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Position Information

Position Information:

Working Title: Project Manager
Faculty Rank: Project Associate
Posting Number: SR0160062
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.

Position Summary:

Virginia Tech is seeking an experienced project manager, research engineer, or research scientist to support an Army funded research project in mobile health and wireless communications. The successful candidate will:

• Manage the project to ensure successful completion of research and development objectives on time and within budget
• Prepare timely written reports and oral presentations that describe the project and fulfill contract reporting requirements
• Supervise graduate students, developers, engineers, and other project staff
• Work with the faculty principal investigator to issue subcontracts as needed, and maintain communication with subcontractors to ensure that they are making progress on their efforts.
• Interface with the university Office of Sponsored Projects on tasks such as reporting and project invoicing
• Interface with the university Office of Export and Secure Research Compliance to ensure that the project meets applicable regulatory requirements

The home base for this position will be in Falls Church, VA, although the team is likely to be geographically distributed, so some telework will be possible. Some travel will be required to support extended field testing at Army sites in Maryland and New Jersey.

Required Qualifications:

Strong written and presentation skills, as demonstrated by previous work experience.
Demonstrated experience with software or technical project management.
Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as electrical engineering, computer science, physics, biomedical engineering, or cyber security. Exceptions can be made for a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as electrical engineering, computer science, physics, biomedical engineering, or cyber security with significant relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with development of Android software on phones and tablets
Experience with mobile health technology and ecosystems
Experience with wearable technology
Experience with short-range wireless communication methods such as Bluetooth, Zigbee, DLNA, Miracast, etc.
Experience with Android security and encryption methods
Masters or doctoral degree in a relevant field, such as electrical engineering, computer science, physics, biomedical engineering, or cybersecurity

-Body area networking and wearable technology
Demonstrated experience with US Army communication networks such as SRW
Demonstrated experience with private LTE communications networks

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Offer of employment may require prior approval from the granting agency, Eligible for telecommuting, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Flexibility as described in position description.
Must be a U.S. Citizen

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must apply on line at – SR0160062 Search for Project Manager.

Employee Category: Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: 09/27/2016
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Band
Pay Range: Dependent upon experience
Department: Arlington Innovation Center
Location: National Capital Region
Location, if not Blacksburg: Northern Virginia Facilities
Location Zip Code: 22203
Work Schedule: Flexible
Job Posting Date: 05/12/2016
Review Begin Date: 05/26/2016
Job Close Date(if applicable):
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Reference #1
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