Peraton Corporation

  • Technical Program Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/29/2018 3:56 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Project & Program Management
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking to fill a critical role at our Herndon, VA location. The Technical Program Manager will manage complex programs, projects and project teams with broad scope and high impact, driven by aggressive time frames.  Project assignments are cross functional, of significant magnitude and important to the execution of corporate business strategies and achievement of company objective.


    • Manage all aspects of project management including, analyzing project requests, aligning projects with business priorities, and allocating resources to execute projects.
    • Set deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and manage team resources.
    • Prepare metrics and governance reports to support management and execution pf projects.
    • Apply risk management assessment in project planning and ongoing execution.
    • Drive resolution of issues and conflicts associated with managing and coordination of complex organizational projects.
    • Provide internal leadership and coordination of project dependencies with vendors and business contacts as needed.
    • Serve as the conduit between the business functions and development team through which requirements flow and has overall responsibility for managing change initiatives.
    • Identifies, develops and delivers training/mentoring to Business Analysts and project team members as appropriate required for implementation.
    • Ensures corporate compliance with the appropriate statues and regulations by jurisdiction, and company policies and procedures.
    • Maintains systems to track all department projects.
    • Maintains a centralized cost center to ensure consistent data is used by all Business Analysts.
    • May lead other resources and functions as needed during transformation of governance.
    • Ensure mapping of project requirements to ensure adequate quality assurance of released products into production environments.
    • Facilitates the demand management process by creating business forms in conjunction with project sponsor, creates business cases by using various business analysis.
    • Communicates with project stakeholders, manages expectations, controls scope creep and reports progress.



    • Bachelor's degree, minimum of 8+ years of work experience plus an equal amount of experience in lieu of education
    • 10+ years of experience in IT, related operational environments, user and/or expert experience with Enterprise Applications, IT related Business Processes and IT Service Management
    • Individual Project Management roles might require more subject oriented experience – for example with Security, Cloud, Networking and Applications.
    • Experience with development of Project Business Cases.
    • Some experience with identification and management of Organizational Change Management needs and related deliverables
    • Project Management Professional, PMP certification or equivalent certification is required.
    • Ability to identify problems and risks and to recommend appropriate solutions.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills should be complimented with a solid business and technical background, and a keen interest in business operations and change impact. 
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work with all levels of management and staff, both technical and non-technical, as well as customers and vendors.
    • Must be detailed oriented with excellent analysis skills including experience with developing and managing project budgets and costs.
    • 8+ years of Project Management, Project leadership and related resources, goals, stakeholders, suppliers, deliverables, governance and risks 
    • 8+ years of experience leading teams with direct reporting structures.
    • 5+ years of experience using a commercial project management tools such as MS Project 


    • Master degree in business or computer science preferred.
    • Agile Project Management Certification
    • ITIL Certification
    • Business Analysis Certification
    • OCM Experience, Certification
    • Six Sigma certification a plus
    • Statistical analysis of complex data
    • Understanding of and experience with Project Portfolio Management
    • Knowledgeable in software development methodologies and technologies. Cognizant of infrastructure requirements to support high-availability business applications.
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the requirements listed above.
    • Proven leader; able to establish and maintain technology projects through full system development life cycle or project life cycle.

    CLEARANCE:  Candidates MUST be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this position.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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