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Technical Program Manager III โ€“ Flight Software (FSW) Integrated Product Team Leader

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Are you ready to use your leadership and skills in a program management position? This is your opportunity!

As a Technical Program Manager III, you will lead an integrated product team for the Dream Chaser Cargo System (DCCS) organization. You will be responsible for all programmatic aspects of your assigned product team with specifically focused responsibility for customer relationship, cost, schedule and technical planning, tracking and reporting, technical execution, procurement, production, and deployment to ensure overall program performance objectives are achieved.

You will participate in business resource planning/tracking in coordination with other corporate entities and responsible to formulate a team that can fulfill program requirements. You will be responsible for ensuring program risks, issues and opportunities are identified, tracked, and resolved.

You will be responsible for the design, development, production of software products, and supply chain activities associated with the flight software and guidance, navigation, and control software integrated across both the UDC and Cargo Module. These activities are executed by Engineering, Supply Chain, and Program Support personnel as a cross functional team. The FSW IPT will support Systems Engineering, Integration and Test IPT in ensuring FSW contribution to system level characteristics and capacities are meeting program objectives.

You will be responsible for program risk & opportunity management, ensuring risks are identified, mitigated, tracked, and managed and opportunities are identified, pursued and captured. You'll be responsible for interfacing on project/program status, developing proposals, researching/fact-finding, coordinating audits, and negotiating with project/program stakeholders to ensure enterprise initiatives meet cost, budget, and schedule constraints. You will support the VP of Dream Chaser Cargo System directly in fulfilling their responsibilities to the Space Transportation sector of Sierra Space.

Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations.

Learn more about Sierra Space

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM related discipline with minimum 10 years of experience
  • Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Demonstrated experience with safety critical software development in an Agile software development environment.
  • Experience with integration and testing of model based software products.
  • Leadership abilities inclusive of successful change and risk management, life cycle program or product management, multi-disciplinary decision making and leading from within a team.
  • Requires ability to manage complex situations, delegate and empower authority, lead and inspire, drive innovative thinking for success, instill collaboration and transparency, challenge the status quo, and demonstrate the ability to adapt to dynamic situations.
  • Requires skills in time management, cost accounting, schedule reconciliation, team building, conflict resolution, communication and strategic thinking.

Preferred:

  • Master's degree in STEM related discipline or business administration
  • Experience leading integrated product teams or multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Experience with ensuring compliance with approved Corporate and ISO 9001:2000 Policies and Processes.
  • Working knowledge of Program Management Institute Program Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required. Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station. Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station. Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $154,786.56 - $212,831.52

Sierra Space offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities, we are taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 and associated variants pose in the workplace. SNC is committed to supporting our employees while ensuring we continue to meet essential national security needs of our country.

With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, SNC will continue to require COVID-19 vaccination status for all employees including new hires. In accordance with applicable requirements, all current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated may be required to adhere to enhanced onsite safety protocols including weekly COVID-19 testing, face coverings, and social distancing.ย 

The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may later be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption.ย 

At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

Sierra Space
Sierra Space

United States, Louisville, CO

Posted 2 months ago

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