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IT Project Lead

Job ID: 2307170
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 24, 2023
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for an IT Project Lead (ADNS) supporting the Tactical Networks (TACNET) Capabilities Based In-Service Engineering Activity (CB-ISEA) Automated Digital Networking System (ADNS) Program of Record (PoR). This role is Hybrid, with periodic (25%) onsite requirements in San Diego, CA.

Job Duties:

  • Lead a staff of direct & indirect reports in support of support the Tactical Networks Capabilities Based In-Service Engineering Activity (TACNET CB-ISEA) Automated Digital Networking System (ADNS) Program of Record (PoR).
  • Accountable to the MS SDM & MS FA Manager for the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closing of multiple ADNS concurrent projects focusing on ADNS software load and test.
  • Responsible for all phases (initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closing) of multiple ADNS concurrent projects focusing on ADNS software load and test in geographically dispersed locations.
  • Collaborate with Government customer(s), external stakeholders, and internal teams to ensure success of project execution from inception to close out.
  • Manage the execution and oversight of approved projects to include integration, installation and maintenance activities as well as creating, tracking, and communicating schedule, performance, and compliance and other project specific deliverables.
  • Coordinate resource allocation to support ADNS installation efforts and manage technical team during execution.
  • Organize and participate in status/progress/issues briefings for ADNS installations.
  • Create and coordinate associated programmatic artifacts.
  • Facilitate project meetings with appropriate internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and keep stakeholders informed of project status, communicating any issues which impact project delivery.
  • Manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and tracking those efforts to on-time completion.
  • Ensure proper close-out of all projects, including Contracts Data Requirements List (CDRL) documents.
  • Provide feedback on technical team's performance on an efforts.
  • Participate in a continual improvement process and feedback sessions to gain efficiencies in shipboard installations of a complex enterprise network.
  • Ensure compliance with quality standards and escalate challenges to SAIC/Customer leadership as needed.




Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in EE, ME, CE, CS, TM, IS, IRM, IT, Physics or other related field and 5 years or more experience; years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Active DOD Secret clearance. Higher clearance accepted.
  • 5+ years managing diverse/concurrent DoD IT projects.
  • Able to operate in a fast paced environment with competing priorities.
  • Prior experience managing integration/installation projects.
  • Experience working with and leading subcontractors during project execution.
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills with the ability to manage competing project demands and dependencies.
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strategic planning skills.
  • Experience with IT infrastructure and systems (networks, routing/switching, servers, virtualization).
  • Familiarity with DoD Navy Afloat systems a plus (ADNS, CANES, or ISNS).


Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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