Project SME

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


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Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN, you are not an employee; you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. 


Come join the company and develops innovative solutions to make the positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance!


Job Overview:

GaN is seeking a Subject Matter Expert (SME) project specialist to join our team to support an ongoing program located in Huntsville, AL. The primary duties of this position will be to provide technical assistance on the program, identify tasks, and verify that program deliverables are fulfilled. Selected candidate will need to possess strong communication skills with respect to providing customer facing reviews and recommendations and must be a self-starter able to work in a team-oriented, multi-disciplined environment.


  • Serve as an SME on project related items and issues
  • Work with PM to develop statements of work (SOW), tasks, and schedules for GaN employees and sub-contractors
  • Provide technical direction for project area and manage work plans
  • Collect, analyze, and report on data and adjust plans as need to fulfill program deliverables
  • Provide reports and project updates
  • Develop and deliver presentations at execution level
  • Work with customer to generate test plans


Requirements (minimum):

  • BS in engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in one or more of the following: unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Army rotary aviation platforms (AH64D/E preferred), and/or aviation simulations
  • MUM-T experience
  • DoD experience with testing in simulated & manned configurations
  • Previous experience developing and managing products in use by government customers
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work independently and proactively


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Apache Project Management office
  • AH 64 pilot experience


Special Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must have an ACTIVE secret security clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify




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