Project Manager - Space Programs

Greenbelt, MD
Aug 12, 2022
Aug 23, 2022
Full Time
Responsibilities: Peraton is seeking a Project Manager in support of our NASA Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract. The position will be flexible for occasional telework with some travel to the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD and other NASA locations as needed. The selected candidate will be an integral part of a world class team that ensures NASA space-ground communications and associated services are reliable and meet mission requirements. As prime contractor on the NASA Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution contract (SENSE) contract you will be a part of a dynamic team responsible for systems engineering, design, development, integration, test, and maintenance of a platform which will enable any mission to be supported by any service provider. The team is also responsible for the delivery of capabilities into Operations. The platform will enable NASA to provide communications and navigation services in the Near Space Region to NASA missions and other customers. In this role, you will be responsible to direct and ensure execution of all aspects of the projects/programs and be responsible for the overall performance from a financial, technical, schedule, contractual, and customer satisfaction perspective. You will ensure master plans and schedules are followed, develop solutions to program challenges, and collaborate with internal stakeholders to seek opportunities to maximize customer satisfaction. Your specific duties will include but are not limited to:Achieve or exceed financial, delivery, and contractual performance targets for assigned projects/programs.Develop, manage, and execute the detailed schedule for all assigned programs.Direct work execution in accordance with requirements.Manage team and team activities in accordance with the mission of project/program.Create and manage team long term goals.Identify and analyze program risks.Lead weekly/monthly internal program reviews to track performance against targets and metrics.Conduct monthly/periodic on-site customer program reviews to ensure compliance, satisfaction and seek new areas to add value. Meet stakeholders to keep open and transparent communication of program issues and decisions.Collaborate with other program teams to ensure products and services effectively meet the requirements and expectations of the customer programs and contracts.Ensure that all programs are supported with appropriate processes and documentation across all functional areas (Finance, Contracts, Subcontracts, Human Resources, Mission Assurance, etc.) in the organization. Qualifications: Required Experience: A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, or Math and 10-12+ years of experience or a Master's degree and 8-10+ years.Experience managing US Government projects with respect to cost, schedule, performance, and risk.Experience interfacing with Government and/or Prime customers to provide status of projects.Provided development, integration, and testing of space communication systems in areas such as development engineering, sustaining engineering, operations, and maintenance.Previously worked with a supply chain team to execute project procurements, to include statements of work, evaluation quotes and developed technical justifications for selected vendors.Experience leading a team of multiple direct reports, subcontractors, or other team members to complete project requirements.Demonstrated experience working with a Program Management team to develop cost estimates, schedules, and technical responses to task order requests.Experience using Microsoft tools such as Project, Excel, and Word.This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.Desired Experience: An active Secret clearance.A Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Computer Science.Previous experience supporting NASA space communication systems.PMI certified as a PMP.Experience using Deltek tools such as PM Compass and Open Plan.Experience with selection and hiring of candidates for technical and management positions within a department and conducting performance evaluations and salary reviews for assigned staff.Ability to succeed in the fast-paced and changing environments of development and program execution.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Excellent teamwork. Peraton Overview: Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. For Colorado Residents: Colorado Salary Minimum: $86,590.40 Colorado Salary Maximum:$185,120.00 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

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