Project Specialist at Persistent Systems LLC

  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

Project Specialist at Persistent Systems LLC

Persistent Systems is looking for a Project Specialist to join our growing team in North Carolina!  The Project Specialist will join our Development Programs team and will be responsible for working with the Program Manager and Project Managers in managing all aspects of Government projects, pursuing new opportunities, and developing existing relationships with Government Project persons of contact.


Position Responsibilities 

  • Maintain supporting project management data, including project plans, project schedules, project budgets, action plans, labor hours, etc. in support of Project Managers

  • Responsible to collect, organize, and analyze data to support invoicing and project reporting

  • Work with customers to complete required Government forms

  • Work with Account Managers to respond to Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Quotes (RFQ), Requests for Proposals (RFP,) and other relevant requests

  • Develop reports on work performed and / or equipment delivered in multiple formats as requested by the Program and Project Manager

  • Problem solver / Self-starter who is willing to develop processes or methods where none exist to accomplish a task


Job Qualifications & Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or similar fields or equivalent experience

  • Experience with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system (ex. Infor CSI or similar) performing typical accounting and procurement activities

  • Experience supporting projects, technology, technical writing, and proposal writing

  • Experience with network and communications systems

  • Experience with Adobe, MS Project, MS Teams, MS Excel, and MS Word

  • Demonstrated experience managing simultaneous tasks and competing priorities

  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  • Must be available to travel 20-30% of the time

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work with multiple departments within the organization to accomplish tasks

  • Must have a United States Secret-level security clearance or be able to obtain one 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management, or a similar field or equivalent experience

  • Experience with the DoD Acquisition Process, understanding of the product life cycle

  • Certification in Program Management (PMP) and CCNA or other similar technical certifications

  • Experience in managing over $1M projects

The pay for this role can vary from $65,000 to $75,000 a year based on the selected individual’s education and experience. Persistent Systems, LLC offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; 401(k) plan with company match; fitness membership reimbursement; tuition assistance; mental health benefits; and veterinary benefits. 

Company Overview

Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting-edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture, Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.

Reasonable accommodations are available for qualifying individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. To apply using an alternative method to our career website, please call 212-561-5895 and ask to speak with a Human Resources team member.

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