Senior Program Manager – Naval Surface Warfare Center


Full-Time  |  Mission Support  |  Bedford, IN

Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 13 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.
Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nation's most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.
Barbaricum is seeking a senior-level Program Manager to lead a large contract supporting the Maneuver, Surveillance and Engagement Division at Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane. The PM will serve as the main point of contact for customer requests and will manage deliverables, project timelines and the overall success of the program.
This individual will oversee engineers, developers, cybersecurity professionals and other Information-Technology-focused personnel to accomplish various tasks supporting engineering, technical, and program deliverables for software engineering and cyber engineering for expeditionary systems and product lines for the NSWC customer. This will include design, development, system integration, sensor and data fusion, data management, data mining, production, information assurance/cybersecurity, installation, rapid prototyping, Research Development Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), Configuration Management, and sustainment for Information Technology and software-centric systems.


  • Serve as the Government’s point of contact.
  • Manage the overall planning, direction and success of the contract, systems development efforts, and research or technology initiatives.
  • Responsible for the overall program definition, organization, and direction of short and long range plans.
  • Lead for formulating, guiding, and directing the technical approach; and defining and negotiation with NSWC personnel for necessary resources.
  • Establish and control technical milestones, schedules, budgets and costs.
  • Manage contract performance to include: providing subcontract management, monitoring invoicing, coordinating contract change proposals; and understanding the needs and customer expectations to ensure customer satisfaction.


  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • 10 years of related senior project management experience
  • Experience providing oversight of large, multi-functional project teams, specifically in an information technology environment
  • Experience planning and managing complex tasks—sometimes under tight budget and time constraints—across a geographically dispersed and remote/virtual workforce
  • Strong management and leadership skills, written and oral communications skills
  • Experience in Government acquisition; contract and subcontract management