Senior Program Manager with Security Clearance

Fairmont, West Virginia
Jun 16, 2024
Jun 19, 2024
Safety / Security
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Security Clearance required: Secret Do you want to make a difference? Cognosante employees are passionate about improving people's lives. With an innovative mindset and an unwavering commitment to those we serve, we partner with healthcare, civilian and defense agencies to deliver exceptional public services and programs. Our multi-faceted technology and customer experience (CX) solutions achieve program outcomes, solve critical challenges and create meaningful change. Whether we are helping Veterans access healthcare faster, ensuring that members of the military complete their missions safely, or helping people obtain health insurance, our work touches millions of people. Come Join Our Team We're driven by our customers' missions, and measure success by how we improve lives. We believe innovative solutions start with an innovative culture. We believe customer understanding is the key to creating innovative solutions. We know we are stronger together, and we value the diversity of our people. We believe growth should be a core job benefit. What is the position? The Senior Program Manager will oversee interactions between a multidisciplinary engineering team and our government customers. They will be responsible for leading experimentation and planning and executing demonstrations across a variety of systems spanning manned and unmanned aerial, ground, and subsea platforms What will I get to do? The Senior Program Manager will work directly with our customers and will take the lead in planning and execution of experimentation and demonstration events. They will be responsible for collecting and documenting end-user feedback from system test and evaluation and will communicate findings with our engineering teams. They will lead technology development programs, managing cost, performance, and schedule. Using strong writing and customer interface skills, the Senior Program Manager will manage relationships and help drive opportunity development with DoD, federal, and state customers. This will include white paper development and responses to RFIs. They will spend approximately 25% time traveling to principally in-CONUS locations. What qualifications do I need? US Citizen possessing an active Secret clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS clearance.
Prior military service as an end-user or operator of unmanned systems
10 or more years of experience managing technology development projects for DoD customers
10 or more years of experience in client relationship management
5 or more years of experience writing white papers and technical reports and/or responses to RFIs
Working knowledge of DoD RDT&E and acquisition processes
Ability to support 25% time travel to principally in-CONUS locations; occasional surges up to 50% travel
Ability to work on-site in Fairmont, WV as needed. What additional characteristics will help me thrive? DoD and/or federal product sales experience
Data Science/Data Analytics basics
PMP certification
Engineering Degree or equivalent technical work experience What We Offer Our mission is to provide comprehensive and competitive pay, benefits, services, and programs to eligible employees and their dependents that: Ensure optimal health and productivity of our employees
Support employee retention and attraction
Provide work/life balance to ensure our employees succeed inside and outside of the office Compensation $127,536.85 - $204,058.96 The pay range for this job is determined by various factors, including but not necessarily limited to location, responsibilities of the job, and alignment with market data. When determining a salary for this role, the following factors may be taken into consideration - contract-specific affordability, education, knowledge, skills, competencies and experience. The estimate displayed represents the salary range for this position and is just one component of Cognosante's total compensation package for employees. It is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee. Cognosante will not provide sponsorship for employment-based immigration benefits for this position. What We Promise Cognosante employees are inspired by our bold mission to improve lives. To achieve this mission, we put our people first. No matter wherethey're located around the nation, our innovative workplaces enable individuals to apply theirskills and experience to work toward a greater good. We foster a winning culture of solutioncreators built on innovation, collaboration, flexibility, and work-life balance.And we invest in thenext generation of diverse talent to foster an inclusive, progressive, adaptable workplacethat prioritizes advancement for all. As an affirmative action employer, we are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class. Your safety during your job search is important. Recruiting communications will always be sent through one of the following corporate domain emails We will never send communications through any other domain, We will never request payment from you, nor will we send payment to you, prior to your start date. If you have been asked to send or receive any payment, or if you have any doubt about whether you have been contacted by a Cognosante employee, please contact us at