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Job ID: 2011737
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: Aug 11, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Task Lead to support the NASA’s Exploration and In-Space Services Division (NExIS) at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) on the Omnibus Multidisciplinary Engineering Support Services (OMES) II contract, a multi-discipline engineering effort in Greenbelt, MD.



The task lead will provide program management and administrative support to SAIC and the various NExIS programs. The task lead will report to the NEXIS Project Lead and Deputy Project Lead and will be responsible for the programmatic maintenance of task orders including customer reporting, proposal writing, and tracking of workforce, budget, subcontracts, schedule, deliverables, and risks.

Job duties include:

  • Responsible for the management of each assigned task order including customer reporting, proposal writing, and tracking of workforce, budget, subcontracts, schedule, deliverables, and risks.
  • Supports the project lead and deputy project lead with task order administration, subcontractor management, and in resolving day-to-day issues
  • Drafts proposals for task order modifications including the approval of task order directives, the review and approval of subcontractor proposals, establishment of the workforce plan, and writing of the task plan. Submits proposal to project lead for review and approval before submission to the government.
  • Tracks, manages, and reports on technical, schedule, programmatic, contractual, and budgetary risks.
  • Tracks, manages, and reports on technical and programmatic milestones and deliverables.
  • Provides tracking and scheduling support to the Project Lead and Deputy Project Lead for staffing and hiring.
  • Meets regularly with the customer to present deliverables and status milestones, budget, and risks.
  • Attends technical meetings.
  • Tracks project financials and uses technical knowledge of project to draft spending projections.
  • Approves procurements and invoices.
  • Supports Deputy Project Lead in managing procurement, manufacturing, quality assurance, inventory, logistics, and vendors.
  • Manages subcontractors and subcontractor documentation.
  • Drafts monthly status reports.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of related experience
  • Very strong attention to detail and record-keeping abilities
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills and ability to professionally interact with customers, subcontractors, engineers, and management
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Leadership ability and willingness to grow into a leadership/supervisory role
  • Proficiency in resolving programmatic issues in order to ensure that customer needs and deliverables are met completely and on-schedule
  • Ability to assess complex issues, recommend resolution to the team and management, and implement resolutions


  • Experience with NASA financial documentation and procedures (document 533)
  • Experience with NASA GSFC policies and procedure and the NASA mission lifecycle
  • Experience with hardware manufacturing, quality, or logistics
  • Experience with inventory management


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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