Remote Sensing SE&I Program Operations Manager

US-CA-El Segundo
2 weeks ago
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Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


The Remote Sensing (RS) Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team El Segundo, CA has an immediate need for a Program Operations Manager (POM). The candidate will work with the Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager and Colorado Lead to manage the day to day operations of the SE&I team. This includes assisting with SE&I staffing, financial reporting, customer product delivery and other elements of program execution.  This individual will be a strong leader with experience managing tasks and people to accomplish program objectives in a highly dynamic environment.  The desired candidate will have experience with Department of Defense (DoD) Space-Based systems.  Candidate will provide SE&I support to the OPIR and Weather Enterprise programs in support of the Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate (SMC/RS). Major duties of the position include:

  • Ensuring effective integration and planning of contracting and subcontracting activities and relationships.
  • Ensuring financial reporting and tracking efforts are effectively planned and coordinated to meet corporate and program CDRL submittal requirements.
  • Managing requisitions, interviews and staffing requirements with SE&I program manager, deputy program manager and SE&I Leads to insure program resources are identified to meet program needs.
  • Coordinating and leading SE&I Monthly Status Reviews and Weekly Leadership Tag-up meetings with SE&I Leads and Quarterly PMRs with government Contracting Officer Representative (COR).
  • Providing resource scheduling and planning support for all program tasks and resources with SE&I leadership inputs and working with the Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager and Chief Engineer to prioritize task assignments to achieve Performance Work Statement requirements.
  • Interfacing and collaborating with SE&I team members, prime contractors, other team contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. BS in Engineering, business or similar is preferred.
  • 15+ years of relevant experience with space and ground segments of DoD, and other Government space programs
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Strong, proactive self-starter who takes the initiative to identify, own and solve customer problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skills.
  • Scheduling and planning experience with space, ground, operations, and sustainment segments of a DoD program
  • Experience with space systems, Weather systems, OPIR systems, ground and space system acquisition, and systems engineering experience
  • Experience with developing and maintaining MS Project schedules and proficiency managing data in Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment
  • Superior interpersonal, written and communications skills with the ability to interface with different personalities in a range of positions, including many at very senior levels
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to independently execute work tasks in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think critically and synthesize information from multiple sources into comprehensive plans

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Weather and/or OPIR-specific experience highly desirable.




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