Technical Program Manager

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-MD-Silver Spring
Job ID 2020-3979
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Description

Valiant Solutions is seeking a Technical Program Manager as an innovative thought leader to join our rapidly growing team. Valiant Solutions is a Cybersecurity company delivering cutting-edge security solutions to our Government clients.  This is your chance to work with a wide range of technologies for a company that cares about its employees- Valiant has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the DC area SIX years in a row!   If you’ve got that ‘can-do’ attitude and possess the skills below, we’d love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.

As a Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of contractor personnel and Task Order performance. You will be responsible for the hands-on technical management of Valiant Cybersecurity and other Information Technology Federal engagements, supporting the evolution of the Government customer's IT  posture. You will take an active role in Valiant’s Knowledge Centers and grow professional expertise in emerging Cybersecurity tools and techniques. You will create and mentor others in the creation of compelling content for whitepapers, briefing materials, and proposals, and analyze and define technology requirements for information protection. As Program Manager, you should be able to execute with limited direction, anticipate customer needs and proactively supports those needs, and be responsible for all project deliverables. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret requirements of relevant governing bodies. The program manager will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform operations management and project management for a variety of information technology deliverables and task orders.
  • Strategic planning and solution development, both technical and business
  • Ensure project defined deliverables are provided on time, have been quality reviewed (e.g. SOPs, Configuration Guides, Training Documentation, Project Schedules)
  • Establish project schedules and plans with Government Stakeholders
  • Track and provide performance management evaluations against Project Plans 
  • Ensure delivery on Program and Project deliverables (e.g. Weekly Team and Project Status Reporting, Bi-Weekly Program Reporting, Timesheet Review, Performance Management Metric Analysis)
  • Provide presentations and develops demonstrations in coordination for reporting in support of the program
  • Provide technical support for all team task areas (e.g. systems engineering and integration, service design and delivery)
  • Facilitate requirements and data gathering
  • Develop and Refine Performance Management Metrics in accordance with Program Goals and Deliverable requirements sessions

Experience:

  • PMP is required,CISSP is strogly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Information Technology related field required
  • Must be US Citizen to obtain and maintain security clearance 
  • 10+ years of Information Technology Experience 
  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience leading and managing projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work towards strict deadlines
  • Domain expertise and implantation experience providing best practices and recommendation to support resolution of project challenges, both business and technical
  • Ability to lead in an Agile framework (conduct backlog grooming with the client; create tasks and clearly state “Definition of Done”, assign in daily scrum, conduct retrospectives).
  • Proven experience leading and executing executive presentations, demonstrations, and reporting
  • Ability to influence stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal, interviewing, analytical and problem-solving skills to address variable situations
  • General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to read and analyze data effectively to write cogent reports
  • Strong human relations, communication, supervisory and time management skills

 

About Valiant Solutions:

Valiant Solutions is a security-focused IT solutions provider with both public and private sector clients nationwide. Named one of the fastest growing privately held companies by Inc. 5000, Washington Technology’s Fast 50, and Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the D.C. area, Valiant Solutions prides itself on providing its employees with great benefits and career development opportunities. As a company, we are just as committed to growing careers as we are to building world-class IT solutions, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. We are in a phase of tremendous growth and building the team that will take us to the next level. We seek people whose talents and accomplishments will contribute to a thriving company, who have the character to support their capacity, and can make a positive impact on our culture. Alongside our talented team, you’ll learn to think quickly on your feet and expand your own personal and professional skillset. Our management team will inspire you to consider new perspectives and challenge you to become a better practitioner in the fast-paced industry of IT security. We hire people we respect – and we trust them to deliver results leveraging their expertise. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment as part of a stellar team of professionals, then we invite you to apply online today.

 

Benefits Snapshot (includes, but not limited to):

Valiant pays 99% of the Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for FTE

Valiant contributes 25% towards Health Coverage for Family and Dependents

100% Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance Policy for FTE

100% Paid Certifications

401K Matching up to 4%

Paid Time Off

Paid Time On – 40 hours to pursue innovation

Valiant University – Online Education and Training Portal

Reimbursement for Public Transit and Parking

FSA programs for: Medical Costs, Dependent Care, Transit, and Parking

Referral Bonuses

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Valiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law.

 

Physical Demands

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and also be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and computer printer.

Must be able to communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express one self, and exchange information visually and verbally.

Must be able to occasionally bend and lift files and papers up to 10 pounds throughout the office space for events and meetings.

 

Work Environment:

Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area

The noise level in this environment is low to moderate

 

Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information:

By submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Valiant Solutions to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should Valiant Solutions or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents.

 

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