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Date: Jan 18, 2018

Location: Herndon, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 13015 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Project Management Specialist to join our team in Herndon, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).



Description: As a project management specialist, provide support to multiple projects of varying type, size, duration and complexity. The PM Specialist will be expected to draw upon project management fundamentals; utilize a variety of tools and applications; and access multiple data sources or coordinate with different departments in order to best support employees in the field and senior leadership at headquarters. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate who wants to be exposed to, and learn about, all facets of the business; enjoys work that is fast paced and changes from day-to-day; desires to help develop solutions and make recommendations which contribute to the success of a business; and generally wants to be challenged.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project support – Provide general, holistic project management support to other Delivery Managers (DMs) in the field, client managers (CM) at headquarters, and senior leadership as needed. Examples may include:
    • Performance metrics and assessments
    • New opportunity/proposal support
    • Project audits
    • Presentation development/maintenance
    • Cost/Benefit [and other financial] analysis
    • Assist DMs/employees with deliverables, forecasting, and timekeeping
  • Data calls – Respond to data call requests of varying time sensitivities from DMs and senior management or create – and follow up on – data calls to be sent to DMs and employees.
  • Governance and oversight – Proactively oversee the day-to-day needs and maintenance of projects. Include ensuring deliverable are completed and submitted; data calls are responded to; invoices are timely; issues are resolved; etc. Examples include:
    • Monitor and review contract modifications, funding status, and purchase orders
    • Review and approve client invoices
    • Oversight of project personnel (new hires, time charging, leave, staffing plan)
  • Process improvement – Participate in improving internal and external processes to increase efficiencies and resolve problems. Assist PMO manager with developing standards for all DMs.
  • Communication – Maintain contact with DMs and employees in the field to ensure needs are met. Communicate with internal stakeholders and departments to ensure work is completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Tools – Utilize tools and programs to create reports, develop presentations and analyze data including:
    • Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
    • Deltek suite of tools (B&P, CostPoint, Cognos)
    • Other databases and internally developed tools


  • Minimum of three (3) years' demonstratable experience supporting delivery projects (on-site or HQ)
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of IT project management priciples and techniques
  • BA/BS degree or higher from accredited institution
  • Must meet minimum requirements to obtain security clearance


  • BA/BS degree or higher in management, engineering or IT related field
  • Active Secret/Top Secret security clearance
  • Project Management certifications, e.g. PMP, PgMP, ITILv3, etc.
  • Been a lead and/or PM for a one or more projects



This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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