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IT Project Manager

Job ID: 2013368
Location: MACDILL AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 11, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a full-time IT Project Manager to work in a fast-paced, dynamic Department of Defense Chief Information Office (DoD CIO) support organization located in Tampa, FL. The successful candidate will lead a broad range of IT projects using project management best practices. He or she will be responsible for ensuring that the capability required by the government customer is successfully delivered and accepted. He or she will be responsible for multitasking several projects, including provisioning enterprise software, infrastructure, cyber security, and network system initiatives. The project manager will ensure that each assigned project is well-defined, expertly executed, and positively accepted. He or she will document project progress and communicate project status to key stakeholders. U.S. Central Command's (USCENTCOM's) published project management processes will be adhered to accordingly.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Works aggressively cross-divisionally with CIO leadership, program managers, engineers, and other key stakeholders to ensure full integration and synchronization of project management activities.

  • Ensures meeting coordination, scope clarity, policy compliance, alignment within strategic objectives, and effective communication.

  • Works with other project and program managers to ensure engineering, cyber security, and operational SME resources are available to deliver projects.

  • Directs project team to follow comprehensive communications and stakeholder engagement plans.

  • Updates MS Project plans and maintains files on Project Server.

  • Uses MS Office products to create and maintain project plans, schedules, Statements of Work, Bill of Materials, risk registers, and briefings.

  • Applies risk management principles to identify, analyze, mitigate, accept, or ignore risks for all projects.

  • Coordinates activities with IT portfolio managers, governance/policy leads, resource managers, program managers, and government leads to ensure desired solutions are supportable/documented across all functions --to include full cyber security accreditation and operational network sustainment.

  • Ensures all project scope changes are fully vetted and documented.

  • Works closely with engineering and operations teams to minimize design time and reduce service transition risks.


Required Qualifications:  



  • Bachelor's degree and 9+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 13+ years of experience.  

  • Active PMP certification

  • 5 years of experience in IT project management

  • Active Top Secret clearance with ability to secure a Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • DoD or federal government experience

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and apply other time management skills to operate effectively in a highly fluid, fast-paced environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, in both day-to-day operational and IT management interaction contexts




Desired certifications:   


  • ITIL V3 Foundations certified

  • Scrum or Agile certified

  • CISCO, VMWare, Microsoft, cyber security certification(s) a strong plus

  • USCENTCOM and/or similar senior DoD staff experience




SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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