Senior Project Manager (Tech)

Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
Requisition ID
Position Category
Project and Program Management
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Responsible for IT projects from beginning to end in a matrix environment, ensuring that project requirements, milestones, dependencies and risks are clearly identified, communicated to all stakeholders, and managed to optimize project success. Develop and manage all aspects of Business Systems projects in accordance with contract requirements and deliverables (i.e. Project Briefs, Charters, Project Schedules, and Technical Project Plans, etc.).


Responsible for the performance of  technical projects or a definable portion of a larger technical program in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines. Directs and supervises all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities. Manages the technical direction of a project through the design, implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives. Also responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned projects and for supporting new business development by leading relatively small proposals or assisting with major proposals. Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Able to takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, computer services, and client services. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. May assist in the management of a business unit or department or is at an entry level in management of such under the close supervision of the  Program Director. Manages one or more projects. May supervise professional and technical personnel performing in their regular disciplines. May participate in the development and execution of budgets, sales and marketing plans and other strategic tools. Participates in driving initiatives for achieving established objectives. May serve as the primary or assistant technical and management interface for the company, customer, and senior staff. Provides management services including general administrative oversight, time accounting. financial tracking, cost projection, inventory management, personnel evaluation and support. Responsible for the preparation of and accountability for all contract deliverables. Responsible for assisting in the technical leadership and direction to a multidisciplinary staff. Develop and operate a variety of technical systems related to the specific job function. Specify systems requirements and insure that completed systems meet requirements. Support data acquisition process control. Prepares and approves Standard Operating Procedures, Protocols and other technical documentation. Able to supervise, manage, support and evaluate personnel.


This position is contingent on contract award. 


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a Project Management, Business Management, or Information Technology field


Certification: Project Management Professional


Secret Security Clearance


General Experience:

10+ years of program/project management experience with demonstrated ability to lead/manage multiple, small to large-scale technical projects. Proven experience leading and working on systems/software engineering technical development and integration projects. Technical aptitude with strong communication and negotiation skills with the ability to tailor communications and influence critical decisions with a variety of stakeholders.

Demonstrated expertise with MS Project, MS SharePoint, and MS Teams.

Specialized Experience (May be concurrent with general experience):

At least of years of experience including: Proven experience with the SDLC including Initiation, Planning, Requirements, Solution/Design, Execution, Test and Project Closeout phases for DoD or DoN
programs, and Experience with software development Waterfall and Agile methodologies, and Demonstrated understanding of the project life cycle in complex technical environments, and Fluency with software, Cloud computing, Information Assurance Vulnerability (IAV) management, Cybersecurity, and operations concepts

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$104,000 - $166,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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