Sr. Project/Solution Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States




SAIC is currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Sr. Project/Solution Manager to join our team in Sterling, VA.


You will be a member of the team supporting the Land Border Integration (LBI) program for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program.


Responsibilities Include:

  • The position will be supporting the various border security efforts of CBP and may include: biometric technologies such as facial recognition, RFID enabled documents, license plate reading technologies, data analytics, IoT, and other border security technologies.
  • Manage Agile development activities for one or more projects, oversee large requirements gathering tasks with the client, identified opportunities for follow-on business that bring additional value to the client, i.e. follow-on engagement opportunities include additional services engagements, creating change orders when additional work required outside the original contracted scope of the project.
  • Use thought leadership and understand the clients future to design and architect solutions using leading edge technologies.
  • Experience with biometrics, RFID, AGILE, Business Blueprints, architectural methods, component-based development, integration of COTS components.
  • Reviews project artifacts, solution designs, estimates, sizings, and submitted articles from members of the practice team.
  • Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with third party companies and presents technology.
  • Providing technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments.
  • Establishing goals and plans that meet project objectives.
  • Leading analysis of functional business requirements and design specifications for functional activities.
  • Leading identification of problems and solutions within existing systems design.
  • Leading analysis, design and new construction of next generation IT hardware and software systems.
  • Understanding of customer needs and the realities of commercially available IT/hardware products, and creating requirements that will allow implementation by the architecture and engineering team and COTS products.
  • Leading client interaction with senior management.
  • Provide thought leadership and innovative solution design addressing the client's unique mission needs.
  • Perform full system analysis from technical implementation to business process management.
  • Manage multiple solution offerings with long term vision for system enhancement, consolidation, and integration.
  • Provide technical leadership in terms of delivery, release prioritization, and O&M for multiple systems.
  • Provide technical input and solution design for proposals and contract modifications.
  • Support engineering development projects (e.g., HW, SW, Agile).
  • Serve as a primary technical interface with client related to program solutions.
  • Provide strategic technical direction to client. Support related business development and proposal development activities.


Required Education & Experience:


Bachelor's degree in a technical field of study is required with a minimum of 15 years of experience (or masters equivalent).


Required Skills:

  • Ability to interface with clients at all levels of their business, to include business operations, financial, technology and management
  • Has domain system engineering experience in one or more areas including biometrics, RFID, license plate technologies, mobility, telecommunications concepts
  • Must have excellent technical and management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Agile project management skills are requited
  • Certified Scrum Master is a plus, or ability to achieve
  • Ability to work in team environments across a diverse set of projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Delivery mindset
  • PMP Certification is a plus, or ability to achieve
  • Must be clearable - CBP BI