EDUCATION DESIRED: Minimum bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, or related discipline. Advanced degree is preferred.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Manage several diverse technical teams in successfully executing multiple government and commercial programs from capture to completion. Primarily responsible for meeting cost, schedule and performance. Directs teams in the establishment of plans and milestones and monitors adherence to them. Identifies risks and problems and proactively finds solutions. Interfaces with customers; organizes and attends key meetings. Guides the work of Principal Investigators and supporting staff assigned to programs including establishing goals and budgets, producing reports, and planning for future support. The successful candidate will report to the Lab Director monthly on each program’s status, advances, challenges and progress toward milestones. Interact with the finance, contracts, purchasing, legal and export departments in all issues regarding program performance.
EXPERIENCE DESIRED: 5+ years in program and project management of government contracts ($1M to $10M+) is required. Experience leading multidisciplinary teams and interfacing with government customers is essential. Past experience managing communication, EW, radar, lidar, integrated photonic, and/or imaging systems programs is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Knowledge of system engineering as well as program and project management processes and tools is required. Knowledge of the government acquisition process is essential.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Strong analytical and multi-tasking abilities with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship is required. Security clearance or ability to obtain a security clearance is required.
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Our research collaborations with our LLC Member companies, government, ...commercial and academic institutions are realizing groundbreaking advances in ultra-high-performance circuitry, robust computing and communications, automated data extraction, and innovative architected materials. Our technologies operate in space, on aircraft, in automobiles, and in a variety of consumer products. These technologies make us safer, support our national security and improve our quality of life.
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