Program Manager 1

Annapolis Junction, MD
Program Manager – 0008-0021 /
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 is looking for a Program Manager 1. This position will support one of our Government clients in Annapolis Junction, MD.


    • Responsible for the successful cost, schedule, and contract performance.
    • 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 contributes 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.
    • Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PM shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources, report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, and write and review technical documents.

Minimum Experience

    • Five (5) years of experience managing programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required as a program or project manager.
    • At least one (I) year of demonstrated experience in conducting requirements analysis, resource allocation, project costing, deliverable tracking, schedule and financial data monitoring, and reporting.
    • Knowledge of the guidelines provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), DoD 5000 series, and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 801 policies.
    • Has PMP certification, FAC-P/PM Entry Level certification or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA)Level 1 certification in Program Management.


    • 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 promptly and transparently.
    • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative requirements imposed by the contract in coordination with the Contractor's contracts staff.
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 $10,000,  and the referrer is eligible to receive the sum for any applicant we place within 12 months of referral. The bonus is paid after the referred employee reaches 6 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.