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Deputy Program Manager - Military Veterans

at TekSynap

Responsibilities & Qualifications


The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) shall be responsible for all Contractor work performed under this SOW. The DPM is designated as Key by the Government. During any absence of the PM, the DPM is the only alternate shall have full authority to act for the Contractor on all matters relating to work performed under this contract. The DPM and all designated alternates shall be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Additionally, the Contractor shall not replace the Project Manager without prior approval from the Contracting Officer.

  • Effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability for oral and written communication with the highest levels of management.
  • Demonstrated successful working knowledge and supervision of employees of various labor categories and skills in efforts similar in size and scope as referenced under this program.
  • Knowledge of industry accepted standards and best practices.
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders, tasks, and teams.
  • Experience managing projects relating to private and public sector information sharing.
  • Experience developing and implementing process engineering methodologies and Capability Maturity Models for information sharing environment development projects.
  • Experience leading teams working in a fast-paced environment with private sector stakeholders (e.g., other than federal consulting)
  • Cost Forecasting experience at the level of this contract and be able to respond to COR questions regarding contract cost estimation, variance, burn, etc.
  • Ensure changes in work under this contract are not implemented prior to written authorization or a contract modification is issued by the Contracting Officer
  • Set objectives, assign tasks, allocate budgets, and agree to timetables for achieving intermediate and overall goals.
  • Coordinate management, planning and reporting.
  • Coordinate and monitor progress across all projects, team leads to establish a formal reporting structure.
  • Develops overall program plans, guidance, and procedures necessary to adequately provide support required for all administrative and program functions.
  • Reviews support requirements, determines the necessary skills and personnel resources, formulates policies and procedures necessary to achieve effective project planning and control, budget projections and quality assurance.
  • Oversee and supervise the work distribution across Contractor resources.
  • Manage the performance for Contractor tasks and associated deliverables.
  • Develop contract status reports.
  • Respond to program questions/issues raised during the execution of Tasks.
  • Possess full authority to act for their respective company on contract matters relating to daily operations.
Be available during business hours to meet with Government personnel (designated by the CO) to discuss any items pertaining to the program.

  • Must have at least 10 years of program management experience and an MA/MS degree.
  • Must be able to provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to program and project staff; provide detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for improvements, optimization development, and/or maintenance efforts for client-specific or mission critical challenges/issues; consult with client to define need or problem; supervise studies and leads surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions.
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS-SCI) clearance.
  • Must live within the National Capital Region (NCR)
  • Must be able to be on site in Arlington, VA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We are seeking a Deputy Program Manager to join our team DHS CISA in Washington, DC.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: National Capital Region
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Low
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: 10%

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


U.S. Citizenship

Top Secret Clearance requirement


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

TekSynap is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact for assistance.

Washington, DC


TekSynap (formerly Synaptek Corporation) understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. Technology moving at the speed of thought® embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

The TekSynap founders have worked together for over a decade, supporting customers ranging from small departmental operations & maintenance efforts to leading broad nationwide deployment efforts for agencies such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This core management team has operated in leading companies such as SIGNAL Corporation and managed business sectors of over 100M in annual revenue in industry leading companies such as General Dynamics.

At each level this team has absorbed what “works” – for the company, our customers and our employees. We synthesize the best at each level resulting in a unique service provider that combines the infrastructure and process models of larger organizations with an agile ability to cost effectively meet our customer’s requirements.

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