Project Manager - Hypersonics

Albuquerque, NM |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics Technical Solutions, Inc. (DTS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynetics, Inc. The Strategic Programs office is seeking a qualified Project Manager for its Hypersonics line of business. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of hardware development/delivery project, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization. General responsibilities in organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates. Participate in daily meetings with the program manager to address/solve issues as they arise. Other responsibilities include:

  • Lead meetings and set expectations for project team

  • Plan and execute a hardware centric project

  • Creates project plans

  • Maintains project objectives

  • Define tasks and required resources

  • Assist with assembling and managing project team

  • Manages resources to make sure schedule is on track

  • Manage budget

  • Allocate project resources

  • Create and maintain schedule

  • Execute project timeline

  • Track deliverables

  • Monitor and report on project progress

  • Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions

  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs

  • Evaluate and assess result of project

  • Manage risks and opportunities of project

  • Define required space and other requirements for the Assembly, Integration and Test of project hardware

  • Coordinate with security on project needs

Basic Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University with previous hardware project management experience is required (no less than 5 year’s relevant experience).

The following skills/abilities are desired:

  • Experience in planning, scheduling, and administration of technical projects

  • Basic skills with Microsoft Office products

  • Work with a team of engineers and technicians in a fast paced, quality critical environment

  • Project management qualification (PMP) or equivalent

  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management

  • Experience in Agile teams

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Expertise in conflict resolution

  • Analytical and strong organizational skills, with excellent verbal and written ability

  • Proficiency with related software tools including but not limited to, JIRA, MS Excel, etc.

Candidate must be a resident of the New Mexico area or willing to relocate to the Albuquerque, NM area.

Other Qualifications

Strong leadership skills, strong collaboration skills to work with cross functional team members, experience executing and leading test efforts, experience working in a highly deadline-driven environment, experience documenting efforts and reporting out to the team, passion for leading and motivating others and strong initiative.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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