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Systems & Technology Research Security and Information Technology Secure Networks Program Manager in Woburn, Massachusetts

STR is hiring a Security and Information Technology Secure Networks Program Manager who is passionate about collaborative problem solving. Reporting to the VP of Security & IT, the Secure Networks Program Manager will provide a wide range of operational and administrative support functions to improve overall Security & IT operations and provide program management of secure corporate network assets. The position requires a technologically adept and proactive individual who has good management skills, a strong sense of teamwork, stellar communication skills, a customer service perspective, and a continuous improvement mindset. You will be asked to work side by side with the Security & IT Functional Managers, Business Operations groups, and the Technical Divisions to build and manage efficient processes so that the organization can scale.

Primary Duties:

  • Working in coordination with the VP of Security & IT to track and monitor operational security status and key metrics

  • Working with the Functional Managers to track and monitor critical corporate networks that are not aligned to a specific program or have a program manager

  • Assisting Security & IT in tracking strategic group projects to meet key milestones

  • Assessing facility issues that impact the networks under this position’s cognizance

  • Identifying areas where process and process improvement can provide better services and efficiently scale our operations

  • Interacting with internal and external program customers, as well as company leadership


  • US Citizen with the ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a STEM field or manager-level experience in Information Technology or Security related fields

  • Deep understanding of IT Management; LAN/WAN architectures, networking, Windows/Linux operating systems, applications, and IT supply chain management

  • Great interpersonal skills: ability to lead, interact, and communicate effectively with multiple disciplines within the internal and external customer base

  • Ability to successfully prioritize multiple responsibilities and projects

  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and investigative skills

  • Strong analytic skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written customer service skills

  • Project management experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of the DoD Cybersecurity/Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • MBA, MS in IT Management, and/or PMP

  • CISSP and/or Security +

  • Experience working as US Government contractor or US Government service as a technical representative to a contract

  • Active Security Clearance at the Secret or Top Secret (TS) level

Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH with expansion underway in Melbourne, FL and San Diego, CA. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.

Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws