Terrestris Global Solutions is a fast-growing research, human capital, and consulting company committed to solving complex problems for federal, state, and local government clients. We offer a range of professional, scientific, and technology services. Our specific areas of expertise include business consulting, research and data science, and technology integration. We are currently seeking a Sr. Project Manager Analyst (Construction PM). The ideal candidate will possess the experience, vision, commitment, and integrity to successfully support the strategic goals of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). This position is onsite in Washington DC or offsite with travel.

Construction projects provide and maintain R&D capabilities to support the missions of S&T, the Department, and other government agencies that have interrelated homeland security missions. The investments include the construction of future assets, where a current capability does not exist, and upgrades to extend the life and capabilities of present laboratory facilities. It also includes developing strategies and approaches to operating and maintaining existing real and personal property assets, particularly related to laboratory infrastructure. The infrastructure construction, upgrade and sustainment mission is to plan, manage, and commission construction and sustainment projects that support research needs, comply with regulatory standards, and enhance the quality of facilities that house all DHS, DHS sponsored research and agency research that is congruent and complimentary to the overall Homeland Security mission. The branch uses industry-standard management practices and focuses on providing superior oversight of strategic agency and program goals in the context of project objectives and key performance parameters.

Duties included but not limited to:

  • Perform analyses of ideas, policies, and technical issues related to complex systems development and acquisition
  • Support with acquisition activities by applying program management skills equivalent to DHS Program Management Level III, and experience with the federal fiscal process and planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE)
  • Support with acquisition activities by applying a strong understanding of federal acquisition processes, including preparing procurement requests, pre-award, source selection, award and contract administration
  • Manage complex engineering or technical efforts that may involve multiple facets of an engineering discipline
  • Produce timely and accurate reports, responses to inquiries, development of client-driven requirements and deliverables


  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Active Secret-level Security Clearance and DHS Suitability preferred.
  • Project Management Professional certified
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in multiple writing formats, such as narratives, reports, memos, presentation materials, and the like
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Familiar with Microsoft office suite of programs, especially MS Project, Excel, and Word
  • Familiar with design and construction software programs like Primavera 6, AutoCAD, Micro station, and/or Adobe
  • Possesses team management and leadership skills to utilize Office support staff efficiently in accordance with identified priorities and resources
  • Familiar with construction inspection processes and activities used in reviewing, photographing, and documenting construction in progress
  • Understand the concept and application of Earned Value Management (EVM) to project management and be able to perform thorough analyses of scope, schedule, cost, and risk data
  • Experience in direct supervision of major efforts in the analysis, design, development, integration, training, testing, documentation, and implementation of complex systems
  • Familiarity, proficiency, and experience with all DHS acquisition guidance, such as with the Acquisition Lifecycle Framework (ALF) as defined in the DHS Acquisition Management Instruction 102-01-001, (Most current revision)
  • Experience in biocontainment laboratory, research, or hospital planning, design, or construction
  • Capable of working with a wide range of federal clients and comfortable working with multiple project consultants, architects, planners, construction contractors, and code officials
  • Familiar with developing, authoring, reviewing, analyzing, implementing, and maintaining design and construction related documents, plans, and other management systems or processes
  • Possesses, understands, and has basic working knowledge of government acquisition for architect-engineer-design and construction requirements

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other protected group or class.