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Program Manager of CNE/CNA R&D to Prod, Embedded Cyber Projects (active clearance)
Syrinx Herndon, VA
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Program Manager of CNE/CNA R&D to Prod, Embedded Cyber Projects (active clearance)

Herndon, VA
  • Full-Time
Cyber Defense Industry Program Manager
Security Requirement: Active TS/SCI Security clearance required.


Our top Defense client is looking for a long-term Cyber Network Operations Business Lead who will be the program manager and business development leader responsible for conceiving, creating, capturing and executing highly innovative CNE/CNA programs.

This position requires the rare combination of outstanding technical talent along with exceptional interpersonal and organizational insight in order to spot emerging customer challenges; mobilize our Client's capabilities, and address the challenges involved in Defense programs from soup to nuts.
  • Develop business strategies
  • technology investment plans
  • IR&Ds
  • partnerships
and drive Product engineering resources to support and grow the Cyber Defense Special Operations business.
On top of this, Contractors will have access to the host Client's programs to improve work-life balance, health and finance workshops, off site social events, etc.


We seek a highly qualified candidate to lead Client programs and successfully grow new business for national CNE/CNA capabilities. The Special Programs office delivers first-of-a-kind technical solutions for the Intelligence Community, special DoD entities, and advanced technology sponsors.


This position is centered in our Reston, VA office working in close collaboration with a Cambridge, MA program office and engineering staff.

  • Engineer or Program Manager with a deep CNE/CNA technical background.
  • Experience adopting and driving high-technology programs starting from the research level to production (including demonstrating budget, and all associated factors)
  • Best is ~7+ years of program management, program shaping, and requirements capture experience (10-30+ is fine too)
  • Deep and demonstrated understanding of Gov acquisition process is a MUST
  • Elite and demonstrated capture of complex requirements that includes direct Client and RFP interaction

Lastly, we want to win. This is a competition.
The ideal candidate should demonstrate a proven ability to innovate in a competitive field, be persuasive, and possess the top tier communication skills needed to drive the team, project, and purpose all the way from 'white board' to the field.

A bachelor's degree in a related technical field is required, but MS or PHD is highly preferred.
Technical foundation is not required. Emphasis on product development knowledge over IC atomic understanding. Good?

And obviously, experience with IC sponsors, DARPA and other CNO customers is required.
The capacity to lead, influence and inspire others?

Equal Employment Opportunity

We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.
We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.
To request reasonable accommodation, please let us know during contact for submittal.



Herndon, VA View All Syrinx Jobs
20170 USA



Posted date

August 04, 2020

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Syrinx job posting for a Program Manager of CNE/CNA R&D to Prod, Embedded Cyber Projects (active clearance) in Herndon, VA with a salary of $18 to $24 Hourly with a map of Herndon location.