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Senior Program Manager

Job ID: 2315928
Location: BETHESDA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking mission-first professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering day-to-day excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today and help us #BringOnTomorrow!

SAIC seeks an experienced, results-oriented, inventive, and influential Senior Program Manager (PM) to manage and grow a single-award, IDIQ contract to include the daily management of the primary Task Order (TO) focused on Technical Exploitation. This IDIQ contract is comprised of additional awarded TO and each contains a PM responsible for day-to-day management tasks. The IDIQ PM is responsible for managing and mentoring the TO PMs. The PM is the primary point of contact with the COTR for matters involving technical performance, cost, and schedule and communication of progress and problems in a timely manner. The PM shall perform project managerial duties, which include but are not limited to maintaining required staffing levels of qualified personnel and assuring quality, content, and prompt delivery of all task and contractual deliverables. The IDIQ PM manages a team of task order level PMs. This position is based at the customer site in Bethesda, MD. As required, the PM shall also support technical tasking.


  • Primary focal point for contract performance, to include technical performance, cost, schedule, security, staffing, and allocation of appropriate skill mix aligned with tasking and contract deliverables
  • Delivering on-contract strategic and organic growth opportunities at the IDIQ and Task Order level
  • Provide regular reports to SAIC leadership on customer requirements/changes
  • Implement and manage on-boarding activities
  • Ensure the required level of expertise and competency of personnel are maintained in all assignments and kept current with rapidly evolving technologies
  • Ensure delivery of on-time and quality work-related products to the Customer and SAIC leadership
  • Ensure vacant positions are filled within the contract timelines by maintaining a pipeline of qualified candidates
  • Maintain awareness of SAIC solutions and surge support skills to present to customer at strategic opportunities
  • Coordinate and participate in quarterly Project Management Reviews (PMR)
  • Track, manage, and control contract costs
  • Identify and schedule technical personnel against assigned tasks and ensure on-time delivery
  • Manage subcontractors and subcontractor partners effectively



  • Active TS/SCI with eligibility/ability to obtain a Counterintelligence Polygraph Clearance as a part of starting in the position
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum eight (8) years of PM, project management, or technical leadership experience
  • PMP Certification
  • Experience as a Program Manager managing teams of 30 or more technical professionals
  • Experience in bringing innovative approaches to address complex problems bridging operational and technical domains
  • Strong analytic ability to evaluate programmatic data, resolve inconsistencies and propose solutions to program issues
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with contract personnel and manage subcontract relationships
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability and willingness to initiate and manage relationships across the customer leadership team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM-related field
  • 15 years of related work experience
  • Experience as PM of technical exploitation teams
  • Knowledge of military structure
  • Prior experience managing an IDIQ contract

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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