Air & Missile Defense Deputy Program Manager

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Deputy Program Manager to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems in US Army Air & Missile Defense. 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.

Deputy Program Managers are responsible for supporting all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities are supporting the Program Manager with the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems. This person will use their knowledge in ground-based launch systems, command control systems, and/or missile defense systems to deliver new air defense systems to the US Army. Projects involve management of key subcontract partners offering diverse skill sets throughout each program's lifecycle.

 

The Deputy Program Manager will have responsibility over the following areas/items or will assist the Program Manager in the following areas:

· Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives.

· Measuring and reporting program performance.

· Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders.

· Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements.

· Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools.

· Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.).

· Managing suppliers to meet program objectives.

· Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards.

· Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities.

· Development and adherence to master plans and schedules.

· Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization.

Basic Qualifications

-Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively leading complex programs.

- Candidate must have experience in Project estimating and tracking using EVMS or equivalent system.

- Candidate must have experience establishing milestones and monitoring master plans and schedules, identifying program problems and obtaining solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Direct the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

-Candidate must have demonstrated experience in a proposal process; identifying key partners, developing statements of work for subcontracts, planning and writing proposal response.

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

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Bachelor's of Science in an Engineering field or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Other Qualifications

Preferred candidates will also have experience and/or working knowledge with:

  • Risk Management to navigate complex requirements throughout program execution.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Execution Systems, Design for Manufacturability and Reliability, and software development and hardware design processes is preferred.

· Knowledge and experience of DoD Milestone decision board artifacts is preferred.

  • Experience designing and developing systems for the US Army Air & Missile Defense with knowledge in IAMD IBCS and similar C2 Systems, and knowledge in CUAS/CM/CRAM threat defeat.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

Job Number:
01.12.89-2020-2
Closing Date:
01/29/2021

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