Program Manager (Team Lead|SME) - Top Secret/SCI

  • Fort Belvoir, VA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

Company Description

At RED GATE we do everything we can to serve our clients:
Using the right technical skills, unique methodologies, best practices, and integrated technology, we help clients implement bold solutions. New approaches to emerging and evolving threats. Non-traditional ways to overcome entrenched obstacles. Advantage through opportunity. If you have a serious challenge or problem, we can help you solve it.  The below job description provides details on how this role will help to serve our clients.

Job Description

The Program Manager (Team Lead|SME) provides subject matter expertise and education to DTRA Research and Development (R&D) Directorate with technical program/ project Management support, requiring program management/acquisition analysis knowledge specific to DTRA R&D Directorate mission space. The R&D Directorate mission includes knowledge in the required CBRNE spectrum, technical/operational expertise, system integration, and subject matter expertise in the required CWMD, CIT, or CTN mission space.  

Specific duties include: 

  • Provide management support of defense R&D programs following DoD and DTRA Directives Coordination of A&AS program support  
  • Lead support for strategic planning, program planning, and budget formulation at the executive level  
  • Write executive correspondence and program briefings 
  • Direct the project management, including providing project and program management support for cross-service provider projects 
  • Integrate, manage, and execute multiple, simultaneous projects at varying levels of complexity 
  • Provide customer relationship management and quality assurance/quality control support 
  • Manage task execution, schedule, and costs, ensuring uninterrupted performance 
  • Oversee a multidisciplinary staff of professionals tasked with providing assessments, exercises, and modeling and simulation support at various locations as the mission requires 
  • Manage several subcontractors, ensuring quality performance 
  • Produce and submit timely, accurate deliverables within budget 
  • Assist in recruiting, vetting, training, and retaining highly qualified personnel to support projects worldwide 
  • Ensure compliance with all operational security practices, policies, and procedures 
  • Manage and oversee all logistics requirements, including procuring, tracking, and managing equipment and providing logistics support for all personnel 
  • Assist in the development of task orders in response to requests for quote/proposal, providing comprehensive analysis, solution design, technical writing, and review support 


  • Masters or Doctorate with 5-15 years of experience; Bachelors degree in science, engineering, or a related field with 15 years of experience; or Associates degree with 15 or more years of experience 
  • PMI PMP certified 
  • Experience with acquisition strategy and execution 
  • Experience with DTRA R&D programs  
  • Ability to travel overseas in support of the DTRA mission as required 
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter with excellent time management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills for interface with customers and with team members 
  • Expertise with MS Office, MS Project and SharePoint 

Additional Information

The Red Gate Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Red Gate Group, Ltd. considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.  EEO is the Law

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