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BAE Systems

Senior IT Program Manager - Software Implementation (77983BR)





Reston, Virginia, United States

Job Description The Program Manager will manage large software implementation projects for BAE Systems Inc. The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to manage complex software development or COTS customization projects using Agile or waterfall methodologies with on premise or cloud deployments.

The candidate will have strong project management experience managing multiple concurrent full life cycle implementations. The candidate will be a servant leader leading projects through the project lifecycle including Planning and Analysis, Execution and Solution Deployment and Benefit realization. Strong project management experience is required which includes (a) management of project deliverables, scope, budget, quality, (b) proactive risk identification and mitigation, (c) resource management including guiding and motivating team members, (d) management of requirements, priorities and alignment with organizational objectives, (e) schedule management and executing to the strategy/plan, (f) design, configuration, test, deployment and release management, (g)status reporting, coordination and communications, strong vendor relationship management including working with third-party systems integrators.

The candidate will establish well-defined, measurable success criteria for projects and hold others accountable without direct authority.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.

10+ years of relevant work experience.

Experience in implementing complex cloud and on premise projects consisting of many team members and senior stakeholders as well as working with third party integrators

Experience in managing software application delivery teams with waterfall and/or agile processes.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Working knowledge of internal control frameworks or knowledge of IT controls, with particular experience understanding IT and business risks related to SaaS applications.

Experience with government and DOD IT control requirements, and understands how to deploy cloud and integration solutions in compliance with federal audit standards such as NIST and DFARs preferred.

PMI certification and/or Agile and/or SAFe certification.
About BAE Systems, Inc.BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.