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Perspecta Transition Manager in St. Louis, Missouri


Every day at Perspecta , we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate/upcoming need for a Transition Manager in Ft. Meade, MD or St. Louis, MO .

Perspecta is currently looking for a Transition Manager on a 1,400 FTE contract with an approximate value of $5B. This contract employs engineers and technicians across approximately 20 partner companies in the sustainment of a world-wide operation.

Candidates must demonstrate experience in managing change on programs/contracts of similar size and scope, as responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the transition of the entire Contract. This includes working with and directing all task order PMs on change activities, assigned HR representatives, interaction with Government PM’s and senior leadership (SES level) when required by the PM to effectively transition all aspects of contract

  • Program control during transition, including team and subcontractor management, and development of controls used to manage change, including cost, schedule, and staff management as well as the WBS elements to report out status, progress and accomplishments.

  • Must be able to manage change on technical projects / high priority operational tasks in conjunction with other responsibilities.

  • Performance management, including measuring planned vs. completed progress against transition deliverables, and providing actual vs. baseline metrics to determine performance improvements for analysis and reporting.

  • Transition management, including ability to assist the PM with Change Management processes with minimal disruption/degradation of the enterprises Experience preferred in the following areas:

  • Order Processing and Request Fulfillment,

  • Trouble Management,

  • Configuration Management,

  • Support to Network Operations Centers (NOCs) and Operational Support Systems (OSS),

  • Performance Management,

  • Network Maintenance,

  • Operational Engineering,

  • Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS),

  • Contingency/Emergency Support, and

  • Continuity of Operations (COOP) planning and support.




  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT, or equivalent technical discipline.

  • Twelve years' of relevant experience with ten years’ total experience as a Project Manager on projects of comparable complexity and scope.

  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing disparately located personnel.

  • Demonstrated and current experience managing program delivering systems/tools/solutions in production, while transitioning to better technology solutions.

  • Demonstrated experience managing cost, schedule, budget of contract against mission requirements and prioritization.

  • Demonstrated experience working with customers on a program related to sustainment activities on a global network supporting multiple dynamic users.

  • Must currently have an active DoD Secret security clearance.


  • Demonstrated and current experience managing programs delivering technologically complex solutions.

  • Demonstrated and current experience managing IDIQ programs with multiple active task orders using FFP, FPIF, CPFF contract types.

  • Prior experience managing projects with Government dependencies and the ability to work with these customers to resolve complex issues.

  • Prior experience managing projects with OCONUS short and long term deployments.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

Job: Services

Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Ft. Meade

Other Locations: United States-Missouri-St. Louis

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day Job

Travel No

EEO Tagline Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Req ID: 1683936