Program Manager 1

Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Management, or other relevant degree.
  • Minimum 5 years experience developing systems or equivalent management experience
  • Demonstrated success in managing programs/projects to cost, performance, and schedule requirements.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and developing cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with earned value management system (EVMS).
  • Able to obtain a Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-depth experience applying RF technology to current and new applications in the defense industry.
  • Demonstrated success in capturing new business in current and adjacent markets.
  • Significant DoD product development experience.
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration and/or Engineering
  • Active Top Secret / SCI Clearance

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