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Technical Program Director

Company: Parsons Corporation
Location: Herndon
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. Weve got what youre looking for.Job Description:Parson's Radio Spectrum Exploitation Group is seeking a Technical Program Director with successful experience driving technical excellence in the areas of program execution and business growth. We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset to work with our existing customers and new customers clients, developing advanced solutions to very challenging communications systems, electronic warfare (EW), Digital Signal Processing (DSP), and signals intelligence (SIGINT) problems. The successful Technical Program Manager will need a sense of ownership of the full project lifecycle with these primary duties:

  • Program Execution: Lead diverse, multi-disciplinary teams to achieve program objectives on time and budget. Be the key interface to our customers and the executive team to provide reports and status on projects. Ensure program milestones are achieved and program risk is managed.
  • Business Growth Support: Develop innovative technical concepts and solutions for advanced systems across multiple technical disciplines (hardware, real-time software, signal processing, integration and test) and multiple mission areas. Meet with client decision makers to describe our existing capabilities and to help shape future opportunities. Provide hands on technical and capture leadership during proposalsResponsibilities:
    • Manage a multi-disciplinary, geographically diverse engineering team to include projects with multiple subcontractors
    • Lead the team and ensure the production and delivery of a wide array of contract deliverables.
    • Manage cost, schedule, and performance for a diverse set of tasks being performed by staff from multiple technical and non-technical disciplines
    • Work closely with the Government customers to maintain and grow our business
    • Communicate project status to customers and the executive team.
    • Perform market research to qualify new business opportunities, including analysis of customer budget, capabilities required, current customer preferences, competitive environment assessments, and incumbent strengths and weaknesses.
    • Coordinate meetings with customers, competitors, clients, and partners to develop market insight on requirements, acquisition strategy, acquisition timing, and contract vehicle choices.
    • Interact routinely with Operating Group leads, functional managers, technical staff, and customers.Basic Qualifications:
      • Relevant B.S. degree (M.S. Degree preferred) in engineering, engineering management, computer science, or related field from an accredited college/university
      • 8+ years of relevant experience with at least 2+ years as a Program or Project Manager / Director
      • Demonstrated leadership and successful execution of small multi-disciplinary technical teams and projects
      • Experience writing technical whitepapers and proposals
      • Experience in EW, SIGINT, DSP, and/or communications systems as a technical or programmatic leader
      • Current Secret Security Clearance or above. Ability to get Top Secret Clearance in the future.Preferred Qualifications:
        • M.S. Degree in engineering, engineering management, or related field from an accredited college/university
        • Experience working in a Research and Development environment
        • PMP certification or equivalentSecurity Clearance Requirements: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. U.S. Citizenship is required.Minimum Clearance Required to Start:SecretThis position is part of our Federal Solutions team.Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating whats next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our companys core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.We truly invest and care about our employees wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons questAPPLY TODAY!About UsParsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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