MTSI

Space RCO - Sr. Program Management and Acquisition Support

Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
ID
2020-4472
# of Openings
2
Category
Program Management
Clearance Required
TS/SCI

Overview

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MTSI is searching for a senior Program Management and Acquisition Support (PM&AS) professional to support development of first-of-kind space vehicles and missions.  This handpicked candidate must possess technical expertise and experience with developing, designing, building, and integrating space hardware and software.  In this position, you will provide System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to the Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO). The SpRCO program office, located at Kirtland AFB, NM, is a small, streamlined organization with dedicated, organic acquisition support functions: contracting, financial management, human resources, security, program management and technical engineering support that are critical in enabling the rapid response required for classified space programs.  The mission is to develop and deliver operationally dominant space capabilities at the speed of warfighting relevance in response to Commander, U.S. Space Command requirements.  A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a high-profile, fast-paced environment.

 

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: We have a stake in each other's success and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: 
    • Start at 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
    • Other company funded benefits
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993.

For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com

 

Responsibilities

You will work in a small, highly empowered team where every team member is directly responsible for the success of the program.  Engineering responsibilities span technology domains including space rated hardware, software, sensors, and processors in an extremely fast-paced, responsive development environment.  This SETA candidate will provide in-depth background on satellite vehicle bus and/or subsystems to improve program office insight into state-of-the art commercial and legacy mission systems, and C2 requirements and capabilities.  You must apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for highly classified systems, while also effectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership.

  • Serves as program advisory lead for extremely time critical technical projects, test projects, or tasks requiring appropriate level technical expertise
  • Assists acquisition planning, market research, and drafting technical requirements and documents
  • Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders to verify program needs and identified to meet project goals
  • Helps the government assess the technical sufficiency, cost, quality, and timely delivery of program deliverables
  • Confers with engineers to provide technical advice and to assist with problem resolution as needed
  • Supports management and execution of programs consisting of multiple projects--ensures overall program is properly coordinated and efficiently accomplished with the best available resources
  • Aids in the development of a Monthly Status Report on all support efforts including updates in status and performance, major activities, challenges and opportunities, deliverables, and subcontractor performance
  • Drafts, reviews, and edits final program reports, documents, and briefings
  • Supports acquisition planning and development of documents required for systems acquisition.
  • Coordinates with external agencies to include operational units, higher headquarters, Combatant Command (COCOM) staffs, other acquisition activities, and research and development functions.
  • Coordination will include producing, tracking, coordinating all agreements and documentation necessary for SpRCO systems to transition seamlessly into a framework for organizing, training, and equipping the United States Space Force
  • Supports and advises acquisition and program management functions, advises government management on design challenges, operational delivery and integration, and supports system program reviews
  • Work on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and perform all functional duties independently
  • Oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job
  • Translate complex ideas and data into simple, actionable recommendations or easily differentiated courses of action
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy—oral and written

Qualifications

  • Minimum ten (10) years DoD/IC, or relevant industry work experience
  • Proven experience and/or qualifications in development and fielding satellite systems
  • Understanding of operational environment and corresponding mission user needs
  • Knowledge of space system engineering, development, and manufacturing
  • Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition
  • Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management
  • Experience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS)

Qualifications Desired:

  • Ten (5) years of relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience with SAP and/or SCI
  • System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office
  • Experience with rapid prototyping
  • Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities
  • Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining ground mission planning architecture and software
  • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs
  • Experience using multivariable optimization in mission planning software systems
  • Experience in planning and executing test campaigns for space systems
  • Fluency with IC organizations

Education Requirements:  

  • An applicable Bachelor's degree in engineering from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license
  • Relevant Master's degree (MA/MS/ME) degree

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility (no less than 5 years total SAP and/or SCI environment experience, with 1-year total within last 5 years) and willingness to submit to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph
  • Candidate must maintain a TS/SCI clearance as a condition of employment

Travel Requirements:  Full-time, on site in vicinity of Kirtland AFB, NM, and will require travel up to 30% of time within the continental United States

 

Relocation Approved:  Yes

 

Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

 

Tags:  Space RCO, Space Systems Engineering, Mission Systems, Engineering, Acquisition Management, Program Management, Ground Systems, SATCOM, Test and Evaluation, Albuquerque, Air Force, Space Force, Space Development

 

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