AECOM Senior Program Manager in Chantilly, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151942BR

Position Title Senior Program Manager

Job Category Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Chantilly

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a Senior Program Manager to join our team in the Washington, D.C. area!

The Senior Program Manager will oversee the staff and activities of an IT service program or programs providing IT Infrastructure, services and technical assistance for Federal Civilian and DoD Agencies, state and commercial customers.

On a day-to-day basis provides leadership and direction to a team of

information technology professionals and engages in key decisions relative to technology,

staffing, securing and use of resources, training, overall direction of work and development of new work. Utilizing an extensive background in IT Enterprise Management and Project Management skills, the Senior Program Manager will plan, implement, and monitor the activities of staff representing numerous technical disciplines.

The Senior Program Manager will utilize knowledge of federal contracting and associated corporate requirements to navigate complex company processes in order to successfully recruit personnel,manage subcontractors, and will have responsibilities for P&L and business development, Capture and Proposal development and authoring related to the supported programs and growth in assigned business areas.

The Senior Program Manager interfaces with government personnel at the senior level to assure satisfaction with performance.

The Senior Program manager is responsible for identifying and qualifying new client requirements and formulating solutions that represent large new business and/or follow-on opportunities. The Senior Program Manager will contribute technically to the development of technical and service solutions for customer delivery.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s and 15 years job related experience or equivalent. Must have experience in leading teams. Experience should include technical IT disciplines related to Project Management and Cybersecurity, culminating in successful management of organizations of similar size of program.

Technical and management background should include hands on experience with several of the following:

• responsibility for leading large teams

• overall understanding of networks and critical applications

• aware of emerging technologies and how to integrate these capabilities into an existing infrastructure

• understanding of Service Desk operations

• IT solution development

• experience presenting training materials and guides

• hands-on with best practices related to federal IT management, such as Change Management, ITIL and SDLC

• hands-on management of federal contracting programs

• delivery of focused IT customer service

• management of large, multi-disciplinary staff

May be required to obtain/maintain a security clearance, current DOE clearance preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

PMP trained and other technical certifications such as MCSE, CCNA, ITIL or CISSP strongly preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.