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Senior Program Manager (Secret Clearance Required)




Herndon, Virginia, United States


Compass Point, an Akima Company, is committed to helping government agencies modernize their IT infrastructure and systems to drive innovation and value. Come join an experienced, leading edge team committed to excellence and results. Compass Point offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, competitive salary and benefits, and a wide variety of career development opportunities. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.


We are seeking a senior level program manager with a strong technical background and demonstrated success in leading and managing large delivery teams providing Agile DevSecOps for a portfolio of enterprise-level applications and systems to support the US Coast Guard (USCG) Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber and Intelligence Service Center (C5ISC). Must have specific experience in Cloud migration of enterprise applications, cybersecurity, and collaboration with IT infrastructure service providers.

The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated experience leading teams working within multi-vendor environments and technical “software factories”, providing application/software development for Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security customers. Commercial experience also a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Modernizing legacy enterprise applications - driving innovative solutions - introducing industry best practices for large scale, enterprise applications.
  • Serve as a Development and Engineering technical advisor to government leadership.
  • Orally present and communicate instructions, and draft written reports and documents that convey the findings/results of analysis to non-technical audiences.
  • Prioritize tasks and assignments to Contractor work force based on best practices and Government’s direction and best practices.
  • Resolve problems, issues, or conflicts, as required.
  • Ensure Operational Issues are appropriately resourced and addressed in a timely manner; provide regular updates to government leadership.
  • Organizes, directs, and manages contract operation support functions, involving multiple complex and inter-related project tasks.
  • Manages teams of contract support personnel at multiple locations.
  • Maintains and manages the customer interface at the senior levels of the customer organization.
  • Meets with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items.
  • Oversees the integration and interoperability of operational applications and systems involving personnel, financial, mission support, and logistics mission needs.
  • Ensures conformance with program task schedules and costs.

Establishes and maintains technical and financial reports to show progress of projects to management and customers, organizes and delegates responsibilities to subordinates and oversees the successful completion of all assigned tasks.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have demonstrated experience in software development processes supporting the entire software lifecycle and the use of agile sprint methodologies.
  • Must have familiarity with Cloud and Cloud migration processes, and experience leading delivery teams overseeing migration of large systems to the Cloud.
  • Bachelor's Degree, with a M.S preferred, in Business, Engineering, Management Sciences, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related discipline.
  • Twelve (12) years of relevant IT Program/Project Management experience.
  • Must be a certified PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) in good standing.
  • Preferred: experience with Azure and/or AWS deployment, software and Cloud security , and CISSP and/or CCSK certifications.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Job: Information Technology

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Compass Point

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: Hybrid

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-3149