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Engineering Program Manager

Company: Caribou Thunder
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO Overview Caribou Thunder is a provider of global engineering services since 2006. The company is certified by the Small Business Administration as Native American and woman owned, HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Business, that has completed projects for Department of Defense and Intelligence Community in 22 countries and 35 states around the globe. Caribou Thunder is seeking a Engineering Program Manager that will support a large Department of Defense contract to support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The work environment is that of a casual small-company feel but backed by large-company resources and infrastructure. Our diverse systems engineering team is mission-focused while also committed to personal development. Job Duties + Management oversight at the product level of cost, schedule, and technical performance for each product line within M&S + Customer relationship management with multiple MDA customers at various levels of seniority + Close coordination with the TO Lead to establish strategic plans for the organization and help implement those approaches across the organization + Provide backup support to the TO Lead at key SWDC Program meetings and participate with other SWDC Program Leaders to ensure program objectives and processes are executed consistently + Serve as the Engineering, Science and Technology (ES&T) Engineering Manager responsible for Northrop Grumman engineering resource management for the task order and reporting of task order engineering metrics + Represent the organization for SWDC integrated engineering planning and execution + Lead integrated change control + Increase the culture of rigorous engineering, improve software development practices, innovative technology exploration, and mission excellence. + Responsible for the success of existing MDA/DE task order initiatives including affordability + Assist the TO Lead with Northrop Grumman business development initiatives including strategic growth opportunities, collaboration with corporate reach-back leaders, and the utilization of Northrop Grumman strategic talent. + Identify and implement common engineering practices across the Task Order Product Lines to ensure common methodology, processes, procedures, and engineering artifact generation. + Work with each Product Lead in the generation of EVMS metrics and status that can then be assessed at the Task Order level + Research emerging best practices and technologies for task order and product portfolio management + Lead the creation of task order plans and interact regularly with government program sponsors, stakeholders, product teams and others in completion of the work and communicating status Basic Qualifications + Experience: 14 Years with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD. + Leadership experience successfully managing large technical teams of 50 or more employees + Cross-functional systems engineering experience as well as a basic understanding of Cyber Security and Information Assurance requirements + Strong technical background with software development and related development methodologies (e.g., Agile) on small to large systems + Demonstrated programmatic experience with Earned Value (EV) methodologies, proposal development, contract management, development of project Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) with at least 4 years of experience as a Cost Account Manager (CAM) + Demonstrated experience with customer relationship management and personnel management + Must have excellent communication skills, and will be expected to coordinate activities across a diverse and disparate MDA customer base + Must possess a Secret clearance Preferred Qualifications + Current Top Secret clearance + Greater than 3 years of experience in support of an agile software development lifecycle. Prior role as a Scrum master is beneficial. + Experience in the development of systems engineering and software development plans and associated processes + Possess a current DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAM Level II Approved Baseline Certification or equivalent + Working knowledge of NIST/DoD RMF processes. + Prior experience in support of the US Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) + Prior experience in Model Based Engineering (MBE) methodologies + Background in the development of models and simulations Clearance Secret Location Colorado Springs, CO About Caribou Thunder Caribou Thunder is an established Department of Defense contractor with over 15 years of experience delivering global engineering programs. We offer industry leading salaries as well as world class benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Savings Plans, and 401k offerings. We offer challenging and exciting work opportunities with growth potential, within several Department of Defense contracts and have a turnover level much lower than industry averages due to our tradition of serving our employees with the highest level of support. Caribou Thunder Engineering Services is pleased to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, in which hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. United States citizenship is a requirement for all positions. Overview Caribou Thunder LLC is a provider of global engineering services since 2006. The company is certified by the Small Business Administration as Native American and woman owned, HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Business, that has completed projects for Department of Defense and Intelligence Community in 22 countries and 35 states around the globe. Caribou Thunder is seeking a Engineering Program Manager that will support a large Department of Defense contract to support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The work environment is that of a casual small-company feel but backed by large-company resources and infrastructure. Our diverse systems engineering team is mission-focused while also committed to personal development. Job Duties: + Management oversight at the product level of cost, schedule, and technical performance for each product line within M&S + Customer relationship management with multiple MDA customers at various levels of seniority + Close coordination with the TO Lead to establish strategic plans for the organization and help implement those approaches across the organization + Provide backup support to the TO Lead at key SWDC Program meetings and participate with other SWDC Program Leaders to ensure program objectives and processes are executed consistently + Serve as the Engineering, Science and Technology (ES&T) Engineering Manager responsible for Northrop Grumman engineering resource management for the task order and reporting of task order engineering metrics + Represent the organization for SWDC integrated engineering planning and execution + Lead integrated change control + Increase the culture of rigorous engineering, improve software development practices, innovative technology exploration, and mission excellence. + Responsible for the success of existing MDA/DE task order initiatives including affordability + Assist the TO Lead with Northrop Grumman business development initiatives including strategic growth opportunities, collaboration with corporate reach-back leaders, and the utilization of Northrop Grumman strategic talent. + Identify and implement common engineering practices across the Task Order Product Lines to ensure common methodology, processes, procedures, and engineering artifact generation. + Work with each Product Lead in the generation of EVMS metrics and status that can then be assessed at the Task Order level + Research emerging best practices and technologies for task order and product portfolio management + Lead the creation of task order plans and interact regularly with government program sponsors, stakeholders, product teams and others in completion of the work and communicating status Basic Qualifications: + Experience: 14 Years with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD. + Leadership experience successfully managing large technical teams of 50 or more employees + Cross-functional systems engineering experience as well as a basic understanding of Cyber Security and Information Assurance requirements + Strong technical background with software development and related development methodologies (e.g., Agile) on small to large systems + Demonstrated programmatic experience with Earned Value (EV) methodologies, proposal development, contract management, development of project Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) with at least 4 years of experience as a Cost Account Manager (CAM) + Demonstrated experience with customer relationship management and personnel management + Must have excellent communication skills, and will be expected to coordinate activities across a diverse and disparate MDA customer base + Must possess a Secret clearance Preferred Qualifications: + Current Top Secret clearance + Greater than 3 years of experience in support of an agile software development lifecycle. Prior role as a Scrum master is beneficial. + Experience in the development of systems engineering and software development plans and associated processes + Possess a current DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAM Level II Approved Baseline Certification or equivalent + Working knowledge of NIST/DoD RMF processes. + Prior experience in support of the US Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) + Prior experience in Model Based Engineering (MBE) methodologies + Background in the development of models and simulations Clearance: Secret Location: Colorado Springs, CO About Caribou Thunder Caribou Thunder is an established Department of Defense contractor with over 15 years of experience delivering global engineering programs. We offer industry leading salaries as well as world class benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Savings Plans, and 401k offerings. We offer challenging and exciting work opportunities with growth potential, within several Department of Defense contracts and have a turnover level much lower than industry averages due to our tradition of serving our employees with the highest level of support. Caribou Thunder Engineering Services is pleased to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, in which hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. United States citizenship is a requirement for all positions.

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