Program Manager

Employer
Global Science & Technology, Inc.
Location
Greenbelt, Maryland
Posted
Apr 11, 2024
Closes
Apr 29, 2024
Ref
2746056766
Discipline
Other
Specialty
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Global Science & Technology, Inc (GST), is seeking a Program Manager to join our team supporting The Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) which is NOAA's premiere research office for developing the satellite algorithms needed to transform satellite observations to environmental measurements.

This position will rotate between our offices located in Greenbelt, MD and College Park, MD, but is approved for a hybrid model of onsite and telework.

Position Summary:

The Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) is NOAA's premiere research office for developing the satellite algorithms needed to transform satellite observations to environmental measurements. We seek a program manager to lead a multidisciplinary team in atmospheric science and oceanography at NOAA/STAR providing environmental product development, calibration, validation, and systems engineering support for NOAA's operational, international, and interagency satellites, including the transition of emerging capabilities into operations. The selected candidate will also coordinate and collaborate with NASA's environmental satellite programs. The Program Manager oversees all program activities while managing the contract/task order, providing leadership, vision, and guidance to assigned staff and serving as primary interface with government representatives.

â Day-to-day management/oversight of contract staff and functional teams to ensure support to Government stakeholders.
â Responsible for all aspects of the technical support under the contract.
â Manage product development, calibration, validation, and intercomparison activities for NOAA satellites.
â Manage status, reporting of assigned contract/task order deliverables & milestones to ensure submissions are complete, on-time, and within budget
â Meet regularly with Government program managers and advise them on deliverables, costs, and issues on the project.
â Consult with and advise Government management and serve as advisors providing the analytical guidance required for completion of Government projects.
â Provide leadership support and coordination & integration of scientific and technical activities to support program requirements and mission goals
â Facilitate overall strategy development at the project and program levels.
â Communicate with STAR Science Teams, stakeholders, SMEs, users, Division managers, and related staff regarding relevant activities.
â Effectively communicate with team members, and provide clear directions, as necessary
â Collaborate and coordinate with a variety of customers (technical, managerial, financial, and administrative)
â Utilize contemporary technologies, SE&I methodologies, end-to-end lifecycle activities, budgeting, CM/baseline control, project management, planning, and metrics/analytics
â Provide critical systems engineering integration support (readiness, testing, verification and validation (V&V), etc.) to ensure end-to-end system completion

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

â Requires a technical degree: Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or Mathematics is preferred.
â Minimum of 10 years' experience with BS/BA or 8 years with MS/MA or 5 years with PhD
â Experience as a Meteorology & Oceanography Officer, Weather and Environmental Sciences Officers, or operational forecaster is favorable.
â Minimum of two (2) years of experience supporting the management of interagency or interdisciplinary teams and/or cooperative research.
â Experience with remote sensing data processing, data flow, calibration, validation, and product implementation.
â Demonstrated ability to lead several projects simultaneously.

â Minimum of two (2) years of experience supporting the management of interagency or interdisciplinary teams and/or cooperative research.
â Experience with remote sensing calibration and validation.
â Demonstrated ability to lead several projects simultaneously.
â Knowledge and experience delivering new capabilities using Agile methodologies.
â Experience identifying user and enterprise needs/requirements and gap identification, analysis and assessment.
â Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
â Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
â Demonstrated ability in effective oral and written communications planning, leadership, and operational skills.
â Teamwork, strong inter-personal skills, good communication skills, strong analytical skills.

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation and gender identity. GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.