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Staff Program Manager
Littleton ,  |  Onsite
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Applied on June 8, 2023
Job Id #63054 Posted May 19, 2023

 Onsite-  Littleton ,CO
Staff Program Manager  (75547)
3 month contract to hire

Staff Program Manager -   for Infrastructure/Operations who will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of Infrastructure IT security projects,
ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of the Infrastructure and Operations Program
  • Present and negotiate with customer, senior management, and IT teams
  • Facilitate the definition of program scope, goals and deliverables
  • Create Governance, Executive Status Reports, and Roadmaps
  • Develop full scale Program plans working with various IT and Business teams 
  • Assemble and coordinate Program staff and manage program resource allocation 
  • Plan and schedule program timelines and necessary weekly/daily or ad hoc meetings 
  • Track program deliverables and fill out the program RAID using appropriate tools 
  • Provide direction and support to Infrastructure/Ops program team and coordinate with the IT Program managers
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the program to all stakeholders 
  • Present reports defining program progress, problems and solutions, and perform risk management 
  • Implement and manage program changes and interventions to achieve program outputs 
  • Provide program evaluations and assessment of results throughout and post project deployment 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Engineering, or equivalent experience.


  • 10+ years of Program Management experience – preferably in Infrastructure, Cloud, Operations, and Security.
  • 7+ years in IT, including IT, Cloud, Security, vendor certifications, and training.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to interact effectively with IT management, software development and test teams, and infrastructure teams.
  • Expertise in both theoretical and practical aspects of program management.
  • Knowledge of technical hardware and operations program management techniques and tools.
  • Familiarity working with Vendor SOWs, RFPs, and contracts.
  • Working knowledge of IT systems, Agile, and SDLC.
  • Direct work experience in technical infrastructure and security program management capacity and vendor management.
  • Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management, and change management.
  • Solid experience with GSuite, Visio, and MSProject.
  • Capability to communicate effectively with senior-level executives.
  • Strong negotiation/facilitation skills with an ability to gain consensus.
  • Expertise to consult with customers at a business level.
  • Aptitude to translate and communicate a customer's strategic opportunities into requirements for the technical teams.
  • Excellent written and presentation skills and strong decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency to facilitate solutions in a complex IT technology and business environment and ability to adapt quickly to change.
  • Ability to manage customer expectations throughout the program implementation and delivery process.
  • Ability to work on teams in a lead and participative capacity with many different and diverse stakeholders.
  • Formal knowledge of Program management principles, processes, and tools.

Desired Knowledge Areas:

  • Microsoft Active Directory / Exchange email
  • UNIX servers, SQL servers, Windows servers, and clients
  • NAS and SAN Storage
  • Data networking

Work attire: Business casual.

Working hours: This is a full-time position: 40 hours/week. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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