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Jacobs IT Software Project Manager - TS/SCI with Polygraph REQUIRED in Herndon, Virginia

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We’re invested in you and your success. Everything we do – whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications – is more than just a project. It’s our challenge as human beings, too. That’s why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It’s our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world’s greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Jacobs is seeking an IT Software Project Manager in Reston, VA. Duties will include:

  • Serves at the point of contact for the requirements of the software team

  • Serves as the point of contact for the registration, activation and downloading of software requirements

  • Develops, creates, monitors and modifies general email accounts to assist customers with registering, downloading, and activating software applications

  • Burns software to media and uploads software to repository for future use

  • Ensures that personnel tasks are completed within established deadlines, tasking guidance from the Government is clear and unambiguous, and potential problems are pre-empted

  • Consults and coordinates with the appropriate customer for problem resolution, task scheduling, and new resource requirements and task clarification

  • Candidate must be able to monitor, troubleshoot and identify challenges for both non-technical and technical issues throughout the entire project and if necessary implement appropriate technical modifications to ensure delivery of products/services to customers and/or stakeholders

  • Establishes and implements streamlined processes and procedures enabling the Contractor to rapidly respond to requirements of the customer

  • Consults with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements

  • Makes decisions that deal with the daily schedule and work to be accomplished with management oversight

  • PMs make decisions that deal with the daily schedule and work to be accomplished

  • Stays abreast of various software that is being requested

  • Other duties as assigned

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph required

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Requires a minimum of three full years of experience specific to the skill and must be reflected

  • Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office product suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint)

  • Some PC repair/troubleshooting skills may be required

  • Effective time management skills

  • Some basic knowledge of Software Project Management procedures and policies specific to the area of assignment

  • Software activation and downloading experience

  • Ability to work ticket queues

  • Some basic knowledge of various Project Management databases and applications

  • Oral and written communication skills sufficient to compose and deliver responses to routine questions in a clear and concise manner

  • Ability to develop an internal network of professional working relationships within the work unit and with service partners’ counterparts in other offices.

  • Effectively resolves routine problems

  • Ability to adapt to changing work requirements and priorities

  • Ability to use good judgment and personal initiative in recognizing appropriate action to be taken for completion of tasks

  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of service delivery

  • Ability to interact with people who have different values, cultures, or backgrounds

  • Must be a team player

  • Proficient in many facets of information technology requirements

  • The candidate should possess general business knowledge and soft-skills allowing them to be adaptable in a wide array of work environments. The candidate should have the willingness to participate in these type of activities when called upon to do so

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction

  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one

  • Coordination — Possess the ability to quickly and strategically adjust project activities in relation to internal/external team actions

  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action

Desired Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate

Essential Job Functions

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Physical Requirements:

Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending, carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.

Equipment and Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Attendance:

Must be able to maintain regular, reliable attendance and ensure on time daily arrival. Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday; however, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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