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Task Order Senior Manager

Job ID: 2119282
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Dec 21, 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 sustainment manager to support the Space and Missile Systems Center Advanced Systems & Development Directorate (SMC/AD) in Albuquerque, NM. This leader has responsibility for technical and support personnel managing the health and availability of DoD spacecraft command and control networks. The sustainment manager oversees performance and engages program staff shaping initiatives to improve sustainment execution and affordability through modernization and recapitalization of networks, mitigations of obsolescence and improved processes and execution for the on/off boarding of missions.  The successful candidate will manage a dynamic mission support environment executing at high op-tempo. The sustainment manager will have responsibility for budget, personnel, resources, contracts and sub-contracts, facilities, and business processes execution accountable to the Operations and Sustainment Sr. Manager. 
 
Major duties of the position include:
  • Execute program processes to meet or exceed performance work statement (PWS) requirements
  • Generate, manage and act on metrics responsive to operations needs and sustainment performance
  • 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
  • Support and participate in continuous process improvement and innovation. 
  • Adapt proven and effective management practices to identify impediments and/or mitigate risks to effective program execution 
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration across the team
  • Support business development efforts to identify growth opportunities and preserve current scope

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline and 9 years or more of relevant experience; Master’s degree and 7 years or more of relevant experience
  • Active Top Secret clearance and ability to obtain and maintain an SCI within 6 months of start date
  • Must have 4 or more years of experience dealing with 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 serving as a team lead or project manager on performance-based contracts for the U.S. Government
  • Familiarity with USAF and USSF acquisitions and operational environments
  • Six sigma, Root Cause Analysis, Statistical Process Control and Kaizen tools
 
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Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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