Special Operations Forces (SOF) C5ISR Project Manager Job
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San Diego, CA 92123, US
Project & Program Management
Job Description At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools and skills they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer a flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community, driven to improve our future, protect our freedom – and what matters.
We are seeking a Project Manager who embraces challenges and is a motivated self-starter. This position is responsible for the management of services to provide a broad spectrum of Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) capabilities for United States Special Operation Forces (SOF). The selected candidate will support new project start-ups related to Rapid Response oriented engineering and in-service engineering. The typical programs provide system engineering services to our dynamic customers in support of assigned SOF and federal agency C5ISR related projects including: requirements definition, solution definition, integration, installation verification and validation, operation and sustainment.
The selected candidate will act as the overall lead, manager and administrator for SOF related projects and serve as the primary interface and point of contact with Government program authorities on technical and program/project issues. Projects may include the integration and installation of new C5ISR systems or equipment, the upgrade or modernization of existing systems or equipment and the use of legacy, current, and emerging C5ISR technologies to meet unique end-user requirements. Tasking will span the entire systems engineering life-cycle or some portion thereof. Due to the rapid nature of our customer, tailoring of the systems engineering process will typically be required. While project performance will take place primarily at Continental United States CONUS locations, completion of project activities will require travel to Outside Continental United States OCONUS locations.
The following duties are typical of the position:
- Lead a project, or portions of multiple projects, within established program guidelines.
- Maintain strong relationships with key customers, teammates and vendors.
- Interface professionally and communicate effectively with project staff and other organizational resources.
- Manage the quadruple constraint of scope, schedule, budget, and quality for assigned projects.
- Provide technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned projects, tasks, subcontractors, and onsite personnel.
- Actively identify additional/expanded tasking with existing customers and defines technical requirements for draft statements of work.
- Develop or assist with the development of project cost estimates.
- Coordinate with functional managers for resources.
- Lead teams of professionals through direct and indirect reporting structures.
- Execute processes and procedures to meet management and project requirements.
- Develop briefs and/or reports on the status of assigned projects.
- Ensure quality assurance requirements are met.
- Initiate corrective action to support task problems and failures.
- Monitor work and expenditures to ensure schedule and budget are maintained.
- Perform work with attentiveness to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills.
This position is located in San Diego, CA there is no relocation assistance available for this position. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to the San Diego area.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's Degree and at least 4 years of related work experience
Ability to demonstrate professionalism, effective communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills within the company and within the customer community
Highly adaptable with a high degree of initiative
Ability to initiate, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
Active security clearance and ability to maintain
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Familiarity or experience with United States Special Operations Command and its component combatant commands
Familiarity with military and DoD customer organizations
Familiarity or experience with tactical military communications systems
Technical Project Management experience
Project Management Professional (PMP) certificationAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
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