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Program Manager

Location: Columbus, OH (DLA Site) 

Clearance: SECRET 

IAT/IT Level: IT-II (Critical Sensitive) 

This position will lead projects that involve the successful management of teams composed of data processing and other information management professionals who have been involved in analysis, design, integration, testing, documenting, converting, extending, and implementing automated information and/or telecommunications systems. Performs day-to-day management of overall contract support operations, involving multiple projects and groups of personnel at multiple locations.

 Organizes, directs, and coordinates the planning and production of all contract support activities. Demonstrates written and oral communication skills. Establishes and alters (as necessary) corporate management structure to direct effective contract support activities.




  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with advance education in fields related to position or equivalent experience.

Professional Certifications: 

  • Must hold a Project or Program Management certification (i.e. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or other equivalent/recognized Project or Program Management certification); Project or Program Management certifications from accredited institutions are required. Examples from government and commercial sources include, but are not limited to the Defense Acquisition University, The Program Management Institute, Department of Veterans Affairs as well as Universities and Colleges. Substitutes for a Project or Program Management Certification such as training, degrees or relevant experience, will be considered and applicant must clearly state how the credentials are equivalent to the certifications.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in program management
  • Minimum of 10 years of leadership experience with progressively higher responsibility in the public and/or private sector in the IT and/or consulting fields
  • Experience with the Information Technology Acquisition process and its milestones
  • Experience in analyzing a variety of source documentation and supporting the creation of acquisition documentation.

Program Manager