Qualis Corporation is hiring a

Deputy Program Manager

Huntsville, United States

Qualis Corporation is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Deputy Program Manager to join our team at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as the contractor's primary interface with the Governments Contracting Officer, Government Contracting officer's Representative (COR), and Government Technical Monitor.
  • Responsible for formulating and enforcing work standards, assigning contractor schedules, reviewing work discrepancies, supervising contractor personnel, and communicating policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to subordinates.
  • Manage the development and preparation of proposals for the program and serve as the primary contact to respond.
  • Determines the necessary schedules for proposal submittal, proposal preparation, pricing, and review the proposal for responsiveness to the program's requirements.
  • Establishes budgets, forecasts, manpower, equipment, and supply needs for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Designs, conducts and/or facilitates the preparation of the efficient and effective program metrics, other reports, and briefings as required.
  • Responsible for the overall development life cycle for the environment and the ability to manage complex projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Work with customers, senior officials, engineers, and software developers to develop a strategy and road map that provides compelling and value-add innovations and new capabilities.
  • Responsible for all staffing decisions, skill mix, and assessments.
  • Instill best practices for Agile software development and corresponding documentation, ensure designs meet requirements, and responsible for delivering high-quality services.
  • Formulate and enforce work standards, assign contractor schedules, review work discrepancies, supervise contractor personnel and communicate policies, purposes, and goals to the organization.
  • Organize, direct and coordinate planning and implementation of all contract support activities.
  • Be responsible for the business development within current customer base and/or for new customers.


  • Minimum education and experience requirements are based on a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in engineering, science, or other field relevant to the support for which the individual is performing.
  • Additional related experience may be substituted for degree requirements: four (4) years related experience for Bachelors; seven (7) years related experience for Masters; ten (10) years related experience for Doctorate. Required certifications are included in the GLC descriptions.
  • Active Top Secret (SCI) eligible clearance at the time of proposal submission
  • At least 3 years of PM experience as a contractor
  • At least 15 years of DoD experience in Information Management, Data Management, Cloud Modernization and Migration, Data Center Operation and Modernization, and Cybersecurity
  • Excellent oral briefing and writing skills to engage with leadership at the SES or Flag Officer Level
  • 5 years of experience with MDA as a contractor or GS/SES
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 15 years of Defense Industry Experience.
  • Extensive hands-on technical expertise.
  • Deep understanding of DevSecOps, automation and virtualization technologies, cloud architecture, containerization, storage, etc.
  • Data analytics focus and firm understanding of digital transformation.
  • Strong background of leading projects and teams.
  • Strong business and technical vision. 
  • Deep understanding of a software development team and Agile framework.
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills to include the ability to uncover true requirements, recommend alternative solutions and approaches, and lead engineering efforts that meet aggressive timelines.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable with independent and team problem solving.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent with Oral and Written Communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex programs that include multiple subcontractors, material vendors, and demanding customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage costs on a multimillion-dollar design and development program to include estimates at complete (EAC) and other cost accounting methods.

Desired Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree
  • PMP Certificate


Qualis Corporation is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse and talented workforce who can contribute to the mission and vision of the Company. Our employees are our greatest asset and we promote a positive work environment, teamwork, professional growth, innovation, community involvement, flexible scheduling and a family-friendly work environment.

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