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BAE Systems Program Manager CMWS Systems, Integration and Test in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description

Get in on the ground floor of BAE System's growth in the Huntsville area. Looking for a Program Manager to lead our Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) system engineering and test programs.In Survivability, Targeting & Sensing Solutions, we provide affordable and highly accurate precision-guided munitions, helmet-mounted and head-up displays for fighter aircrafts, and advanced electro-optical/laser technology that detect and defeat threats to air and ground platforms.

The Program Manager manages, coordinates, plans, controls and executes a collection of both pursuits and programs and ensures the achievement of financial, schedule, technical, and new business performance objectives.

The idea candidate is an experienced Program Manager with the ability to lead complex teams that are distributed across geographic locations in a borderless fashion

  • Proficiency in managing several dissimilar technologies with differing maturation rates and issues; the ability to manage engineering leadership to converge multiple technology timelines

  • Ability to develop trusted customer relationships and shape ongoing opportunities and roadmap to transition of development activity to program of record

  • Strategic awareness of competitors, including their strengths, weaknesses, IP positions and the development of strategies to neutralize competition and shape opportunity to maximize probability of win

  • Program Management experience including EVMS and other PMP skill sets. PMP certification preferred.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • The successful candidate will be expected to implement a culture of continuous improvement, total quality management and constancy of purpose among employees to completely meet and exceed the expectations of both internal and external customers.

  • She/He should have strong analytical and communications skills, outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, self-confidence, and the ability to inspire both the staff and the customer and earn their trust and respect. Other personal characteristics essential for this position include a very high level of personal credibility and integrity, intelligence, drive, and ambition.

  • Problem Solving Ability: Requires advanced conceptual thinking in complex and/or completely new situations

  • Interpersonal Skills: Developed communication skills to exchange complex information

  • Negotiation Skills: Ability to negotiate at a high level with internal and external customers and partners

  • Project Management: Project Manager on large, complex projects or Program Manager on medium size programs responsible for oversight of team and budget

  • Risk and Opportunity management skills

Preferred Skills and Education

  • 10 years with BS; 8 years with MS

  • PMP certification

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.

Program Manager CMWS Systems, Integration and Test

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