Deputy Program Manager


Job Description
BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the government, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world.

At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community and driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.

We are looking for experienced Deputy Program Manager to join our technology-based program supporting a key government customer. The position requires an active Security Clearance with Polygraph. There is no exception to the clearance requirement. This program will deliver engineering services for network infrastructure as well as sophisticated enterprise computing infrastructure including end-point devices, data center hosted servers, multi-Cloud services as well as virtualized applications, and storage systems. Enterprise Computing Engineering services include modern application technology including containerized solutions with orchestrated workflow that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. Network infrastructure engineering services are comprised of core infrastructure, voice and video engineering, field engineering, application management and development for networks, network analytics, firewalls, network access controls and bandwidth service delivery. This is a fast paced, challenging, and career rewarding experience to recruit and develop provide top talent and solutions on one of the most complex and high profile programs within the government.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
We are actively seeking to fill our Deputy Program Manager position overseeing a large, complex program. The right candidate will have an active Security Clearance with Polygraph. There is no exception to the clearance requirement. A minimum of 11 years' experience. A Bachelor's or Master's Degree are preferred in one or more of the disciplines described below where specific skills may include the following...

Support the Program Manager in:
  • Directing program activities to meet the sponsors organizational work objectives and serves as a liaison to coordinate activities, negotiate tasks, and solve problems.
  • Serve as programmatic liaison to the sponsor; maintains enterprise sponsor contacts to ensure conformity to all contractual obligations.
  • Formulate outcome and performance based tasking that leverages program control systems including, but not limited to EVMS and related program control methodologies.
  • Provide Proposal and Task Order support, and manage stand up of newly awarded task orders.
  • Produce proposal responses to the sponsor for released task orders.
  • Provide technical and financial reports in order to document progress for the enterprise sponsor.
  • Maintain individual project schedules and schedule forecasts.
  • Autonomous approach that provides guidance and leadership to the sponsor and their management stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the BAE Systems Talent Acquisition team to identify new candidates and adjudicate the interviews, vetting and hiring of the new required resources.
  • Manage the program staff directly or through assigned task order leads upon task order awards.
  • Provide communication that leads to the understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives across all enterprise stakeholders.
  • Identify risks and documents program progress including implementation, time lines, issues, risks, and quality and successes measures to meet contractual requirements.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement a Program Management Plan that supports a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and guides the performance of functional activities performed on the Program.
  • Develop detailed project plan, budget, and task management to achieve task order objectives.
  • Provide status reporting to the enterprise sponsor, and our internal team on progress toward objectives.
  • Manage and ensure all project issues are resolved promptly to avoid negative impact to the budget or schedule.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate business systems, tools, and information needs for project.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • PMP, Agile, ITIL or other related Certifications
  • Quality processes including ISO, Six Sigma, and CMMi
  • Knowledge in the entire development system life cycle
  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies
  • Creating and managing a shared pool of internal and subcontract resources
  • Experience working with the government


About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.