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Program Manager

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Job ID: 2111086
Location: REMOTE WORK, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


The National Security Group of SAIC is actively seeking a Program Manager.  The successful candidate will report with or directly report to the Vice President, Programs DoD Agencies and Commands in the National Security Customer Group.

The Program Manager is operationally and administratively responsible for the management, direction, control and professional/technical development of over 80 Team (Prime and Sub) SAIC personnel performing work in various core discipline areas including cyber operations, planning, training and exercise, business area support & project management and security.  This project supports various task areas plus an optional task (for the increased capacity to support work done in the Integrated Cyber center) that directly impact the operation and defense of the DODIN, cyber defense of the Nation, critical combatant command operations, planning and exercise  support.  Sets and enforces day-to-day objectives for task order personnel, providing guidance and direction to prioritize the team’s efforts.  Performs project management tasks and maintains continuous communication with corporate resources in order to augment/support the team’s execution, as required.  Responsible for cost control; as well as processes and personnel performing quality assurance during planning and quality control during execution of assigned tasks.  Continually monitors operations to anticipate and support surge operations, as required.  The SAIC Task Order Program Manager will ensure that during the task order kickoff meeting the technical requirements of the applicable accessibility standards are taken into consideration in the technical approach, quality assurance/quality control planning, and deliverable review. SAIC understands that all Section 508 regulatory requirements must also be adhered to by any subcontractors and vendors on the SAIC Team for the task order. 


Daily activities include:

  • Provides overall strategic management, defines the program scope and objectives, manages project’s scope, schedule, budget, and risk
  • Develops project management plans, project documentation, work breakdown structures, project schedules, integrated master schedules, financial reports, and risk documentation. Prepares charts, tables, graphs, and diagrams to assist in analyzing and effectively presenting information
  • Reviews risk and risk mitigation activities of the project and proposes budgets for the same
  • Coordinates schedules to facilitate completion of tasks and contract deliverables, briefings/presentations, and project reviews
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables
  • Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including other Directorates, Cyber National Mission Forces, Service Components, other Government organizations, end users, and IT services
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract
  • Responsible for managing the project’s scope, schedule, budget, and risk and developing project documentation such as, project schedules, financial reports, and risk management documentation. Prepares charts, tables, graphs and diagrams to assist in analyzing and effectively presenting information
  • Reviews risk and risk mitigation activities of the project and proposes budgets for the same
  • Evaluates, analyzes, and proposes operational and technical alternatives
  • Reviews and provides input for Estimate-To-Complete, Funds and Man-Hour Expenditure Report, or other financial reports as appropriate to provide the status of funded projects. Reviews and evaluates projects Rough Order of Magnitude
  • Directs technical teams and facilitates the integration of subtasks to ensure the optimal use of assigned resources and subcontractors
  • Serves as focal point to the Government Project Manager for managing all tasks and subtasks and as principal representative for project direction and providing project status updates, including financial status
  • Provides information to the Government regarding significant issues, provides recommended solutions in a transparent manner; and takes corrective action to issues brought by the Government Project Manager or COR



  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of experience as a Project Manager with a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Project Management, Business Management, Economics, Political Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Law, Government Contracting, Finance/Accounting, or related discipline
  • Minimum CAPM, PMP, or equivalent certification



  • Active TS/SCI Polygraph

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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