Dogwood Management Partners, LLC



Arlington, VA

   Dogwood Management Partners is seeking an experienced LAN/WAN/Wireless Project Manager for a key opening we have in Arlington, VA. Position offering an attractive compensation program and can be set up on a salary plus benefits, or hourly rate basis. Candidates must have at least an active secret clearance and ability to clear a top secret background investigation.

   US Citizens Only, No Third Parties and MUST have at least an active Secret Clearance – no exceptions, no interims, and no “in the adjudication process” situations.


• Work closely with the Network team and government counterpart to develop detailed project schedules for the Network O&M work stream and lead critical engineering sessions with the client engineering team.
• The ability to work with the Network team and client to define the scope of Network O&M work requests and Task Order Modification Requests (TOMRs) supplement staff as needed by doing hands on WAN, LAN, MAN, VOIP, and Wireless O&M functions.
• The ability to update the Network O&M task status, schedule and percent complete and can explain them to the client.
• Work with the PMO team to provide weekly and monthly status input and update the overall IMS with Network input.
• Identify, track and forecast Network Risks and Issues and provide mitigation recommendations.
• Proactively identify issues which may impact the success of the mission.
• Enhance the delivery posture of the network team and support and drive all TOMRs.
• Track all Network SLA’s, SOPs and Deliverables, schedule meetings with the client to obtain approval of SOPs and deliverables.

Required skills/Level of Experience
• Must be fluent with CISCO, JUNIPER, RIVERBED, and MOJO Networks as well as BLUECOATS.
• Must be fluent in Local, MAN, Wireless, VOIP and Cloud network architectural concepts in order to provide solutions/alternatives to the client.
• Broad network hands-on skills to include VOIP, Wired, and Wireless Networks inclusive of NOC Management.
• Strong client communication and business skills are required for direct client interaction.
• Ability to work across a matrix environment.
• Deliver on established client SLA, Monthly Deliverables and Weekly Metrics while maintaining high client satisfaction rating.
• Must be organized, responsive to fast moving events, ability to problem solve, and team building a must.
• Self-motivated but willing to work in concert with peers to solve overall program challenges.

Additional “Preferred” skills
• Product Experience 3-5 years
o Microsoft Office 2010
o Visio (occasional use)
o Microsoft Project 2007, 2010
o Google (primarily Gmail/Drive)
• Strong leadership skills 5 years
• Project Management 3-5 years
• Presentations skills 3 years

Must have an active Secret clearance

   Dogwood has been consulting on Cyber Security and related IT services for commercial clients and federal agencies since 2001. We owe our success to the professionals we have been fortunate enough to hire and retain to perform to the standards set forth by leadership within our commercial clients and the federal government. For this reason, we seek only those candidates with the highest ethical standards who meet the experience requirements for the security obligations we have been entrusted with. Within your application or in a separate attachment, please provide a few bullet points that briefly state your applicable experience from the job description above as well as any other information that you feel may be pertinent to the responsibilities of this key role. Candidates who meet this request will receive full consideration.

   Please apply to with “1617, PM” in the subject line. All responses will be held in confidence. Dogwood Management Partners, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, Veterans, Service Disabled Veterans, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Dogwood Partners, Dogwood Services & Dogwood Technologies are equal opportunity employers. Minorities, disabled persons, veterans and disabled veterans are especially encouraged to apply.