Lexington Park, MD
Acts as the lead engineer and manager for the contracted effort with overall corporate responsibility for contract oversight and execution.
Directly provides oversight for contract or technical issue resolution and actions. Interfaces and routinely communicates with the government leadership team to ensure that appropriate performance and oversight responsibilities for the contract with regard to cost, schedule and reporting are completed as required. Directly supervises program operations by developing technical and management procedures and controls, planning and directing project execution, monitoring, and reporting progress. Plans the acquisition and directs the employment of program resources. Manages and controls financial and administrative aspects of the program with respect to contract requirements.
A Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline from an accredited college or university (postgraduate degree is desired). In lieu of a degree, 10 years of relevant experience in support of project management in the aircraft test and evaluation field may be substituted. A minimum of seven years experience in Department of Defense (DoD) aviation (Naval aviation is preferred); at least five years of this experience is to be in aircraft and weapons systems development test and evaluation programs. Of the seven years experience, the position requires at least three years of experience at a supervisory level including work in the development of program control and management procedures, and control of various financial and administrative requirements within contract and corporate limitations. Experience with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) structure and operations testing requirements, or similar experience, is highly desired. Ability to obtain a Secret clearance or Limited Access Authorization (LAA).