Mission Assurance Manager II - Ground with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Broomfield, Colorado
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 17, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

The Security and Mission Assurance Capabilities Unit is seeking a Ground Mission Assurance Manager for the National Defense programs. This position will provide mission partner capabilities to all aspects of the Mission Operations Engineering groups, providing mission assurance and risk management support to the organization. A Ground MAM monitors and control risks to development, testing, and external systems integration for ground Command and Control (C2) and mission data processing systems on multiple programs. The position will have ownership in how the company executes assurance activities for Ground System Development. The Enterprise Assurance Strategic Capabilities Unit delivers critical assurance disciplines that protect and enable people, data and missions. We provide a comprehensive approach to managing risk across the enterprise for current and future information environments where the business and missions execute. We apply the use of innovative tools and robust processes to ensure mission and business success. Visit to learn more about our Mission Assurance Manager roles. What You'll Do:
Work with program and mission-system personnel to define, assess, and analyze mission level operations requirements and identify impacts to the customer and end-users.
Quantify mission-level risk for the Ground System Development phases of a program and facilitate transition from program development to operations with controlled, well understood risks.
Support proposal activity by providing Operations Assurance leadership with estimates related to fulfilling mission operations assurance requirements.
Provide analysis, guidance, and risk assessment for ground operations through program life cycles as needed. Assist in managing ground system agile development backlog as risk and opportunities for program management and customer needs.
Interface with program personnel such as designers, customers, suppliers, management, and mission assurance disciplines to provide best-value mission/system/program solutions.
Interface with other Mission Assurance personnel on programs to provide a holistic risk and opportunity management profile for all phases of program lifecycle.
Interface with program personnel and customers to provide best-value solutions for enterprise test configuration, execution, and reviews.
Provide situational awareness to Ground SEIT teams during system integration with external stakeholders.
Translate customer objectives into internal requirements, procedures, and products based on process libraries and ISO standards.
Plan, direct, and review efforts of Ground SEIT execution to support the program requirements while working to cost and schedule constraints.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary. On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site five days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS/BA in related field plus 10 years or more related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school that is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.
Collaborative working skills with programs, cross-disciplinary teams and with management. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills 5 or more years of continuous, related, progressive experience in mission operations, system architectural development, modeling, and/or risk assessment is desired. Experience with Agile ground processes preferred.
Experience with JIRA tool suite preferred.
Expertise/experience with assessing and quantifying system-level cyber mission risk preferred. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $144000 - $199000 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems 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. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.