Jacobs IT Project Manager (Contingent Offer Only) in Reston, Virginia

IT Project Manager (Contingent Offer Only)

Description

“Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.”

Jacobs is actively seeking a IT Project Manager for contingent offer only at our Reston, VA location. Duties will include:

  • Serves as the manager for large, complex network integration projects (or a group of task orders affecting the same common/standard/migration system) and shall work with the Government's authorized representative and customer agency representatives.

  • Under the guidance of the PM lead, the candidate is responsible for the overall management of IT Projects and ensuring that the technical solutions and schedules in the task order are implemented in a timely manner.

  • Performs enterprise-wide horizontal integration planning and interfaces to other functional systems.

  • Plans and supervises multiple projects and/or task orders involving complex information systems software development.

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates computer-related activities including electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

  • Performs day-to-day management of the project and develops long-term and strategic objectives to ensure that end user requirements will be satisfied in future years of the contract.

  • Accountable for meeting contractual performance criteria and due dates during service delivery, and successful overall project completion.

  • Full Service PMs make independent decisions that deal with the daily schedule and work to be accomplished. Issues requiring monetary approval have to go up the reporting chain. Outside of the project framework the employee does not have approving authority for major monetary decisions.

  • The prioritization of projects and the daily schedule of the FS PMs are determined by the lead. Only urgent or high profile projects may be directed down to the team.

  • Ensures that Contractor tasks are completed within the deadlines, tasking guidance from the Government is clear and unambiguous, contract personnel are qualified to perform the tasks, and potential personnel problems are pre-empted.

  • Consults and coordinates with the appropriate Task Manager for problem resolution, task scheduling, new resource requirements, training needs, and task clarification.

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

  • Direct daily operations of department by: analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.

  • Stay abreast of advances in technology.

  • Plan and coordinate activities such as installation and upgrading of hardware and software, programming and systems design, development of computer networks, and implementation of Internet and intranet sites. They are increasingly involved with the upkeep, maintenance, and security of networks.

  • Analyze the computer and information needs of their organizations from an operational and strategic perspective and determine immediate and long-range personnel and equipment requirements.

  • Provide Weekly Status reports, Provide Monthly status reports.

Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI with Poly security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience and five (5) to eight (8) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

  • 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)

  • Must pay attention to detail and remain alert at all times.

  • Prior experience with Cat5, Cat6, Fiber, Network Switches, and patch panels, voice technologies, Microsoft Project, ESMT

  • 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.

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

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

  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

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

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Essential Functions

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.

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.Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Equipment & Machines:

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

Attendance:

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 Characteristics:

  • 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.

  • Advanced knowledge the customer and the inter-workings of the organization are critical to this position.

  • 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.

Must be a US citizen.

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  • Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Reston

Req ID: I2S000388