Engineering Program Senior Manager

Lockheed Martin Herndon , VA 20171

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description:Coolest jobs on this planet or any other are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems.

Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Our Customer strives to reduce their burden by replacing manual methods with technology enabled automated processes. So, as our customer becomes an even more "source rich" entity, the key to retaining the intelligence and operational advantage for the US and its allies is to leverage Machine/Deep Learning (ML/DL) and Computer Vision (CV) in the analytic environment.

The entity who most effectively and quickly converts data into actionable intelligence has the advantage. The SAFFIRE effort enables our customer to define and establish workflows and methodologies which fully leverage investments already made in Activity Based Intelligence (ABI) and Structured Object Management (SOM) to maximize the analytic impact of applying CV for Automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Augmentation (AAA).

The SAFFIRE Engineering Program Manager (EPM) is responsible for the day-to-day execution of the program to meet program commitments in accordance with the vision and direction set forth by the Program Management team. The EPM is responsible for effective implementation of program cost/ schedule/ technical approach and PM delegated responsibilities.

Experience and in-depth knowledge of and experiences with cost estimating, BOE generation, schedule/cost management is required. The EPM and their management staff focuses on the daily execution of the Program, while the Program Management staff focus on customer needs, contractual compliance and new business activities.

The EPM will clearly and concisely communicate status, risks, key issues and their potential impact to the Program. Excellent written, verbal and communication skills are required. The EPM also works closely with the Line of Business (LoB) Program Manager to manage overhead budgets and rates.

The EPM is the functional leader for all LM Engineering personnel (including first level managers) that support the programs. The EPM, along with the supporting management team of Full Spectrum Leaders, ensures that all Customer, LM Corporate and company requirements are met by the employees with respect to security clearances, compliance training, performance management, correct charging to programs, metrics collection, relevant process framework establishment/ adherence, travel and other areas of compliance. In addition, the EPM and supporting mana

Position is contingent upon program award expected in Summer 2020

This position requires an active TS/SCI security .

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking. Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • 401k

  • Paid time off

  • Work/life balance

  • Career development

  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Rewards & recognition

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Learn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Basic Qualifications:

Solid leadership experience (includes knowledge of system engineering, software dev, test and delivery) and good overall technical knowledge base.

Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with the NGA customers.

Experience leading program reviews with customer to discuss cost, schedule and technical performance.

Proven project management skills, including cost and schedule management and the ability to effectively multi-task and meet demanding schedules.

Proficiency with earned value management, including specific CAM experience.

Prior leadership (EM/EPM or DPM/PM or RTE/PO) experience.

Proficient in Scaled Agile Framework.

DOD TS/SCI required for position.

Desired Skills:

Experience managing/leading NGA programs, with specific experience in the Mission Solutions arena with knowledge of upcoming deliveries and milestones.

Proposal activity background and ability to solidify on-contract growth through White Papers/Trade Studies/ROMs/ECPs/etc.

Direct support to customer in resolution of system / software issues affecting operations

Substantial knowledge of LM policies and procedures.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions.

Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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