USAF RPA Project Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Project Manager to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Candidate must be willing to take direction, and have the interest, and experience in managing projects with a staff of 5-10 individuals.  Candidate must have enough technical insight to understand the state of the project, determine weak points, and address them ahead of time.  The candidate must be capable of taking abstract tasking and turning it into a concrete plan with actionable and measurable steps.

This position will involve the identification of system requirements, development of hardware and software architecture, integration, and documentation of modernized Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Ground Control Stations (GCS) for Group 4 type aircraft.  Areas of direct responsibility will be the evaluation, through trade study and other appropriate means, of alternate methods for achieving adherence to stated and derived requirements for the performance and capabilities of the aircraft system.  The candidate will be responsible for development of plans, evaluation and documentation of alternatives, presentation to internal and external customers, and implementation of consolidated system development and integration plans. 

The position will require excellent communication, presentation and documentation skills for interfacing with program management, government safety and cybersecurity personnel, and software development teams.  The position will provide regular reviews, program milestones, and support required for successful system development, integration, and deployment.



Basic Qualifications

The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Computer Information Systems, Project Management or equivalent technical degree from an ABET accredited university. 

The candidate must have 5 – 10 years of experience managing multi-person programs in a DoD environment.

The candidate must have experience working in a formal program environment, and an interest in managing projects in these environments.

The desired candidate will be familiar with and have experience with aircraft related software development, safety, airworthiness, and cybersecurity standards including (but not limited to) DO-178B, DO-178C, DO-254, and RMF cybersecurity accreditation requirements.

The desired candidate will be familiar with Group 4 unmanned aircraft operations in US Army and US Air Force theaters of operation, including aircraft flight operations, payload data collection and dissemination, tactical network integration, and RF data link topologies and methods.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

PMP certification is a plus.

Experience with Agile/SCRUM development is a plus

Experience with DODAF architecture packages is a plus

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance, with willingness and ability to elevate to Top Secret if required.

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