Project Manager - TS/SCI

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Reston, VA, United States


Full Time

20 days ago

Job description

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Project Manager             


Maxar has an urgent and immediate need for a Project Manager to join our team in Reston, Virginia.

To be qualified you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI.  CI Poly highly desired.

Life with Maxar

Your Project: In this role as the full-time on-site Project Manager, you will manage a large Task Order in support of a hard target mission. This technically and contractually complex TO requires a PM with significant experience managing diverse teams of direct employees and subcontractors.  You will work on-site with your customer, so great interpersonal and communication skills are a must.  You will be responsible for the successful management of various projects; working with customers, subcontractors, vendors, academia, government personnel, and corporate support services. A successful candidate works well with a team and communicates professionally to customers, stakeholders, and teammates. A strong mission focus is essential, as our diverse set of customer stakeholders on this project have critical national security mission imperatives.

Your Career: We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources to support learning and development. You will work with your manager, or a mentor, to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career.  This position leading a large project in support of a critically important customer is high visibility within Maxar; your work will bring you in contact with leaders across Maxar!

What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, as well as paid certifications, education reimbursement and student loan forgiveness. You will work with your manager to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career.

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage project operations to ensure production schedules are met, system resources are used effectively, and that proper relationships are established between customers.
  • Responsible for cost, schedule, performance and risk identification/mitigation, to include forecasts, invoices, EACs, and MSRs.
  • Supervise staff operations and perform personnel management of employees to facilitate their day-to-day duties, as well as support their professional development and career growth. 
  • Mentor and manage a group of technical leads and task managers.
  • Oversight and management of numerous subcontractor companies and their staff who support this task order.
  • Responsible for collection of new customer requirements for additional staff, vendor support, procurement, or travel.
  • Deliver strong project and financial performance by meeting customer expectations and corporate forecasts.
  • Develop and realize new business opportunities within and external to the task order through targeted and organic growth.



  • You must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI clearance. CI Poly highly desired. 
  • You must have 6 years relevant professional experience.
  • You must have 2 years of experience in project management in support of the DoD and preferably the IC.
  • You must have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience.
  • Must be able to work on-site in Reston, Va.

Highly desired:

  • Advanced degree in geography, engineering, science, or equivalent experience.
  • Certified as a PMP, at DAWIA Level III, or equivalent in the project management functional area.
  • Ability to develop and manage relationships with the customer and staff.
  • Experience leading teams of technical experts in support of the DoD and preferably the IC.
  • Experience leading large teams.
  • Experience working with subcontractors.
  • Experience working with operationally-oriented customers.
  • Experience managing financially complex government contracts.
  • Business development experience: capture experience, white papers, competitive technical proposals, business proposals, etc.

Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$151,000.00 - $251,000.00 annually.


Additionally, this position is incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and/or individual results achieved; the specific incentive plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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