Technical Program Manager

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Project and Program Management
Public Trust
Citizen Security & Public Services



Peraton is seeking an enthusiastic Program Manager who will lead our Data Engineering and Processing (DEAP) program for our CFTC customer. This team builds, maintains, and operates a collection of processes which ingests operational data used by systems and analysts across various customer business area. This position is remote with occasional visits onsite to the CFTC office in Washington, D.C. The identified candidate must be local to the work location- DC, VA, MD area. 


What you will do:

  • Responsible for delivery oversight of all services performed and is the primary point of contact for the customer. 
  • The Program manager is responsible for ensuring all contract requirements are met.
  • The Program manager will have P&L and contract growth responsibilities.
  • The Program manager is responsible for recommending improvements to existing processes and creating efficiencies.
  • The Program manager will be responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships.
  • versees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
  • Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, clients, and other stakeholders.




Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 10 years of experience managing software development and data related programs.
  • Ability and willingness to learn about and understand the data used at CFTC.
  • Experience in implementing and executing an agile framework to run operations.
  • Excellent communication and customer engagement skills.
  • Experience directing and prioritizing tasks.
  • Ability to develop project schedules and allocate resources where needed.
  • Ability to manage a team of 20-25 individuals (Peraton employees and subcontractor staff)
  • Ability to perform Peraton administrative functions such as, participate in financial reviews, employee timesheet tracking and approvals, and invoice approvals.
  • Ability to present Program Management Reviews at the director and VP levels.
  • Ability to interact, plan, and coordinate with customers.
  • Knowledge and experience with Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) processes.
  • Experience managing a program involving multiple technologies such as, C# (.Net), Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Team Foundation Server (TFS), AWS S3/Redshift, MS Azure, and Greenplum.
  • Experience managing varying degrees of legacy systems, and a user community that requires instant and continuous access to daily data streams.
  • Ensure that team members perform daily data loading and report generation checks.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing software development engagements in a CMMI Level 2 or above environment.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required agency clearance (Public Trust).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the financial industry is a plus.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Federal or Government contracting and consulting experience is a plus.
  • PMP or ITIL Certification
  • Agile certifications



At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 


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

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


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