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Program Manager

AMERICAN SYSTEMS | Rome NY 13440 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/21/2021

Job Descriptiontop

WANTED: a mission driven professional with a Secret Clearance or higher and experience leading large Information Technology Operations and Maintenance (IT O&M) programs for the federal government to become our next Program Manager in Rome, NY.

As a Program Manager, you will:

  • Provide leadership and management expertise supporting an Air Force customer with a critical mission supporting the nation.
  • Receive a competitive compensation and benefits package, to include our Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Be part of an empowered culture where you are a key contributor to the success of the company
  • Lead a team of highly skilled, driven, and supportive professionals
  • Continue growing your skills and knowledge 

A week in the life of a Program Manager:

  • Lead and manage all aspects of an IT operations and maintenance (O&M) contract, including a Service Desk, Network and Systems Administration, Desktop Support, Cybersecurity, Video Teleconferencing, and other functional areas.  
  • Be responsible for leading and supervising a diverse team; providing responsive, timely, and high-quality customer support.
  • Formulate and enforce work standards and compliance with customer and corporate policies;.
  • Assign and manage contractor schedules and resources; ensuring the completeness, quality and timeliness of all deliverables and services; and communicating effectively with the customer, contractor team and corporate leadership.

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs, and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!


Job Requirementstop

  • Secret Security Clearance; Top Secret preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
  • Bachelor's Degree in an IT related field; Master's Degree preferred
  • ITIL Foundations certification; ITIL V4 preferred
  • Security+ or equivalent cybersecurity certification preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in IT, including at least 5 years of experience as a program/project manager
  • Experience managing service level agreements (SLAs) for an IT O&M contract
  • High level of integrity and accountability

Skills and abilities:

  • Highly motivated, self-starter and team player with a high energy level and willingness to aggressively take on responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to approach job responsibilities with a focus on process improvement.
  • IT O&M knowledge and experience.
  • Able to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Strong verbal and writing skills.
  • Unconditional integrity and commitment to achieving goals.

% Travel  0 - 10%

Clearance Required?  Secret


Job Detailstop

Location Rome, NY, 13440, United States
Travel Required 1% of the time
Categories Computer Software, Computer Hardware, Telecommunications, Cyber Security
Ctznship Statuses Eligible to work in USA
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI, Top Secret/SSBI, Top Secret/EBI, Top Secret (TS), Secret, Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Experience Years 10 yrs
Relocation Cost Paid None
Interview Cost Paid None
Pref Major IT Related Field
Pref Degree Bachelors
Certifications PMP Certification ITIL Foundations; ITIL 4 Preferred Security + or equivalent cybersecurity certification preferred

Location Maptop

Contact Informationtop

Contact Name Ed Wakeley
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Primary Phone 703-968-5022
Job Code 19100