Senior Program Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Senior Program Manager to join a diverse team to lead and 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.

The Program/Operations Manager will perform project/operations management focused on design, development, integration, testing and operation of Department of Defense (DOD) related threat emulator assets and technologies used in test and training exercisesThe position will be responsible for planning, tracking, and executing complex tasks within technical schedule and budget constraints. Projects involve management of key subcontract partners offering diverse skillsets throughout the program's lifecycle. The ideal candidate person will leverage knowledge of DoD testing and training management to reduce risks, costs, and schedules of test and training development, integration, and sustainment activities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or similar technical discipline.
  • Candidates must have at least 10+ years of experience in Engineering and Program/Operations Management and at least 5+ years of experience in DoD test and training programs, equipment, operations, and maintenance.
  • Candidate must have strong leadership credentials; verbal, written, and organization skills; attention to detail; and work well as a key member of a team often tasked to be highly responsive and agile in order to satisfy critical warfighter needs.
  • The candidate must have experience in the following areas:
    • Successful management of a multi-year development and services program valuing more than $50M in annual revenue
    • Cost estimating and budget management
    • Developing and maintaining aggressive schedules
    • Organizational/IPT development
    • Leading a large and diverse team including suppliers and subcontractors
    • Disciplined metric-driven management
    • Effective communication of information between various engineering disciplines, as well as strong briefing skills with Senior Government Customers and Corporate Executive Leadership
    • Hardware development, manufacturing, procurement, production, and integration
    • Software development, production, and integration
    • Building and maintaining relationships across all levels of corporate organization and contractor teams
    • Effective risk management to navigate complex requirements
    • Proposal process, planning, and writing proposal responses
    • Identifying key program partners and developing statements of work for subcontracts
    • Enterprise management processes for current and future assets and technologies
    • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Engineering or similar technical discipline and a PMP Certification is favored.
  • Candidate possess the highest of ethical standards and ability to set the ethical tone for the program.
  • Candidates experienced in Earned Value Management and application of EVMS tools is desired.

Security Requirements

U.S. Citizenship and a current Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. Must possess active SCI clearance with current investigation (within last 4.5 years) and be able to maintain a Top Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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