Program Manager

Job Locations MD-Aberdeen Proving Groun
Work Region
Project/Program Management
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

MAG Aerospace is seeking a highly qualified Program Manager to oversee and direct the project team comprised of company employees, and subcontracted personnel. 

The PM will accomplish program objectives for development, production, and sustainment to meet the user’s operational needs. 

This role is accountable for credible cost, schedule, and performance reporting to the Milestone Decision Authority (MDA). 

The PM will also ensure the acquisition of program requirements and actions relating to Government/Contract property that are anticipated, addressed, and performed within and for their program overall project management and direction and implementing course corrections as needed.

Duties shall focus on project monitoring, control, team integration, change integration, and corrective action as required.‚Äč 


**Must be a US Citizen**

**This position is contingent upon contract award**

**Sign-On Bonus Available**

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Manage all contractor personnel assigned to the contract to ensure that all are performing appropriately.
  • Review program CDRL documents for consistency of schedules, compliance, and financial document requirements
  • Coordinate with affected subordinate PMs on contractor personnel
  • Lead and participate in IPT's
  • Evaluate and balance anticipated budget expectations
  • Work closely with COR on program issues
  • Provide support in preparing briefing packages for presentation to high level leadership as required
  • Meet with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review tasks plans and deliverables
  • Ensure conformance with program tasks, schedules and costs
  • Manage project scope to include project initiation, scope planning, scope definition and scope change control activities 
  • Conduct cost management to include resource planning, cost estimating, budgeting and cost control activities  
  • Support organizational planning, project team acquisition, and staff development activities 


Minimum Requirements


Experience / Skills: 

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of progressive experience in management and supervision of substantive US Army Material Fielding and Integrated Product Support
  • Four (4) additional years of direct relevant technical experience or relevant military service may be substituted for education.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Project management skills and the ability to prioritize workload of subordinates to align with project requirements and company initiatives
  • Proven track record of completing projects on schedule, within budget parameters  
  • Attention to details and able to handle multiple tasks independently  
  • Knowledge of various computer applications (ex:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, etc.)  
  • Ability to multi-task in a high pressure, fast-paced environment  
  • Ability to write technical/price proposals, statements of work, technical Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) documents and other project-related documentation 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following: Information Systems, Engineering, Business or a related scientific or technical discipline
  • OR
  • Four (4) additional years of direct relevant technical experience or relevant military service may be substituted for education.

Desired Requirements:

  • PMP certification or DAWIA III Certification in Program Management.
  • Prior experience working within Army tactical communications environment.
  • Experience with SINCGARS Radio, HF radios, SATCOM radios, software defined radios and tactical networking radios is a plus. 

Other Qualifications:

  • Secret Security Clearance 
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Percent of Travel required: 0%-10% 

Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.


Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Company Policy

MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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MAG Aerospace (MAG) is committed to providing an online application process that is accessible to all, including individuals with a disability, by offering an alternative way to apply for job openings. This alternative method is available for those who cannot otherwise complete the online application due to a disability or need for accommodation.
MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.

If you need assistance due to a disability, please contact the MAG Aerospace Recruiting email: or call (703) 376-8993.


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