ISM Program Manager
Updated on 9/22/2023
Riverside Research

501-1,000 employees

Non-Profit scientific research institution
Company Overview
Riverside Research’s mission is to move science from the laboratory to the field for the benefit of the nation. The independent nonprofit laboratory builds teams of recognized experts in a variety of fields from machine learning, electromagnetics, and other fields to deliver effective, efficient, high value solutions and services to sponsors.
Centreville, VA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Active TS with SCI eligibility within the last 2 years (able to obtain CI Poly) OR Active TS/SCI CI Poly
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical field (e.g., computer science, engineering, mathematics) and 12 years of relevant experience or MA and 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • 8 years of DoD experience
  • Experience managing complex projects, short deadlines, and competing priorities
  • Experience managing software development teams
  • Demonstrated initiative, sound judgment, and ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, time-management, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Work closely with the customer, cross-functional teams, and assigned engineers to plan and develop scope, deliverables, resources, work plan, budget, and schedule
  • Lead, mentor, evaluate, train, and coach an engineering team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities
  • Understand Agile development and effectively participate in Scrum meetings
  • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance
  • Execute with minimal oversight technical management duties, including managing day-to-day operations, maintaining work plans and timelines, tracking and managing program budgets, preparing status reports/briefs, and ensuring program status is communicated to all stakeholders
  • Assess program issues and develop resolutions to meet schedule, quality, and quantity customer goals
  • Identify and capture new business or growth opportunities to expand business portfolio
Desired Qualifications
  • Active TS with SCI eligibility within the last 2 years (able to obtain CI Poly) OR Active TS/SCI CI Poly
  • Understanding of cloud-based software solutions
  • Understanding of orbital mechanics and satellite modeling, preferably in the domain of collection planning
  • Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) certification preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred