Polaris Alpha is seeking Program Managers / Deputy Program Managers (PM/DPM) to support ongoing system engineering programs in support of multiple contracts. Candidates must have experience with program/project management including technical performance oversight and monitoring, budgeting, planning, scheduling, and risk management. Key tasks for PM/DPM include interfacing with government leadership, subcontractors, internal management, financial analyst and technical task leads to monitor, track and report both technical and financial performance and status of the program. Prepare, analyze, track and report budgets, tasks, and schedules needed to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned portions of a program or programs. Works in a team environment to ensure issues are resolved. Prepares and reviews statement of works, status reports, project descriptions, technical reports and contract actions.
Polaris Alpha develops innovative solutions to the most significant challenges affecting our Nation's ability to collect, utilize, and defend digital information. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!
• Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering
• Requires a minimum seven (7) years of experience managing government technical acquisition, systems engineering programs
• Responsible for managing the program’s technical scope, schedule, budget and risk and developing program documentation and program schedules
• Experience in leading multiple teams, managing relationships, and be a key contributor proposal efforts
• Experience in managing project/program budgets and financial planning including the review and providing input for Estimate-To-Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Reports, and other financial reports as appropriate to provide the status of funded projects
• Assist and coordinate administration of all aspects of an ongoing ISR program, including, planning, organizing, leading and controlling program activities
• Effectively communicate and coordinate with leadership, US Government customers, contracting officer and contractors (Prime and Sub), to establish relationships to support program management technical performance, capture initiatives and other new requirements as appropriate
• Participate in weekly project meetings to review project progress and issues
• Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance, which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.