Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Technical Program Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will be leading the technical support of a  large IT program under an established contract vehicle. Day to day tasks will require blending commercial strategy experience, knowledge of the federal landscape, and PMO support with leading-edge technical capabilities. Dark Wolf is the prime contractor for this effort. We are seeking a respected leader who demonstrates proactive contract management, excellent communication skills, and aligns with our company's core values. Tasks may include assisting with:

  • Managing a team of 30+ personnel to assist the agency in the development and implementation of an innovative, executable, agile strategy to deploy IT infrastructure and cybersecurity services and solutions.
  • Leading personnel within the following disciplines: Offensive and defensive cybersecurity, DevOps engineering, A&A process guidance, and strategic communication.
  • Interacting with all stakeholders on the program, including engineers, developers, other vendors/contractors, security, and executive level sponsors.
  • Assisting with management of subcontractor relationships and documentation, including approving invoices, coordinating NDA and subcontract documentation, reviewing Monthly Status Reports, and monitoring budgets.
  • Managing and producing client deliverables in support of cybersecurity services.
  • Updating and maintaining project management artifacts, such as risk registers, budgets, and staffing plans.
  •  Demonstrating creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  •  Communicating effectively in written and verbal formats, addressing client needs, and contributing to the development of a business vision while managing implementation efforts.
  • Managing project planning, both tactically and strategically, to grow the program.
  • Traveling to additional program sites across the country as required (less than 20%).
  • Analyzing, planning, and developing requirements and standards for scheduled projects.
  • Assigning and overseeing the daily tasks of technical personnel, ensuring progress towards established milestones.
  • Holding regular technical team meetings to address questions or challenges regarding projects.
  • Determining and defining clear deliverables, roles, and responsibilities for staff members on specific projects or initiatives.
  • Researching and evaluating hardware and software technology options, conducting cost/benefit analysis for large purchases on behalf of the company.
  • Recruiting and training exceptional employees to fulfill posted positions within the program’s scope.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience managing projects and/or leading technical teams
  • Project Management Professional Certification(s)
  • Previous experience working with and leading teams of cybersecurity and platform engineers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the Assessment and Authorization process
  • Familiarity with offensive and defensive cybersecurity, SIEMs, and cybersecurity software tools
  • Ability to articulate FISMA, FedRAMP levels, and DoD Impact Levels
  • Strong customer service, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management processes, strategies, and methods
  • Experience mentoring, coaching, and developing rising talent in the broader IT industry
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and promote a teamwork mentality
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with experience guiding others in these areas
  • Strong sense of personal accountability in decision-making and supervising department teams
  • BA/BS degree in a technical or business field
  • US Citizenship and an active Secret security clearance or higher level clearance

In addition to the above qualifications, the ideal candidate will possess the following leadership and cultural fit qualities:

  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with senior Air Force leaders and effectively communicate complex technical concepts to a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated experience in contract management and proactive identification of potential risks or challenges
  • Adept at fostering a positive work environment and aligning with Dark Wolf Solutions' core values
  • A team player with an outgoing demeanor, able to seamlessly integrate into our company culture and contribute to both our and the customer’s collaborative work environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and understanding of DevSecOps, CI/CD pipelines, and typical tools in a pipeline including SAST/DAST, dependency checkers, unit testing frameworks, and code quality checkers
  • Deep understanding of cloud environments from major cloud service providers, such as AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Experience working in a Big Four company environment is a plus

This position is located in Herndon, VA.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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