Project Engineer

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Fahrenheit IT
Project, Engineer, Management, Analysis, ISO, Research, Aerospace, Computer, Mechanical, Engineering, Physics, Microsoft Project
Contract W2
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Id: 181054 Location: Atlanta, GA Job Type: Contract to Hire PROJECT ENGINEER

Our client is currently seeking a Project Engineer for a full time research position in the Program Management Branch (PMB). This position includes conducting sponsored research while working with the sponsor to develop program requirements, manage financial expenditures, measure progress (e.g. earned value), manage program risk, and conduct program management reviews to ensure sponsored program objectives are met. This department is predominately focused on the research, development, and application of software and hardware supporting a variety of fielded military systems with an emphasis on Electronic Warfare (EW) and avionics systems. The successful candidate will embrace the challenge of executing sponsored programs to sustain offensive and defensive systems deployed on Department of Defense (DoD) platforms.


Supervise daily program management activities including project initiation, planning, execution, and closeout for division projects
Interact with program sponsors and their representatives to ensure sponsor satisfaction with research and work products
Track and prepare qualitative and quantitative reports related to program outcomes
Develop research documents to include research reports, technical documentation, and sponsored project deliverables
Conduct Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) research and generate reports for component and subcontract vendors
Execute research and process analysis in support of ISO 9001 compliance
Collaborate with GTRI business operations and sponsored programs to perform cost estimations, develop project and purchasing plans, execute project schedules, and analyze technical performance metrics throughout project life-cycles
Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate I & II

A Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree in Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Business, Management, Business Administration or related technical field.

Required Minimum Qualifications

3+ years of applicable project engineering experience on avionics projects and programs
Experience in Microsoft Project and developing cost estimates utilizing various software tools
Experience communicating technical information to a non-technical audience

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in DoD Acquisition processes (DoD 5000.02)
Experience in leading software intensive development projects across a projects life-cycle
Experience with systems engineering, software development and testing
Experience in Earned Value Management
Experience in risk management principles
Experience with Atlassian Toolsuite (Confluence, Jira)
Experience delivering technical presentations to a non-technical audience
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Active DoD clearance

U.S. Citizenship & Clearance Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.s.
Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Company Information

Founded in 1998, Fahrenheit IT specializes in IT consulting and direct hire staffing solutions. The company delivers the highest quality technology professionals and an array of customized IT talent solutions designed to improve productivity and drive results. The Company is deeply integrated in the communities it serves and combines significant local market intelligence with the support and resources of a nationwide company.
Dice Id : 10111360
Position Id : 181054
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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