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Director - Programs #2184

Amarx Search
McLean, VA
January 21, 2021

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Full Time position in Mclean, VA

Position ID: 2184

An excellent position with a large international defense / aerospace company

* Director - Programs *

Apply ONLY if you have 10+ years of Program Management, a Bachelor’s Degree, and a TS Clearance

You must currently be a United States Citizen (government related work)

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

We can ONLY consider your application if you have:

1: Active Top Secret Clearance with ability to obtain SCI

2: 10+ years of program management experience

3: Bachelor's degree

4: PMP Certified or equivalent

5: Program Management experience in planning, directing, and managing complex IT projects/operations on a large-scale program of >$150M annual value

6: Knowledge and experience in infrastructure design and engineering

7: Knowledge of current and emerging network and infrastructure technologies, as well as cloud operations

8: Knowledge and experience in securing, operating, and maintaining critical infrastructures

This position is contingent upon an award expected 03/2021

We are looking for a Director of Programs 1 to support the Intel and Foreign Affairs business unit.


The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions.


The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.


Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout).


Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems

DESIRED (not required) SKILLS:

:: Experience working with U.S. Department of State, DoD, Civil or Federal branch of Government

:: ITIL Certified or equivalent

:: Experience working in multi-cloud, hybrid cloud environments

:: Experience working in MS Azure environment

:: Certifications in MS Azure or AWS

:: Experience with Zero Trust Networks

:: Experience with Mobile solutions

:: Business development background or focus

:: DevSecOps experience

:: ISO 20000 experience

:: Record of on-time and on-budget delivery

:: Experience with Earned Value Management

:: Exceptional customer relationship management and communications skills

:: Written and spoken communication skills, including experience in presenting material to senior Government officials

Duties and Responsibilities

== Cultivate customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community

== Develop new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans

== Establish a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations

== Lead and direct cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

== Measure and report program performance

== Deliver presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders

== Participate in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions

== Establish design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test

== Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work

== Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements

== Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines

== Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools

== Identify, allocate and manage program resources, including workforce planning

== Manage Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)

== Manage suppliers to meet program objectives

== Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards

== Ensure program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities

== Development and adherence to master plans and schedules

== Conduct thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization

No interview, relocation or living expenses provided

Please send resume as a Microsoft Word attachment to

Amarx Search, Inc.