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BAE Systems IT Program Manger (Senior) in Warrenton, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world.

At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community; driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.

We are looking for experienced Program Manager to join our technology-based program supporting a key government customer. This program will deliver engineering services for network infrastructure as well as sophisticated enterprise computing infrastructure including end-point devices, data center hosted servers, multi-Cloud services as well as virtualized applications, and storage systems. Enterprise Computing Engineering services include modern application technology including containerized solutions with orchestrated workflow that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. Network infrastructure engineering services are comprised of core infrastructure, voice and video engineering, field engineering, application management and development for networks, network analytics, firewalls, network access controls and bandwidth service delivery. This is a fast paced, challenging, and rewarding experience in which you are able to provide solutions on one of the most complex and high profile programs within this community.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills

We are looking for Program Managers to manage IT projects ranging from simple to complex engineering solutions using PMF and Agile methodologies while collaborating with mission partners. The government customer requires skilled PM professionals to help manage solutions including office renovation/relocation, software/hardware procurement while completing projects on time and within budget.

We are actively seeking to fill multiple positions within this Job category with candidates that have a minimum of 6 years' experience. Bachelor's or Master s Degree are preferred in one or more of the disciplines described below where specific skills may include the following

  • Provides process and business change management, business systems support, data analytics and catalog ordering and development support. Key areas of development are the integration and operational development of Service Now, NILte and other billing software

  • Use PMF and Agile methodologies to manage projects leveraging Primavera, JIRA, ESMT, ServiceNow and other enterprise tools product

  • Oversee sprint planning, utilize gathered and analyzed technical information and perform daily Agile scrum. Maintain individual project schedules and schedule forecasts

  • Serve as programmatic liaison to the sponsor; maintains enterprise sponsor contacts to ensure conformity to all contractual obligations. Must possess strong interpersonal skills with tact as they collaborate with technical resources, engineering, developers, mission partners and senior officers

  • Formulate outcome and performance based tasking that leverages program control systems including, but not limited to EVMS and related program control methodologies

  • Provide technical and financial reports in order to document progress for the enterprise sponsor.

  • Maintain individual project schedules and schedule forecasts

  • Manage and ensure all project issues are resolved promptly to avoid negative impact to the budget or schedule

  • Autonomous approach that provides guidance and leadership to the sponsor and their management stakeholders

  • Work closely with the BAE Systems Talent Acquisition team to identify new candidates and adjudicate the interviews, vetting and hiring of the new required resources.

  • Manage the program staff directly or through assigned task order leads upon task order awards.

  • Provide communication that leads to the understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives across all enterprise stakeholders

  • Identify risks and documents program progress including implementation, time lines, issues, risks, quality and successes measures to meet contractual requirements

  • Develop, maintain, and implement a Program Management Plan that supports a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and guides the performance of functional activities performed on the Program

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • PMP, Agile, ITIL or other related Certifications

  • Quality processes including ISO, Six Sigma, CMMi

  • Familiarity with service catalog, IT Gateway, ESMT, PET, PCAS, AutoCAD, JIRA, and Primavera

  • Expertise and knowledge in the entire development system life cycle

  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies

  • Creating and managing a shared pool of internal and subcontract resources

  • Experience working with the government

IT Program Manger (Senior)


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