SAIC is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to lead our Information Technology (IT) Support Services Team in the Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) of the US Air Forces Central Command (USAFCENT) Communications Directorate (A6). This opportunity places the candidate at the tip of the spear for Engineering, Operations and Maintenance, Cyber Security, and Defensive Cyber Operations supporting the warfighter in the Southwest Asia area.
USAFCENT is the air component of United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), a regional unified command. USAFCENT, in concert with its coalition, joint and interagency partners, delivers decisive air and space power on behalf of USCENTCOM for the security and stability of the Southwest Asia (SWA) region. The USAFCENT NOSC delivers cyberspace command and control (C2) superiority to the warfighter by engineering, implementing, securing, managing, operating and maintaining USAFCENT's Non-Classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet), Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPRNet), USCENTCOM Partner Networks (CPN-X), and associated C2 networks, systems and services.
The USAFCENT NOSC executes the full-spectrum of IT services management and operations for USAFCENT networks 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week (24/7); and is tasked by USCENTCOM to provide information assurance (IA) boundary intrusion detection and intrusion prevention for USCENTCOM components. Comprised of NOSC operations, operations support, cybersecurity, network engineering, and command support functions, the USAFCENT NOSC plans, engineers, installs, integrates, operates and maintains, protects and manages enterprise-wide network and systems architecture, infrastructure and services; and provides enterprise-level oversight to its subordinate and supported communications support activities.
The candidate will work at Shaw AFB, SC. Frequent trips to OCONUS locations in the USCENTCOM AOR is required to provide leadership and oversight to deployed teams.
The candidate will manage a multi-vendor SAIC Team on a program with $70M - $100M per year in revenue. Manage cost, schedule, and technical performance to achieve SLAs or performance metrics defined in the contract. Ability to manage a geographically dispersed team conducting operations in parallel. Effective in communications with senior management of the AFCENT NOSC program office, technical directors, and senior executives of SAIC and subcontract partners. Knowledge of effective management strategies for various task types (FFP and T&M). Ability to interface with SAIC Project Control staff to provide the customer with accurate cost and schedule performance information.
QualificationsB.S. in IT related field and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more of related experience, with at least 5 years of program management experience in a multi-vendor environment. M.S. in IT related field or MBA is desired. Experience as PM or Deputy PM for programs with similar scope. Experience performing supervisory functions such as time approvals for charging; expense reports, and travel plans; employee performance coaching and feedback; salary administration; and staffing functions.
Any equivalent IAT-II (Security+, CCNA-Security etc.). ITIL 4 Foundation certification and any ITIL v3 Intermediate certification.
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