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Project Manager

Colorado Springs, CO, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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BAE Systems is building a team of Project Managers to lead technical teams on large projects or significant segments of large complex projects through full life cycle planning, development and sustainment phases. Our Project Management team will provide applications systems analysis and programming activities for government sites, facilities, or multiple locations.

These teams of Project Managers will also be responsible for the following duties:

• Prepare long and short-range plans for application selection, full life cycle development, systems development, systems maintenance, risk and change management, production activities and for necessary support resources

• Maintain awareness of full program goals and efforts to assure opportunities for shared resources and technical overlap are properly managed and utilized

•Work in a dynamic and ever-changing environment while assuring key milestone objectives are satisfied with a focus within cost budget constraints

•Will serve as the Customer point of contact and provide technical presentations as needed

•Oversee and manage the technical project(s) and serve as a liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management

•Prepare project execution plan and identify technical and business resources needed

•Review status of projects and budgets, manage schedules and prepare status reports

•Be well organized, thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment, leverage best practices, and innovate through any problem with a can-do attitude

•Able to handle multiple priorities and interruptions with minimal impact on productivity

•Demonstrate a high level of independent judgment and initiative; self-starter

•Other duties as assigned

Candidates filling these positions should have experience in one or more of the following Air Force Weapon Systems: Air Operations Center (AOC), Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS), National Space Defense Center (NSDC), Cyber Command and Control Mission System (C3MS), and Department of Defense (DoD) Intelligence System (DODIIS).

Teams will be located in:

•Colorado Springs, CO

•Herndon, VA

•Hampton, VA

•Rome, NY

•San Antonio, TX

•Warner Robbins, GA

•Washington, D.C.

Typical Education & Experience 

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education 

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, systems management, or related discipline, at least 10 years’ experience of increasing responsibility in the field of project planning and tracking, experience in resource estimation and management as program manager of research, development, and sustainment programs.

Active TS clearance

Preferred Skills and Education 

Working knowledge of engineering and software development lifecycle

Familiarity with Air Force programs and environment

Experience with Agile Development methodologies

SAFe Agilist certification

PMP Certification

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