Senior Program Manager

3 weeks ago(1/2/2018 3:27 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Programme Management
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time


MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.


The Sr. Program Manager is responsible for providing Program Management for a large IT contract we are currently bidding on


  • Organize, direct, and manage contract IT O&M operations support functions and multi-faceted, complex, and inter-related IT projects supporting a large Federal Agency
  • Hold PnL and delivery responsibility for the program
  • Provide strategic thought leadership focused on meeting Agency needs, efficiently, effectively working with multiple stakeholders
  • Lead a multi-sourced team (Direct and multiple subcontractor resources) to deliver a seamless, integrated and unified experience for end-users and Government counterparts
  • Manage teams of contract support personnel with diverse IT skill sets at multiple locations
  • Maintain and manage client interface at senior levels across multiple client organizations
  • Meet with customer and staff to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items
  • Ensure conformance with program task schedules, costs and contract deliverables
  • Oversee and formulate project management support documents and plans, and assist federal managers, project managers, and/or project management support staff in coordinating formulation of such
  • Establish and maintain technical and financial reports to show progress of projects to management and customers, organize and assign responsibilities to subordinates, oversee the successful completion of all assigned tasks, and identify additional growth opportunities
  • Provide leadership, coaching and guidance to a team of 125+ technical employees and team leads

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Business or related discipline required
  • MBA or Master Degree in Engineering Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or related discipline preferred
  • At least fifteen (15) years' of progressive practical experience in an IT or technical environment required
  • At least five (5) years’ experience managing complex, distributed network operations centers, telecommunications, and all related operations and maintenance activities, pre-production environments, desktop management, enterprise directory services, enterprise messaging infrastructure, enterprise application hosting, enterprise network infrastructure, telecommunications, security engineering, systems administration and maintenance, database, web and SharePoint administration and management, application/systems security, contingency plan, and service level agreements required
  • Experience managing a program/contract with at least $15 Million annual revenue
  • Demonstrated experience managing an IT operations supporting multiple Principle Offices, Agencies, Sub-Agencies or Business Groups of significant size and complexity
  • Demonstrated experience managing simultaneous multiple, large, complex projects and applying Earned Value Management (EVM) principles and reporting methodologies
  • Expert level knowledge of technical contract management and task order management required

Additional Requirements as per Contract/Client:

  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain a Confidential Security Clearance
  • Candidates must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Residency

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in a general work environment
  • Ability to lift or transport items weighing up to 20 lbs.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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