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Junior Technology and Innovation Project Manager

Company name

PAE

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 21,2019

Valid Through

Sep 03,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Years of Experience

Max 5 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Information Technology >> Information Technology
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Junior Technology and Innovation Project Manager
The candidate will be a key member of the group, supporting both internal and external information systems along with technology and innovation projects and solutions. Will be responsible for managing the full lifecycle for a range of projects including to, support for data architecture, databases, data analytics, business process analysis, design and evaluation of commercial and custom applications, and evaluation of new technologies relevant to FFP requirements. Monitor project risks and ensure compliance with all Agency and USG guidelines, policies, and procedures related to system operations, privacy, and data protection. This includes assisting in completing, submitting and tracking USAID’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) submissions and engaging with CIO and CPO program staff to ensure completion of required processes and compliance with CIO and CPO requirements. Also stay current with broader USAID, USG and industry information management solutions and strategies and evaluate opportunities to leverage corporate solutions and resources. Will participate in projects from initial conception, through design, implementation, testing, final roll-out, training development, and ongoing support. She/he will support all aspects of the solution transfers process, working with project stakeholders, including award applicants, FFP managers, financial analysts, report writers, activity evaluators, CIO, CPO and CISO, contractor IT support, and FFP management, coordinating and managing the full range of activities required to successfully transition and maintain solutions. Specific tasks will include to, managing systems requirement definition, technology evaluation, system development, coordination with CIO and CPO staff, coordination with other USAID offices, system security monitoring, training, and user support. Will serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for her/his assigned projects, supporting internal and external decision making in coordination with the Team Lead. The position requires a high level of coordination among internal stakeholders with competing needs and priorities; it requires providing guidance and options to management about appropriate solutions. The specialist will have the skills to coordinate and manage multiple, complex activities professionally, simultaneously. Must be able to communicate technical information to FFP stakeholders in clear and simple terms. Must also have the skills necessary to “translate” FFP operational requirements to technical designs and translate final project technical design concepts back to the functional teams.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience; or Less than BS/BA with 5 years of relevant experience; MS/MA/MB with 3 years of relevant experience; JD/ABD with 2.5 years of relevant experience.Experience and knowledge of existing USG, USAID and/or FFP structures and processes is required. Knowledge of, coursework or experience in technology and innovation. Knowledge of, coursework or experience in data management, analytics or visualization. Knowledge of, coursework or experience with technology and innovation, such as Block Chain, Artificial Intelligence. Knowledge of, coursework or experience on private sector engagement. Must have experience working closely with customers to understand requirements and identify and management solutions. Professional or academic experience managing complex projects including functional and technical requirements development, technical design, software development and testing, and user support is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PAE
1525 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22209

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