Jan 20, 2020

Program Manager ID: PM111192019 Patuxent River, MD

  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD
Full-Time Defense Government Other Program Management

Job Description

AMEWAS, Inc., a growing Department of Defense (DoD)/ Federal Contractor, is seeking highly motivated and talented Program Manager to support an on-going Support Contract at NAS Patuxent River, MD.

Location:  Patuxent River, Maryland#1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

A typical day as a Program Manager may include:

The PM oversees the contractual management and administration of all contract requirements and serves as the primary interface and point of contact to the (COR) on technical program/project and contract administration issues.  The PM will also have close interaction with various government Team Leads, Branch Heads, and other Division/Department Management. The PM plans, directs, or coordinates various aspects of the operations of the contract formulating policies, managing the contractor workforce performing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources. The PM oversees the program/project operations by developing engineering, technical and management procedures and controls, planning and directing project execution, and monitoring and reporting progress. The PM must ensure efficient employment of program/project resources to carry out management of the financial and administrative aspects of the program/project. This work requires strong personnel management skills, excellent communications skills, seasoned leadership skills, and contract acquisition experience.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Master’s degree in engineering or business from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 10 years of experience performing the functions stated above. Five (5) years must have been managing a Technical Organization.
  • In lieu of an MS Degree, candidates may have a BS degree in business or an engineering discipline (aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, electronics, industrial, materials, mechanical, nuclear) from an accredited college or university – and a total of 15 years of experience performing the functions stated above.  Five (5) years must have been managing a Technical Organization.
  • DoD Secret security clearance.

This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category Program Manager.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.



AMEWAS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Soft Skills & Competencies Required:

Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical Environment and Working Conditions:

The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to walk short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to drive to offices or buildings near the work site.  In rare occasions, travel may be required.

About the Organization

AMEWAS, Inc. is a small, Veteran owned company that has been providing excellent technical, engineering, administrative, and management services to the Department of Defense for more than 35 years. At AMEWAS we understand the need for a successful work/life balance and are focused not just on fulfilling customers’ needs, but ensuring our employees are a top priority as well.

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS easily recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits.

AMEWAS has 4.8/5 stars on Glassdoor! Check out our reviews HERE and see what other job seekers have to say!

Our excellent benefits and perks include:

  • Generous tuition and training assistance program
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Wellness program
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance



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