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BAE Systems

Technical Project Manager



Full Time

On Site


Arlington, Virginia, United States

Job Description

BAE is seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager to oversee and manage technical & IT project(s) and serve as a liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. The candidate will prepare project execution plan(s) and identify technical and business resources needed. The candidate will review the status of projects and budgets, manage schedules and prepare status reports. The candidate will assess issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. The candidate will provide technical and analytical guidance to the project team.

Responsibilities for Project Manager

  • Develop and manage project plans, schedule, cost, and risk management

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives

  • Develop Basis of Estimates (BOE), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and resource requirements matrix

  • Effectively manage projects in JIRA utilizing agile boards

  • Develop and manage various program status reports and briefings for internal and external stakeholders

•Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner

•Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements

•Track project costs in order to meet budget

Assist with various phases of ITIM cycle

•Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan

•Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress

•Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables

•Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution

•Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed

•Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement

​​​​​​​USMSRequired Education, Experience, & Skills Qualifications for Project Manager
Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or a related field
3-5 years of project management and related experience
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
Advance knowledge of MS Suite of tools specifically MS Project & Excel (vlookups, index, match, pivot tables)
Strong understanding of Agile frameworks

Proven ability to solve problems creatively
Strong familiarity with project management software tools (JIRA), methodologies, and best practices
Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
Excellent analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
Have knowledge of ITIM (IT Investment Management) principals & processe

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Advanced or Masters degree preferred.About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.