Project Manager (PM)

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Reston, VA, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description

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Maxar has an immediate need for an experienced Project Manager (PM) with strong people, financial and organizational skills and business acumen to join our team at a customer-site in Reston, VA. In this role, you will lead a large and experienced team of professionals in support of a mission with high visibility and high impact efforts. 

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

Life with Us 

Project: In this role as the full-time on-site PM, you will manage a large Task Order (TO) 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 subcontractorsYou will work on-site with your customer, so great interpersonal and communication skills are a mustYou will be responsible for the successful management of various projects while working with customers, subcontractors, 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. 

The team develops and executes on advanced analytic and software engineering efforts.  The team is large and broken down into smaller teams, each of which has their own team lead/functional lead.  These team leads/functional leads will report to the PM.   

Your Career: We are growing our team in the customer space and this opportunity will provide ample opportunity for career growth through leadership and organic business development. You will have the opportunity to work closely with leadership to help set your own goals and ensure you are on a path to achieving them. 

Your Responsibilities 

  • You will be the main Point of Contact for all things related to the contract execution and performance for Maxar and the customer. 

  • You will 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.   

  • You are responsible for cost, schedule, performance and risk identification/mitigation, to include forecasts, invoices, EACs, and MSRs. 

  • You will develop and realize new business opportunities within and external to the task order through targeted and organic growth. 

  • You will mentor subordinates and other team members and seek to ensure all team members are realizing professional growth opportunities. 

  • You will have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) that will allow to you effectively communicate with all stakeholders with Maxar and the customer 



  • Active TS/SCI clearance with the ability to pass a CI poly 

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience 

  • Minimum 8 years overall experience in the IC 

  • Minimum 5 years of analytic and/or software engineering experience 

  • Minimum 3 years of Project Management experience in the last 5 years 

  • Significant financial management experience (CLINs, SLINs, individual projects) to include strong Microsoft Excel skills 

  • Very strong communication skills 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience managing large and complex cost contracts 

  • 5 years of Project Management experience 

  • Experience managing a team of 40+ FTEs 

  • Business development experience: capture experience, white papers, competitive technical proposals, business proposals, etc.  

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent 

  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification 

  • Certified Product Owner (CSPO) certification 


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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