Project Manager w/Experience Overseeing DoD Contracts

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Project Manager w/Experience Overseeing DoD Contracts
TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
Position Description:
X8 seeks a self-motivated Project Manager (PM) with experience overseeing DoD contracts. The PM will lead various systems engineering, systems integration, and software development and deployment projects. This position will manage a series of projects across multiple task orders and lead multiple project officers and technical advisors for our government customers to advance military cyberspace capabilities on an enterprise scale. This position requires informed leadership, financial management, advocacy, writing, business development, and teamwork with cyberspace Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to advance customer needs.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Perform day-to-day management of overall contract support operations involving multiple projects and groups of personnel at multiple locations.
  • Oversee and execute contract deliverables
  • Responsible for administrative actions in support of contract and personnel (e.g., time cards, monthly status reports, accounts and security, etc.)
  • Organize, direct, and coordinate the planning and production of all contract support activities.
  • Provide technical reports and participates in periodic program reviews with technical clients.
  • Ensure all tasks associated with government-funded programs and projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Responsible for overall quality assurance and ensuring methodologies such as Agile are implemented consistently across projects.
  • Employ industry best practices in project management to manage monthly deliverables, expand options for task orders, and ensure X8 project officers are meeting government requirements.
  • Guide others to plan and execute their project management duties leveraging industry best practices, lessons learned, and templates.
  • Configure and manage a ticketing and task tracking system (e.g., JIRA, Di2E, or equivalent systems) to track and manage projects and help project officers tackle tasks.
Required Qualifications:
  • Ten years of work experience related to the duties and responsibilities of this position.
  • Three years work experience successfully managing projects and programs in systems engineering, systems integration, software development and deployments, network administration and design, cyber training, engineering, and cyberspace operations support or rapid-development projects.
  • Experience with DoD contracting requirements, verbiage, milestones, and processes.
  • Have prior experience with SAFe or complete within 45 days the appropriate SAFe training necessary to execute the contract tasks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Desired Qualifications:
  • PMP
  • 2+ years leveraging Agile or SAFe
  • CISSP or similar certification
  • This position will operate out of San Antonio, Texas with some travel to the DC, Maryland, Virginia (DMV) area.
Why should I work with X8? (Why apply?) 
X8 is looking for people that want to excel in what they do. X8 wants your best effort, ideas, and passion to ensure the successful integration of prototype systems with multiple applications. You will set the parameters for success and advise multiple vendors under your purview to orchestrate combined success. The individual selected for this position will also have a front row seat to other interesting development challenges.
If you want to change how the DoD conducts mission and really make a difference within USCYBERCOM, X8 wants to hear from you. X8 values diversity of thought, applicants, military affiliation, and originating industry. Our capital asset is the grey matter we bring to bear on key problems of the military, national security clients, and for our own internal development.  X8 is growing and there is opportunity within the firm to make a difference.

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