Continental Mapping
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, 401(k), Paid Holidays, PTO and more!

Are you an experienced Project Manager with a PMP certification? Does your experience include knowledge of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission? Continental Mapping is hiring a Deputy Project Manager for our Defense & Intelligence (D&I) sector. This is a perfect opportunity to apply your in-depth knowledge and understanding in Project Management at a top-notch geospatial organization! We offer excellent benefits and an inclusive workplace culture where you will feel valued as an employee!

U.S. Citizenship required. Active security clearance required. Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility preferred.


This position can be based in Sun Prairie WI, Tampa, FL or Washington, DC areas.

About Us

Continental Mapping Consultants, LLC (Continental Mapping) is a dynamic, geospatial technology and automation company providing authoritative geospatial answers for global markets. Sourcing data from earth, sky, and space, we develop actionable intelligence to enhance critical decision-making for government and private entities focused on national security, mobility, infrastructure, and environmental concerns. Proven processes and proprietary technologies augment our geospatial data collection, curation, analysis, and dissemination capabilities. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Continental Mapping has mapped in over 180 countries and on all seven continents. We are listed on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US for the third year in a row!

Job Overview

The Deputy Project Manager will oversee and drive project execution for the Defense & Intelligence sector projects. This role has direct responsibility for the overall management of the cost, schedule, quality and customer/partner communications for the life of the project(s). This position requires extensive experience in running projects and teams remotely using industry-accepted project management processes, resource management, team leading and performance analysis. The Deputy Project Manager will direct and supervise staff and resources falling under their assigned projects.

Essential Functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

Qualifications: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Direct responsibilities and oversight for managing project(s) cost, schedule, quality, and customer/partner communications.
  • Create, control and oversee project plans, subcontractor plans, execution, and project deliverables for one or more projects, in line with sector goals/directives.
  • Set production goals and track performance against goal via production and analysis of ETCs and EACs; creates and manages Cost Estimates, SubK plans, burn rates, etc.
  • Responsible for communication and management of resource needs, scheduling, and plan to Director Defense & Intelligence.
  • Support Business Development within the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Support Technical Advisor with development and analysis of metrics and project estimates.
  • Prepare written technical responses and proposals.


  • Supervises direct reports including approving timecards, performing reviews and addressing HR issues.

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • DHS client specifications and requirements, data compilation workflows and best practices, and security requirements.
  • Government security protocols to ensure the safekeeping of customer and staff information.
  • PMBOK / AGILE best practices.
  • Formal project management techniques (PMBOK / AGILE).
  • Demonstrated experience with software including but not limited to: ESRI Production Mapping suite of tools, including DataReviewer, Workflow Manager, and Task Assistant Manager, Microsoft suite, GAIT, Socet Set, Conflation Technologies, Map Compilation, Arc SDE, Database Schema Mapping, Open Source research techniques, ArcGIS, SDE, QGIS.
  • Effectively utilize project management tools (MS Project, UNANET)

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years' progressive or project management experience managing high-performance teams within the geospatial domain.

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Active security clearance required. Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility preferred.
  • PMP required 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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