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Modeling and Simulation Engineering Manager

Company: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Odyssey is looking for a Modeling and Simulation Engineering Manager. This is a full-time position at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO. This position provides engineering project management and scheduling support to assist the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) enterprise and its projects.


Duties include, but not limited to:

The Engineering Project Manager works with representatives of MDA organizations in the M&S Community to facilitate and coordinate Enterprise M&S programs, projects, and tasks.
The position facilitates planning, budgeting, scheduling, executing, monitoring, and controlling system-of-systems M&S initiatives and programs, providing an integrated (System-level) M&S capability for the Missile Defense System.


Required Clearance: Must have and be able to maintain a Secret Security Clearance
Required Education: BA/BS from an accredited institution of higher learning in a related field
20+ years of experience in lieu of the MA/MS degree requirement OR,
Master of Science or Master of Arts degree: 12+ years working on missile defense-related or other complex, large DoD program/project

Preferred Qualifications:

Understanding of systems across engineering lifecycle (i.e. requirements, design, development, test, and deployment)
Demonstrated understanding of project management disciplines (i.e. scheduling, requirements management, risk management, budgeting, execution, monitoring, and reporting)
Experience with DoD acquisition and budgeting processes and procedures --- Ability to think critically (i.e. research, understand, analyze, synthesize, and critique), creating solutions to new and one-of-a-kind program challenges and issues as they arise
Ability to propose and execute technical project plans and solutions which align with customer strategic goals--proposing courses of action based on overarching leadership goals and objectives
Experience successfully facilitating matrixed, geographically diverse technical product and engineering project teams
Ability to clearly communicate complex ideas and produce and present clear, concise, well-organized, and audience-relevant presentations and documents --- Ability to create a positive, collaborative working relationship with representatives and stakeholders from external organizations
Ability to understand engineering project cost, schedule, and technical relationships and interdependencies
Conscientious, agreeable, self-motivated, and open-minded individual who can lead teams to creatively meet program challenges, drive groups to create solutions, and orchestrate response actions
Skilled in using Microsoft Office products to communicate technical and programmatic information
Experience building and maintaining integrated master schedules with dependencies and interfaces.
Experience using expert judgment to properly determine logical sequence of scheduled work within project constraints.
Ability to produce schedule views, including bar charts or Gantt charts, milestone charts, network diagrams, and other schedule data.


Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.

Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd., Colorado Springs , Modeling and Simulation Engineering Manager, Engineering , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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