Project Lead A2 in Austin, TX at Galapagos, LLC

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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Job Description

Job Title: Project Lead A2

Location:  Austin, TX


Job Summary:

Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is looking for a Project Lead to be responsible for a team providing Command, Control, Communications, Computer, and Information Management (C4IM) services to organizations and users.  The Project Lead will oversee an engineering team delivering comprehensive, integrated, end-to-end IT services that include Network and Switch Operations, Systems Administration, Systems Integration and Testing, Configuration Management (hardware and software), Infrastructure Management, Network Administration, End-User Support, Fielding of Hardware and Software, Quality Control, Information and Network Security Services, Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS), Government Off the Shelf (GOTS), and Database Support. The Project Lead is responsible for managing and controlling the team and is the principal representative who interfaces with the customer and technical leads to insure excellent performance. Additionally, he/she interacts with contractor personnel to provide guidance, leadership and direction; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions; supervisor to program staff regarding operations; implements and provides guidance related to processes, policies, and oversees the work.



Must be able to perform the following:

  • Oversee the project, ensure the project is on track, and review all process modification decisions.
  • Attend weekly status meetings.
  • Attend monthly status meetings.
  • Work contractor personnel staffing and security issues including facilitating clearances.
  • Provide on-site technical guidance to corresponding government personnel.
  • Develop project plans pertaining to short term and/or temporary initiatives.
  • Provide management status reports.
  • Review all new process enhancements and/or modifications, and provide implementation updates.
  • Develop a quality control plan (QCP) and implement a quality control program to satisfy contract requirements.
  • Produce system configuration documents and adhere to the quality control processes for all documentation developed and maintained.
  • Document actions and status of assigned tasks in accordance with established procedures to include the management of assets.
  • Provide technical and analytical guidance to team. Recommend and take action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and review project deliverables.
  • Formulate and review plans and deliverable items.
  • Other duties as required


Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience as an IT project manager, experience with ITILv3 methodologies and MS Project
  • Must possess and maintain an IT- I level certification
  • CAPM, PMP, or equivalent certifications preferred
  • Secret Clearance
  • Knowledge and experience implementing quality assurance processes for all projects to ensure equipment, systems, and software identified by the technical design specifications are properly configured and operated after deployment.
  • Administrative and technical capability with network engineering, integration engineering, network installation and testing methodologies, and performance scheduling.
  • Proficient in handling the most complex of technical development concepts, latest software tools and technologies, strong database concepts and designing techniques.
  • Understands different programming languages and ability to solve problems in coding, testing and deployment.
  • Possesses good knowledge of different software systems, client/server architectures and various compatibility requirements.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, software development processes and ability to understand and implement client requirements.
  • IT staffing and management
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals
  • Must be a US citizen


Physical Requirements:

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  May include lifting weigh up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary.  


Security Clearance:

Position requires an active DoD Top Secret security clearance


Company Summary:

Headquartered in Hawaii, Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is a SBA Certified NHO 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services. 

Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects located around the world, our team possesses innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technology solutions.  Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. 

Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget." 

Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs. 

Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.



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