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Navy and USMC C5ISR Program Director



North Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for a Navy and USMC C5ISR Program Director to serve as the SAIC NIWC Lant Account Technical and Customer Relationship lead located on-site in North Charleston, SC.

JOB DUTIES: (include but not limited to)

  • Successful delivery of a current portfolio of programs as well as the growth and capture of new programs with the NIWC Atlantic customer.
  • Lead multiple program managers with a variety of programs focusing on Navy and USMC C5ISR systems, naval fleet platforms and systems and naval enterprise IT systems.
  • Ensure the integration of activities in accordance with contract requirements and ensure technical, schedule, cost, and financial performance of all their respective programs.
  • Manage current customer relationships, assist the NIWC Atlantic Account VP to develop the overall NIWC Atlantic growth strategy, and enhance our core capabilities as they relate to customer technical requirements.
  • Develop productive relationships with customers and industry partners alike to integrate technology into shipboard platforms and develop strategies to support the Warfighter.
  • Use their knowledge of naval C5I systems, processes, standards, and methods to help develop, implement, and deploy engineering solutions and services for use on individual programs and throughout the Naval Business Unit. Growth is an important factor of the position.
  • Ability to develop market and customer growth strategies, to create executable plans and build a pipeline to achieve the strategy, to closely interact with the potential customers on future opportunities, to lead the development of solutions, and to ensure the capture of new work.
  • Lead and manage a team of teams, be responsible for a large number of employees, and the proper staffing of all programs.



  • Bachelor's degree and eighteen (18) years or more experience. Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.


  • A record of Identifying, managing, and nurturing top-level client and potential client relationships and conducting program-level client assessment.
  • Leading and managing program managers and providing oversight to managed programs in the portfolio.
  • Identifying, planning, executing, and supervising business development strategies and directing multiple simultaneous capture and proposal efforts
  • Developing and executing annual and quarterly financial plans
  • Meeting cost, schedule, and performance objectives to drive top-line and bottom-line growth
  • Maintaining prescribed financial controls and assuring the integrity of financial matters
  • Leading efforts where the scope and complexity of responsibilities require the integration of multiple disciplines and functions
  • Coordinating efforts with supporting organizations including contracts, procurement, project control, finance, and human resources
  • Regular interaction across all levels of management. Interactions may involve controversial situations, customer negotiations, or influencing and persuading other senior level managers that result in the best business outcomes
  • Creating and maintaining a collaborative environment conducive to the professional growth and development of staff and the free flow of information throughout the entire organization
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to include customer presentations


  • US Citizen with an active Secret clearance and the ability to obtain up to Top Secret/SCI


  • PMP certification.
  • Experience in bringing innovative approaches to address complex problems bridging operational and technical domains.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.