Technical Project Manager*

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Job Title:  Technical Project Manager*

Job Location:  Joint Base Andrews, MD

Security Clearance: An active, in-scope Secret with the ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI Eligibility

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship required.

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is seeking an innovative and highly driven individual to join our growing MPE-S team as an Technical Project Manager*. This role is part of a dynamic, multi-disciplined team responsible for providing professional management and delivery of technology related projects across various functional areas within the MPE-S Program. As an Technical Project Manager, the aspiring candidate will be responsible for managing scope, cost, schedule, risk, and deliverables associated to a specified project within the MPE-S program. They will collaborate with the team and government stakeholders to manage milestones and drive results in a matrix environment. This position requires a background in managing projects related to networks and/or critical infrastructure within government or military environments.


Duties include:

  • Manage medium to large network and/or critical infrastructure projects supporting large program environments within the DOD community
  • Serve as the primary point of contact responsible for the day to day coordination of all work activities related to your project of record
  • Establish and maintain a project portfolio aligned to the contractual requirements
  • Develop and consistently report project timelines, risks, constraints, cost, schedule and performance targets of multiple efforts with matrixed resources and ‘agile’ priorities
  • Assist Government representatives in managing IT programs and projects from solution engineering to program planning, requirements definition, system design, development, deployment, security accreditation, and operations and maintenance.
  • Manage and Maintain a Risk Tracker associated to your project
  • Actively engage team members and government stakeholders and sustain working relationships to obtain insight into project focal point and drive project efforts
  • Ensure Contractor performance under the contract is in compliance with the terms and conditions of the performance of work statement aligned to your specific area
  • Coordinate requisite contract actions, modifications, quotes for project efforts
  • Manage all documentation and process deliverables related to the project such as SOW, WBS, Project Scope Statement, Project Government Plan, Project Charter, etc.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of overall program objectives, as well as the role and function of each project team member
  • Attend all customer meetings and capture meeting notes
  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An active, in-scope Secret with the ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI Eligibility
  • A minimum of five years of direct experience in the last fifteen years supporting IT projects and initiatives as a project planner, manager, or comparable position
  • Strong proficiency developing & presenting custom project reports, dashboards, metrics, visualization of concepts & processes using MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience managing systems, network engineering, IT systems implementations or IT functions in a federal government or multinational environment.
  • Experience with the forecasting, planning, and resourcing technical projects with responsibility to deliver within cost, schedule and performance
  • A minimum of one years’ experience supporting DOD NIPR, SIPR and/or Coalition (CENTRIXS, BICES) networks or related experience
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with change and configuration management specifically audits, status accountability, and reviews
  • Experience in generating or assisting with the development of Program plans, processes, and procedures
  • ITSM appliances, such as Remedy or ServiceNow
  • Experience with the forecasting, planning, and resourcing technical projects with responsibility to deliver within cost, schedule and performance
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • ITIL-Foundations Certification (Desired)
  • Advance ITIL Certifications (Desired)
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification (Desired)


  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Business, Electrical Engineering, Finance).  Certification as Project Management Professional (PMP), or as Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II in Program Management is desirable but not mandatory.

Trace Systems

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), genetic information, disability or veteran status. 


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