Opportunity: IT Infrastructure Engineer

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IT Infrastructure Engineer (2 FTE)

Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, MD

Period of Performance: March 15, 2019- April 25, 2020 with potential for extension

Response due date: March 7, 2019

Notes:

Optimal candidates will have Systems and Network Administration experience with routers and firewalls, Red Hat Linux, and Windows OS, etc. and is currently or previously working at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).

If candidates experience in 1 or 2 out of 3 of the technical areas they would potentially be viable.

Responsibilities include keeping the mission software operational, installing (not operating OS), maintaining development equipment, creating support plans and procuring and installing new equipment. 

Duties include:

  • Provide efficient and effective Operations Support of all supported network servers, both physical and virtual, as necessary to meet or exceed agency’s operational availability and performance requirements.

  • Provide for accurate, complete, and timely recording and reporting of all technical support-related activities, issues, and outcomes.

  • Support, maintain, and enhance as required, established strategies for server operations to ensure continuity of agency's business operations and timely recovery.

  • Collect, store, and analyze data relevant to monitored servers to perform and report accurate root causal analysis of all related issues and support trend analysis and forecasting.

  • Effectively manage the procurement and maintenance of all supplies, materials, and supporting software licenses and service agreements required to ensure supported network servers meet minimum performance and availability requirements.

  • Excellent communication, customer service, time management, conflict resolution, and problem determination/resolution skills.

  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. 

Experience includes:

  • Solid knowledge of Linux, operating systems concepts and extensive systems administration experience related to CentOS, RedHat and/or SuSE.

  • Experience with one or more of the following Windows Server administration tools: WSUS, Group Policy, Active Directory, RDP, and Windows Server troubleshooting.

  • GOTS/COTS application, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting; including OS hardening.

  • Dell Hardware installation, configuration, troubleshooting; including Server RAID Array.

  • Working Experience with Hyper-V and/or VMWare virtualization & cloud computing.                                   

  • Working Experience with setting up & troubleshooting Networking, Routers & firewall.

  • Preferred certification: Security+ and OS certification, Linux+, RedHat, Microsoft, etc.

Please send your relevant resume and brief cover letter to: jobs@techpromanagers.com. No phone calls, please.

Opportunity: Mission Readiness Test (MRT) Lead

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Mission Readiness Test (MRT) Lead

Greenbelt, MD

Period of performance is March 15, 2019 to April 25, 2020 with potential for extension

Timeline for response is by Friday March 8, 2019 (or soon thereafter)

This role will be to formalize the process for integration and testing of pre-launch systems for the Restore-L ground element.

Responsibilities below and to include:

  • Develop high level test plans

  • Tracking statistics

  • Build metrics dashboard

  • Prior or current NASA experience highly desirable but not a must have

  • Reports to Civil Servant Ground Systems Manager

Mission Readiness Test (MRT) Lead

The contractor shall provide a Restore-L Mission Readiness Test (MRT) Lead.  This is a Mission Operations position requiring broad experience in the Systems Engineering discipline, with a focus on development and execution of a testing program to demonstrate readiness to conduct Restore-L mission operations.  The MRT Lead will be responsible for developing and baselining the Restore-L Mission Readiness Test Plan by Mission Critical Design Review (CDR).  Post CDR, the MRT Lead will be responsible for planning and execution of the MRTs, including rehearsals. The candidate must be able to operate with a high level of autonomy, interfacing directly with PDLs, MSE, RGE, SSL (spacecraft vendor), etc.

  • Requires experience in requirements management, traceability, verification and validation. DOORS experience preferred. 

  • Requires experience in Level 2 test program development including defining stakeholders, configurations, test procedures, artifacts, requirements management,  discrepancy reporting and mitigation strategies, test reporting, and leading the MRT test team.  

  • Requires ability to lead an integrated test team with representatives from the RGE/MOC, Payload/Robot team, Bus vendor, NASA networks, FDF, and CARA.

  • Will require an in-depth knowledge of the Restore-L Servicing Vehicle (RSV), Mission ConOps, Constraints, and NASA Networks. 

