Senior Program Manager

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/29/2021 4:29 PM)
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ProSphere is seeking a Senior Program Manager with experience managing Federal Government IT projects. The successful candidate will lead an integrated project team and provide program execution oversight in addition to technical guidance to deliver program management, application software development, implementation, cloud migration, training, technical and documentation. Specifically, the Senior Program Manager will direct a team of technical experts to perform requirements development, design and development, test and deployment of information technology solutions, and operations and maintenance of networks, systems, and applications including but not limited to website design, database solutions and project management office initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and overseeing the effective application of processes in the execution and delivery of projects and programs within specific portfolios.


  • Formulate plans and recommend effective strategies to the customer to meet cost, schedule, and deliverable objectives
  • Provide assistance in areas of software development, infrastructure development, cyber security, service desk, and project management office (PMO) tasks
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the delivery of high-risk, complex projects, directly affecting the ProSphere strategy to meet technology and business requirements on-time and within budget
  • Deliver quality project documentation (briefings, documents, plans, reports, etc.) to the government customer and corporate office in support of the overall project
  • Prepare and deliver regular, effective communications to ensure that project leaders, and senior leadership are adequately apprised of project statuses, successes, risks and issues
  • Define and manage a diverse project team, to include subcontractor partners
  • Define, delegate and manage project staff roles and responsibilities
  • Ensure the project is properly staffed and retained
  • Establish and assess the project cost and schedule
  • Prioritize new technology initiatives, projects, and tasks as needed
  • Identify risks and issues that will impact project performance and delegate the right resources to define, recommend and implement corrective courses of action
  • Coach and mentor assigned staff to continuously improve project performance
  • Assist with business development and proposal efforts as needed



  • Master’s degree, preferably in engineering, science, math or business administration
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Experience leading a technical team
  • Prior track record of successfully managing a budget of $5M or greater
  • At least fifteen (15) years of project management experience supporting Federal Government projects
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques for gathering, analyzing, and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of an information technology project
  • Demonstrated success applying the principles and practices of program and portfolio management
  • Proven ability to lead and direct challenging projects and execute assignments independently within the scope of the contract
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain oversight and accountability for portfolio//focus area performance including creation/review of key project delivery metrics for all assigned areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrated experience providing administrative oversight, corporate management, and overall technical, schedule, and cost direction
  • Proficiency in timely and effective oral and written communication
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion


Benefits of Working at ProSphere:

ProSphere offers full-time employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, and paid military leave. Our insurance benefit plans include options for medical, dental, vision, company paid short-term and long-term disability, and company paid life insurance with options to buy additional life, AD&D, pet insurance, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance at group negotiated rates. Flexible spending accounts and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has a matched employer contribution that is immediately vested. ProSphere invests in the professional growth of our employees through professional certifications and tuition reimbursement programs.


Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer:

It is ProSphere’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decision, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing or by dialing 703-810-3007.


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