• Technical Project Manager

    Job Location USA-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/3/2018 4:46 PM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable with Polygraph within 24 months
    Program/Project Management
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    The successful Technical Project Manager must have:

    • Experience with Microsoft Servers and Software is a must. Prefer individuals with Microsoft MCSA certification or higher as well as hands on experience with Microsoft Servers 2008R2 and 2012R2
    • Applicants must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAM-I or higher (CAP, GSLC, Security+ CE). IAM-III (CISSP or Associate/CISM/or GLSC) is strongly desired and must be obtainable within 90 days
    • Demonstrate 8-10 yrs. of directly related experience in Tier III support and management of personnel
    • 8+ years' experience with Windows 7/Server 2008/Server administration/Powershell experience is desired
    • Extensive knowledge of Server and PC hardware and software maintenance
    • Hands-on experience managing Windows Active Directory Services
    • Demonstrated experience with Group Policy Management, to include creation of policies, troubleshooting and maintaining
    • Knowledge of SQL 2008 or later
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in utilization of Remedy
    • Hands-on experience with backup and recovery software applications, preferred experience with Microsoft System Center DPM
    • Familiar with antivirus and security software (HBSS) and troubleshooting services affected by these software applications
    • Proficient with TCP/IP network protocol, to include a basic understanding of networking components (switches, routers, taclanes, etc.) and infrastructure
    • Hands-on experience supporting additional Microsoft products (Office, Project, etc.).
    • Demonstrated experience with applying STIGs to systems, applications and components and troubleshooting STIG related issues
    • Must be highly motivated, a self-starter, and be able to handle multiple tasks with little supervision
    • 3+ years managing Operations Center environments, successful project management experience, experience defining and implementing network security practices and at least one advanced technical certification, consistent with DoD 8570.1 requirements
    • Must have experience with logical and systematic conversion of customer and or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
    • Experience working with DoD classified IT system security configuration and processes is essential
    • Experience in the following areas is required: DoD accreditation processes, DoD network security configuration practices, software development processes, cross domain solutions and public key infrastructure
    • Experience in Trusted computing based systems concepts and DoD classified systems requirements
    • Monthly (weekend) Maintenance work is required, as well as, after-hours support for customer impacting issues, as required with little to no advanced notice


    Bachelor's of Science or Technology degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.


    This position requires a minimum of an active TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    Do you want to be a part of a team supporting our Nation's Cyber initiatives? Do you want to challenge your IT skills and experience by
    supporting multiple Communities of Interests? If so, General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an exciting career opportunity for you as a Technical Project Manager at our Arlington, Virginia location.



    • The Technical Project Manager will be responsible to oversee the service operations of assigned personnel and
      provide engineering services (hardware/software/networking)
      The individual will be responsible to report on network availability metrics (system component up/down time) as required by contract (SLO) requirements
    • The individual will be an active member of the Configuration, Change and Control Board
    • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost/risk, supportability and effectiveness analyses of an Enterprise level Microsoft Windows based system
    • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies that translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
    • Will originate, implement, and complete multiple complex problems across a wide variety of projects
    • Manage a risk profile and design effective mitigation strategies while maintain national level system security accreditation requirements
    • Skilled at executing complex tasks and must be able to participate in program and team strategies for multiple projects
    • Provides strong technical direction in linking project strategy to business roadmaps
    • Will interpret the technical, organizational and process aspects of the project as it pertains to customer requirements
    • Oversees, manages and leads a team of system administrators, storage engineers and SharePoint developers.
    • Brief and communicate with high level management and government officials
    • Create, provide input and review documentation to include standard operating procedures, security documents and plans and technical papers
    • Create, coordinate and assign tasks for project schedules as well as brief status to government officials and upper management
    • Knowledgeable in the following technical areas:
      • Server backups and remediation of system vulnerabilities to include STIG compliance
      • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
      • Sets up administrator and service accounts within Active Directory
      • Maintains system documentation
      • Interacts with customer’s/end users and evaluates vendor products
      • May program in an administrative language such as PowerShell
      • Oversees implementation of testing strategies and documentation of results
      • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
      • Participates in special projects as required
      • Ability to proactively identify issues and resolve and make suggestions for improvements to the environment
      • Ability to troubleshoot issues to resolution with customer impacting issues being priority and worked on until completion

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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