Scientific Software Project Manager - NIAID - Remote during Covid19

Clearance Level
None
Category
Program Management
Location
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ79690

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We take pride in providing our clients with the data they need to make important decisions that impact the world around us.

You make GDIT your place by delivering insights to help our clients make impactful changes real. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll become a critical part in how we successfully solve our clients’ biggest challenges. Our work depends on a Project Manager joining our team to support NIAID research activities at Bethesda MD.

At GDIT, our people are at the center of everything we do. As a Project Manager supporting the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), you will be trusted to manage and a team of 12-15 working on creating an infrastructure to support a research data ecosystem.  The system will support an analytic workspace using Cloud and HPC environments to support the key missions of NIAID and their researchers.. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Collaborating with NIAID to respond to emerging public health threats, while maintaining the capacity to quickly launch a research response to newly emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases
  • Be a primary point of contact with the customers, interfacing with them and the GDIT team to provide meaningful scientifically useful versions of the data ecosystem
  • Day to day management of a team of 12 - 15.
  • Lead the creation of deliverables and track development cycles, working with team members to provide management expertise in HPC computing, software engineering, systems development and support
  • Reporting on progress, risks, acting on them appropriately to provide deliverables to the client
  • Enable team to create and support a FISMA Moderate secure system
  • Your success will be measured through your successful interactions with all team members, and high communication with our NIAID clients to deliver a scientifically meaningful system.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelors Degree or higher. Biochemistry, Biology, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics or similar are highly desired.
  • 10 years of industry or a combination of industry and strong academic experience
  • Experience in successfully managing teams of engineers and subject matter experts to enable Cloud Computing for biomedical research, building enterprise level research systems, providing high quality deliverables to clients in a timely manner.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral.
  • Previous HPC experience is highly desired.
  • Public Trust clearance must be able to be obtained
  • Preferred Experience interacting with biomedical researchers, software development using microservices, experience coding in Python and/or Java, NoSQL databases, cloud computing, Kubernetes

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Challenging work
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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