Sentek Global, Inc.

Sr. Program Management Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Job ID 2020-1253
Program Management Support

The Team:

At Sentek Global, we are always looking for highly motivated professionals, bold innovators and top industry talent. Headquartered in beautiful San Diego with worldwide capabilities and opportunities, Sentek Global is on the cutting edge in Department of Defense and commercial consulting. We’re shifting the paradigm in cybersecurity solutions, IT support, software development, engineering and sales. Not only are we looking for top talent, we’re looking for passionate contributors who will be inspired by a culture where innovation thrives.


If you are interested in joining a team of collaborators, leaders, visionaries and problem-solvers, contact us today at

The Role:

Sentek Global is seeking an experienced Sr. Program Management Specialist to support a dynamic PEO C4I program office supporting multiple ACAT II/III programs of record. This position may also include leadership responsibilities for Sentek personnel performing on the task. This is a contingent position located in San Diego, CA.

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for synchronizing program activities, tracking statutory, regulatory requirements and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create or update program briefs, program related correspondence, agendas, meeting minutes, and initiatives relating to program projects, issues and proposals.
  • Coordinate the development and update of acquisition documentation for milestone reviews in accordance with DoD 5000.02 or Department of Navy equivalent.
  • Coordinate the drafting of spend plans, Program Objective Memorandum (POM) submissions and budgetary reclamas.
  • Monitor and maintain program performance metrics to include: cost, schedule, technical and financial execution.
  • Identify and document risks in the areas of cost, schedule and technical performance across all disciplines.
  • Research and review program risks, issues and opportunities; prepare and present recommendations for resolving; manage execution of resolution.
  • Expertly manage client and stakeholder expectations; assuring quality is superior in all deliverables.
  • Bid and Proposal support if requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What We're Looking For:

  • An active Top Secret (TS) security clearance with SCI eligibility is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Project Management, or Business Administration from an accredited college or university.
  • DAWIA Level III in Program Management or equivalent (e.g., PMP).
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in program/project management is required. Of the 10 years, Five (5) years managing Navy program office efforts as a prime contractor.
  • Experience in a Navy Acquisition Program Office providing program management support of major Navy ACAT IAC through IV programs and Accelerated Acquisition Program (AAP) in the following areas: Government Contracts management; Managing cross functional teams; Business Management; FAR and DAU Acquisition.
  • Experience utilizing Defense Acquisition Management Information Retrieval and ASN RDA Information System (RDAIS).
  • Experience working with senior personnel in ACAT I program management offices and organizations such as NAVAIR, PEO(T), DASN (Air), NAVWAR, ASN RDA, OPNAV N2N6, OSD AT&L, and USAF acquisition activities.
  • Experience with ASN(RDA) and congressional acquisition reporting, such as: Annual SAR, Annual Enhanced SAR, Quarterly DAES, Monthly ASN(RDA) Progress-to-Plan Report, and Regular Progress Reports, OPNAV, and ASN(RDA).
  • Experience in developing: Acquisition Decision Memorandums (ADMs), Acquisition Program Baselines(APBs), executive charters, acquisition briefs, point papers and data call responses to senior stakeholders.
  • Experience identifying, developing and managing risks and opportunities, and issues (RIO).
  • Experience developing, planning and managing strategic engagements, relationships and events.
  • Experience maintaining program calendars and action items.
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of acquisition statutory and regulatory requirements and documents, such as DoD 5000 Series/SECNAVINST 5000 Documentation, including Rapid.
  • Prototyping guidance, DoD Risk, Issue and Opportunity (RIO) Implementation Guide and amplifying Navy and NAVWAR Instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written forms at all levels of the organization and at similar levels outside the organization.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with cost estimating to include Program Office Estimates (POEs), Program Life Cycle Cost Estimates (PLCCE), Independent Cost Estimates (ICE), Service Cost Position (SCP) and analyses, Cost Benefit Analysis, Cost Comparison Analysis, Business Case Analysis, trade studies, and Cost as an Independent Variable Analysis, Should Cost Savings.
  • Experience with Technology Assessment.
  • Financial planning to preparing Program Objective Memorandum (POM) exhibits, spend plan development, and similar briefings for program/project budgeting and execution. Experience with Navy Enterprise Planning (NERP) reports.
  • Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and alignment between the IMS, funding, risks and opportunity management.
  • Experience establishing and controlling schedules, budgets and cost.
  • Experience directing large, multi-year efforts spanning multiple sub-programs/tasks and cross-functional teams.
  • Experience managing contract performance as a prime with multiple subcontractors.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DoD procurement policies and procedures.
  • Per our contractual agreement with the U.S. Government, a full-time employee “FTE” is required to work 1920 hours in the calendar year.
  • In addition to your Sentek Global job description, you will be required to comply with the Performance Work Statement “PWS” or Statement of Work “SOW” per the contract you support.
  • Exhibit effective listening skills and communication skills.
  • Foster cooperation among individuals.
  • Establish and model high standards of performance.
  • Exceptional organization skills with high attention to detail.
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional customer service experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software. 

Sentek Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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