Senior Program Manager Execution Support - Test Specialty - 38086 in Edwards Air Force Base, CA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/12/2021

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Job Description

Alion Science and Technology, an Huntington Ingalls Industries Company is looking for a Senior Program Manager with Test Specialty experience to support a position at Edwards AFB, CA. 

Experience:

  • It is highly desired that the candidate be a graduate of a formal Test Pilot School
  • Experience developing and coordinating DoD 5000.02 acquisition milestone plans and associated reporting documentation for ACAT I and/or ACAT II acquisition programs.
  • Experience preparing documentation, presentation materials, and staff packages to support acquisition milestone coordination and decisions.
  • Knowledge staffing acquisition planning documentation and reports at the HQ-AF and DoD levels.
  • Developing and supporting executive-level (O-7 and SES) briefings as well as scheduling and coordinating acquisition documents, reports, and briefings with senior Air Force and government stakeholders.
  • Minimum of two years in a test leadership or management role in the last five years.
  • Experience testing consistent with AFI 99-103 in areas such as air vehicle, mission systems, cyber, software, and logistics Test and Evaluation.
  • Familiarization with AFMAN 63-119 and integrated Developmental Test/Operational Test.
  • Experience managing the stand-up, planning, and execution of EMD flight test programs on an ACAT I, ACAT II, or equivalent development program.
  • Knowledge and understanding of acquisition program management tasks in support of procurement, financial management and planning, systems engineering, test, production, security, contracting, and logistics for existing and future programs across the weapon system lifecycle.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of all manner of program documentation.
  • Support the review of proposals in a non-voting advisory role for program source selections.
  • Assist in coordination of documentation between functional organizations.
  • Support program milestone planning and preparation.
  • Knowledge and support risk management and process improvement.
  • Support meetings internal and external
  • Provide support in evaluations and communications of program progress in writing, in briefings, and in discussions with the Program Office and higher management.
  • Develop and coordinate responses to taskers in response to internal and external program inquiries.
  • Program management experience with the Earned Value Management System on one or more ACAT I and/or ACAT II acquisition programs.
  • Support on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and perform all functional duties independently.

Education and years of experience:

  • Senior Level support requires four (4) years’ experience in a SAP and/or SCI environment within the last five (5) years.
    • a minimum of 10 years of relevant DoD acquisition experience and a Master’s degree; or
    • a minimum of 15 years of relevant DoD acquisition experience and a Bachelor’s degree; or
    • a minimum of 25 years of relevant DoD acquisition experience.
  • Five (5) of these years must have been in an acquisition program office on an Acquisition Category (ACAT) I or ACAT II DoD acquisition program as either PM, deputy PM, or Integrated Product Team (IPT) lead and must have occurred within the past two (2) years.

Clearance:

Top Secret and SCI eligible  


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

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