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Technical Project Manager

Dynamis is seeking a Technical Project Manager (Level 3) to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Chemical and Biological Technologies Department (J9-CB) Advanced and Emerging Threat portfolio. The TPM will serve as an action officer and advisor for a science and technology (S&T) portfolio of projects developing capabilities to counter chemical and biological threats. The TPM will also provide support to and coordination of acquisition and planning, programming, budgeting, and execution processes. Work will be performed on-site at DTRA HQ in Fort Belvoir, VA.


  • Track cost, schedule, and performance of chemical and biological defense (CBD)-related technical projects to ensure they continue to meet the objectives of the program.
  • Develop, review, and assess project documentation, including Alignment Charts; Research, Development, and Acquisition Plans; Technology Development Strategy; technical and cost reasonableness evaluations; independent cost estimates; and Purchase Request (PR) Packages.
  • Understand capability gaps and assist with setting project- and product-level strategy and priorities, ensuring portfolios are responsive and mapped to program goals.
  • Coordinate and consolidate complex, technical, programmatic, and strategic responses to support Division initiatives for a variety of internal and external audiences. 
  • Establish and maintain relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders in the CBD community
  • Perform discrete, special interest efforts to solve problems and complete studies.
  • Create products for both technical and senior leader audiences.
  • Review proposals, technical reports, and Statements of Work to ensure technical validity and evaluate current and emerging medical technologies and facilitate cross-communication regarding program priorities and courses of action.
  • Advise the program team on risk assessment and risk management, technology portfolio and pipeline management, business and contracting strategies, technology transfers, and intellectual property management.
  • Participate in Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and serve as technical and programmatic point of contact.
  • Attend technical conferences.


  • U.S. citizenship
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter with excellent communication and time management skills
  • MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Physiology, or a related discipline.
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • 3 years of project management and/or acquisition experience in research and development preferred
  • 5 years S&T project management experience in laboratory and program management office preferred
  • 5 years Chemical and Biological Defense Program experience preferred
  • Knowledge of traditional and non-traditional chemical warfare agents preferred
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