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The Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO 5/6 Payload program has an opening for a Deputy Program Manager (DPM) in Azusa, CA. This position is a direct report to the Director of Engineering and Manufacturing and a matrix report to the GEO 5/6 Program Manager.
Responsibilities:
The selected candidate will be responsible for Engineering and Manufacturing execution for the final integration and test of the GEO 5/6 payloads supporting the Program Manager in managing cost, schedule, and technical performance. Additionally, the DPM will work with the Integrated Product Team leads to direct the work of employees assigned to the Program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas in coordination with the functional organizations.
The DPM will support establishment of milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules, identification of program problems and implementation of solutions, coordination of the preparation of proposals, proposal work statements and specifications. The DPM will act as customer contact for program activities and coordinate program review sessions with the customer.
As the program is currently in the payload integration and test phase, the selected candidate will have strong experience with integration of electro-optic space based payloads, environmental testing of optical payloads, and delivery of system engineering analysis and test verification products. The selected individual should also have demonstrated experience in successfully meeting program objectives in a firm, fixed price contract environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, physics, or other related STEM degree
  • 7years of technical experience
  • 5 years of experience of Program/Project Management or Functional leadership developing systems or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience leading and developing cross-functional teams
  • 5 years of experience with earned value management system (EVMS)
  • Active DoD Secret clearance must be held and maintained. U.S. Citizenship is required.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Engineering, physics, or other related STEM degree
  • 10years of technical experience
  • 8 years of experience of Program/Project Management or Functional leadership developing systems or equivalent
  • 8 years of experience leading and developing cross-functional teams
  • 5 years of experience with earned value management system (EVMS)
  • Direct experience in fixed priced contracts
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance


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