Deputy Program Manager - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Deputy Program Manager in Chantilly, VA with strong Customer relationships.  At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The MCIS Division provides cyber solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations.  Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security. Our contributions to our customer’s success is driving our growth.

The ideal candidate brings experience supporting critical IT Operations & Maintenance programs, a passion for coaching and developing technical resources, and a history supporting large-scale government contracts.

Roles & Responsibilities

In this role, the Deputy Program Manager will:

  • Work closely with the Program Manager, customer, technical leads, and technical program staff to meet contract and program staffing and performance needs.
  • Be responsible as a secondary point of contact with the customer for all matters regarding the program.
  • Be responsible for service delivery of complex technology operations and maintenance efforts across multiple critical government systems.              
  • Act as the resource manager for a technical staff of more than 50 resources (both ManTech employees and subcontractors).
  • Be responsible for developing and managing a pipeline of program technical staff, including the management of individuals in the clearance pipeline.               
  • Act as the primary liaison with ManTech’s recruiting team to identify, screen, interview, and hire technical staff in support of the program.             
  • Provide direct performance management and oversight of program technical staff, to include coaching and employee development and regular reviews.            
  • Provide oversight and approval of employee time reporting and charging, and ensure compliance with ManTech time reporting policies.
  • Provide direct support to the Program Manager for program reporting, deliverables, and staff management.

Qualifications & Education/Certification Requirements          

  • Current TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph required                
  • Current PMI PMP or PgMP certification required             
  • At least 10 years of experience managing complex, enterprise IT projects for or supporting U.S. Government agencies.           
  • Experience with IT Service Management, ITIL, or the Scaled Agile Framework is desired.
  • BS Degree in related field is desired.             
  • Managerial experience providing technical advice, organizing, planning, directing and managing staff to ensure goals and objectives are achieved is required.
  • Experience with the direct management and supervision of large organizations (more than 50 employees) in a variety of labor categories and skills is required.
  • Experience with risk management, issue resolution, and problem solving is required.
  • Knowledge of system architectures, networks, and operations is required.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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