• Program Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security
    Clearance Level
    DOI Background Clearance
  • Company Description

    Spry is a certified Small Business (SB) headquartered in McLean, VA. Spry provides Enterprise, C4IT, Management, and Cyber Solutions to the federal government and commercial entities. Founded in 2001, Spry Methods was built on the foundation of combining industry knowledge with unmatched responsiveness to produce results for our customers. Our goal is to build a business dedicated to the maximization of value for all stakeholders starting with our employees, our customers, and our community. We recognize that talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. Guided by these principles, we have established an impressive track record of proven past performance serving our customers within the Commercial, Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities. A CMMI Level 3 certified and ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Spry is committed to quality and continuous improvement.


    Responsible for planning, organizing and managing a Cyber Security related project, or series of smaller security projects for successful completion and performance consistent with contractual agreements. Directs and supervises all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities. Manages the technical direction of a project through the design, implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives. Responsible for client interaction including meetings at their location, managing burn rates, customer needs and expectations, and follow-on business associated with assigned projects. Some assistance with proposals may be required.  Day-to-day management of support operations serving as the principal liaison between Spry and supporting personnel for the specific subtask areas (e.g., ISSO, SA&A Security Advisement, Network Monitoring and Analysis, Vulnerability and Management Compliance Scanning, Security Tool Operations & Maintenance, SIEM Support, etc.). Manage day-to-day information security and cyber operations, including providing oversight to team to achieve results.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Cyber Security, Management, or applicable domain preferred
    • Proficient with the NIST Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: A Security Life Cycle Approach, NIST SP 800-37 Rev 1, and NIST 800-53 Rev 4
    • 3+ years serving in Lead role (i.e., supervisory, program manager, etc.) managing tasks, schedules, resource allocation, and communication with key stakeholders, etc
    • 3+ years IT Cyber Security Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in the fields of Incident Response, Vulnerability Scanning, Security Assessment and Authorization, Network Monitoring, Intrusion, Detection/Prevention, Security Assessment and Authorization
    • 2+ years informing Risk Assessments, developing and tracking Cyber Security performance metrics, and developing Executive-level briefings
    • 2+ years of experience with system/application security, risk management, information assurance, third party (service provider) management and risk remediation
    • 1+ years of experience/understanding with FedRAMP Cloud security

    Required skills and experience include

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, Information Technology, Information Security, or similar fields
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Project Management Professional (PMP)

    EEO Statement

    At Spry, we believe talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. We are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive workplace that endorses engagement, creativity, quality and innovation.


    We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, we evaluate qualified candidates in full consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other protected status.


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