Program Manager

BAE Systems is looking for a Project Manager to join their Assured Communications technology group. The Assured Communications group works on programs and problems that involve adaptive signal processing, wireless communications, and cognitive radio. These technologies are applied to a number of different RF domains, such as cognitive communications, radar, electronic warfare (EW), spectrum sensing, SIGINT, to name a few.

The Assured Communications technology group is part of BAE Systems’ Technology Solutions division which is heavily involved in advanced research concepts primarily from the various government research labs and organizations, including DARPA and IARPA. Members of the group are involved in the entire cycle of research development, from the initial concept ideation and program shaping with potential customers and new business pursuits through the execution and transition of research concepts to BAE Systems’ business areas and products. Team members are typically involved in multiple simultaneous programs with roles including technical leadership, technical development, customer interaction, program management, or new concept development. Most programs involve small teams of principal engineers and academically strong assistant researchers.

This position would be based out of our Wayne, New Jersey facility, though it will require collaboration with staff across our business areas and facilities in the Northeast. The successful candidate must be able to evaluate and manage multiple related Statements of Work and direct staff from across many disciplines. The PM will work closely with program and functional management to ensure program objectives are achieved and participate in the support of new business for Technology Solutions and other business areas.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education – Proven performance in leading and managing successful multi-discipline teams.

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Verbal, Written) Preferred Skills and Education – Master’s degree in a technical discipline and/or an MBA.
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Management of Advanced Technology Projects
  • Transition to Production Experience
  • Experience with technology refresh or ECP incorporation

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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