Deputy Program Manager


  • At Vectrus, we are making a difference by delivering decision support tools critical for the protection of our forces when threatened by both physical and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear (CBRN) threats.

    This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining the benchmark for excellence for the CBRN-ID Program in support of the Joint Program Executive Office - Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Division (JPEO-CBRND). As the Deputy Program Manager (DPM), you will manage a cross-functional team of engineers and software developers supporting DoD customers and projects. The DPM will oversee technical and programmatic progress on engineering projects to ensure solutions and products meet or exceed customer expectations. Clearance requirement is Secret level or higher.


  • Perform overall project management duties including monthly status reporting, tracking budgets and schedules, and conducting monthly program reviews.
  • Develop and execute a Program Management Plan that addresses scope management, schedule management, cost management, quality management, staffing management, communication management, risk management, and procurement management for the CBRN-ID program.
  • Write or review technical reports, project plans, briefs, minutes, and other necessary documentation including that detailing status, design, or implementation of the software or overall project.
  • Participate in and/or lead technical meetings and working groups to address issues related to CBRN-ID systems, software, and database needs; adapt communication to varying audiences including the customer and other high-level stakeholders.
  • Establish project goals/milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules including on-time delivery of software deliverables.
  • Support new business or expand the product line with the customer by developing winning technical solutions; participate in business development or proposal preparation as needed.

  • Qualifications

    • Qualifications:
    • Education/Certification:
    • 5+ years of technical program-related experience in a government contracting environment with BS degree in a technical field. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
    • Skills and Experience:
    • Strong leadership and mentoring skills and ability to drive results.
    • Experience managing and architecting technical solutions for complex problems and delivering them to technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Strong ability to multi-task and to oversee multiple projects.
    • Current project leadership of technical teams including the ability to effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a clear and timely manner.
    • Strong conceptual thinking and innovation skills.
    • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and public presentation skills.
    • Ability to lead projects and build consensus amongst a broad team.
    • Ability to learn quickly, think creatively, and provide structure and logic to complex problems with priorities.
    • Clearance Requirement:
    • Successful candidates must possess a SECRET level clearance or higher.
    • • Benefits
    •  Medical, Dental
    •  Vision, 401(k)
    •  Life
    •  AD&D
    •  Short Term Disability
    •  Long Term Disability
    •  Other ancillary plans
    • • Time Off
    •  Paid Time Off (PTO)
    •  Holidays
    •  Bereavement
    •  Jury Duty

    We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.