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Project Associate

Company: Noblis
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 14, 2018

Job Description:

Responsibilities



Technology and threats evolve rapidly in today---s ever-changing environment. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) monitors those threats and capitalizes on technological advancements at a rapid pace, developing solutions and bridging capability gaps at a pace that mirrors the speed of life. S&T---s mission is to deliver effective and innovative insight, methods and solutions for the critical needs of the Homeland Security Enterprise. S&T conducts basic and applied research, development, demonstration, testing and evaluation activities relevant to DHS.

This position provides Program Management and financial support in the DHS Science and Technology Directorate, as part of a team of high-performance professionals supporting the client's most vexing technical and technological challenges, and developing solutions to meet the next homeland security threats. The employee would:




  • Oversee, monitor, and support government-sponsored research programs on leading-edge technologies,

  • Prepare purchase requests, track funding and expenditures, and monitor monthly progress and status reports submitted by performing organizations.

  • Develop status reports, PowerPoint briefings, and read-ahead materials,

  • Organize/coordinate meetings, discussions, and seminars.

  • The position may require travel (limited- 4x/year)


    Qualifications



    Required Qualifications:




    • BA/BS degree

    • 5+ years of project management and project administration and execution experience, preferably supporting technological missions related to national security

    • 3+ years of hands-on experience with efforts in the analysis, design, development, integration, training, testing, documentation, and/or implementation of complex systems

    • Experience with finance, budget and acquisition activities

    • Project and program management experience, with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibility

    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint, Excel, and Project)

    • Strong written communication, for both technical and non-technical audiences

    • Active SECRET clearance

    • Eligibility to obtain DHS access and Suitability.


      Desired Qualifications:




      • Experience supporting DoD and/or DHS components (e.g. TSA, CBP, FPS, NPPD, USCG, ICE) either operationally or through project management.

      • A financial background (education or experience) supporting DHS-relevant research and development.

      • MA/MS, or equivalent advanced degree.

      • PMP and/or DAWIA certification.

      • Prior experience in DHS S&T is especially desirable.


        Overview



        Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering.

        Learn more at noblis.org/about. Why work at a Noblis company?Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Over the past two decades, Noblis has consistently earned wide recognition:



        • Best Employer: We have been a Washington Post ---Top Workplace--- for 4 consecutive years including the last three among the top 10. We---ve also been recognized by Glassdoor ---Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For--- for 2 years, and many awards in previous years 2. Business Ethics and Integrity: A ---World---s Most Ethical Company--- for 6 years by Ethisphere Institute, Finalist at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards 3. Leadership and Innovation: CEO Amr ElSawy and SVP National Security Roger Mason selected to Executive Mosaic---s annual Wash 100 List, CEO Amr ElSawy named as a ---Tech Titan--- by the Washingtonian Magazine, Noblis CTO recognized as a trending 40 CIO in the DC Area.


          Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

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