Deputy Program Manager

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Annapolis Junction, MD, USA
  • Aug 18, 2020

Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Redefine Ingenuity!


We are actively seeking an experienced Deputy Program Manager (DPM) to collaborate with the Program Manager, the Government Program Manager, and Contractor/Government technical experts to support execution goals and objectives for a large contract in support of a Mission customer. Your talents, perspectives, and efforts will contribute directly to the production of valuable intelligence to facilitate positive mission outcomes. 


The DPM will directly contribute to program efforts in several areas including: effective and efficient staffing, schedule estimation and tracking, subcontractor performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. The DPM shall utilize expert verbal and written communication skills to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the allocation resources (staff, facilities, and budgets) on the contract
  • Review the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule
  • Document, review and track risk and risk mitigation activities
  • Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews
  • Ensure the timely recruitment and training of program staff
  • Communicate issues and solutions to the PM in a timely and transparent manner
  • Assist the PM by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record
  • Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals and Value Engineering proposals
  • Provide Contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate 


  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree, technical discipline preferred, from an accredited college or university.

  • 14 + years’ experience as a DPM, Technical Lead or Project Manager on a program with at least 50 FTEs.

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting