cost/schedule/scope of assigned projects.

Location:

Remote

Job requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 – 3 years of Project Management or Program Management
  • Demonstrated strong oral communication skills and very strong writing skills
  • Advanced knowledge and experience utilizing the MS Office Suite (emphasis on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and project management tools
  • Eligibility to hold a security clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred experience working with the Department of Defense
  • PMP, SCRUM, Lean Six-Sigma or similar certifications
  • Experience working within defense, government, or national security

Travel:

Travel for this position is estimated at 10 - 15% domestic travel


What We Offer:

The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) harvests innovative technology from the commercial and non-defense marketplace, ensuring the development of better, cheaper, and faster defense capabilities. We offer a unique and simplified approach to rapidly develop, demonstrate, and assess prototypes that address a range of operational and installation needs, from individual Warfighter technology up to large-scale installation projects. NSTXL delivers technology to the Warfighter by serving as a one-stop shop to match government requirements with innovative private-sector and academic solutions.
We strive to be one of the best places to work in America. We offer competitive salary and benefits including flexible work hours, paid sick leave, work from home accommodations, a 401(k)-profit sharing plan, a wellness plan, floating holidays and much more.

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