  • Requires supporting End-to-End (ETE) Test Plan development and execution; and matrixing MRTs with other mission test events to ensure all Level 2 requirements have been verified and validated.  

  • Preferred experience in system/software development, observatory integration and test, and flight operations.

To apply, please send your resume and brief cover letter to jobs@techpromanagers.com. No phone calls, please.

Opportunity: Project Manager

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Position Title: Project Manager

Full-time: Exempt

Location: Greenbelt and Silver Spring, MD

Technology Project Managers, Inc (TPM) brings a team of seasoned Project Managers, Project Schedulers, Risk Managers and Engineers with a proven history of delivering high-performance systems engineering, integration and aerospace operations services to civil and defense agencies. TPM provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle and across the entire space systems architecture, including space and ground assets.

Primary Responsibilities:
The Project Manager interfaces with engineers, program managers, and program controls analysts. Project Manager will keep the task status keeping program management and deliverable management updated on project schedules, monthly estimates-to- complete, and completion of required performance reports. Other responsibilities will be to coordinate planning, control, integration and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility.

  • Must possess a strong background working with multiple contract types: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Incentive (FPI), Fixed Price Level of Effort (FPLOE), Time and Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), and hybrid contracts.

  • Project management or project control experience working with Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Control Accounts, Basis of Estimates (BOEs), Integrated Master Schedules (IMSs), cost accounting and financial management systems, work authorizations, process management systems, and/or reporting.

  • Proficient with Earned Value Management fundamentals, risk management, procurement process, project controls, validation, planning and scheduling development and their application.

  • The preferred candidate will have basic knowledge of the Systems Engineering approach to design, development, integration, and product support.

  • Proven ability to handle integration and analysis of multiple project schedules.

  • Ability to develop and maintain integrated master schedule, detailed project schedules, ensure adherence to quality standards and maintain project control policies and procedures.

  • Experience in the identification, monitoring and reporting of project risks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five to ten years of experience providing program management, project management, systems engineering and technical direction to multiple complex programs to program personnel.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Accounting, or other related discipline may be substituted for three years’ experience. MBA or Master’s Degree in Engineering is a plus.

  • Experience applying the systems framework on aerospace projects.

  • Must be familiar with the principles of exercising independent judgment, as well as a high level of analytical skill, in solving complex and unusual technical, administrative, and managerial problems.

  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills.

  • NASA, NOAA or Aerospace experience a plus.

  • Ability to document business requirements.

  • Proficient in COBRA, MS Excel and Microsoft Project.

  • Experience with Primavera, Deltek MPM, MPM Data Warehouse, Cost Point, Sequel Visual Basic, Agile and EVMP.

  • Certification in PMP or CAPM.

  • Well organized and an excellent multi-tasker.

As a growing engineering company, Technology Project Managers is developing a team of engineers and program management professionals to work with its client partners to bring proven performance to our customer’s toughest challenges. Join us at Technology Project Managers, where we are engineering a better tomorrow.

Technology Project Managers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Please submit your relevant resume and brief cover letter referencing the position to: jobs@techpromanagers.com. No phone calls accepted.  

Opportunity: Systems Engineer

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Position Title: Systems Engineer

Full-time: Exempt

Location: Greenbelt, MD and Silver Spring, MD

Technology Project Managers, Inc. (TPM) is currently seeking a Systems Engineer. TPM provides engineering expertise that includes system definition, requirements development, integration, testing, commissioning and maintenance.

TPM brings a team of seasoned Engineers with a proven history of delivering high-performance systems engineering, integration and aerospace operations services to civil and defense agencies. TPM provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle and across the entire space systems architecture, including space and ground assets.

The System Engineer leads the development, implementation, and management of best practices in enterprise systems engineering processes. Key artifacts to develop and implement include, but are not limited to: Systems Engineering Plan, Requirements Management Plan, Configuration Management Plan, Life Cycle Management Plan, Test and Evaluation Management Plan. The engineer will interact frequently with other requirements analysts, system engineers, testers, and Program Managers of project teams.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications and project plan. Analyze system requirements (HW and SW) and leads design and development activities. Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies.

