ValidaTek, Inc

Project Execution Manager

Location US-VA-McLean
ID 2024-03-2160
Program/Project Management
Position Type
Location Detail

Company Overview

At ValidaTek, we modernize and optimize IT services to solve some of the most critical challenges facing federal civilian and defense agencies. From customers to partners to top-talent employees, ValidaTek puts people first, empowering them to exceed expectations and transform government organizations. Our success starts and ends with our people, so we built a company where great people can do great things, with the resources and autonomy to make decisions that transform organizations. We operate as one team of diverse people, united by a passion for continuous growth and optimization. Our commitment to quality and performance optimization is the reason why our IT Service Projects and New Development Projects have been appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 5, positioning us as one of a handful of elite companies to receive the highest form of third-party validation.


ValidaTek is searching for a Project Execution Manager to support projects for a large, enterprise-wide telecommunications and networking infrastructure in a secured DoD environment. As an experience project manager, this individual will utilize best practices, processes, and procedures to drive various projects to successful completion. 


In this role, the Project Execution Manager will:


  • Implement a well-crafted project plan that considers project goals, potential risks, timelines, budgets, and ultimate customer satisfaction with end results.
  • Drives the project plan to stay on task and not get diverted to side projects that delay project deliverables and do not enhance the overall project goals.
  • Have ultimate responsibility for the fiscal health of the project and makes good decisions based on customer requirements and needs and allotted finances.
  • Leads and motives a high achieving team. Provides substantive performance feedback and deals with potential issues early so that overall deliverables and quality are not affected.
  • Make good decisions under pressure, ensuring risks and potential outcomes are considered.
  • Ensure project compliance by following all DoD process, procedures, and regulations.
  • Build effective relationships with leadership and stakeholders.
  • Provide regular reports on progress being made, identified roadblocks, and solutions to issues. Provides leadership and stakeholders confidence in the project management process and outcomes.


To be considered for this role, candidates must have:


  • 5+ years of lead project management experience in a DoD IT environment.
  • A current PMP certification at a minimum.
  • A solid understanding of business cases and risk management processes.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a high performing team.
  • Proven ability to monitor and control project budgets.
  • Ability to make decisions in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to influence leadership and stakeholders.
  • All candidates must have an active secret clearance.
  • All candidates much have a bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer sciences, business management, or related field. A master’s degree is preferred.

EEO Statement

ValidaTek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to verify authorization to work in the United States.

Offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a post-offer background check.


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