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SAIC IT Project Manager in MACDILL AFB, Florida


SAIC is seeking a full-time IT Project Manager to work in a fast-paced, dynamic Department of Defense Chief Information Office (DoD CIO) support organization located in Tampa, FL. The successful candidate will lead a broad range of IT projects using project management best practices. The IT Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the capability required by the government customer is successfully delivered and accepted. Will be responsible for multitasking several projects, including provisioning enterprise software, infrastructure, cyber security, and network system initiatives. The project manager will ensure that each assigned project is well-defined, expertly executed, and positively accepted. Will document project progress and communicate project status to key stakeholders. U.S. Central Command's (USCENTCOM's) published project management processes will be adhered to accordingly.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Works aggressively cross-divisionally with CIO leadership, program managers, engineers, and other key stakeholders to ensure full integration and synchronization of project management activities.

  • Ensures meeting coordination, scope clarity, policy compliance, alignment within strategic objectives, and effective communication.

  • Works with other project and program managers to ensure engineering, cyber security, and operational SME resources are available to deliver projects.

  • Directs project team to follow comprehensive communications and stakeholder engagement plans.

  • Updates MS Project plans and maintains files on Project Server.

  • Uses MS Office products to create and maintain project plans, schedules, Statements of Work, Bill of Materials, risk registers, and briefings.

  • Applies risk management principles to identify, analyze, mitigate, accept, or ignore risks for all projects.

  • Coordinates activities with IT portfolio managers, governance/policy leads, resource managers, program managers, and government leads to ensure desired solutions are supportable/documented across all functions --to include full cyber security accreditation and operational network sustainment.

  • Ensures all project scope changes are fully vetted and documented.

  • Works closely with engineering and operations teams to minimize design time and reduce service transition risks.


  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of IT Project Management experience.

  • Active PMP certification

  • Secret clearance with ability to secure a Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • DoD or federal government experience

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and apply other time management skills to operate effectively in a highly fluid, fast-paced environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, in both day-to-day operational and IT management interaction contexts

Desired certifications:

  • ITIL V3 Foundations certified

  • Scrum or Agile certified

  • CISCO, VMWare, Microsoft, cyber security certification(s) a strong plus

  • USCENTCOM and/or similar senior DoD staff experience

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us (https://www.saic.com/contact/contact_us) and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.

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