  • Contribute to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents.

  • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s).

  • Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components.

  • Derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable.

  • Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan.

  • Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Systems Engineer with large multi-tiered programs.

  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management

  • NASA, NOAA, Air Force or Aerospace experience.

  • Demonstrated experience using all MS Office products, including MS Project and Visio.

  • Ability to travel as required.

  • ·Good written and verbal communication skills

As a growing engineering company, Technology Project Managers is developing a team of engineers and program management professionals to work with its client partners to bring proven performance to our customer’s toughest challenges. Join us at Technology Project Managers, where we are engineering a better tomorrow.

Technology Project Managers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Please submit your relevant resume and brief cover letter referencing the position to: jobs@techpromanagers.com. No phone calls accepted.  

Opportunity: Project Risk Manager

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Position Title: Project Risk Manager

Full-time: Exempt

Location: Greenbelt and Silver Spring, MD

Technology Project Managers, Inc (TPM) brings a team of seasoned Project Managers, Project Schedulers, Risk Managers and Engineers with a proven history of delivering high-performance systems engineering, integration and aerospace operations services to civil and defense agencies. TPM provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle and across the entire space systems architecture, including space and ground assets.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Project Rick Manager will interface with civil servants, program control specialists, engineers and program managers.

  • Assist in identifying, monitoring and evaluating project risks and facilitating processes using continuous improvement methods.

  • Monitor team during execution of processes for risk, issue and opportunity management.

  • Facilitate multiple risk boards and perform appropriate reporting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Accounting, or other related discipline may be substituted for three years’ experience. MBA or Master’s Degree in Engineering is a plus.

  • Five years of direct Risk Management experience.

  • Five to ten years of experience providing systems engineering, program management and technical direction across multiple complex programs to program personnel.

  • Must be familiar with the principles of exercising independent judgment, as well as a high level of analytical skill, in solving complex and unusual technical, administrative, and managerial problems.

  • Proven ability to handle integration and analysis of multiple project schedules.

  • Experience in the identification, monitoring and reporting of project risks.

  • Excellent organizational, detail and meeting deadlines skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively perform on EVM projects.

  • Experience applying the systems framework on aerospace projects.

  • NASA, NOAA or Aerospace environment and experience a plus.

  • Futron’s risk tool, the Integrated Risk Management Application (IRMA)

  • Proficient in Primavera, COBRA, MS Excel and Microsoft Project.

  • PMP certification

  • Well organized and an excellent multi-tasker.

As a growing engineering company, Technology Project Managers is developing a team of engineers and program management professionals to work with its client partners to bring proven performance to our customer’s toughest challenges. Join us at Technology Project Managers, where we are engineering a better tomorrow.

Technology Project Managers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Please submit your relevant resume and brief cover letter referencing the position to: jobs@techpromanagers.com. No phone calls accepted.  

Opportunity: Program Integrator

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Position Title: Program Integrator

Full-time: Exempt

Location: Washington DC, Greenbelt and Silver Spring, MD

Technology Project Managers, Inc (TPM) brings a team of seasoned Project Managers, Project Schedulers, Risk Managers and Engineers with a proven history of delivering high-performance systems engineering, integration and aerospace operations services to civil and defense agencies. TPM provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle and across the entire space systems architecture, including space and ground assets.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Program Integrator will interface with civil servants, program control specialists, engineers and program managers. Responsibilities will include budget planning, integration and analysis for 60 research projects across 2 programs and 5 centers.

  • Provide leadership and high-quality systems engineering expertise in supporting the products and services required of successful programs and projects.

  • Lead all relevant activities for the definition, implementation, integration and operations of systems and programs assigned.

  • Responsibilities will include supporting the integration of the PPBE process.

  • Cost Management/ Budget/ PPBE: budget planning, coordination, integration and analysis. Cost control.

  • Conduct monthly projects’ reviews during the execution of the budget year to assure the projects are performing as planned.

