Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Program/Project Management
  • College Park, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, a growing scientific and high-technology firm, is seeking a full-time Project Manager to support the NOAA STAR Research & Technology Maturation for the Exploitation of Emerging Technologies (RTMEE) Contract. Position located in College Park, MD.  Please note this position is contingent upon contract award.

Position Summary:

The Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) is NOAA's premiere research office for developing the satellite algorithms needed to transform satellite observations to environmental measurements.  The candidate will support STAR's efforts for sustained engagement with emerging technologies, numerical techniques, new observing systems, and next-generation systems.  STAR's efforts to assess the impact of future, emerging and contemporary satellite-derived observations on environmental data products and numerical models. 

Primary Duties:

  • Meet regularly with Government program managers and advise them on deliverables, costs, and issues on the project.
  • Consult with and advise Government management and serve as advisors providing the analytical guidance required for completion of Government projects.
  • Facilitate overall strategy development at the project and program levels.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules.
  • Provide leadership support and coordination & integration of scientific and technical activities of the Sensor Assessment Team (SAT) to support program requirements and mission goals.
  • Support collaboration between SAT, partners, and their stakeholders.
  • Assist with organizing meetings, workshops, conferences, related agendas, preparing briefing materials, and assisting with pre-event briefings and post-meeting minutes, surveys, etc.
  • Assist with management of all communications on behalf of the SAT with NOAA and non-NOAA interagency partners.
  • Attend and provide support to management participating in working groups and committees.
  • Assist with travel and coordination of invited travels.
  • Coordinate communications with stakeholders, users, SMEs, Division managers and related staff regarding relevant activities.
  • Assist in dissemination of materials for technical reviews, meetings, reports.
  • Maintenance of reviews, documents, feedbacks, and help with proposals reviews, ranking, etc, and help maintain documentation, tables, sheets, etc.
  • Coordination with partners (including Cooperative Institutes, SAT members CRADAs partners, academia, private sector, etc).

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • B.S. degree in Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or Mathematics is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
  • 2 years of progressively responsible project management experience in a position in R&D, Earth observation satellite operations, environmental prediction.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience supporting the management of interagency teams and/or cooperative research.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability in effective oral and written communications planning, leadership, and operational skills.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures with the client.
  • An ability to understand the scientific process and organizational processes.
  • Teamwork, strong inter-personal skills, good communication skills, strong analytical skills.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with other team members to meet deadlines.
  • Strong desire to learn and work in a science environment.

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Familiarity with satellite remote sensing data sets
  • Familiarity with numerical weather prediction
  • Familiarity with radiative transfer concepts
  • Familiarity with satellite data assimilation techniques
  • Familiarity with Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSE), Observing System Experiments (OSE), and studies of data assimilation activities

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • None.

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to multitask.

U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency is highly desirable.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994. If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status. GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


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