Program Manager

Arlington, Virginia
Closing date
Dec 14, 2023

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Technology and Software
Full Time

Job Details

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Responsible for the overall management of the specific task order(s).
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and with scope and complexity similar to this requirement.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the customer, the contract staff, and TekSynap senior leadership.
  • Ensure that project tasks are completed to customer satisfaction and within schedule and cost constraints.
  • Apply project management best practices to the planning, scheduling, assigning, executing, monitoring, and validation of project tasks.
  • Establish and implement processes and management plans to direct all work performed against assigned government contracts, ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Direct and monitor project work daily, identifying resource needs, performing quality reviews, and escalating risks and issues appropriately.
  • Develop and manage detailed work plans, schedules, changes to scope and milestone deadlines, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
  • Ensure effective communication to all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Experience as primary Program Manager on large scale, technically network modernization projects with scope and complexity similar to this requirement.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and leading project teams, showing management of team capacity, deliverables, budget, and resources.
  • Assess problems, conduct root cause analysis, and present solutions and recommendations to senior leadership.
  • Analyses team data, metrics, and trends.

  • 12 years relevant experience
    • 10+ years primary role as project manager, with demonstrated performance for projects similar in size and scope in terms of cost and complexity.
    • 5+ years DoD environments, providing support for IT projects.
  • Certifications:
    • Project Management Institute Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent (e.g., DAU's level III certification for Program Management (PM) or a PM certificate from an accredited university)
    • DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification: Category IAT Level II
      • CCNA Security
      • CySA+
      • GICSP
      • GSEC
      • Security+ CE
      • SSCP
      • CND
      • CASP+ CE
      • CCNP Security
      • CISA
      • CISSP (or Associate)
      • GCED
      • GCIH
      • CCSP
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems, Engineering or Equivalent.
    • IT related field preferred.
    • Master's degree preferred.
  • Clearance: Must possess a Secret clearance


We are seeking a Program Manager to join our team supporting DISA JSP ETM in Arlington, VA.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Arlington, VA
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Medium
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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Secret clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

TekSynap is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact for assistance.


TekSynap understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. Technology moving at the speed of thought®embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

The TekSynap founders have worked together for over a decade, supporting customers ranging from small departmental operations & maintenance efforts to leading broad nationwide deployment efforts for agencies such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This core management team has operated in leading companies such as SIGNAL Corporation and managed business sectors of over 100M in annual revenue in industry leading companies such as General Dynamics.

At each level this team has absorbed what “works” – for the company, our customers and our employees. We synthesize the best at each level resulting in a unique service provider that combines the infrastructure and process models of larger organizations with an agile ability to cost effectively meet our customer’s requirements.

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