Persistent Systems

  • Project Specialist

    Job Location US-CO-Fort Collins
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  • Job Description & Responsibilities

    Persistent Systems is looking for a Project Specialist to join our growing team in Fort Collins, Colorado! This person will be responsible for working with the Program Manager in managing all aspects of Government projects, pursuing new opportunities, and developing existing relationships with Government Project contacts.

     

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Support the Program Manager in administering Government projects, including project plans, project support personnel, deliverables, modifications, updates, and responses
    • Maintain project management data, including project plans, project schedules, project budgets, and project tasks
    • Coordinate and administer quotes, purchase orders, invoices, timekeeping, and project reports.
    • Provide documentation development for technical manuals, technical solutions, guides, and test plans
    • Understanding of Government procurement methods
    • Liaison between Government Program Manager and Persistent Systems, LLC.
    • Technical understanding of network and communications systems
    • Work with customers to complete required Government forms
    • Work with Program Manager to develop existing relationships and pursue new opportunities with Government Project persons of contact
    • Work with Project Managers, Program Managers, and Account Managers to respond to Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Quotes (RFQ), Requests for Proposals (RFP,) and other relevant requests

    Job Qualifications & Experience

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or a similar field or equivalent experience
    • At least 4 years of experience managing projects, technology, technical writing, and proposal writing
    • At least 2 years of experience with network and communications systems
    • Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous tasks and competing priorities
    • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
    • Must be available to travel 15-25% of the time
    • Must be able to obtain U.S. Government Secret security clearance

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, or formal PMP training
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • CCENT, CCNA, or other similar technical certifications
    • Master's degree in Business Administration, Project Management, or a similar field or equivalent experience

    Company Overview

    Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture,  Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.

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