Polaris Alpha

  • Program Manager

    Location Arlington, VA
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Management - Program Management
    Security Clearance
    Required Top Secret/SCI
  • Benefits

    In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

    • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
    • Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
    • 401k plan, 4% non-elective contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
    • 3+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Relocation may be considered

    Benefits are subject to change

    Job Description

    Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company is a highly technical industry leader uniquely positioned to address customers’ most complex challenges across the full spectrum of air, land, sea, cyber and space domains. Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, provides cutting edge solutions development based on the latest advances in open software design and integration. The company is best known for not only understanding our customer’s needs, but also consistently exceeding their expectations. Polaris Alpha develops sophisticated data visualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning and mobile software using net centric and enterprise architectures

    The Program Manager will provide support in the execution of various DOD related programs. Responsibilities may include assisting in the development of status reports and other CDRLs, scheduling work and travel, developing work plans, monitoring program expenditures, tracking and coordinating updates for clearances, certifications and training, maintaining the status of engineering tasks in JIRA, and facilitating communications with internal and external project stakeholders. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a strong work ethic that works well in a highly collaborative environment and demonstrates excellent communication skills.

    ****This position is for a contract proposal that has not been awarded****

    Required Skills

    • Bachelors of Science degree in technical or management field related to computer science, systems engineering, software development, or information systems
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent certification.
    • Equivalent certifications must be from an accredited learning institution such as colleges and universities or from industry societies/associations such as SEI and PMI.
    • Minimum of ten years of experience managing complex and large contracts and includes subcontract management
    • Demonstrated understanding of software development methodologies to include agile engineering or DevOps
    • Demonstrated successful experience managing software development teams
    • Minimum of two year's management experience for an NRO or IC program

    Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI

    Desired Skills

    •Minimum five years of experience managing an IDIQ contract
    •Experience with cloud computing technologies and familiarity with IC ITE
    services and environments

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use. EOE M/F/D/V Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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