UIC Alaska

Alternative Program Manager

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Top Secret/SCI
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%



Bowhead seeks an Alternative Program Manager to support the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Test and Evaluation (JTE&E), Joint Program Office (JPO) supporting Joint/Joint Agency, Combatant Command, and Service joint tests and quick reaction tests; assist the program manager in the  delivery of all technical services, information technology support services, security services, administrative services, property and facility services, and financial analysis services for a Joint Program Office in order to conduct of all assigned joint test and evaluation projects and events.




  • Demonstrate expert knowledge on program management techniques and practices, test and evaluation techniques and processes, and operational analysis techniques and procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge applying the Joint Test and Evaluation Program Handbook on test planning, management, and execution to resolve joint interoperability issues.
  • Demonstrate knowledge on test resource coordination.
  • Demonstrate knowledge on compliance with restrictions and other safeguards prescribed by DOD 5220.22-M, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).
  • Demonstrate knowledge on the application of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Information Assurance Vulnerability Management requirements for test events.


  • Over 7 years’ experience planning, preparing and executing joint/service test and evaluation programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred technical area such as testing/assessment, ORSA, IT services
  • Serving as the alternate point of contact (POC) for a multi-site, cross-disciplinary test and evaluation contract support team.
  • Current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Providing direct advice to the government test and evaluation program manager, joint program office senior leadership, and the COR on contractual, programmatic, and test and evaluation program technical matters.
  • Supporting the design, development, planning, and implementation of tests, evaluations and studies.
  • Supporting test review boards such as the Test Planning Committee, Quick Reaction Test Working Group, and Technical Advisory Board (TAB).
  • Applying the Joint Test and Evaluation Program Handbook for planning, preparation, execution, and close out of joint tests and joint quick reaction tests.
  • Planning, preparing, executing, and closing out Joint Tests and Quick Reaction Tests primarily supporting Combatant Command capability requirements.

 Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret/SCI level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.





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