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Program Manager- Systems Engineering

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Job ID: 2204389
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2022
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
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Job Description


SAIC has contingent job opportunity for a Systems Engineering Program Manager to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Department with Advanced Ship and Combat System Integration Engineering.

Work will be performed on-site in Dahlgren, VA.

This position is contingent upon contract award, expected in 2023

Job Summary: 

SAIC is looking for a qualified Program Manager to manage personnel and staffing, tasking and assignments, funding and financial management, and coordination with our government customers. The PM will manage all aspects of combat systems engineering trades and analyses for future Naval Surface Combat and Warfare Systems definition and design, as well as current Naval Surface Combat and Warfare System Operations. The position will encompass the following disciplines: architecture engineering/development, requirements engineering/management, total ship systems engineering, element design, design integration, ship integration, technical assessments, interoperability assessment, certification, and advanced design development. The PM will be responsible for providing systems engineering support in the mission areas of Integrated Air & Missile Defense (IAMD), Dominance & Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD), Surface Dominance, Navy Fires/Land Attack, Maritime Dominance, Undersea Dominance, combat systems cyber security and C4ISR. This support shall be in all applicable ship and mission system areas.

Within this program, SAIC supports: combat system (CS) systems engineering, combat system certification, combat system test and evaluation, force/mission/systems-of-systems analysis and engineering, interoperability engineering, cost analysis and human system integration. The Department provides: a lead role in developing, fielding and sustaining operationally superior warfare systems and performing the full spectrum of warfare analysis, research, development, integration, test and evaluation, and certification to provide quality systems engineering and war fighting products to the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force and Coast Guard.

Typical activities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide program management support for the duration of this contract.
  • Manage the execution of systems engineering support of highly complex combat systems.
  • Provide combat systems engineering support, point papers, information status reports, issue papers, and technical reviews/reports for the Government at various combat systems meetings.
  • Support Government strategic planning by monitoring and reporting advancements in combat system technology, best practices, and industry trends.
  • Create briefing material for systems engineering support.
  • Respond to action items associated with systems engineering support of combat systems.
  • Submit monthly status reports.
  • Prepare and conduct In-Progress Reviews (IPRs).
  • Prepare and provide agendas and minutes for contract meetings.


Position Requirements:

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fifteen (15) years of experience in acquisition, including development and management of the technical aspects of Government projects, as well as experience in planning, managing, and supervising the development and acquisition of systems
  • Seven (7) years of management experience in technical efforts directly associated with systems engineering, including Surface Navy combat systems, on/experience



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