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Operations and Sustainment Lead

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Job ID: 219083
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Jul 8, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an immediate need for a spacecraft operations and sustainment manager to support the Space and Missile Systems Center Advanced Systems & Development Directorate (SMC/AD). This leader has responsibility for technical and support personnel executing 24x7 operations for DoD spacecraft command and control networks. The operations and sustainment manager oversees technicians performing network management, resolves client concerns, and executes maintenance and performance tasks. The O&S manager handles collection and generation of operational metrics to demonstrate contract compliance, guide modernization and re-capitalization strategies and deliver more operationally effective and affordable command and control network sustainment. The successful candidate will execute the sustainment tasks necessary for effective and affordable operations while managing a dynamic mission support environment executing at high op-tempo. The selected candidate will have responsibility for budget, personnel, resources, contracts, sub-contracts, facilities, and business processes, accountable to the Operations and Sustainment Sr. Manager.  This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO. 
Major duties of the position include:
  • Execute program processes to meet or exceed performance work statement (PWS) requirements
  • Generate, manage and act on operational metrics to ensure successful sustainment
  • Identify, implement and oversee network sustainment scope preserving operational availability
  • Leverage SAIC staff and programs to identify/apply processes and tools to strengthen execution
  • Manage, evaluate and grow personnel technical prowess and value to the company
  • Accomplish business support activities including contracts, sub-contracts, budgeting, scheduling,  execution tracking, finance, procurement and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) deliveries
  • Effectively communicate informally and formally per Customer and Corporate business rhythm
  • Support and participate in continuous process improvement and innovation. 
  • Adapt proven, effective practices ensure successful and effective program execution 
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration across a diverse team of technicians, engineers and support personnel
  • Support business development efforts to identify growth opportunities and preserve current scope

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9+ years of related experience
  • 4 years’ experience or more in operation of a satellite and/or satellite ground support equipment
  • Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/Space Force/DoD customers in an operations and/or sustainment environment, with space and/or ground systems
  • Experience developing cost and schedule deliverables and managing to baseline costs and schedules to include the identification and management of risks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to develop and deliver documents and briefings and to enable working and interacting with diverse personnel and dynamic teams
 
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Master’s degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline and 12 years or more relevant experience
  • Experience as team lead or project manager on performance-based contracts for U.S. Government
  • Familiarity with USAF and USSF acquisitions and operational environments
  • Experience with Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, Statistical Process Control and Kaizen tools
 

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Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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