Program Manager - C4ISR - Force Protection

Location: McLean, Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 11-02-2015
Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC) is greatly expanding its footprint in the areas of acquisition Integrated Logistic Support (ILS), and (Command, Control, Communication, Computers and Intelligence (C4I). The ILS business areas are in Naval ships and FMS air and land systems. The C4I product line aims at both military and commercial customers, domestic and global.

ATSC has an open position for a Programs Manager with experience that supervises, and governs corporate projects. reviews proposals to determine costs, timeline, funding, staffing requirements, and goals. Oversees the work of the business analysts and the project team.

Qualifications/Requirements
  • Has overall responsibility for planning, directing and coordinating activities pertaining to technology and business-unit projects, at the highest level for multiple projects.
  • Ensures that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives.
  • Is responsible for governing the team that develops and carries out internal IT and Business Units projects.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Consult with management and review approved projects to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements and allotment of resources.
  • Review and approve project plans, specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources.
  • Ensure adherence to technical scope and objectives of projects.
  • Ensure adherence to scheduled project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.
  • Resolve conflicts in assigned duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project personnel.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of global project management personnel to ensure projects progress on schedule and within budget.
  • Review status reports prepared by project personnel, and oversee the modification of schedules and plans as required.
  • Prepare program status reports, and keep management, clients and others informed of program status and related issues.
  • Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and resolve problems.
  • Coordinate and respond to requests for changes from original specifications.
  • Monitor project results against plan.
  • Review and approve technical and project documentation.
  • Assume key overall responsibility for ensuring that project participants have easy access to information that is useful to them.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Education Requirements
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Management
  • MS or MBA degree preferred
  • Minimum of at least 10 years of experience in Program Management in Defense industry/Department of the Navy or comparable Government Agencies, and experience managing $25M+ programs
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Atleast 5 years experience in Force Protection, C4ISR, FMS or other DOD program experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
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