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Company: BAE Systems
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking an experienced Senior Program Manager supporting the Integrated Defense Systems Business Unit of the Intelligence & Security (I&S) Sector in the Fayetteville, NC area. This position reports to the Director of Programs, manages a staff of Project Managers, in a dynamic, fast-paced demanding environment, and oversees a diverse portfolio of C5ISR Modernization projects ensuring deliverables are on schedule, scope and cost over the multi-year program.

The candidate is a proven leader, a motivated self-starter, demonstrate exceptional communication (verbal and written) skills and will overcome organizational challenges to accomplish demanding activities in a fast-paced SOF operational environment. The position requires direct, clear, and timely communication with executive level military leaders on a daily basis. The candidate must demonstrate exacting attention to detail and simultaneously maintain a top-level perspective to ensure overall project success. The candidate will lead a team of subject matter experts to fulfill a wide variety of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) projects with other contractors and government agencies. The candidate will manage a team to support both urgent short duration projects, as well as longer-term requirements. Project team activities include system design, procurement, fabrication, integration, testing and evaluation, installation, and fielding support for innovative technical solutions across the Information Technology environment that will modernize the communication enterprise and tactical architecture including improving system hardening, implementing new capabilities, and migrating to the cloud.

The candidate will be wholly responsible for achievement of financial, schedule, technical, and new business performance objectives. Models and demonstrates strong leadership in ethics, safety and security. Direct people-management responsibility is required.

The following duties are typical of the position.

  1. Management of the program, within established company policies, guidelines, and contractual requirements to include numerous subcontractors.
  2. Develop briefs and/or reports on the status of the program.
  3. Liaison with customers and other contractors while ensuring continuity with Director of Programs.
  4. Manage the team in dynamic, fast-paced customer environment.
  5. Develop, or assist with development of program and project cost estimates.
  6. Monitor work and expenditures to ensure schedule and budget are maintained.
  7. Ensure quality assurance requirements are met.
  8. Reinforce technical aspects of successful project management.
  9. Initiate corrective action to support task problems and failures.

This position is located in the greater Fayetteville, NC area.

Please be sure to address all requirements of posted requisition in resume. Only resumes that include all requirements will be considered.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Project Management, or Engineering.
  • Demonstrated successful experience managing a staff of managers/Project Managers.
  • Five or more years related experience with C5ISR systems technologies including (but not limited to)
    • tactical, cloud solutions, enterprise architectures, and Cybersecurity
    • commercial satellite, cognitive radios, and cloud-based solutions
    • Models Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
    • Satellite Communications (SATCOM) terminals,
    • Low Probability of Intercept (LPI) and Low Probability of Detection (LPD) technology
    • Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) aerial relay solutions
    • high altitude payloads, and deployable communication kits
    • spectrum and bandwidth management
    • network analytics capabilities
    • cloud migration tools
    • secure remote workstation migration
    • network and system hardening
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Highly effective communication skills, including with DoD customers.
  • Exceptional degree of creativity and resourcefulness to develop highly advanced concepts
  • Technical Project / Task management experience
  • Strong understanding / ties to Special Operations Community
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Active Security Clearance. Current or eligible Top Secret Security and SCI

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Master's degree, preferably in Business, Project Management, or Engineering
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or related experience.
This position is contingent hire in 4Q 2022 for contract start date anticipated for December 2022.

About 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.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

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