PAE, Inc Lead Project Manager in Falls Church, Virginia

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Lead Project Manager


  • An eDiscovery Lead Project Manager (LPM) is responsible for managing 4 to 5 for eDiscovery Project Managers (PM) who coordinate the collection, tracking, processing, hosting, review, and production of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) as well as hard copy material to support Department of Justice (DOJ) investigators and attorneys during the discovery phase of litigation.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM is an adept communicator who understands the importance of concise messaging to our client Case Managers (CM), Contracting Officer Representatives (COR), and Office of Litigation Support (OLS) Director.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will facilitate project team as well as client meetings, manage agendas, and ensure meeting action items are memorialized and completed.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will have experience plotting out and implementing workflows from the evidence collection phase all the way through document production.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will have experience formulating project budgets and developing level-of-effort (LOE) projections.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM is able to simultaneously manage 3 to 5 moderately active and moderately sized cases. The LPM must seamlessly work with PAE managers and technical staff as well as DOJ attorneys and case managers; all having varying levels technical skills.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM plays a key role as the lead coordinator and/or contributor on team projects and provides tactical input to them. An LPM will delegate assignments to other staff member as required.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will have expert knowledge of data hosting platforms such as Concordance, iCONECT, and Relativity. In addition, the LPM should possess a strong understanding of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) tools like the Relativity Assisted Review Suite or Equivio. Finally, the LPM should have a working knowledge of Electronic File Processing (EFP) tools such as IPRO eCapture, LexisNexis LAW, and Venio.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will have experience using industry standard chain-of-custody (COC) procedures and be familiar with forensic approaches for preserving data integrity. This includes managing COC documentation and coordinating hand-off of evidence between multiple internal and external parties.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will be adept at absorbing diffuse information, critically analyzing it, preparing summary reports, and presenting the same to internal as well as external stakeholders.

  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will be an experienced proposal writer and presenter.


  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in a technical field.

  • Advanced degree or Juris Doctor (JD) is desirable.

  • At least 6 years of experience in an eDiscovery position.

  • At least 4 years of in-depth experience using Relativity, iCONECT, or Concordance is required.

  • Use of Relativity Conceptual and Structured Analytics or Equivio is helpful.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Certifications preferred:

  • Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA)

  • Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Need to be proactive, organized and detail oriented.

  • Must be willing to work on a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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