Serco Inc.

Program Manager SME

Recruiting Location : Location
US-OH-Wright-Patterson AFB
Project/Program Management
Position Type
Security Clearance
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Special Programs Office (AFLCMC/WAG) develops, tests, and rapidly fields classified Air Force aeronautical capabilities. Executing a significant budget, AFLCMC/WAG conducts studies to identify new capabilities; transitions laboratory technologies to operational platforms; executes demonstrations; and develops, tests, and rapidly fields new capabilities for the warfighter.


In this position the SME Program Manager will provide program management support to classified programs utilizing DoD acquisition processes and policies for the procurement of systems, subsystems, and life cycle acquisition management. They will be responsible to conduct the following:

  • Assist in initiating new prototype and development programs
  • Employ acquisition program analysis in the areas of acquisition and contracting strategy, program planning and control, schedule development, test, configuration management, risk management, contract changes, financial management, production, and product support
  • Assist in the planning, development, editing, and staffing of acquisition document products (e g , program documentation, plans, reports, briefings, etc)
  • Develop and present briefings on program status, findings, and/or recommendations to senior leadership
  • Conduct technical evaluations of contractor proposals
  • Assist in annual program cost estimates and Program Objective Memorandum development and submission
  • Interface with weapons system contractors, vendors, and Government representatives regarding programmatic aspects
  • Support program technical interchange meetings, program management reviews, executive management reviews, test meetings, development/operational test events, integrated product team meetings, software/hardware design reviews, etc
  • Perform program risk assessments and develop mitigation plans
  • Apply earned value management system (EVMS) for cost and schedule to existing contracts
  • Reviews and gives feedback to contract deliverable products


To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

    • Active SECRET security clearance with background investigation current within the past 6 years is required or a security clearance under continuous evaluation
    • Bachelor’s Degree with 15 years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree with 10 years of relevant experience
    • In depth knowledge of DoD acquisition program management


Additional desired skills and qualifications:

    • TOP SECRET security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) eligibility and background investigation current within the past 6 years or a security clearance under continuous evaluation
    • 12 months or more of SAP experience within the past 5 years
    • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II or III certification in Program Management
    • 10 years of DoD Acquisition Program Office experience
      • DoD Acquisition strategy and process development, and lifecycle management
      • Developing, editing, and publication of program documents
      • In-depth experience with other acquisition disciplines

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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