Program Manager (PM SHIELD)

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Contingency Full-Time


We are currently seeking a Program Manager in support of Program Executive Office Missiles and Space. The Program Office is for the Short Intermediate Effectors for Layered Defense (PM SHIELD) Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) located in Huntsville, AL.  The successful candidate will work with technical teams to plan and track project(s).  Candidates should possess a mix of technical and managerial skills.  The primary focus of this position is working alongside senior Government customers to hire and manage employees to perform duties as assigned.


  • Serve as primary point of contact for work related to the program both technical and administrative
  • Manage organization of GaN employees and subcontractors
  • Frequently engages with customers and staff in order to plan and track all work
  • Develops project plans as needed and tracks progress until delivery
  • Contributes to the development of project management strategies and processes
  • Develops resource management plans and controls program cost
  • Develops Work Breakdown Structures where appropriate
  • Assists in managing change associated to projects
  • Communicates pertinent information and requirements to staff both customer and corporate
  • Ensure quality on all deliverables
  • Perform all manpower and staffing actions
  • Analyzes program risk, develops, and implements mitigation strategies



  • Experience with project management tools (MS Project)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Self-motivation, self-direction, and ability to work independently
  • Good understanding of Government contracting



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • PMP desired
  • PM SHIELD experience is a plus




Geeks and Nerds is an innovative technology company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for our community and nation. We are an Employee-Owned company which means our dedicated team members are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN, you are not an employee; you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds.


Come join the company that develops innovative solutions that makes a positive difference in our community and nation. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Join a company of significance!

GaN Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. GaN Corporation participates in E-Verify.


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