E01-M01 Senior Program Manager & Acquisition Support with Security Clearance

Employer
EXPANSIA
Location
Kirtland Afb, New Mexico
Posted
Apr 02, 2024
Closes
Apr 08, 2024
Ref
2742899524
Discipline
Safety / Security
Specialty
Autonomy
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Senior Program Management & Acquisition Support
Start Date: Immediate
At EXPANSIA, we are focused on partnering with America's top companies to acquire new talent with speed, accuracy, and a differentiated pricing model. We pride ourselves in acquiring top talent to ensure our clients' competitive advantage. A 100% employee-owned and operated technology firm, our client provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Engineering & Transformation, Space Systems, Unmanned Systems, Flight Test Engineering, Modeling and Simulation, Cybersecurity, and DevOps for advanced defense and intelligence special programs. Our client delivers first-choice capabilities to solve problems of global importance.
OVERVIEW
Full-time/Permanent Employee Location: Albuquerque, NM
Our client is searching for a highly skilled Senior Program Management and Acquisition Support (PM&AS) professional to support development and acquisition of a classified spacecraft payloads and integrate data networks. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a high-profile, fast-paced environment. The candidate will apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for highly classified systems, while also effectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership. In this position, you will provide System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the Space RCO at Kirtland AFB, NM. The Space RCO is one of three US Space Force acquisition organization and is the one specializing in delivering first-of systems to fill quick-turn needs to deliver operational capability to the USSF. For each project, they set up small, agile, and empowered teams to include program manager, technical specialists, contracting, finance, security, and the use right acquisition strategies to set the effort up for success. You will work in one of these small, highly empowered teams where every team member is directly responsible for the success of the program.
Responsibilities Include: • Serves as program advisory lead for high-visibility and extremely time critical programs. • Supports and advises government program managers through all phases of acquisition to include requirements development, design, development, integration, test, delivery, and fielding. • Assists acquisition planning, market research, and drafting technical requirements and documents. • Supports acquisition strategy development and development of documents required for systems acquisition. • Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders to verify program needs and identified to meet program goals. • Helps the government assess the technical sufficiency, cost, quality, and timely delivery of program deliverables and supports program reviews. • Translates complex ideas and data into simple, actionable recommendations or easily differentiated courses of action. • Confers with other SETA and FFRDC to provide advice and to assist with problem resolution as needed. • Supports management and execution of programs consisting of multiple projects ensures overall program is properly coordinated and efficiently accomplished with the best available resources. • Drafts, reviews, and edits final program reports, documents, and briefings. • Communicates clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy. • Often briefs government senior leadership. • Coordinates with external agencies to include operational units, higher headquarters, Combatant Command (COCOM) staffs, other acquisition activities, and research and development functions. • Develops a Monthly Status Report on all efforts including updates on major activities, challenges, opportunities, deliverables, and subcontractor performance.
The proposed salary range for this position is $180,000-$210,000. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility EXPANSIA allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our unique mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.
KEY QUALIFICATIONS Clearance: TS/SCI with SAP Eligibility, and willingness to sit for a CI Poly
Education: Relevant MA/MS Degree Years of Experience: Minimum of 10 years of relevant DoD/IC or relevant work experience with no less than two total years of experience in an SAP and/or SCI environment, with at least one year of that total being within the past 5 years
KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA) • Knowledge of space systems development, integration, test, and manufacturing. • Understanding of ground systems supporting space operations and operational environments and corresponding mission user needs. • Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition. • Experience with requirements management and project planning. • Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management. • Experience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS) • Understanding of space operational environments and corresponding mission user needs.
PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS • Fifteen (15) plus years of proven program management experience in DoD and/or IC system development. • Experience in supporting ACAT I/II level acquisition programs. • DAWIA Level III Program Management certification. • Experience in the development and fielding of satellites and associated ground systems. • System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program offices. • Experience with rapid prototyping and transition to production. • Experience in planning and executing test campaigns for ground and space systems.