Technical Program Manager (Electronic Warfare)

USA VA Herndon (13461 Sunrise Valley Drive)

Parsons Corporation

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Job Description:

BlackHorse Solutions, a Parsons Company is seeking a Technical Program Manager with successful experience driving technical excellence in the areas of program execution and business growth.  We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset to work with our existing customers and new customer clients, developing advanced solutions to very challenging communications systems, electronic warfare (EW), Digital Signal Processing (DSP), and signals intelligence (SIGINT) problems.  The successful Technical Program Manager will need a sense of ownership of the full project lifecycle with these primary duties:

  • Program Execution:  Lead diverse, multi-disciplinary teams to achieve program objectives on time and budget.  Be the key interface to our customers and the executive team to provide reports and status on projects.  Ensure program milestones are achieved and program risk is managed.
  • Business Growth Support: Develop innovative technical concepts and solutions for advanced systems across multiple technical disciplines (hardware, real-time software, signal processing, integration and test) and multiple mission areas.  Meet with client decision makers to describe our existing capabilities and to help shape future opportunities.   
  • Customer Facing Support: Represent the business and our products to key customer relationships.  Provide technical support as needed to ensure customer satisfaction and work with our technical teams to communicate issues and resolutions with customers. 


  • Manage a multi-disciplinary, geographically diverse engineering team to include projects with multiple subcontractors
  • Lead the team and ensure the production and delivery of a wide array of contract deliverables.
  • Manage cost, schedule, and performance for a diverse set of tasks being performed by staff from multiple technical and non-technical disciplines
  • Work closely with the Government customers to maintain and grow our business
  • Communicate project status to customers and the BlackHorse executive team.  
  • Perform market research to qualify new business opportunities, including analysis of customer budget, capabilities required, current customer preferences, competitive environment assessments, and incumbent strengths and weaknesses.
  • Coordinate meetings with customers, competitors, clients, and partners to develop market insight on requirements, acquisition strategy, acquisition timing, and contract vehicle choices.
  • Interact routinely with Operating Group leads, functional managers, technical staff, and customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Relevant B.S. degree (M.S. Degree preferred) in engineering, engineering management, computer science, or related field from an accredited college/university.  Can substitute directly relevant technical and operational experience for degree requirements.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience with at least 2+ years as a Program or Project Manager
  • Demonstrated leadership and successful execution of small multi-disciplinary technical teams and projects
  • Experience writing technical reports and documentation
  • Experience in EW, SIGINT, DSP, and/or communications systems as a technical or programmatic leader
  • Current Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a Research and Development environment
  • Ability to operate independently from the core team while providing frequent communications and updates

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

This 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.

Salary Range: 

$126,600.00 - $227,900.00

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!
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Category: Leadership Jobs

Tags: Clearance Clearance Required Computer Science Security Clearance SIGINT Strategy Top Secret

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Equity / stock options

Region: North America
Country: United States

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