Job Description

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Program Manager, Lead

The Opportunity: 

As a weapon systems program manager, your knowledge is key when it comes to planning, designing, and building critical weapon systems ensuring an effective national defense. The primary objective of this requirement will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions.

You will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals and will be responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception through startup, execution, and completion. You'll assume the responsibilities of the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems, including working seamlessly with the team to cultivate customer relationships and intimacy, developing strategic plans and operating in an Agile environment, establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements, and collaborating across teams to ensure effectiveness. You will lead and direct cross functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule, and technical performance objectives, while measuring and reporting program performance, delivering presentations to customers, executive management, and other program stakeholders, participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions. You will establish design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test, and be responsible for identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements. You will establish and manage program and subordinate baselines, analyze and adhere to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost and schedule control methodologies and tools, and identify, allocate and manage program resources, including workforce planning. Further, you will manage government and customer supplied property or information suppliers to meet program objectives and adhere to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards.

As a program manager you will ensure the program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities, develop and adhere to master plans and schedules, and conduct thorough risk and opportunity management practices, including identification, mitigation, and realization.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 20+ years of experience managing multiple programs or projects of 25+ FTE across the acquisition life cycle, including technical quality, cost, schedule, and performance oversight

  • Experience managing nuclear projects that include numerous workstreams requiring adjusting to shifting priorities and solving problems quickly

  • Experience as a primary interface with executive level clients, managing executive level communications, reporting, and development of programmatic strategies and plans

  • Knowledge of planning, organizing, and making recommendations on nuclear program milestones, resourcing, and key decision points

  • Knowledge of DoD contracting procedures and contracting vehicles

  • Ability to perform risk assessments to identify, define, and analyze program or project issues in terms of probability and consequences

  • Ability to resolve problems with minimal disruption to the activities being performed under the contract

  • Ability to produce and execute an integrated master schedule to meet program needs

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Master’s degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP), or Defense Acquisition
    Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required. 

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Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $84,600.00 to $193,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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