Dell Program Security Manager (Federal) in McLean, Virginia

Program Security Manager (Federal)

Dell delivers the most advanced enterprise infrastructure for mission-critical environments, and is the only true provider of the end-to-end IT capabilities needed to drive agency missions through digital transformation – from the edge to the core to the cloud. Under the banner of Dell Technologies: Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, SecureWorks, Virtustream, and VMware align to support our customers to meet their missions and transform IT, build their digital future, and protect their most important asset, data. With an intense mission focus, Dell Federal is the customer’s reliable wingman ensuring the product received is the product expected, and the delivered system, service, or capability operates as intended anywhere in the world…all the time.

The National Security Group (NSG) team is looking for an exceptional Program Security Manager for our Federal Business to lead security operations for our fast-growing National Security Group. This position is based in the Washington Metro Area and core responsibilities include:

Key Responsibilities

Essential business partner working closely with Customers, Program Management, Project Managers, Business Development, Finance, Legal, Security, and other supporting functions as required.

Track and manage high-level schedule dependencies, identify, track, and manage risk.

Develop internal relationships and earn trust amongst the account executives, program/project managers, executive leadership team members, infrastructure delivery teams, and within all echelons of Dell/EMC leadership and its security offices.

Develop external relationships and earn trust amongst the customer base to include senior executive leadership and the intelligence community (IC) writ large.

Develop, implement, and maintain sound security program management practices for mission projects.

Work closely with the SCI Manager and members of the Federal Security Team to implement and track customer requests and actions.

Implement and manage an internal SCI Board (billet management across the IC) with the assistance of the SCI Manager.

You will join, lead, and continue building a team of program management and technical business development professionals responsible for supporting the pursuit of US Government contracts and the subsequent security requirements and oversight associated with the contract, its milestones, and its deliverables.

15+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree is preferred

Assist in the delivery of security and mission operations, to include Operation Security (OPSEC) and Concept of Operations (CONOPS) plans, in coordination with the FEDSEC team.

Duties as assigned by the NSG Program Management Office Director.

Essential Requirements

Candidates must be based in Washington Metro Area (WMA).

Active TS/SCI with polygraph required.

As the Program Security Manager, you are responsible for all customer facing security performance and contract-related relationship management items, adherence and delivery of required security operations, tracking and reporting key performance indicators, coordinating and communicating customer needs, and maintaining a positive customer experience overall.

As a Program Security Manager, you will spend a significant portion of your time partnering with Dell EMC’s technical business leaders, hardware engineering leaders, technical program managers, and the Federal Security Team. You will also routinely meet with senior government executives engaged in strategic planning efforts to enable Dell EMC to follow the mission, add new mission/business, as well as manage and grow existing services offered. You will work with senior government executives and advise them on security and mission assurance elements which underpin the development of broad roadmaps and capacity plans such that Dell EMC can fully meet customer mission requirements.

You are an essential business partner to the sales and leadership team. You are accountable to customers to ensure region services and infrastructure capacities and capabilities are delivered ahead of, or on time, of the requirement in accordance with customer facing contractual commitments. You are an essential partner to Dell EMC internal service operations team who renders sage guidance, security policy expertise, sets and enforces the highest standards of OPSEC, builds a culture of “mission first; security always”, and ensures full-spectrum security compliance so as to reduce business and operational risk.

The role requires broad security subject matter expertise in all aspects of Industrial Security within the IC. The successful candidate will possess subject matter expertise in technical program management, technical business development, and must be skillful working at the senior executive level and with government enterprise customers to build trust and deliver results.


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you want to be at the forefront of world-class customer, operational and business support in a sales organization, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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