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About the Organization Constellation West is an award winning company that delivers Information Technology (IT) engineering services and solutions along with non-IT subject matter expertise world-wide. Established in 1997, Constellation West continues as an industry leader, partnering with key organizations. As a prime contractor or preferred subcontractor, we have a continual list of opportunities to fill across the nation with multiple agencies such as the Department of Veteran Affairs, Department of Defense, civilian agencies, and national intelligence community. Many of the positions supporting U.S. federal government require our employees be granted security clearances.

Constellation West provides fully integrated solutions spanning all aspects of system/network engineering, system/network administration, data management, information assurance, quality assurance, full lifecycle support, software development, and geospatial information services. Constellation West looks for the right people ready to step up and be part of a dynamic team.

If you are looking for a new challenge and a rewarding opportunity to apply your expertise, knowledge, and problem solving skills, come join our team! Constellation West offers competitive salary and benefits including:

• Tuition reimbursement
• Competitive 401(k) plan
• Competitive Health Benefits
• 10 Paid Holidays!!
• 15 PTO Days!
• Veteran Hiring Preference

Constellation West is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V
Category Information Technology  

Requirements: The project manager is a senior manager responsible for coordinating the management of all work performed.  The project manager shall act as the central point of contact.  The project manager is ultimately responsible for coordinating the effort of subcontractors, team members, and coordinating with other contractors under the direction of the Government Program/Project Manager.  The project manager shall be capable of negotiating and making binding decisions for the company.

 The Project Manager position is in support of security assessment and authorization projects for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in New Carrollton, MD. The ideal candidate should have proven experience in managing security assessment and authorization projects, as well as have experience implementing and managing projects that are CMMI Level 2(or higher)compliant.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The project manager is the ‘go-to’ person for the IRS client and CSSS.NET for meeting project schedule and deliverables and manages all project resources on a day to day basis. The project manager is responsible for managing contract scope and maintaining full compliance on project artifacts and deliverables. Key performance measures for the project manager are: customer satisfaction, on-time, quality deliverables, meeting project schedule and project profitability targets. Responsibilities of the project manager will include:
- Managing the project from the customer facility on a five day per week basis
- Interpersonal, consistent and professional communication with customers on status, needs, issues, risks and finances related to the project
- Management of all project deliverables and project milestones against fixed price contract scope and schedule
- Contract change management
- Maintenance of the project schedule
- Management of project team
- Development of recurring project status reports and invoices
- Management of project finances to meet targets
- Communicating and interfacing with the Senior Management to escalate concerns and proactively identify future issues to be addressed
- Identification and implementation of best practices to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the project to the customer.

The project manager is expected to grow existing task order revenues through the identification of new scope and opportunities within and near the project portfolio and facilitate pricing, scope and staffing for achieving incremental growth. The project manager will be expected to proactively participate in the pursuit of new business through the marketing of CSSS.NET capabilities to clients, solutioning, technical writing, proposal and /or risk reviews.


Position Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or higher. For projects with lower technical content (e.g., services or transactions), a business administration or other degree may be preferred. Prior Project experience required should have 8+ years of experience working on projects or programs, with at least 4 years serving successfully in positions of major responsibilities such as a Project Manager.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Candidate should have project manager experience with specific experience managing security assessment and authorization. The candidate should have PMP certification.  Must be qualified in security, and certification in one of the following: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, etc. and have five years experience in management of security assessments. Use and familiarity with MS Office Suite to include: MS Project, MS Visio, MS Excel. Candidate should have experience serving as a project manager or team lead and should have a minimum of 2 or more years serving successfully in a lead role. Candidate should have technical management experience with track record of successfully leading teams. Management of structuring, pricing and leading firm fixed price projects, as well as experience in marketing, capture and proposal development for technical services is preferred.  Candidate must be a US Citizen in order to obtain the MBI Clearance. Valid MBI preferred.

DESIRED SKILLS: The individual should have experience working within the IRS environment. Specific knowledge and experience with the IRS ELC is preferred.  CMMI knowledge is a plus. A Department of Defense Secret clearance is a plus.



Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location New Carrollton, MD  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number INF-13-00023  

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