Technical Program Manager, Senior

Key Role

Analyze the design and development of system architectures, define key capabilities and performance requirements, define system implementation approaches and operational concepts, and apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Serve as a thought leader on a collaborative, fast -growing, and highly skilled software development team for innovative products. Work on complex technical problems and provide highly innovative solutions, assist with the development of advanced technology ideas, and guide then into a final product. Lead the capture, marketing, and sales of technical capabilities, including defining project opportunities with potential clients, writing whitepapers, planning and executing client visits and demonstrations, working with leadership to capture strategies, and responding to requests for information and proposals. Manage technical staff in the delivery of technical capabilities across multiple projects and maintain responsibility for quality delivery on time and under budget. Manage client relationships, ensure that requirements are met, and evaluate project performance. Manage projects assigned to the team, including cost, schedule, and technical performance for all deliverables.

Basic Qualifications:

-10 years of experience with Program Management or Program Management support in Science and Technology, Acquisition Program Management or related field

-Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

-Ability to work independently and collaboratively

-Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree and 15 years of professional work experience in Program Management or MA or MS degree in Science or Technology field

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience in the technologies of the Office of Naval Research (ONR); representative samples, including High Energy Lasers and High Power Microwave weapon systems, Hypersonics, Aircraft Propulsion, Aircraft Structures and Materials, Aerodynamics, and Flight Controls, Electric Weapons, Autonomous Systems such as autonomy, automation, AI, decision tools, or unmanned systems, Energetic Materials, Weapon Technologies and Expeditionary Warfare
-Experience with the application of System Engineering to technology development programs
-Experience with the management of Science and Technology Programs and program transition to the warfighter

-Experience with interfacing with various performer types such as academia, industry and government performers

-Experience in preparing program material and answering data calls from senior navy leadership and Congress

-Experience in assisting in the management of large complex technical development programs
-Knowledge of military tactics and employment of new weapon systems

-Knowledge and experience in Navy S&T and acquisition organizational structure
-Possession of basic fiscal skills, including excel and basic accounting and forecasting of execution budgets to coordinate with contract support fiscal staff, should also have rudimentary data of DoD annual budgetary cycling, in order to oversee fiscal execution of highly technical efforts and identify risky behavior by Principal Investigators

-Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certification or Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC-P/PM) Certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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