GPS IT Manager

  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 150,001.00 - 175,000.00 per year
Full Time


Information Technology
Knowledge management
Information systems
Systems engineering
IT security
IT infrastructure
Data storage
Computer science
Project management
Organizational skills
Effective communication
Global Positioning System
Security clearance
Software engineering
Cyber security

Job Details

Job ID: 2403445

Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, US

Date Posted: 2024-03-06

Category: Information Technology

Subcategory: Sys Administrator

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Information Technology Team Manager to join our dynamic team working on the PNT SE&I Program. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in leading the IT and Knowledge Management team, ensuring the effective design, implementation, and maintenance of information systems that support the program's objectives.

SAIC is a leading organization in the field of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, and is the prime contractor on the PNT, Systems Engineering and Integration (PNT SE&I) Program in El Segundo, CA. We specialize in providing cutting-edge solutions to ensure the robustness and reliability of PNT systems critical for various industries, including defense, aerospace, and telecommunications. The GPS SE&I team works in a high-paced environment with government personnel and system developers to ensure GPS remains the gold standard for positioning, navigation, and timing. Major duties of this position include:

  • Lead and mentor a team of IT and Knowledge Management professionals, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Develop and implement team goals, ensuring alignment with the overall PNT SE&I Program objectives.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of robust and secure information systems in alignment with program requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate IT solutions seamlessly into the PNT SE&I Program.
  • Implement and maintain effective cybersecurity measures to safeguard program information and infrastructure.
  • Stay current with industry best practices and emerging trends in IT security.
  • Manage the program's IT infrastructure, including servers, networks, and storage systems, to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Plan for scalability and growth in alignment with program expansion.
  • Work closely with other PNT program managers and project leads to understand IT needs and provide effective solutions.
  • Communicate IT strategies and updates to key stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • 14 years or more experience; Masters and 12 years or more experience

Current Secret Clearance
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within IT, preferably in a complex engineering or defense program environment.

  • Understanding of PNT systems and related technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles and practices.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Experience and familiarity working with DoD IT organizations

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

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