Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Senior Program Manager

Job Code: GW-06142111563933
Salary Range: Up to $200K
Job Location: CA--
City: San Jose    State: CA


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years relevant 
experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience to meet 
managerial expectations. 

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants 
selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet 
eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of 
work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
We have an immediate opening for a Senior Program Manager. The position provides an 
opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that 
supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  Our employees work closely 
with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes 
national security missions.

• Uses proposal plans and strategies to lead team in developing, defining, and 
implementing cohesive, integrated program/product, subcontractor, and material plans 
and business plans that achieve overall current and long term objectives of the 
program/product, business unit, and division 
• Identifies needed resources for projects, defines and assigns major program roles 
• Leads the establishment of and sets integrated WBS-based budget and schedule 
baselines including management reserve for advanced development programs/products or 
major subcontracts where the scope is not well defined and there is significant 
possibility for change 
• Monitors work accomplished to baseline plans to ensure rate of work completion is 
sufficient to meet program/product schedules, develops corrective actions, and 
communicate issues, impacts and corrective actions to program teams 
• Balances programs, risks and opportunities with executable strategies to meet 
technical requirements and budgets 
• Manages people who lead department or cross-functional program teams in matrix 
organization to achieve schedule, cost, and technical performance objectives 
• Develops personnel to ensure efficient operation 
• Delegates assignments to others for developing solutions 
• Sets standards for metric reviews over a family of programs/product line or within a 
business area 
• Responsible for maximizing profit and cash flow of products/programs 
• Prepares and presents program/product status to leadership and external customers 
• Interfaces with customers on technical matters regarding program/products 
• Leads team to identify and quantify risks and opportunities; leads risk mitigation / 
opportunity capture activities 
• Reviews organizational capabilities, and development/execution of strategies, to 
improve the competitiveness of the organization through actions such as professional 
growth & development, strategic hiring, strategic partnering, and acquisitions 
• Identifies market/scope changes and develops product/program positions for 
costs/price and feature changes or equitable cost/schedule adjustments 
• Develops and executes proposal plans and strategies 
• Develops customer relationships and develops new business within the market/program 
• Leads the patent and data rights for the products/programs/proposals/subcontracts 
• May be responsible for directing the planning, proposal preparation, negotiation, 
budgeting, performance measurement, and profit generation of other program managers 
• May be responsible for Remote Site Management 


• Substantial knowledge of products and technologies including current and potential 
• Substantial knowledge of target customer markets 
• Ability to generate cohesive program plans 
• Must be able to establish and assure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and 
performance requirements 
• Ability to develop and implement a product-oriented WBS and WBS Dictionary 
• Ability to track work accomplished to baseline plans and identify issues, track 
progress, and follow through on effective corrective actions based on data analysis and 
• Ability to understand and analyze program financial data 
• Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions on programs to 
internal and external representatives 
• Substantial verbal and written communication skills 
• Ability to evaluate quality of work product to ensure satisfaction of customer 
• Substantial understanding of advanced of risk and opportunity management techniques 
and ability to apply them to programs 
• Substantial knowledge of business objectives proposal techniques, and business 
development for new business 
• Ability to lead teams in matrix organization 
• Ability to lead others in team building, conflict resolution, motivation, and 
• Ability to develop and execute proposal plans and strategies 
• Ability to apply advanced negotiation skills to solve internal, external and customer 
• Substantial understanding of business and supply chain strategy 
• Substantial knowledge of government contracting practices and regulations regarding 
• Outstanding relationship management and marketing skills 
• Ability to identify partnership candidates best suited to fill product/program gaps 
• Needs ability to execute company policies that affect immediate operations 
• Skilled in the development and implementation of product/program strategy and tactics 
• Ability to manage/mentor others within program management discipline 
• Demonstrates proper negotiation of program/product line related decisions 
• Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments normally 
result in serious delays and considerable expenditure of additional time, human 
resources, and funds 
• Will interact frequently with internal personnel and outside representatives at 
various levels 
• Working Knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint 
• May be required to travel 
• May be responsible for hire/fire decisions

Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate