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SMX Cloud Project Lead (2445) in Topeka, Kansas

Cloud Project Lead (2445)at SMX(View all jobs) (https://www.smxtech.com/careers/)

United States

SMX is seeking a Cloud Project Lead to lead a high-visibility Cloud project within the 4 th Estate / DoD Joint vertical, within the DSG Defense & National Security – Defense Digital Portfolio. This project management role will drive client engagement and solution delivery by DSG in support of the STORMBREAKER contract. DSG’s role focuses on establishing a new cloud/hybrid cloud hosting infrastructure and governance model for the INDOPACOM J5/J6 to enable deployment of STORMBREAKER in a Dev/Test/Prod manner before EOY 2023. The role is responsible for program execution, on contract growth, retention of current talent, and hiring new employees when/where required. In addition to the leadership role on STORMBREAKER, the candidate will support the management of the 4 th Estate / DoD Joint vertical (30 employees / $4M+ in annual revenue). In this function, the successful candidate will primarily support competitive growth opportunities – in particular the recompete of incumbent work supporting the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Joint Program Office (JPO). This position is remote but may require occasional travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage STORMBREAKER and/or additional assigned projects, from initial customer discussion, through execution, and completion of the contract, including the development of technical requirements documents and SOWs, project plans, status reports, closeout briefings, etc.

  • Lead a team with diverse skillsets, who work both onsite and remotely

  • Coordinate across the SMX Digital Solutions Group for matrixed resources required to support customer objectives

  • Coordinate across the SMX Digital Solutions Group and Mission Solutions Group to provide support to STORMBREAKER and other cloud projects, as needed

  • Interface with customers, leading project management and technical discussions

  • Drive growth on existing for assigned program(s)

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Secret clearance (with eligibility for Top Secret)

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong project / program management experience

  • Experience managing DoD contracts

  • Ability to manage and track multiple projects

  • Proficient in MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • Ability to work within a constantly evolving environment, quickly adapting to new and changing requirements

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to manage a diverse portfolio of projects / programs

  • Experience supporting BD / capture activities to include the ability to create content for proposals, serve as a book boss, and participate in color team reviews

  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently without a lot of oversight



Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including disability and veterans.

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.