Deputy Program Manager, Intelligence Community

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


As the Deputy Program Manager, Intelligence Community, you will have daily spoken and written communication with Customers, Investigative personnel, support staff, and senior management. 


Hybrid work:  Applicant will need to reside within routine travel distance to Reston, Virginia. Travel to Reston, VA to support customer and program operations will be required as necessary.  


Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning, scheduling, and coordination of program management activities and administrative deliverables
  • Understand customer requirements to ensure cases are delivered on time with high quality
  • Act as the point of contact with the Government when Program Manager is unavailable
  • Answering customer inquiries and effectively handling customer concerns
  • Provide coaching and assistance to all staff supporting the program
  • Process weekly and monthly performance reports, or as necessary, to the Program Manager
  • Provide monthly and quarterly statistics, or as necessary, to ensure acceptable performance is maintained for all staff supporting the program
  • Participate in program meetings and be prepared to address or disseminate anything of need concerning customer policies, procedures, and/or clarifications
  • Interact with all levels of Program Leadership, Field and Review Teams, Case Managers, Workforce Development, Training and Quality Assurance to ensure timeliness and thoroughness of investigations.
  • Responsible for assisting in improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the program
  • Address any integrity, compliance or security concerns that may arise by working with the appropriate department and other key personnel members


Required Qualifications:

  • U.S Citizenship
  • Current Top-Secret security clearance with TS/SCI eligibility with full scope polygraph at customer request
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2+ years of background investigative experience at the federal level
  • 2+ years of leadership experience that demonstrates the ability to direct, execute, and control the performance of team members with detailed knowledge of Background Investigation programs
  • 2+ years of program management experience (government or industry) is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understands basic management approaches such as work scheduling, prioritizing, identifying and removing obstacles, and process execution
  • Remain flexible and receptive to policy changes, departmental changes and adjust accordingly
  • Excellent time management and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize and/or reprioritize daily tasks based on the needs of the program
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with short turnaround times
  • Self-starter with proven leadership ability, as well as demonstrated success working with limited supervision while coordinating activities with security, field operations, inspections, quality assurance, contracts, and other program execution functions
  • Certification in Project Management from Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent certification

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$80,000 - $128,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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