KEYW Corporation

  • Deployment Manager 1

    Job Locations 3 weeks ago(12/30/2018 3:56 PM)
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    Systems Engineering
    Job Locations
    US-MD-Fort Meade
  • Responsibilities

    Provide logistical support which contributes to meeting project goals and minimizing project risks. Responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining detailed resource-loaded schedules for deployment of developmental and operational systems. Works with developmental and operational teams to develop detailed schedules and assists in keeping these schedules current. Uses automated tools such as MS Project, Primavera or program mandated software. Develops and/or modifies project schedules and or the integration of multiple project schedules into an overall Master Program Schedule. Maintains the overall Master Program/Project Schedule. Links project schedules with the overarching program, Investment Portfolio, functional area and/or other Integrated Master Plans (IMPs). Provides hands-on development of layers schedules and IMPs that address how an deployment project is progressing and how that project contributes to overarching requirements and objectives.

    Establishing deployment schedule objectives and monitor their implementation by the project team. This includes; - Monitoring project performance and schedule - Ensuring project meets NSA and DoD requirements - Ensuring system life-cycle support planning is performed early in the planning process - Ensuring project planning incorporates necessary certifications, accreditations and authority to operate approvals - Ensuring deployment documentation is identified, completed, kept current and relevant - Demonstrating measurable milestone completion based on established schedules - Ensuring a test and evaluation process is implemented in accordance with NSA/CSS Policy - Foreseeing operational sustainment risks and solidifying processes that ensure immediate operational recovery for the life cycle of the entire system - Interfacing with stakeholders managing customer expectations - Drafts, updates and certifies documents, as required


    Providing support necessary to fulfill pre-deployment activities including: - Rough order of magnitude cost and schedule evaluations - Ensure that Project feasibility Analysis is completed by the project team - Power, space, and cooling analysis (waiver if needed) - Programmatic Environmental, Safety and Health Evaluation - Ensure the System Security Plans and CONOP is completed by the team - Ensure that a Site Preparation Requirements and Installation Plan is communicated with stakeholders (including site survey) - Ensure that Test & Evaluation Master Plan is in place by team - Pre-Ship Audit and Review (PSA/PSR)

    Providing support with customers for on-going system liens issues Support necessary to meet requirements for systems upgrades, installation of new systems, and system replacements Facilitating communication with TRF technical staff allowing for assessment and interpretation of technical anomalies uncovered as the project evolves Providing status reports, as required for meetings (per management request) Travel to CONUS and OCONUS sites. Activities during travel include: - Site Survey - System Installation - System Testing - System Evaluation - Conferences - Seminars - Site Discovery Meetings


    SIGINT Experience Desired: At least three (3) years of direct experience with deployment of systems supporting the intelligence community or signals intelligence activity.
    Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics Education, Liberal Arts or similar degree or equivalent (four years) documented combination of training and experience.

    General Experience Requirement: Demonstrable experience and proficiency with project management processes including: risk management, procurement management, quality management, cost management, time management, scope management, integration management, project communication management, Project Management Plans, Acquisition Logistics Support Plans (ALSPs), Concept of Operations, System Security Plans, Deployment Management Plans, Site Surveys, Critical Path Method (CPM), and Work Breakdown Structures' (WBS). 

    Certification in Program Management technologies such as PMP or DAWIA certification or equivalent education.
    Enrollment in a certification program and an additional one (1) year of deployment management experience may be substituted for certification.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


    Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


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