Program Manager

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Riverside Research
Research, Program Manager, Project, Management
Contract W2

Job Description

Job Number: 467

Riverside Research is seeking a Program Manager with direct, hands-on program management experience designing and delivering prototype projects. The Program Manager will oversee intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) collection planning capabilities from strategy, implementation, technical delivery, and transition of cutting-edge commercial technologies. We are a R&D organization with core competencies in modeling and simulation; orchestrated space and airborne planning; mission resilience; ISR systems engineering; novel collection techniques; and sensor technology. This position will be responsible for all management functions involving planning, developing, organizing, coordinating, and conducting organizational activities to ensure our software solutions are integrated, tested, documented, and delivered using Agile practices.

You will bring to the team your sharp business mind, excellent leadership, and the proven ability to manage technical staff, consultants, and sub-contractors to produce software solutions in a cost-effective, timely manner. The incumbent will support other development efforts to include the promotion of innovative enterprise, cloud, scalable, and application-based solutions for mission management, command and control, and collection orchestration along with premier operations and sustainment capabilities of intelligence programs in support of national security.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead collaborative teams in the design, execution, and management of projects focused on applying and integrating innovative solutions to our customers' problem set
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support prototype projects related to collection orchestration, sensor technology, novel collection techniques, commercial solutions
  • Understand Agile development and effectively participate in Scrum meetings
  • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance
  • Execute with minimal oversight program management duties, including managing day-to-day operations, maintaining work plans and timelines, tracking and managing program budgets, preparing status reports/briefs, and ensuring program status is communicated to all stakeholders
  • Assess program issues and develop resolutions to meet schedule, quality, and quantity customer goals
  • Identify and capture new business or growth opportunities to expand business portfolio
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
  • Must be clearable (able to obtain and maintain a clearance up to the TS/SCI CI Poly level)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field (e.g., computer science, engineering, mathematics)
  • 8+ years in an advanced management role (preference given to those with NRO experience)
  • Thorough understanding of U.S. Government and/or IC contract program management techniques and methods
  • Experience managing complex projects, short deadlines, and competing priorities
  • Experience managing software development teams
  • Demonstrated initiative, sound judgment, and ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, time-management, leadership, and organizational skills

Desired Qualifications:
  • Active TS with SCI eligibility within the last 2 years (able to obtain CI Poly) OR Active TS/SCI CI Poly
  • Understanding of orbital mechanics and satellite modeling, preferably in the domain of collection planning
  • Understanding of cloud-based software solutions and other technologies such as cyber security, AI/ML, etc.
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

Riverside Research strives to be one of America's premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. We continue to add experienced and technically astute staff who are highly motivated to help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers deliver world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

Our EEO Policy
Riverside Research is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability/veteran, status as a protected veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local law.

If you need assistance at any time in our application or interview process, please contact Human Resources at 937-427-7074 or email A member of the HR team will be available to assist.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

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Company Information

Riverside Research is a not-for-profit organization chartered to advance scientific research for the benefit of the US government and in the public interest. Through the company’s Open Innovation Center (OIC), it invests in multi-disciplinary research and development and encourages collaboration to accelerate innovation and advance science. Research areas include: Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Trusted and Resilient Systems, Electromagnetics, Hypersonics, Precision Timing, and Commercial ISR.

Dice Id : 10184231
Position Id : 4766458003
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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