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Engineering Operations Lead Project Manager - Integrated Defense Solutions

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description BAE Systems Integrated Defense Solutions (IDS) business is seeking a highly skilled and strategic technical Project Manager to join our engineering and technology team. You will play a crucial role in driving the success of our organization by leading streamlined operations to accelerate innovation and support sustainable organizational and business portfolio growth. The position will be central in the refinement and execution of the company's engineering and technology strategies and operations. The selected individual will gather and analyze data, assess market trends, support the development and execution of strategic technology roadmaps, and provide insights and recommendations that inform key decision-making processes that advance the company's strategic position to win business, disrupt competition, and accelerate successful execution of customer mission objectives.IDS is a Business Area within the Intelligence & Security (I&S) sector of BAE Systems Inc. The Project Manager will report directly to the IDS Senior Director for Strategy and Engineering Technology and will be a member of the IDS technical leadership team. The role can be based at one of our BAE regional offices and will require regular travel to the I&S headquarter offices in McLean, VA as well as other sites and customer locations.Specific responsibilities of this position will include but not be limited to:

  • Execute critical initiatives and strategic projects across the IDS engineering technology portfolio including defining, establishing, executing, and managing objectives, timelines, stakeholders, partners, customers, and resources; all while maintaining a strong and regular cadence of project monitoring to ensure successful outcomes
  • Provide insights and recommendations that inform key decision-making processes that advance the company's strategic position to win business, disrupt competition, and accelerate successful execution of customer mission objectives
  • Support the development and execution of the strategic technology roadmaps that provide the strategic direction for investments and developments of innovative technologies and capabilities; strategic direction that will serve as a guide for responding to changes across the industry
  • Identify and implement business process improvements to include streamlined workflows, optimized resource allocations, leveraged technologies and tools, and strong cross-functional collaboration and communication
  • Synthesize complex information into concise and actionable presentations helping leadership make informed decisions with greater speed and accuracy
  • Provide strategic guidance, research, analysis of industry trends, and act as a collaborator for idea creation
  • Foster collaboration across the Strategy & Engineering Technology Team and drive further collaboration across the IDS business area and I&S sector
  • Facilitate effective communication while working closely with a variety of technical and P&L teams ensuring alignment of goals and objectives promoting organizational alignment, agility, and a "fail fast, fail forward" cultural mindsetRequired Education, Experience, & Skills
    • BS in technical or management-related discipline
    • Secret level security clearance
    • A minimum of twelve years of experience with a BS; ten years with a MS
    • Thorough understanding of industry best practices in engineering services development and management processes
    • Experience in proposal processes and development
    • Excellent intellectual and analytical capabilities, pragmatic problem-solving skills, strong communications and influencing capabilities, a robust strategy and change management toolkit, and a passion to effect change across the organization
    • Strong communication skills including experience in developing executive presentations
    • Collaborative work style/leadership presence with ability to effectively interact with and earn trust of peers and senior management across the organization
    • Project and process management skills including proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Executive presence; self starter with a keen sense of ownership and commitment to the work and a passion to deliver resultsPreferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Post-graduate degree in technical or management-related discipline
      • Knowledge and experience working in DoD technical services industryPay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $127900 - $217400Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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