ActioNet, Inc Cybersecurity Senior Program Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

Cybersecurity Senior Program Manager

IT/Cyber Security/Network Systems

Washington, DC


Position at ActioNet

ActioNet is seeking a qualified professional to lead the Cybersecurity team in support of a Federal client's Enterprise Cybersecurity Program. The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for analyzing needs, proposing recommendations, and communicating status in alignment with the direction and operations of the client.

The PM will work in concert with the Federal Leadership Team, Intra-agency Partner Groups and Project Management community to qualify and prioritize resource demand, support project delivery, and serve as a key touch point for cyber customers. The PM will lead a team of Senior Cybersecurity personal and is responsible for daily operations as well as tracking deliverables and due dates for multiple federal leads including senior DOE officials. The PM seeks opportunities to scale operations and drive improvements commensurate with changing business needs and requirements.

The PM will establish, enhance, and sustain optimal practices, processes, and standards regarding Program and Project Methodology, Performance, and Governance Management. These efforts will support the clients Project Management community, Intra-agency Partner Groups, and Cybersecurity Team Leaders to successfully deliver projects and change initiatives to meet their strategic goals and objectives.

To achieve this, the PMr must demonstrate relevant domain expertise of an Enterprise Cybersecurity Program and successfully translate best practices into consistent standards, plans, procedures, and frameworks that can be re-used on multiple projects and broader change management initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop policy, program management plans and strategic documents

  • Develop senior level white papers and point papers

  • Manage a team of Sr. Cyber security professionals

  • Provide strategic guidance and counsel to senior management

  • Lead or facilitate major portions of large or medium projects / tasks, or provide sole support for small projects / tasks Including but not limited to Enterprise Risk, Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation, Supply Chain Risk, High Value Assets etc.

  • Gathers facts through research, interviewing, surveys, etc. analyze the client's business, draw conclusions, prepare final reports and gives presentations

  • Provides technical knowledge and analysis of information assurance, to include system engineering; risk management; system authorization, critical infrastructure continuity and contingency planning; security awareness and training.

  • Familiar with statutes, regulations, and current OMB, NIST, and NSA guidance with respect to establishing and maintaining a Cybersecurity program.

  • Effectively build strategic relationships with a broad group of stakeholders in order to foster trust and influence key decisions

  • Maintain integrity in all transactions; follows up and keeps promises; maintains ethical standards of clients

  • Effectively adapts to new requirements; comfortable with complexity, ambiguity and change

  • Ability to take large volumes of complex information and present it in a clear and concise manner to senior management

  • Manage all subcontractor agreements and staff

  • Manage all IM30 funding and purchases


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and resourceful

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field). Post graduate work, such as project management certification, or master’s degree, preferred.

  • US Citizen (REQUIRED)

  • An active Top Secret or DOE “Q”

  • 15 years directly related experience is required

  • Professional certifications CISSP and PMP

  • Manage a staff of at least 65


  • Familiarity with the Department of Energy (DOE)

  • SME experience preferred

ActioNet is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age (40 or over), or genetic information. ActioNet’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.

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