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Senior Project Manager - SIM
Springfield, VA

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Job Description

Job Description


Join SAIC's team to provide best-in-class technical security engineering, design, installation, maintenance, repair, and project management services in support of the U.S. Department of State (DOS). The current international environment presents significant challenges for the conduct of U.S. diplomacy abroad with physical and technological attacks occurring even in friendly countries. DOS is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.

Supporting systems include:

* Perimeter surveillance using closed-circuit television systems (analog and digital),

* Access control systems including those with advanced biometric authentication capability. Also including vehicle barricades, forced-entry-resistant doors, and strategically-placed access denial systems that can be remotely operated to protect our facilities from unauthorized intruders.

* Public address and duck-and-cover systems that direct employees to quickly move to a safe-haven location within the embassy.

* Connect the DS technical security systems globally, providing operational security information and technical security data for U.S. Government facilities worldwide.

The Systems Integration and Monitoring (SIM) program is responsible for evaluating, identifying, planning, deploying, integrating and managing technical security systems and biometric capabilities. The worldwide integration of these technical security systems and biometric capabilities provides data availability to staff at post, and to remote monitoring centers to better protect people, information, facilities, and operations. Biometric authentication systems can include contactless fingerprint scanners, iris readers, and facial recognition.

The Senior Project Manager (PM) is responsible for managing complex technical security systems design, installation and integration projects at Government locations around the world. The Senior PM has the authority to run projects on a day-to-day basis and verifies projects produce the required deliverables within the specified constraints of time and cost.

Job Requirements

* Work independently and in a team-oriented environment to plan and manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of program objectives:
* Adhere to and manage project scope, schedule and budget

* ○ Communicate effectively with all Customers and Stakeholders

* Evaluate progress of projects to identify and manage issues and risks to ensure successful and on-time project delivery

* Coordinate for and manage resources

* ○ Monitor and control project execution

* ○ Monitor and manage financials

* Adhere to safety policies throughout the full project life cycle

* Provide leadership for project team(s) by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

* Procure and track project materials

* Formally report status of projects

* Establish realistic goals and implement action plans

* Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to improve and expand capabilities

* Contribute to process improvement initiatives

* Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews

* Monitor industry trends to identify changes in project strategies, tools, terminology and to adjust accordingly

* Minimum travel required is approximately 25-50% to high threat areas worldwide.


* Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Technology Management, Project Management, Engineering, Construction Engineering or related field of study (experience can be substituted for education).
* Candidates should have a minimum of seven years' experience managing complex technical security projects

* Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint and experience presenting to Customers, Stakeholders Senior Leadership

* Proven decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities.

* Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

* Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross-functional environment.

* Minimum TS security clearance

* Minimum travel required is approximately 25-50% to high threat areas worldwide.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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