• Program Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security
    Clearance Level
  • 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.


    Spry Methods is seeking a Technical Program Manager to support the USPTO. At least 10 years experience in leading and managing a security program in a large Government or commercial entity is preferred. Security experience in team leadership and coordination of IT Security compliance and product delivery. Possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral), and the ability to influence key stakeholders. In-depth knowledge in enterprise security strategies and plans, and Federal standards and guidelines to manage USPTO-wide information and information asset related risks, threats, and vulnerabilities. Experience of system(s) functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures is preferred. Thorough understanding of Windows and Linux based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch / Router configuration, and Security. Thorough understanding of NIST 800 series standards and guidelines found at https://csrc.nist.gov/publications/sp800, related Federal Laws, policies, memoranda and current best practices for Information Assurance and System Security.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Daily responsibilities include client interaction, customer support and resolving common issues such  as ensuring customer concerns related to cyber security matters are resolved
    • Responsibilities include overseeing project team and overall contract, providing written proposals for additional client requirements, ensures all project tasks are completed according to the specified time frame and budget
    • The Program Manager role is critical for direct process coordination and daily workload management, as well as deliverable accomplishment across the entire contract team including delivery of work products to the Task Order Manager (TOM)

    Required skills and experience include

    • 10 Years of Experience in Technical Program Management
    • Secret Clearance
    • CISSP
    • 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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