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Job #: R-00024209
Location: Herndon, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The RAPTOR XXV program is looking for a program manager to join our international team. The Raptor XXV program is responsible for the deployment and O&M of an OCONUS WAN communications network and a communications s/w management system. The program supports 40+ interconnected sites.

The candidate PM will manage multiple contract line items (CLINS) and brief the overall (technical, cost and, schedule) performance of the program to the customer. The selected individual will be the primary representative to the customer and is a designated key individual on the contract. He or she will manage three cross functional teams: 1) the OCONUS field/operations team, 2) the CONUS software development team, and, 3) the CONUS Replica/Hardware lab team. The candidate PM will ensure all teams follow tasking and prioritization provided by the customer.  The candidate PM will provide the customer with staffing, subcontractor management, configuration management, risk management plan, safety plan, reports and reviews, value engineering and security requirements.  Due to the time zone differences and mission requirements, the PM must be available via phone or email 24/7/365. The PM must have excellent communication skills and be able to manage remote teams effectively.   The PM should have knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas: network engineering, software engineering, systems engineering, hardware/RF engineering.


Required Qualifications

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI with a polygraph in order to be considered for this position
  • Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. Generally has 4+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
  • A minimum, Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or other related technical field or in a business or management-related field accompanied by experience managing complex programs
  • Generally has 5+ years of experience as a team lead or leading projects or major tasks/work-stream
  • Must travel to OCONUS location- 10%-15% per year
  • Knowledge of field operations and experience building trusted relationships with government customer
  • Requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within one or more areas/domain specified above
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Has advanced knowledge and skills within a specific technical or professional discipline with understanding of the impact of work on other areas of the organization
  • Effectively leverages the experience of and working successfully with other subject matter experts
  • Knowledge of industry practices, and ability to apply advanced principles and concepts
  • Experience providing effective feedback and peer review of work products/deliverables

Preferred/Additional/Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with international and finance related support systems
  • Experience handling with expatriate related benefits/issues
  • Experience in managing remote located team(s)
  • Experience managing subcontractor(s)
  • Experience as a DPM on a program

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

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Proj and Prog Management


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