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Senior Program Manager

Senior Program Manager

Job Location 
VA-Crystal City
# of Openings 
Security Clearance 
Active Secret; Active Top Secret Preferred
Percentage of Travel Required 
10% or less
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job


  • Develop the overall prioritization, milestones, deliverables, and success criteria
  • Identify and mitigate risks throughout the schedule
  • Coordinate the day-to-day activities required to deliver all projects and deliverables on time
  • Host regular project meetings and deliver crisp status updates to all stakeholders
  • Manage external dependencies and logistics
  • Manage teams of contract support personnel at multiple locations
  • Maintain and manage the client interface at the senior levels of the client organization
  • Meet with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review task plans and deliverable items, ensure conformance with program task schedules and costs
  • Work with senior technical leads and client counterparts to develop technical innovation strategy for the program
  • Prepare and deliver technology briefings and white papers to team and government managers
  • Prepare status reports and briefings
  • Identify and analyze problems, taking the initiative to implement improvements identified with a recognized business benefit
  • Actively participate in client discussions, meetings, and business development opportunities


  • Education:
    • College degree in Information Security or relevant field
  • Required Knowledge/Experience:
    • Knowledge and experience with Cyber Security Programs, and NIST Risk Management Framework required
    • 10+ years of working experience in security related field
    • PMP, CISSP, CISA, GSLC or other relevant certification
    • Experience and competency with:
      • CSAM (or similar tool i.e. TAF, Archer, Xacta, etc.)
      • Privacy Programs (PII)
      • Incident Management solutions
      • eDiscovery/Forensic Management solutions
      • Governance & Risk Management & Compliance Support
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment
    • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize duties based on shifting demands
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Sr. Program Manager

Invest in a company that invests in you! Copper River provides its employees with ample opportunities for career growth and development. Tuition reimbursement is offered to help employees further their education and skillset. Other perks include Open Leave, 401k matching with immediate vesting, Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage.


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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.