Security Clearance: TS/SCI
CENTRA is currently seeking talented, enthusiastic, and dynamic individuals to lead program systems engineering and technical assistance (SETA) activities for government program managers at DARPA. Candidates will lead technical and management support for formulating, coordinating, monitoring, and transitioning advanced research and development programs to the U.S. military.
Program and management responsibilities may include:
Providing expertise and assistance to the Government Program Manager in the execution of multiple advanced technology development programs
Performing program portfolio oversight to ensure all critical elements are addressed
Integrating and coordinating program activities with the Program Manager and other government and SETA team members
Performing detailed task planning and overseeing execution progress
Overseeing scheduling of program activity and milestones, budget execution, and contractor progress
Leading programmatic and technical discussions with government and industry teams to initiate new program concepts and discuss program planning and execution approaches
Managing and prioritizing SETA team support activities to ensure efficient operations and that all products are completed accurately and on schedule
Providing contract management and acquisition support
Presenting program briefings to all levels of the government
Authoring program plans, briefings and technical reports
Organizing and hosting technical meetings and conferences
Candidates will work closely with DARPA Program Managers as well as high level personnel throughout the government and industry research, development and user communities. Applicants must possess strong leadership, organizational, and oral and written communication skills. Candidates should be self-starters capable of working both independently and as part of a team. Travel may be required
BS in Engineering or Science field
US citizenship and Secret clearance. Must be able to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance.
Demonstrated experience in planning, coordinating and executing advanced technology programs
Demonstrated organizational expertise in large programs or organizations with multiple components and diverse teams
Experience in leading and directing large teams in meeting program objectives
Demonstrated experience managing schedule, budget and program risks for fast-paced advanced technology programs
Ability to quickly identify and resolve program execution and personnel issues
Expertise in the acquisition of new programs, solicitations and contracting actions MS in Engineering or Science field
Military and / or DARPA program support experience
At least 10 years of defense related experience
Experience in defense-related technology research and/or development programs
Defense acquisition training
Military system developmental and operational test and evaluation
Experience in transitioning military systems to the user community
CENTRA Technology, Inc. provides analytic services and systems engineering to US Government and commercial customers. We have offices in Burlington, MA and Arlington, VA. EOE/Veterans/Disabled.
CENTRA offers a full range of benefits, including competitive salary, comprehensive health plan including dental coverage, company-paid life & disability insurance policies, 401(k) plan with company match and profit-sharing, ESOP, incentive bonuses, and a generous educational reimbursement program.
Interested candidates should send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference job code 3-DPSL-9-17 in the subject line