CACI International Sr. Project Manager - Product Improvement in Reston, Virginia

Job Description:


Responsible for planning, organizing and managing a project, or series of smaller projects or a definable piece of a larger program for successful completion and performance consistent with contractual agreements. The Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) is a technologically advanced information processing, display, and telecommunications system that is the cornerstone of the National Weather Service (NWS) modernization and restructuring. AWIPS is an interactive computer system that integrates all meteorological, hydrological, satellite and radar data, enabling the forecaster to prepare and issue more accurate and timely forecasts and warnings. Directs and supervises all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities related to AWIPS Product Improvement tasks . Manages the direction of non-technical, technical or intelligence project through the design, implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives. Also responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned projects and for supporting new business development by leading or assisting with proposals. Projects managed are typically of moderate complexity. This opportunity is pending contract award.


Defines, launches, and drives mission-critical strategic and operational initiatives in core technical programs.

Creates a method of change management including ownership of a documentation library, communication plans, process training, etc.

Responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned programs and for supporting new business development by leading proposals.

Responsible for complex program management tasks and development of standards and processes for scheduling, administration, and accounting.

Provides thought leadership to project analyses and process improvement activities.

Matrix manages directors/managers from multiple departments to accomplish interdepartmental initiatives.

Clearly documents and presents findings including creation of diagrams and procedure documentation.

Responsible for driving recommendations through to implementation.

Communicates effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences, including assistance in the execution of the AWIPS CReaTE process.

As a key staff member, routinely interfaces with the AWIPS Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager, Chief Architect, and Mission Assurance Manager.

Identifies, analyzes and defines project/program requirements and scope.

Exercises broadly delegated authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing many routine and complex projects/programs in an agile development framework.

Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the program group/function.

Interviews, selects and trains staff to provide quality results for the organization as needed.

Develops performance plans and evaluations of employees, including subordinate supervisors as well as reviews evaluations to assure equity of individual employee performance objectives, standards and ratings among lower level staff/groups.


Typically requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and 12 to 15 years of experience, including three to five years of supervisory/management experience.

Must be a U.S. Citizen; requires ability to obtain/maintain NOAA/NWS Public Trust clearance


CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. Join CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. A Fortune magazine World's Most Admired Company in the IT Services industry, CACI is a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 2000 Index, and the S&P SmallCap600 Index. CACI provides dynamic careers for over 20,000 employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.