Deputy Program Manager

Norfolk, VA
Defense – Project/Program Management /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: DEPUT003854 

Job Title: Deputy Program Manager

Location: 471 East C Street Norfolk, Virginia 23511

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret
Required Certification(s): 

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

Provide the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Business Systems Branch with program management, systems engineering, software development and integration, advanced data services, and customer focused operational support. As technology evolves, introduce emerging technologies, embrace forward-looking strategies, and implement new and/or significant enhancements to existing Business Systems.
The Deputy Program Manager provides support to the MSC Business Systems Manager and partners with the Government in the operational planning, establishment, execution and evaluation of the MSC Business Systems programs and associated activities in all things related to cost, schedule, and performance.

Responsible for establishing guidelines for all programmatic aspects of contract performance under the leadership of the PMO, including but not limited to:
IMS, Risk Management, Requirements Management, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Assurance and process measurement and control.
Establish standards required for performance, establish policies and procedures required by the PMO, and support the PMO in communicating with all levels of management across the Business Systems stakeholder community.


Required Certifications
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Management Information Systems, Project Management, or related field.
10+ years of demonstrated programmatic and managerial leadership including:
Management and execution of programmatic functions including, but not limited to personnel management, risk management, project planning and scheduling, financial management and subcontractor management.
Within the 10 years, at least seven years of experience related to the implementation and maintenance of management information systems and or software intensive systems.


Required Skills
At least of five years of project development experience from inception to deployment, demonstrated ability to manage multi-task information systems development projects using a DevSecOps framework, and experience working within a PMO construct for DoD or DoN programs.

Environmental Conditions
Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands
Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles. Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
Stand or Sit; Walk; See
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)