ManTech S&W Deputy Program Lead in Arlington, Virginia

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ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Sense and Warn (S&W) Deputy Program Lead to join our team to provide unparalleled support to our customer. The S&W Deputy Program Lead will provide programmatic support to a new contract.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

The Sense and Warn Deputy Program Lead is Subject Matter Expert who assists with the overall program management functions and activities associated with the planning, design and implementation of the Sense and Warn (S&W) Program involving technical security assets deployed by the Department of State (DoS) worldwide. The work involves the demonstration of expert leadership and direction in the application of program management principles, methods, or tools as they relate to the project design, planning, coordination and oversight of mission-critical S& W systems. The Sense and Warn Deputy Program Lead duties includes strategic planning, program development, design and direction and management of S&W Program functions critical to the activities and functions associated with the deployment of S&W projects in DOS facilities worldwide which is central to the DoS mission. The Deputy Program Lead s work is also oriented to long-term efforts that will establish precedents and will potentially have international impact upon worldwide security operations. There will be frequent temporary duty assignments to designated areas where S&W systems are deployed by DoS.

Position Requirements:

Minimum of 5 years experience in the field of radars and Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar systems used by the Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of State. Knowledge and understanding of the interoperability between specific Department of Defense C-RAM systems and the integration of selected Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) hardware into these systems.

Must understand electrical and electronic systems. Must have a mastery of security technology and related systems and equipment in order to function as a recognized DoS expert in the highly specialized field of S&W radar systems, have expert knowledge of the strengths, weaknesses and limitations of the S&W system and develop state-of-the-art techniques, tactics and procedures (TTPs) for deploying S&W in high threat or other locations directly supporting DS operations. Must demonstrate expert knowledge of radar system elements as well as possess a broad knowledge of manufacturing procedures, the development of requirements, data analysis and fielded system support in order to advise top ST management on new developments and advances in security technology for application in S&W security support operations. Must demonstrate exceptional expertise in program management to ensure that all phases involved in the planning, development, design and implementation of overseas security projects are orchestrated seamlessly; demonstrate skill in managing and directing multiple and unrelated projects; discern and analyze critical scheduling issues and develop alternative S&W program implementation options as required for effective security support operations. Must demonstrate the ability to analyze, interpret, and implement any laws, regulations, and contractual requirements associated with S&W systems which may require knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision. Must demonstrate the ability to interact with all levels of an organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful manner. Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a cohesive team. Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have strong attention to detail. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft Windows operating systems and office automation software (e.g., Microsoft Office,SharePoint).

Travel Requirements:

May be required to travel OCONUS to conduct installation, training or maintenance at diplomatic facilities. OCONUS travel may include critical threat locations around the world with austere living conditions. Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination. Must be able to obtain Department of State Class 1 Medical Clearance. Must have a valid US Passport.

Security Requirements:

Must have a current US Government TOP SECRET Personnel Security Clearance. Must be eligible for and able to obtain and maintain required Security Clearance/access approvals.

Keywords: Deputy Program Manager, S&W, Radar, DOS


Requires Bachelor s degree or equivalent, and twelve to fifteen years of related (technical environment) experience including management experience.


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

12-15 years w/Bachelors Degree, 09-12 years w/Masters Degree

Position Type





ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

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