Program Manager

U.S. Citizenship Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance required.  Candidate must be SAP and SCI program eligible. 

This position is in-person.  

Toyon Research Corporation is seeking an experienced Program Manager to handle multiple complex projects simultaneously, planning, executing, and delivering program objectives on time and within budget. The Program Manager will be responsible for initiating and maintaining extensive contact with key engineers and officials of other organizations and companies, requiring skill in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues. Individuals must demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented engineering problems.


  • Collaborate with management and administrative teams to create internal plans and budgets for projects on an ad hoc basis.
  • Build strong rapport with internal and external stakeholders to foster positive working relationships.
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate project risks to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Create high-quality presentations using PowerPoint and other tools.
  • Utilize advanced Excel skills for engineering and planning purposes.
  • Maintain composure in high-stress situations, providing stability and guidance to the team
  • Bachelor's degree and/or MBA preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Highly adaptable and thrives in ambiguous situations

Marketing and/or media relations skills, KPI development and tracking, legal/contracts experience, and negotiation skills are all considered valuable assets for this role. 


  • Competitive Industry Pay
  • 100% Employer-Paid Medical Insurance Premium
  • HSA with Employer Contributions
  • Dental and Vision Coverage Options
  • Company Funded 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plans
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Life and Disability Insurance  
  • Paid Parental Leave

The annual pay range for the Program Manager position is $165,000 to $220,000.

The posted pay range values provide the candidate with guidance on annual base compensation for the position, at a full time level of effort, exclusive of overtime, bonus, and benefits-related compensation, over a range of qualifications that may fit hiring objectives. Toyon Research Corporation will consider the individual candidate’s education, work experience, applicable knowledge, skills and training, among other factors, when preparing an offer of employment. 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

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