ValidaTek, Inc

Senior Program Manager - DoD

Location US-VA-McLean
ID 2023-10-2049
Program/Project Management
Position Type
Location Detail

Company Overview

At ValidaTek, we modernize and optimize IT services to solve some of the most critical challenges facing federal civilian and defense agencies. From customers to partners to top-talent employees, ValidaTek puts people first, empowering them to exceed expectations and transform government organizations. Our success starts and ends with our people, so we built a company where great people can do great things, with the resources and autonomy to make decisions that transform organizations. We operate as one team of diverse people, united by a passion for continuous growth and optimization. Our commitment to quality and performance optimization is the reason why our IT Service Projects and New Development Projects have been appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 5, positioning us as one of a handful of elite companies to receive the highest form of third-party validation.


Provides project/program management support to programs and/or projects ensuring that implementation and defined activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives.  Manages projects/programs of varying complexity and size. Participates on teams through some or all phases of projects including Project Initiation, Project Planning, Project Execution, Project Monitoring and Control, Project Closure. Ensures that the project plan, scope, work breakdown structure, schedule, risk, budget, and deliverables are in alignment with the project/program goals and objectives as defined by the statement of work. Facilitates the efforts of team members to achieve their project and/or task goals and initiatives.


  • Assigns resources to programs, establishes program objectives, and monitors progress.
  • Develops program plans, and facilitates resolution of all issues to reach program goals.
  • Manages program budget to reach revenue, cost, and profit targets.
  • Manages and communicates ongoing changes in tasks, goals, or performance.
  • Participates in client meetings, contract finalization, and development of requirements and specifications.
  • Prioritizes, tracks and manages a portfolio of projects ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Monitors progress and adjusts schedules and resources to meet key goals.
  • Identifies and minimizes risks and issues; escalates and mitigates as needed.
  • Facilitates and guides meetings and program planning to ensure appropriate scope and resource allocation.
  • May provide planning, design and implementation support to assigned area.
  • May be responsible for ensuring successful integration of all project/program segments and services.
  • May serve as primary liaison with project/program sponsors, customers and other stakeholders.
  • This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and responsibilities. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 


  • Experience leading large IT projects (50 - 100 FTEs). IT Procurement experience - Required.
  • 10+ years of project management experience - Required.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience supporting large programs within at least one of the following: Army, USMC, Navy, Air Force and DISA.

EEO Statement

ValidaTek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to verify authorization to work in the United States.

Offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a post-offer background check.


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