Project Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
June 4, 2024

The Maritime software team has an opening for a Project Engineer to support the development and production environments for unmanned surface vessels on projects of national importance. This opening is located in Arlington, VA. The position will support existing program and line management. The candidate will collaborate with other line managers, Scrum Masters, developers, and testers.


  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customers and management.
  • Assist with coordination and tracking of multidisciplinary projects that involve multiple teams, supporting program management, Chief Engineers, and Lead Software Engineer.
  • Work with program management and the technical team to identify, analyze and report risk and schedule variances.
  • Use Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence to create and deliver effective, easily understandable, and concise report deliverables in a timely manner.
  • Ad hoc duties as needed by the Program Manager.

Job Requirements

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline- technical or business focused field
  • Demonstrated leadership experience through any combination of professional, academic, community, athletic or other activities
  • Analytical, detail-oriented, curious mindset with an interest in program finance, policies, administration and deliverables
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project and Outlook)
  • Excellent briefing, writing, communication, administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced proficiency with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye/Crucible, etc.)
  • Demonstrate experience applying project management principles using industry best practices such as the PMBOK and Scrum/Agile.
  • Experience with/exposure to software development
  • Exposure to SQL, Linux, C++, and Java
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