Program Manager (RF Systems)

Work Location: Silver Spring, MD
Job Code: 1837


Position Description
Will be responsible for the managing all programmatic and technical support activities in developing a RFIM (Radio Frequency interference monitoring) system for satellite ground systems of NOAA NESDIS Office of Satellite Ground Systems (OSGS) Program Management Office (PMO). Will assist the PMO to assess; analyze; establish the schedule, budget, WBS (Work Breakdown Structure); and plan system performance parameters of the RFIM. Will perform various risk assessments such as cost/risk, to mitigate risks. Will oversee and coordinate technical support for the PMO in all phases of the RF system engineering life-cycle including requirement analysis, system architecture design and assessment, independent technology evaluations, verification and validation, and documentation review.

Required Skills
15 years of experience in an operation support role for managing processes, staff, and adhering to existing procedures. Must have RF experience, the capability to manage system engineering projects, and be familiar with NOAA/NASA/DoD system engineering principles, processes, and procedures. Must be experienced in managing projects in a dynamic environment with "short fused" data calls and exigent requirements continually emerging. The ability to conduct Earned Value Management, handle financial reporting, to work collaboratively with other functional teams or IPT (Integrated Product Team) environment, and to engage customers and other contractors at multiple management level is required. Must be proficient in the use of office automation software like Office, Project, Visio, SharePoint, and others. Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to communicate with both business and technical teams in various public settings such as working groups, panel discussion, conferences, symposia, and hearings. Experience in responding to government RFPs and a DoC/DoD clearance are highly desirable. Must have at least one of the following certifications: PMP, INCOSE, ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP.

Must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility.

BS in electrical/electronic engineering, physics, other related technical discipline, or equivalent.

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