SME Functional 4 - Task Lead - Integrated Product Support Services (IPSS)

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Position Title SME Functional 4 - Task Lead - Integrated Product Support Services (IPSS)
Position Type Full Time
Position Location Must be located in the National Capital Region and able to be present at primary client site in Silver Spring, MD as needed (approximately 4-5 days per week) as well as additional sites as needed (e.g., Fort Detrick, MD and/or Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, VA).
Tracking Code 00577
Daily Responsibilities

Systems Plus is seeking an Integrated Product Support Services (IPSS) Task Lead with military healthcare and/or research experience to lead a multidisciplinary team within the Defense Health Agency (DHA)’s Research & Development Directorate (J-9). The J-9 research mission focuses on medical and health services research to improve quality and continuity of care for service members, veterans and their beneficiaries. The IPSS is responsible for developing, marketing, tracking, and maintaining products using a well-defined lifecycle management process to support leadership decision making for the purposes of management control; support product dissemination; assist with product retirement and/or replacement as needed; and leverage industry best practices for measuring the impact and effectiveness of products.


  • Lead a multidisciplinary team (e.g., researchers, healthcare experts, communications specialists, graphics illustrators) to support the Defense Health Agency (DHA)’s Research & Development Directorate (J-9).
  • Assist in monitoring and directing day-to-day operations of the assigned program to ensure that policies and procedures are being followed, that contract and client goals and objectives are met, and that services and projects are being accomplished effectively and efficiently.
  • Produce or assist with business case analysis of potential products, and prepare briefings, fact sheets, tables, figures, and technical reports and customize as needed for client leadership and senior executive leadership within the MHS.
  • Conduct and report on analyses of costs, dissemination and marketing metrics, and product impact.
  • Engage with senior-level military and civilian personnel, subject matter experts, and key program stakeholders to provide information and briefing reports and possibly manage or facilitate meetings, working group sessions, and strategic action groups.
  • Update deliverables based on customer, staff, or program manager feedback related to possible gaps, errors, and improvements
Required: Years of Experience (min)
  • At least 5 years of experience in a management or consultant role
Required: Degree
  • Minimum Master’s Degree in management, health policy, or a biomedical science field (e.g., medicine, nursing, biology, chemistry, psychology, public health, epidemiology, medicine, or related interdisciplinary degree)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or significant experience in a project manager role.
Required: Experience
  • Position requires self-direction and exceptional interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with all levels of management, staff, and external customers.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain relationships, demonstrate initiative, exude a professional presence, focus on results and demonstrate enthusiasm
  • Familiarity with Department of Defense policies and processes related to research, development, and acquisitions (e.g., Defense Acquisition University training certificate, demonstrated knowledge of DoD 5000 regulations) is a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities, with strong conceptual and systems-thinking abilities and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid working knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office business suite, to include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required to prepare reports, briefings, and products; experience with Adobe Professional and with posting and sharing documents in SharePoint.
Required: Clearance
  • None

About Systems Plus


Systems Plus is headquartered in Rockville, MD with over 2 decades of experience providing Global Enterprise Management, Technology, Engineering and Professional services and solutions across Defense and Federal Civilian government sectors.


From Discovery to Delivery, Systems Plus brings a greater measure of confidence, commitment and value to our clients. With various Defense and Federal contracts across the United States, Europe and Pacific/Asia, we are driving innovation and excellence within the Special Operations Forces Components and Commands, Defense Health Agency, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, National Institute of Standards and Technology, House of Representatives and more.


Through our diverse portfolio of clients and capabilities we power vision and insight—discover what’s possible with a Small Business that thinks BIG!

Interested individuals should email their resume with salary expectations and with a cover letter to careers@sysplus.com or fax them to (301) 948-3918.