Program Manager Intern


Job Description:

The Maritime software team has an opening for a Program Manager Intern to support the development and production environments for unmanned surface vessels on projects of national importance. This opening is located in Arlington, VA. Candidates are often offered full-time positions with the team after graduation and/or part-time positions during the school year following summer internships.

The candidate will support existing program and line management, and will gain experience assisting in management tasks. The ideal candidate will collaborate with other line managers, Scrum Masters, developers, testers, and other interns. Effective communications and the ability to take ownership of tasks are the most important qualities in a candidate for this position.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customers and management.
  • Assist with coordination and tracking of multidisciplinary projects that involve multiple teams, supporting program management, Chief Engineers, and Lead Software Engineer.
  • The selected candidate will be responsible for working with program management and the technical team to identify, analyze and report risk and schedule variances.
  • The candidate will be expected to use Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence to create and deliver effective, easily understandable, and concise report deliverables in a timely manner.

Basic Qualifications
  • Working towards a degree in a technical or business focused field
  • Demonstrated leadership experience through any combination of professional, academic, community, athletic or other activities
  • Analytical, detail-oriented, curious mindset with an interest in program finance, policies, administration and deliverables
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project and Outlook)
  • Excellent briefing, writing, communication, administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance- US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced proficiency with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye/Crucible, etc.)
  • Demonstrate experience applying project management principles using industry best practices such as the PMBOK and Scrum/Agile.
  • Experience with/exposure to software development
  • Exposure to SQL, Linux, C++, and Java

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