Program Manager

Parsons Co.

Charlottesville, VA

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Job Description:

Parsons is seeking an experienced engineering Program Manager (PM) to support ongoing software engineering programs in support of multiple contracts. This position includes opportunities to influence and support Army next generation C5ISR and Intelligence systems, software applications, and technologies.

At Parsons we are passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are a one-of-a-kind mid-tier government contractor providing leading-edge capabilities to critical to the future of national security. At Parsons, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

Candidates must have experience with program/project management including C5ISR systems technical and engineering experience, contract performance oversight and monitoring, budgeting, planning, scheduling, and risk management. Key tasks for PM include interfacing with government leadership, subcontractors, internal management, financial analyst and technical task leads to monitor, track and report both technical and financial performance and status of the program. Prepare, analyze, track and report budgets, tasks, and schedules needed to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned portions of a program or programs. Develop performance reports and participate in weekly project meetings to review project progress and issues. Works in a team environment to ensure issues are resolved. Prepares and reviews statement of works, status reports, project descriptions, technical reports and contract actions.


  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or similar technical field
  • Requires a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Requires a minimum 10 years of experience managing C5ISR software engineering, and systems engineering programs
  • Experience managing software development with deployment to edge nodes, cloud and other computing environments
  • Experience managing an engineering focused program’s technical scope, schedule, budget and risk and developing program documentation and program schedules
  • Experience in leading multiple teams, managing relationships, and be a key contributor proposal efforts
  • Experience in managing project/program budgets and financial planning including the review and providing input for Estimate-To-Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Reports, and other financial reports as appropriate to provide the status of funded projects
  • Ability and proven experience to effectively communicate and coordinate with leadership, US Government customers, contracting officer and contractors (Prime and Sub), to establish relationships to support program management technical performance, capture initiatives and other new requirements as appropriate
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance, which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelors in a STEM degree with 15+ years of experience in DoD C5ISR software and systems development programs
  • 10+ years of program management experience
  • Experience with software development and deployment in multi-level security environment
  • 5+ years’ experience in cloud-based development and administration
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Pipelines
  • Strong communication skills with experience interfacing with government clients in multiple locations
  • Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Energy and Experience leading teams of software and systems engineers to develop and deploy critical C5ISR and Intelligence software applications
  • Experience with system of systems and software engineering and integration
  • Experience/knowledge working with DoD C5ISR programs
  • PMP certification

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCIThis position is part of our Federal Solutions team.Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY! ID:uDnQdo