JCETII Deputy Program Manager

Alion Science and Technology   •  

Annapolis Junction, MD

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 31 days ago



Deputy for the Joint Capabilities Embedded Technologies Insertion and Integration (JCETII) task order, largest contract in Alion history, approaching $800M ceiling over five years. Supports in excess of 90 projects across alll DoD organizations, focused upon developing and implementing advanced technologies in the hands of the warfighter. Would be considered in succession programto replace the Program Manager as required. This is a high speed, rapid response, operational flavor type of program management. Those that need to take their time to get it right should not apply. If you enjoy working at consistently high tempo, working with a highly motivated and responsive team, and having more to do that humanly possible, you are the right choice!

In addition to overall program deputy will manage several advanced, developing programs of large subsystems or small total systems, or production or logistics program for major total system. Requires developing and managing unprecedented program plans or delivery methods across derivative and distinctive products.

The overall program serves multiple customers and requires developing and managing unprecedented program plans across several subcontractors and several distinctive products. Program is contained at more than one major geographic location requiring coordination of technology and/or production across multiple domestic and/or worldwide locations. . The programinvolves new, advanced technologies and applications are required that apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts across program requirements. Contributes to the development of new principles and concepts to solve complex, highly innovative, and ingenious problems. Long-range financial forecast is for significant, aggressive future growth represented in numerous distinct developing products, components, systems, or subsystems that include derivative technologies (exclude follow-on business). Long-range forecast is unlimited duration and represents a key factor in the company's strategic business objectives. May include firm-fixed price and cost plus contractrequirements.

Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the company on assigned programfrom inception through completion. Manages technical and administrative staff and provides ongoing direction in the performance of the assigned program.

Develops and monitors program plan including time and cost estimates. Ensures project outputs are delivered on schedule and within funding.

Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to program plan and schedule, identifies programproblems, and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractualspecifications.

Prioritizes workload and determines staffing levels and any adjustments in staffing. Maintains a staffing level to ensure technical quality and appropriate experience levels are consistent withcurrent and projected project activities.

Reviews reports and briefings prepared by technical staff for quality.

Leads technical discussions for project reviews. Prepares and delivers formal briefings.

Ensures that appropriate training is delivered to program staff.

Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customer, subcontractors and other outside agencies.

Acts as primary customer contact for program activities. Regularly meets with and updates the customer on project status. Leads program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.

Develops new business or expands business with the customer. Coordinates preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract. Participates in negotiating contract and contract changes.


a. A TS clearance with SCI eligibility .

b. Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical, business, operations, or equivalent field.

c. A minimum of five years of Special Operations program experience.

e. An active certification in at least one of the following:

1. Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP)

2. Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification,

3. Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC P/PM) Level 3,

4. Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III Program Management certification.

Highly desired

a. Ten years of experience in DoD intelligence programs.

b. A minimum of five years of experience with oversight of engineering program logistics, as well as managing program the requirements of day-to-day operations of multiple teams in a distributed environment

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Leadership and management skills as evidenced by previous work experience.