Federal Project Manager - Cyber Security (Secret Clearance)

Maryland, US

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Elastic is a search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at elastic.co

Elastic is growing its Federal Services Team to support our largest Department of Defence customer in the DC Metro area as well as various other locations across the U.S. and internationally. Elastic is currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead project engagement with our largest Federal customer.

An active U.S. Federal security clearance is required and as you'll be traveling for this position to deliver consultancy engagements onsite

If you are an experienced Program or Project Manager that is looking for a role in support of the United States Department of Defence, we want to talk to you.

The successful candidate will be happy working on their own initiative and will not require micro-management. Most of the team works remotely, and we are happy to consider you wherever you live. Do you want to see the world? Do you want to meet lots of new people and teach engineers how to use Elasticsearch? Come join us at Elastic!

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal teams, Stakeholders and third parties/vendors
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
What You Bring Along:
  • Active U.S. Federal security clearance - Secret or higher
  • 5+ Years Working in the U.S. Federal/SLED environment as an Program Manager or Project Manager
  • Clear, concise, timely, and accurate communications (both written and verbal) with the right audience. Drives business and technical discussions.
  • Worked with applications such as Monday.com or MS Project to name a few
  • Creates Project Management Plan, including project milestones/timelines, manages project hours
  • Runs all project-related meetings
  • Ensures team is committing appropriately and delivering according to commitments
  • We are looking for someone based within driving distance to Ft Meade, Maryland
Bonus Points:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Understanding of Elasticsearch and/or Lucene a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout the organization. Strong communication, relationship building, and organization skills
  • PMP Certification a plus 
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Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

We're looking to hire team members invested in realizing the goal of making real-time data exploration easy and available to anyone. As a distributed company, we believe that diversity drives our vibe! Whether you're looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Equity
  • Double your charitable giving - we match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Global minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave (moms & dads)
  • Generous vacation time and one week of volunteer time off 
  • Your age is only a number. It doesn't matter if you're just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.

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