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Red River Director, Programs in Chantilly, Virginia

Red River is seeking a Programs Director to join our growing team! The Programs Director will oversee one of Red River's infrastructure deployment and managed services programs. This person is responsible for strategic relationships with client and subcontractor/partner leads as well as leadership to Red River senior staff in day-to-day program management.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in program management of infrastructure and database platform services (inc. architecture, design, specification, security, buildout, operations, monitoring, troubleshooting, meeting or exceeding service level objectives

  • Strong Communication skills and experience briefing executive leadership

  • Program Management experience managing large contracts of total contract value greater than fifty million dollars.

  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident status physically located within the U.S. and or its territories.

  • Ability to pass a background check administered by the client sufficient to access ‘Sensitive But Unclassified’ client data

  • Pass a drug test administered according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) guidelines for federal workplace drug testing programs.

Preferred Experience:

  • ​Direct experience with technology efforts within the Internal Revenue Service

  • Experience with big data platforms

  • Experience with VMware Tanzu Greenplum and Dell EMC Data Domain architecture

  • Privacy and security standards, including NIST, FISMA, FedRAMP and the IRS Internal Revenue Manual (IRM)

  • Broad and increasingly responsible experience in program delivery (PM principles, methods, techniques, and tools) and cultivating client relationships with senior and executive stakeholders

  • Leading and coordinating cross-functional teams (technical, business, 24x7 operations), while serving as primary point of contact for program delivery

  • Experience in planning, cross-group collaboration, resource orchestration, program budget management, and attention to detail

  • Proficiency in leading teams to provide status reporting, issue and risk management and other project management processes

  • Experience in directing fast-paced engagements with resource pools from different client, partner vendor, and Red River personnel at multiple geographic locations

Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. You can review our benefit offerings here (https://redriver.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Benefits-At-A-Glance-2022.pdf) . If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (optional).


Red River is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, family medical history or genetic information, disability, past or present military service, or any other characteristics protected under the laws applicable in the locations where Red River operates. Red River will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Red River does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings or otherwise. Placement fees will not be paid to any recruiter unless Red River has an active agreement in place with the recruiter and such a request has been made by the Red River Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Red River Talent Acquisition Team via our Applicant Tracking System. Any unsolicited resumes or other data submitted to Red River in violation of this policy may be used by Red River without obligation to pay any fees of any kind to the recruiter.

Red River brings together the ideal combination of talent, partners and products to disrupt the status quo in technology and drive success for business and government. Red River serves organizations well beyond traditional technology integration, with more than 20 years experience in security, networking, analytics, collaboration, mobility and cloud solutions. Our operations, support, sales and technical teams all work together to create a positive impact on citizens, soldiers, consumers and employees. That’s what it means to Rock the Red. Are you ready?

  • We work with purpose, looking to disrupt the status quo in meaningful ways.

  • We act with integrity, showing respect for all and demonstrating our commitment to ethics

  • We value collaboration and work as a team to accomplish goals

  • We elevate creativity, and support curiosity to re-imagine the use of technology

  • We have a strong work ethic, and seek continuous improvement in all we do

  • We embrace philanthropy, working together to drive positive change and lasting impact within communities around us