Technical Project Manager (Research & Development)

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Project Manager, Research, Development, Scientific, Computer, Engineering, Project, Management, IT
Full Time

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Perspecta Labs
Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers' unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


The candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of government research and development projects. This position presents a great opportunity for candidates who are looking to work on challenging, cutting edge technology across diverse areas
  • Work closely with the Principal Investigator to track, prioritize, plan, staff, and implement a research program.
  • Define and document project objectives, requirements, execution plans, and key performance parameters.
  • Provide project direction, oversight and feedback to assigned project staff.
  • Develop cost, schedule, staffing plan, and risk estimates at project outset for planning purposes and throughout project execution to keep program on track.
  • Acquire internal and external resources and manage project resources to deliver projects on time and according to plan.
  • Communicate expectations and requirements to members of the team and hold the team accountable for performance.
  • Help the project to achieve requirements including milestones and key performance indicators.
  • Track project performance and identify project issues and adverse trends and implement timely and effective recovery plan(s) as needed.
  • Produce progress reports and status reports reportable to external customers.


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
  • Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship
  • BS/BA, MS/MA, Ph.D. or equivalent experience in Computer Science, or Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Demonstrated record of successful project delivery.
  • Exceptional project management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong written and spoken communications/presentation skills.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification desired.
  • Understanding of modern software and hardware design techniques and practices.
  • Experience with wireless systems and networking.
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to prioritize against multiple deadlines and manage projects at various stages of maturity.
  • Experience with research and development as it relates to wireless systems

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Company Information

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 260+ patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to not only execute the mission, but support the backbone that enables it. Perspecta was formed to take on big challenges. We are an engine for growth and success, and we enable our customers to build a better nation. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.
Dice Id : 10166753
Position Id : 7173_101957
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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