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Technical Project Manager - Quantum Science

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

IT, Operations
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024

ECS is seeking a Technical Project Manager - Quantum Science to work in our Arlington, VA office Please Note: This position is contingent upon additional funding.

Job Description:

Candidate sought to provide on-site support for a portfolio of DARPA programs in the areas of quantum sensing; positioning, navigation, and timing; and communications. The successful candidate will act as the action officer and organizational hub of a dynamic, multi-functional team. Candidate should be conversant in topics related to quantum science, photonics, or microfabrication, but does need not be a subject matter expert. The candidate should have exceptional organizational skills and experience in project management. Responsibilities include tracking and managing multiple research efforts, facilitating team activities, and coordinating test events. Travel up to 10% may be required.

Required Skills:

  • Active DoD SECRET Clearance.
  • US citizenship required per contract.
  • Conversant in topics related to quantum science, photonics, or microfabrication.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in program or project management.
  • Successful experience tracking and coordinating tasks, deliverables, and testing events.
  • Excellent technical writing skills, including the ability to perform proof reading and quality control on technical documents and slides.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written (to include PowerPoint) and oral; must be able to concisely summarize and efficiently communicate the essential elements of a concept quantitatively and comprehensively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Project.

Desired Skills:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance.
  • Prior experience with DoD research and development is highly desirable.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.