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Deputy Project Engineer

Arlington, VA 22201
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


10 U.S.C. 7901-7903 establishes a National Oceanographic Partnership Program Office (NOPPO), an Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP) and working groups to propose and manage partnership projects. At present, three federal working groups are in existence; the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP); the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Facilities and Infrastructure (IWG-FI); and the IWG on Biodiversity. Additional information on NOPP may be found at http://www.nopp.org . The program requires an overall Program Manager to work with government employees to implement and manage NOPP activities and will serve as the first Technical Point of Contact for NOPP awards. Personnel supporting this effort will use commercial software packages, to include at a minimum, Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Personnel will also be communicating clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing. Responsibilities include: - Assisting ORAP and the interagency groups, NOPP, IWG-FI, IWG-Biodiversity and others if established. - Managing partnership projects, including developing and providing technical materials for peer reviews, providing meeting facilities and hosting peer review panels, providing a web-presence for NOPP and NOPP projects, interacting with project leads, and the collection of NOPP project annual reports. - Developing and drafting an annual report to Congress on the status of all partnership projects and activities of the office. - Additional assistance or duties for the administration of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program that the NOPP or other working groups consider appropriate, subject to applicable statutory or regulatory limitations as required.

Requires 2 to 5 years with BS/BA or 0 to 2 years with MS/MA/MBA or 8 to 10 years with no degree. - Bachelors degree in oceanography, atmosphere or marine science. Master's degree preferred. - 6 years of successful research experience, research administration, and/or substantial managerial experience in academe, industry, or government after award of the degree. - Documented participation in extramural grant competitions, preferably as a proposer, reviewer and/or panelist, as well as documented participation in technical and/or scientific publications. - Demonstrated knowledge in an oceanographic scientific and technical discipline and experience with cross-disciplinary scientific teams. - Documented experience working with teams across a variety of Federal and state government agencies, legislative bodies, and private sector organizations.
About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-12-02 Expires: 2021-01-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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