Program Manager 1 (SkillBridge Intern) - 17636 with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
San Diego, California
May 26, 2024
May 30, 2024
Safety / Security
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 17636 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Temporary Worker Hours Per Week: 40.00 Security Clearance: Secret Level of Experience: Mid Summary This is an UNPAID internship through the DoD SkillBridge Program for transitioning active-duty US military personnel. DoD SkillBridge Internships are available to help transitioning active-duty military personnel gain real-world experience in the work force sometime during their final 180 days of active-duty service. The intern will actively train on meaningful projects and work closely with a mentor and with senior company leadership. HII Mission Technologies Internship programs are focused on placing transitioning military into internships that require KSAs, Education & Military Training similar to their current or previous military jobs; positions that could easily transition over to a full-time regular and permanent job with HII. For this internship, the Skillbridge intern will train as a Program Manager within HII Mission Technologies, reporting to the designated Mission Technologies Supervisor, with the primary goal of exposing the intern to industry program management principles as applied to business development. A secondary goal is to achieve a cross-organizational understanding of how industry works. The intern will be assigned special projects focusing on SubSafe Program Development. Desired End State (3-4 month target) At the end of four months, the intern will be able to describe core functions of program management (as well as other supporting functions), have a basic knowledge of in-demand technologies, procedures for contracting with government, managing program operations to ensure production schedules are met, system resources are utilized efficiently and effectively, and proper relationships are established between customers.
The intern will gain a functional understanding of safety, quality, schedule, performance, and risk identification / mitigation on initiatives including but not limited to systems, tools, equipment, software, facilities, and other activities.
The intern will be oriented to profit and loss of a large complex program. The intern will be trained on all phases of programs, with primary emphasis on inception (business development).
The intern will contribute to a program that spreads across various geographic locations.
HII Mission Technologies will benefit from the military and experiential background of the SkillBridge intern and considers the SkillBridge internship an overall positive experience.
Assumptions/Restrictions SkillBridge interns are not authorized to represent HII to DoD or Government customers while participating in the DoD SkillBridge Program Internship.
If candidate is selected and approved, SkillBridge Intern can be present in San Diego, CA; HII Mission Technologies will fund all travel costs, if needed.
Program of Instruction Training/Internship Locations: Primary: San Diego, CA Alternate: Virginia Beach, VA Training Plan Phase 1 - Basics In processing, Introductions/office familiarization.
Intro to Program Management, Operations, Annual Operating Plans, and business development.
Intro to primary customer contact for program activities, observing program review sessions with customer discussing cost, schedule, and technical performance.
Intro to program milestones and monitoring adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program problems and obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications and responding to customer corrective actions.
Intro to work of employees including management level assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.
Phase 2 - Program Management Time immersed in Specialty Engineering portfolio program management (IPS) and exposure to CAD and 3D printing technologies.
Time immersed in leading SubSafe development team and preparing for NAVSEA 07Q/Sponsor Functional Audit of SubSafe program.
Phase 3 - Federal Contracting HII Mission Technologies IAC MAC contract vehicles, available ceilings for additional revenue generation, and how DoD customers use these pathways to pay for services and products (Contracts Dept.).
How Operations interacts and supports Growth elements (Business Development, Capture Management, and Proposals).
Review of previous weeks and conclusion of internship.
Additional Goals Facilitate networking with base personnel
Minimum Qualifications US Military ONLY within final 180 days of active-duty service may participate. Applications accepted within final 12 months of active-duty service. Education and Experience required is dependent on Program of Instruction. Secret Clearance required
Bachelor's Degree with 3+ years of Project/Program management dealing with DoD contracts
Preferred Requirements PMP or PMI Certification
5+ years of experience in Program and Project Management, with experience managing DoD Contracts. Physical Requirements Will be primarily training in an Office environment This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners. HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.