Senior Space Force Program Manager

Colorado Springs, CO

Posted: 05/10/2022 Job Number: JN -122021-13800 Division: Government/DOD

Job Description

Senior Program manager

Industry: Dept. of Defense
Employment Type: Permanent Placement
Clearance: Active TS/SCI (eligible for SAP access)
Location: Colorado Springs, CO or El Segundo, CA
Salary: Market Value (Highly competitive + Bonus incentives)

Summary: Primary customer contact to a USSF program office and is empowered to commit the company to decisions regarding all aspects of program execution, staffing, and performance. Provides leadership to a geographically dispersed staff with expertise in satellite ground systems design, development, sustainment, and SE&I. The program scope includes oversight and integration across all traditional systems engineering process elements (e.g., INCOSE V model) while being applied within an information technology-focused agile construct.

  • At least ten (10) years experience in the design, development, and production of a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP), or equivalent commercial or Intelligence Community (IC) program
  • Experience successfully managing Enterprise SE&I efforts for DoD, other Government Agency, or commercial programs or projects of similar scope and complexity
  • Expertise in space-based enterprise ground system engineering and integration for US Government agencies, such as US Space Force, NASA, National Reconnaissance Office, Missile Defense Agency
  • Experience with satellite space and, more specifically, ground system design, development, operation, and sustainment
  • Experience with Agile execution methods, tools, and best practices
  • Expertise in Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (MS&A) and MBSE
  • Experience or strong understanding of software development, software engineering processes, and best practices
  • Demonstrated success at managing manpower, planning, managing project reviews, scheduling, and performing budget control for large
  • Trained and certified utilizing the Secure Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology and cloud enabled software development environments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, to include excellent customer interface and presentation skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, to include influence management, conflict resolution, and root cause analysis
  • Experience with work management tools such as Atlassian suite (e.g., Confluence and JIRA)
  • Understanding of remote management framework (RMF) application and cyber

  • Serving as the primary interface with the customer on all matters involving contract execution
  • Leading the program management activity directly tied to supporting a complex SoS integration effort
  • Using Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) and Digital Engineering (DE) tools, processes, and practices in support of SoS enterprise-level SE&I efforts
  • Leading integration campaigns and surge efforts to support continuous development, delivery, and integration of multiple ground systems
  • Providing SoS enterprise-level configuration management/data management for programs, systems, components, and prototyped solutions
  • Overseeing Cyber Security in all aspects of cyber security in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Providing oversight and aligning diverse DevSec Ops pipelines to achieve results at the enterprise level
  • Monitoring and assessing the SE&I team s performance and results
  • Successful track record managing complex aerospace/defense programs as the prime contractor PM
  • Providing oversight of team members who manage/monitor a 24/7/365 Help Desk troubleshooting operation
  • Defining and analyzing data and metrics to enable leadership to quickly assess and consistently improve DevSec Ops performance and effectiveness
  • Developing and reporting on business intelligence metrics via dashboards that improve adherence to cost, schedule, and quality expectations

Keywork Searchstring: Program Manager, Director, Space Force, MDA, Missile Defense Agency, Engineering, DevOps, DevSecOps, SE&I, NASA, SAFe,


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