Cyber Security Program Manager - Contingent

Jacobs - Reston, VA (30+ days ago)4.0

Job Description:
The program manager is the single point of contact with the client’s technical, management, and contracts personnel regarding all matters associated with the contract. Directs the program management office (PMO) staff in providing the necessary administrative and management expertise for effective program control and reporting. Is responsible for managing a large team of cyber security engineers, analysts, forensic specialists, software developers, and other technical staff charged with cyber security defense of enterprise IT systems and networks for a member of the Intelligence Community (IC). The scope of these responsibilities comprises technical, quality, cost and schedule planning, management, execution, and reporting for a diverse range of information security technical and analytical projects and activities, including but not limited to designing, developing, deploying and testing client information systems, analyzing the client’s information security environment and identifying potential vulnerabilities, and developing security measures to safeguard client information.

As cyber security subject matter expert (SME), responsible for ensuring that the client’s cyber defense protections are adequate and effective. Provides recommendations to client senior leadership and technical management regarding current and future cyber security policy considerations and technologies, based on ongoing assessment of the evolving threat environment and available countermeasures. Plans and conducts consultation with users, management, vendors, and technical staff to assess computing needs and system requirements that may affect the client’s cyber security posture.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:
Planning and executing multi-faceted large scale and enterprise wide IT projects in accordance with client policies and regulations, IC Directive 503, and system life cycle best practices.
Establishing clear roles, responsibilities, lines of authority, communications, and accountability among contractor staff in their interaction with their government counterparts.
Utilization of program and project management best practices.
Identifying staff development and training needs and ensure that training, mentoring, and hands-on assistance is available to raise the talent/skill level of contract and client staff as appropriate.
This position is contingent upon contract award.


Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in security and risk management, asset security, security engineering, communication and network security, identity and access management, security assessment and testing, security operations, and software development security, including experience within the IC and hands-on experience with the requirements of ICD 503 and related Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements
Knowledge of practical application of engineering science and technology to security-related designs and systems implementations
Design and maintenance of large, complex networks (WAN/LAN) and associated hosts
Development of future cyber defense architecture documents
System development lifecycle, program management, and process methodology related to governance, management, engineering, and operations with experience in supporting project activities at engineering and operations review boards
Active TS/SCI with Poly
Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or a closely related IT or cyber security discipline.

Desired Requirements:
Knowledge of and hands-on experience with the client’s Program Management Framework (PMF)

Essential Functions:
Work Environment
Work is accomplished in offices located in Jacobs and Government facilities and buildings. As necessary, must be able to travel to other work areas, be aware of safety requirements for those areas, and work within those constraints. All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with Company safety standards.

Physical Requirements
Position involves extended periods of sitting or standing. Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, use of stairs, and access to remote structures. Typically required to lift and hold up to 30 pounds. Position is located on a Government facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.

Equipment and Machines
Computer work required. Use of calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required.


Attendance and punctuality are essential in this highly collaborative environment. Overtime work may be required.

Other Essential Functions
Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Dress must be appropriate for the position and not pose a safety risk or hazard to the employee or others in accordance with Company policies. Must be a U.S Citizen. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Must pass a Federal background investigation. Must submit to pre-employment drug testing. Must maintain site access to Government facilities and computer systems. Must be willing to travel as-needed.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.