Program Manager 3

Annapolis Junction, MD
Program Manager – 0012-0022 /
Full-time /
About ARSIEM Corporation

At ARSIEM Corporation we are committed to fostering a proven and trusted partnership with our government clients.  We provide support to multiple agencies across the United States Government.  ARSIEM has an experienced workforce of qualified professionals committed to providing the best possible support.

As demand increases, ARSIEM continues to provide reliable and cutting-edge technical solutions at the best value to our clients.  That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the ability to have an impact on every client you work with. 

ARSIEM seeks a Program Manager 3. This position will support one of our government clients in Annapolis Junction, MD.



    • Responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and performance of the contract. 
    • Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the contracting officer's Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager, and the Contractor's senior management. 
    • Directly contribute to program efforts in several areas, including cost management/avoidance, schedule estimation and tracking, contract performance management, risk management, requirements analysis, and quality assurance activities. 
    • Ensure proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. 
    • Utilize expert communication skills to direct skilled technical resources, report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, and write and review technical documents.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Fifteen (15) years of experience managing programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required as a program or project manager. 
    • Direct experience in managing multi-task contracts and subcontracts of various types and complexity, as well as experience in leading a multi-vendor environment, is required. 
    • Shall be knowledgeable of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and ICD 801 policies. Must have experience conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting. 
    • Must have at least three (3) years of demonstrated experience in managing and controlling funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms such as Earned Value Management. 
    • Must have a PMP, FAC-P/PM Senior Level, or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level 3 certification in Program Management.

Required Capabilities

    • Allocate resources (staffing, facilities, and budgets) on the contract
    • Review and approve all earned value, Estimate To Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Report, or other financial reports as appropriate.
    • Review and allocate management reserve within contractual limits
    • Ensure cross-discipline integration within the contract to meet Government needs
    • Work with the higher-level program manager, if applicable, to provide effective and efficient management of the Contractor's effort
    • Review and propose the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource-loaded schedule) to the Government
    • Review risk and risk mitigation activities and allocate budgets for the same
    • Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews to be presented to the Government PM
    • Ensure the timely recruitment and training of program staff - both direct and indirect
    • Review all financial and technical reports before release to the Government
    • Communicate issues and solutions to the Government PM in a timely and transparent manner
    • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor's contract staff
    • Assist the Government PM by providing input to statutory acquisition reports and responses to Congressional Questions for the Record (QFRs)
    • Coordinate the preparation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and value engineering proposals to the Government PM
    • Provide contractor input to the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan reviews or Award Fee reviews, as appropriate
    • Communicate issues and solutions to the broader Government management structure as requested by senior Government leaders
    • Rapidly assemble and execute focused cross-disciplinary Government/Contractor teams to address urgent or unexpected cost, schedule, or technical program/contract issues
Clearance Requirement: This position requires an active TS/SCI with a polygraph. You must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Candidate Referral: Do you know someone who would be GREAT at this role? If you do, ARSIEM has a way for you to earn a bonus through our referral program for persons presenting NEW (not in our resume database) candidates who are successfully placed on one of our projects. The bonus for this position is $5,000, and the referrer is eligible to receive the sum for any applicant we can place within 12 months of referral. The bonus is paid after the referred employee reaches six months of employment.

ARSIEM is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and 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 or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.