Sr. Cyber Project Manager

Silosmashers Washington , DC 20319

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SiloSmashers, Inc. is a strategy, technology, and management consulting firm, founded in 1992, and located in Herndon, Virginia. SiloSmashers delivers superior services and solutions to the public sector in the areas of project/program management, performance management, and IT security. The company provides innovative, collaborative business approaches, and proven methodologies that enable customers to break down organizational silos and optimize operational efficiency to achieve peak performance and mission success.

The Senior Cyber Project Manager will provide the overall leadership and guidance for managing multiple complex projects/programs. This role requires an experienced, highly motivated individual with excellent communication, organization, project management and technical skills to work across multiple organizations and globally, who can communicate status to all levels of management. Knowledge of DHS Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Technology Programs is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience with program and policy management, product support, budget, planning and management systems, operations and management tools and customer services.

  • Consulting services background related to program management; comprehensive understanding of contract administration and execution, including the management and oversight of:

  • Staffing, recruitment and workforce development

  • Task Order Management

  • Subcontract Management

  • Cost Management and Cost Control

  • Risk Management/Mitigation

  • Quality Assurance Process

  • Be self-motivated, pro-active with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities. A key quality and qualification for the senior program manager at SiloSmashers is active participation and support of business development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs day-to-day management of overall contract support operations, possibly involving multiple projects and groups of personnel at multiple locations.

  • Organizes, directs, and coordinates the planning and production of all contract support activities.

  • Demonstrates written and oral communication skills.

  • Establishes and alters (as necessary) corporate management structure to direct effective contract support activities

  • Lead project team(s) (internal and external) in the use of Project Management methodologies and tools to develop the program strategy, project plan and drive the day-to-day management and measurement of those plans. Develop & maintain project documentation, including charters and scoping, measures of success, project plans, weekly status reports, issue tracking/escalation/resolution, and financial tracking/forecasting.

  • Facilitate team meetings and work sessions; track key project milestones and communicate adjustments to Project Managers and key business stakeholders.

  • Manage to a structured project management process/methodology by developing and implementing documentation for all project phases.

  • Improve effectiveness of the project and efficiently meet and manage client objectives and expectations.

  • Outline top down and bottom up deliverables and acceptance criteria; beginning with the ultimate output of the project and working into the details to see how to produce the most effective output for the client and or organization.

  • Develop/facilitate risk mitigation plan; identify and mitigate risk as needed; report to project stakeholders as identified in communication plan.

  • Provide reporting support for client and organizational leaders

  • Manage scheduling, cost control and changes

  • Experience using MS Project and the Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) in order to plan and execute complex IT projects using PMP best practices, as well as serves as an ISSO.

  • The Project Manager/ISSO facilitates the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) activities for all S&T systems

  • The Project Manager/ISSO must use DHS automated tool sets on a day-today basis in addition to providing oversight.

  • Project Manager/ISSO must act as team lead on the following cross functional IT project team: Applications; Engineering; Security; and Operations.

  • The Project Manager will ensure all processes are being maintained and followed, and will ensure proper staffing and coordination for the overall effort.

  • Experience planning, developing, implementing, coordinating, and leading project activities such as: developing feasible milestones; managing schedule and resources.

  • Experience collecting functional requirements for the purposes of developing detailed plans and designs for delivery of IT solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience running large complex programs and projects and enterprise services teams

  • Extensive Customer/Client Facing experience

  • Pro-active/dynamic Problem Solver with Customer Focus

  • Ability to motivate a team to meet tight project timelines

  • Fluent with Microsoft Project & Project Task planning & dependencies

  • Supervisory experience (managing PM's & other resources) Deep experience in project status & financial reporting

  • Detail-oriented Must have very strong interpersonal skills including a demonstrated ability to partner with others, and be able manage complex relationships

  • 5 15 years performing project management support services in a supervisory and/or leadership role

  • 5 15 years performing ISSO support services in a supervisory and/or leadership role.


  • PMP (required)
  • CISSP (required)


  • Top Secret (required)

SiloSmashers offers competitive benefits and compensation packages and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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