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Program Manager


Environmental Program Manager


Huntsville, Alabama, United States


Leidos Defense Systems is seeking an experienced Program Manager to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Primary Responsibilities

This role fits in the Advance Technology Development portfolio of the RF Systems Division and focuses on sensor signal processing development and fielding. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for managing the Low Band Surveillance program, which involves a diverse engineering and manufacturing skillsets. Key responsibilities include ensuring timely completion of program deliverables, tracking program costs, schedule, and performance. The selected candidate will be responsible for identifying risk, developing mitigation plans, as well as collection and analyzing program performance metrics. The selected candidate will serve as the primary programmatic customer interface for the program and will have P&L responsibility, briefing both RF Systems division and Land Systems business area leadership on program performance. The position requires strong communication skills, ability to lead cross-functional teams, and demonstrated experience exhibiting good judgement. Some travel for meetings and test events will be required.

Basic Qualifications

BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12+ years of experience in the defense/aerospace industry or 10+ with MS degree

5+ years’ experience managing technical programs that involve development and production in the defense industry or similar rigor.

Experience measuring scope, schedule, and cost performance. Strong understanding of program planning and implementation of Earned Value techniques and tools.

Experience successfully leading cross-functional teams in a collaborative environment to meet quality, schedule, and cost commitments.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent customer interaction and presentation skills

Must possess and maintain a Secret clearance as well as have the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

AS9100 quality systems and compliance

Navigating DoD acquisition processes and methods

Risk identification, analysis, and management techniques.

Understanding of systems engineering principles, design and manufacturing processes, and quality systems

Subcontract management including creating SOW, and managing technical, schedule and budget for both large and small subcontractors.

Proposal management including identifying key partners, developing statements of work for subcontracts, planning, and writing proposal response.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $144,300.00 - $260,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.