  • Risk Management-coordinate the planning and process implementation, risk analysis, mitigation strategies and tracking and trending

  • Engineering Support- coordinate the systems engineering policy and procedures, independent reviews, engineering tools, knowledge management, systems engineering training

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership, Communications, Facilitations and Negotiation skills.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Accounting, or other related discipline may be substituted for six years’ experience. MBA or Master’s Degree in Engineering is a plus.

  • Five years of direct Risk Management experience.

  • Five to ten years of experience providing systems engineering, program management and technical direction across multiple complex programs to program personnel.

  • Must be familiar with the principles of exercising independent judgment, as well as a high level of analytical skill, in solving complex and unusual technical, administrative, and managerial problems.

  • Five to ten years of experience with Budget planning and execution (PPBE)

  • Proven ability to handle integration and analysis of multiple project schedules.

  • Excellent organizational, detail and meeting deadlines skills.

  • Experience applying the systems framework on aerospace projects.

  • NASA, NOAA or Aerospace environment and experience.

  • PMP certification

  • Well organized and an excellent multi-tasker.

As a growing engineering company, Technology Project Managers is developing a team of engineers and program management professionals to work with its client partners to bring proven performance to our customer’s toughest challenges. Join us at Technology Project Managers, where we are engineering a better tomorrow.

Technology Project Managers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Please submit your relevant resume and brief cover letter referencing the position to: jobs@techpromanagers.com. No phone calls accepted.  

Opportunity: Project Scheduler

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Position Title: Project Scheduler

Full-time: Exempt

Location: Greenbelt and Silver Spring, MD

Technology Project Managers, Inc (TPM) brings a team of seasoned Project Managers, Project Schedulers, Risk Managers and Engineers with a proven history of delivering high-performance systems engineering, integration and aerospace operations services to civil and defense agencies. TPM provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle and across the entire space systems architecture, including space and ground assets.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Project Scheduler will interface with engineers, program managers, and program controls analysts. Primary responsibilities to implement and maintain Integrated Master Schedule for a large complex development effort. Project Scheduler will maintain the task status keeping program management and deliverable management updated on project schedules, monthly estimates-to-complete, and completion of required performance reports. Other responsibilities will be to coordinate planning, control, integration and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility.

  • Must be familiar with the principles of exercising independent judgment, as well as a high level of analytical skill, in solving complex and unusual technical, administrative, and managerial problems.

  • Solicit input from the technical team to ensure all dependencies (internal and external) are documented and tracked.

  • Project management or project control experience working with Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Control Accounts, Basis of Estimates (BOEs), Integrated Master Schedules (IMSs), cost accounting and financial management systems, work authorizations, process management systems, and/or reporting.

  • Interfacing with other internal teams to develop and prepare resource assignments, identify and document schedule and risk, manage the integrity of the baseline data

  • Proven ability to handle integration and analysis of multiple project schedules.

  • Ability to develop and maintain integrated master schedule, detailed project schedules, ensure adherence to quality standards and maintain project control policies and procedures.

  • Ability to develop and update cost and resource schedules.

  • Interfacing with other internal teams to develop and prepare resource assignments, identify and document schedule and risk, manage the integrity of the baseline data

  • Experience in the identification, monitoring and reporting of project risks.

  • Develop and update schedules, create reports and provide analysis using MSP and Primavera.

  • Experience in planning, scheduling and cost engineering.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively perform on EVM projects

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Five to ten years of experience providing project management, program management and systems engineering.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Accounting, or other related discipline may be substituted for three years’ experience. MBA or Master’s Degree in Engineering is a plus.

  • Experience applying the systems framework on aerospace projects.

  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills.

  • NASA, NOAA or Aerospace experience a plus.

  • Ability to document business requirements.

  • Proficient in Primavera, COBRA, MS Excel and Microsoft Project.

  • PMP or CAPM certification.

  • Well-organized and an excellent multi-tasker.

As a growing engineering company, Technology Project Managers is developing a team of engineers and program management professionals to work with its client partners to bring proven performance to our customer’s toughest challenges. Join us at Technology Project Managers, where we are engineering a better tomorrow.

Technology Project Managers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.

Please submit your relevant resume and brief cover letter referencing the position to: jobs@techpromanagers.com. No phone calls accepted.