• Program Manager - MDRIVE - Navy

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    Job Title: Program Manager (MDRIVE-Navy)

    Job Location: DC Metro Area (Vienna, VA)

    Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret clearance

    Certifications:  PMP certification or DAWIA Level II in Program Management

    Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

    Job Responsibilities:

    Trace Systems is actively recruiting for a Program Manager to join our Cloud Virtualization Solutions team. This position will provide support for a cleared customer based in our Vienna, Virginia.

    Duties and responsibilities include: 

    • Oversight for innovative, rapidly expanding Government IT programs, serving the authorized point of contact with the KO, CORs and Government Technical leads to ensure excellent performance. 
    • Responsible for successful management of all contract activities, interfacing with Government personnel, Contract managers, and subcontracting team members.
    • Develops overall program strategy, tactics and goals. Formulates and reviews DoD customer strategic plans, subcontracting strategies, and deliverable items.
    • Determines contract costs and ensures conformity with contract terms and conditions.  
    • Maintains and manages the client interface at the senior levels of the client organization.
    • Establishes and maintains relations with senior-level customer and corporate leadership.
    • Possess and apply excellent oral and written communications skills with a demonstrated capability for dealing with all levels of Government personnel and Contractor managers.
    • Meets with Government and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items.
    • Ensures conformance with program task schedules and costs.
    • Organizes, directs, and coordinates planning and production of all Contractor and subcontractor personnel, and is ultimately responsible for the delivery of enterprise IT services, projects and operational sustainment.
    • Pro-actively identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, and develops alternative solutions.
    • Organizes, directs, and manages contract operation support functions, involving multiple, complex and inter-related project tasks.
    • Ensures that all contract deliverables are delivered on time.
    • Responsible for planning, supervision, and execution of all aspects of contract performance, executive level direction, scheduling, and technical performance while requiring require strong interpersonal and communication abilities.
    • Applies strategic thinking and the ability to synchronize priorities across the global enterprise while improving mission operations and customer satisfaction.
    • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product and works with third-party vendors.
    • Contributes to the development of new principles and concepts. Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides highly innovative solutions.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Experience and strong familiarity with ISO process implementation and application within Enterprise IT support organizations.
    • Experience with application of IEEE standards for systems engineering.
    • 15 years’ experience in the last 20 years managing systems or IT functions in a Federal government, multinational or joint service environment, with 5 years’ experience as a PM or senior technical project manager on an IT system implementation.
    • 10 years’ experience in an IT technical discipline - (IA/cybersecurity, systems design and architecting; network engineering, IT systems engineering)
    • PMP certification or DAWIA Level II in Program Management
    • Active in-scope US Government issued Top Secret clearance
    • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated experience with application of ISO standards and Dev/Sec/Ops for software development
    • Demonstrated experience with implementation of Knowledge Management systems


    • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Business, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Finance).

    Trace Systems

    Headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


    To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact rrobertson@tracesystems.com

    Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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