Program Manager (Hybrid) - 18364

Date: Jul 16, 2024

Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 18364 

Required Travel: 11 - 25% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Anticipated Salary Range: $119,803.00 - $222,492.00 

Security Clearance: Secret 

Level of Experience: Senior 


Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 
We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
Why Enlighten?
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for a Program Manager to provide leadership of a cloud, big data program. The program requires knowledge of cloud computing technologies, program management concepts, and agile software development. The PM will interface with the government contracting officer representative (COR) and the Enlighten management team. The Program Manager performs day-to-day management of the program and develops long-term and strategic objectives to help ensure that end user requirements will be satisfied in future years of the contract. Will work hand in hand with technical SME to provide the best support to the customer. Work is a hybrid role with some on-site work in Washington, DC and occasional travel to the local Columbia, MD office as needed. Some travel CONUS to different customer locations possible.


#Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in customer meetings, trade shows, conferences with public speaking on company capabilities.
  • Responsible for numerous aspects of the contract to include program execution, meeting or exceeding delivery objectives and milestones, and outstanding cost performance. 
  • Responsible for formulating and enforcing work standards, developing and executing project schedules, reviewing work discrepancies, supervising personnel and communicating policies, procedures, and goals to team members.
  • Will work with the technical leads to oversee personnel and technical management of all tasks and will ensure that the full range of corporate resources is available to perform the required tasks.
  • Provides management oversight of all program personnel, both Enlighten and subcontractors, ensuring the highest quality of task completion and deliverables in accordance with the contract.
  • Performs horizontal integration planning, and interfaces frequently with other functional areas such as subcontracts, project control, and personnel security. 
  • Ensures program deliverables and schedules are implemented in a timely manner; provides supervision, training, and direction to staff; and serves as the single point of contact for all customer issues or concerns. 
  • Accountable for meeting contractual performance criteria and due dates during service delivery, and successful overall project completion.  
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance: A current Secret clearance is required; U.S. Citizenship required. 
  • 6 years of experience working with projects of similar scope, type and complexity and a Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant progressive experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant progressive experience.
  • Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity including Firm Fixed Price (FFP).
  • Must have prior experience supporting technical contracts for DoD customers (prefer prior experience with Coast Guard or Air Force). 
  • Prior experience with either directly providing Defensive Cyber Security or managing a contract that supported this work.
  • Ability to work with technical experts like Software Engineers to help support the customers needs.      
  • Experience hitting project milestones, maintaining a project schedule, providing documentation, etc.
  • Superb communication skills and strong public speaking skills.
  • Strong knowledgeable and understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule with some on-site work in Washington, DC.
  • Ability and willingness to travel CONUS when needed.

Preferred Requirements

  • Prior experience with BDP (Big Data Platform) is a huge plus.
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) is highly desired.
  • Prior technical skills is a huge plus, but not required.
  • DoD 8140 / 8570 compliance certifications may be required in this position as directed by the customer.

We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at []. 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions.