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Project Manager

Dynamis seeks a Project Manager to provide Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Research and Development Directorate, Chief Scientist and Innovation Department (J9-ST). The Project Manager will provide programmatic, project, and data management support for the Basic Research Portfolio. 


  • Provide program planning and management support, consultation and analysis of alternatives, and budgetary tracking of 6.1 level funding.
  • Work with the basic research program integration and execution team to act as a liaison to individual grant performers and their supporting university business offices regarding recurring requirements such as annual reports, monthly financial invoices, and other grant deliverables. 
  • Provide in-house data management support to receive and quality control annual reports from performers, track burn rates, and cull performer data for metrics tracking. 
  • Analyze invoice frequency and monitor performer burn rates.
  • Maintain the basic research data management database to track award data to meet DOD reporting requirements, and respond to inquiries on program metrics.
  • Provide support and logistics for basic research technical and program reviews.
  • Gather and report data on project transitions to other programs and agencies.
  • Work with the basic research team to develop program execution documentation for the business office.
  • Perform additional project management duties as necessary


  • BA/BS plus at least six (6) years of relevant experience
  • MA/MS/MBA preferred
  • Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS
  • Project Analyst or Project Management support experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with RDT&E management principles and processes
  • Knowledge of and experience with the DOD budget and acquisition process, especially related to 6.1 level funding requirements
  • Expertise with application of Microsoft Excel, data management software, and other Microsoft applications
  • Expertise with application of data management and collaboration software, including SharePoint, Access, Excel, and other Microsoft applications is strongly desired.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and oral form
  • Detail-oriented work approach, and ability to work with large data sets
  • Ability to understand technical concepts and discussion of technical milestones
  • Proactive attitude with ability to work as part of a team distributed in multiple locations
  • Ability to conduct duties independently with limited oversight, exercising discretion and judgment, subject to assigned goals, priorities, and objectives
  • Ability to interact with military and civilian leadership, such as Chief Scientist, DTRA J9, and DTRA front office leadership
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