R&D Portfolio Manager
Department of Homeland Security, Dhs
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

51-200 employees

Veteran-owned firm providing strategic, tech-enabled government solutions.
Company Overview
Barbaricum stands out as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small business with a strong focus on leveraging emerging technologies to support long-term client goals, particularly in the realm of National Security. The company's commitment to quality and continuous improvement is evident in its ISO 9001: 2015 certification and CMMI Level 3 appraisal, and its rapid growth and recognition by institutions like Inc. Magazine and GovCon attest to its industry leadership. With a dynamic team providing global support across five continents, Barbaricum fosters a vibrant corporate culture that has earned it the title of a Best Workplace for 2017 by Inc. Magazine.

Company Stage


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Washington, District of Columbia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
IT & Security
  • Either a Bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience or a Master's degree and 5 years of experience
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Applicants selected must be eligible to receive DHS Suitability
  • Assist with the development and administration of RDT&E contracts, to include tasks such as: development of solicitation material, administration of source selection reviews, and assessing technical solutions
  • Monitor project performance and review deliverables to ensure technical, programmatic, and financial goals and objectives are met and identify possible program risks
  • Maintain and monitor program budgets to include gathering and reviewing monthly reporting information from project/program performers and developing budget execution plans
  • Organize, direct, and coordinate planning and production of all activities associated with assigned task order projects
  • Provide support to Portfolio and Program Managers in their continued engagement with DHS S&T customers on the receipt, prioritization, and regular reporting of their operational capability gaps
  • Provide data collection and analyses of user requirements and of existing and emerging systems, capabilities, and technologies
  • Perform routine tasks including, but not limited to, scheduling, writing internal memos, maintaining and updating Program Management records, filing, intranet website maintenance, preparing and reviewing presentations, records maintenance, and coordinate daily operations of the assigned program
  • Assist with planning technology transitions to the respective operational customer
  • Attend meetings, workshops, conferences, and program reviews at the direction of the program or project manager to provide programmatic and technical review, record meeting minutes, and contribute to the program management dialogue with performers
  • Provide assistance in managing and responding to program-aligned S&T Executive Secretary data calls, compile information, and prepare information for reporting to senior leadership
  • Support the identification, assessment, evaluation, and testing of existing and emerging technologies, systems, and capabilities, including: coordination with related government, academic, and industry programs; attending meetings and symposia; coordinating meetings and programs reviews; and supporting program advocacy including development and production of presentation materials
Desired Qualifications
  • Demonstrated proficiency providing program management and analytical support to programs and projects serving DHS Mission Areas such as Physical and Cyber Security, Border & Immigration Enforcement, and Infrastructure Protection
  • Experience monitoring project development performance and reviewing deliverables to ensure technical, programmatic and financial goals and objectives are met and identify possible program risks
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills. Proven results-oriented problem solving abilities
  • Experience with presentation graphics and/or spreadsheet tools
  • Experience providing guidance, feedback, and consulting services to federal program managers
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment, demonstrate teamwork and initiative, and function productively in the face of new assignments and the re-prioritization of existing assignments
  • Experience providing program and/or project management support in on research and development contracts
  • Experience facilitating resolution of customer requirements, including helping to identify and document capability gaps, formulate and develop technological solutions, and participate in and contribute to strategic discussions
  • Experience preparing and reviewing presentations, reports, project schedules and weekly status inputs
  • Experience supporting the development and production of architectures, organizational charts, and operations plans and procedures, to include program Standard Operating Procedures
  • Experience supporting DHS components and agencies either operationally or through project management
  • DHS Suitability preferred