Senior Technical Program Manager

Full-Time - Remote

Second Front Systems’ Engineering team is seeking a skilled, highly experienced, and motivated Senior Technical Program Manager to join our growing team. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing a team of engineers, designers, and project managers, ensuring that all projects are completed on time and to the highest standards while accelerating delivery of our DevSecOps platform (Game Warden). Second Front Systems is working to accelerate the transition and adoption of emerging technology into the national security ecosystem, including the Department of Defense. We are seeking professionals who want to operate on the front lines of an exciting and disruptive mission.

We are a fast-growing entrepreneurial team working at the convergence of technology and national security. If this type of effort interests you, come join us! 

This position requires U.S. citizenship due to government contract requirements.


As a Senior Technical Program Manager for Second Front Systems, we’ll expect you to lead, drive, and accelerate delivery of our DevSecOps platform (Game Warden). You'll coordinate complex technical projects across our Platform, Application, and Operations Teams. We pride ourselves on working together as a team and delivering results. You’ll be expected to work cross functionally on both well defined topics and on priority areas you identify. We'll empower and look to you to:
• Provide technical guidance: Have a strong understanding of the DevSecOps, software development, and cloud technologies and be able to provide guidance and direction to technical team members as needed. Identify and leverage technical experts as needed to ensure project success.
• Define and executing project plans: Define project scope, objectives, and timelines, and ensure that projects are delivered on time and meet requirements.
• Manage risks and issues: Identify and manage potential risks and issues that could impact project delivery.
• Communicate effectively: Communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders in a clear and concise manner. Communicate project status, progress, and issues to stakeholders at all levels.

We work in a fast-paced agile environment to deliver exceptional software solutions that empower the people who use our products. As part of the team, you’ll be expected to establish benchmarks, outline key activities, write user stories, and prioritize efforts across multiple initiatives and programs. You'll be responsible for developing and documenting new solutions, working independently, and contributing to a culture of diversity, innovation, and excellence.

• A deep understanding of agile methodologies
• Exposure to designing, implementing, and operating cloud-based infrastructure
• Familiarity and experience with containerization and Kubernetes
• Familiarity and experience with AWS services
• Strong problem-solving skills and be able to develop contingency plans as needed
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong attention to detail and ability to understand technical concepts
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Expertise with DevSecOps principles, components, and cloud computing providers and services
• Familiarity with Gitlab, Confluence, Google Workspaces
• 10 years of relevant experience
• Strive to be both compassionate and direct with your feedback
• Team-oriented and inclusive with your actions
• View obstacles as opportunities for growth
• Strong interest in matters of national security
• Active security clearance or ability to obtain a Top Secret-level security clearance
• Experience working in a startup environment
• Ability to adopt, create and iterate on changing procedures
This is a full-time role. As a public benefit corporation, we’re a team of purpose-driven trailblazers transforming the future of U.S. national security. We hire the best to do their best and, as such, we are committed to providing the perks and benefits you need to be successful—both in- and outside the workplace.

We offer you:
- Competitive Salary
- Fully covered healthcare, vision and dental
- 401(k) + 3% company contribution
- Wellness perks (Fitness classes, mental health resources)
- Equity incentive plan
- Tech + office supplies stipend
- Annual professional development stipend
- Flexible paid time off + federal holidays off
- Parental leave
- Work from anywhere
- Referral Bonus

Visit our careers page to learn more.

At Second Front Systems (2F), we equip defense and national security professionals for long-term, continuous competition for access to emerging technologies. Founded by two former U.S. Marines with firsthand experience of the dangers outdated technology poses in combat, our team is dedicated to fast-tracking government access to disruptive, commercially-proven technology for U.S. national security missions. 

Our Game Warden product, a fully managed and compliant DevSecOps platform, accelerates the process for accrediting software as a service (SaaS) applications for government use.

Learn how 2F can help you make an impact on national security missions at

Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested—We'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience.
Second Front Systems is a public benefit software company accelerating the delivery of mission-critical software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to the government.
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