Mission Program Manager

El Segundo, CA 90245

Posted: 11/15/2018 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineer Job Number: 79858
Key leadership role for top level defense satellite contractor
Our Program Managers are responsible and accountable for on-time, on-budget delivery of their projects.  They maintain project schedules, risk analysis, procurement plans, subcontract management plans, project staffing plans, and budgets (direct costs, subcontracts, travel, etc.).  They report regularly to executive team and our customer.  They track all internal and external deliverables, prepare and present formal and informal design and progress reviews.  Program Managers work closely with members of their own program team, technical peer teams, and program controllers to ensure our systems meet all requirements and achieve all milestones, while staying within strict budgetary constraints. 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences
  • 5 years experience as a project manager with a demonstrated reputation for delivering unique, high-complexity systems
  • Proven ability to deliver on-time, on-budget
  • Demonstrated experience with rapid development projects
  • Demonstrated teamwork and written/oral communications skills
  • Existing security clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences
  • Concept-to-launch experience with one or more satellite missions
  • Experience with cost- and budget- constrained space programs
  • Experience with aerospace environments other than traditional, large prime contractors
  • Experience with Intelligence Community and Department of Defense customer communities and their project management practices
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