Technical Project Manager

Full-time Position, Available on: 2021-01-20

Job Description:

Our organization specializes in providing solutions for our customers’ mission critical needs in the defense market. We need an experienced Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) expert to conceive, organize, promote and implement effective programmatic initiatives. The ideal candidate is passionate about our industry and mission; is highly analytical and focused; can develop and execute leadership position plans; and is able to coordinate and direct work activities associated with program proposals, development, production and sustainment in a way that aligns with our values. Experience with certification through the AIMS Program Office. This position reports to the Director of Tactical Products; and requires a U.S. Government security clearance to the level of Secret.
Define the product strategy and roadmap
Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and opportunities
Develop the core positioning and messaging for the product
Perform product demos to customers
Introduces and markets new products by developing time-integrated plans with sales, advertising, and production.
Provide engineering program execution and technical leadership for IFF programs from product concept, proposal development, to integration & test and product delivery.
The candidate also plans, organizes, and administers technical reviews, coordinates engineering designs and builds, monitors the day-to-day operations, provides suggestions for all major technical decisions and designs, and represents engineering on the management team.
The candidate will be responsible for meeting all technical requirements on the program acting as the product owner.
Participate in the DoD International Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System, Identification Friend or Foe, Mark XII/XIIA System (AIMS) Program Office Technical Working Group meetings by providing technical support to the FAA representative regarding change proposals, preparing and presenting technical briefings, etc.

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent in a technical field required.
8+ years’ experience in program management with a concentration in the electronics / communications industry supporting U.S. DOD or foreign military governments.
Ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.

Desired Skills:
Experience in the development of flight test program plans, support to Government flight testing and FAA certification
Experience with AIMS 03-1000 specifications and AIMS 1101, 1102, 1103 and 1201, 1202, 1203 test plans
Working experience with the development of Military equipment
PMP Certification
Knowledge of people management skills, particularly influence management and conflict resolution.
General knowledge of manufacturing/operations, including scheduling, procurement, manufacturing, test engineering, and quality systems.
Demonstrated willingness to maintain and improve management and technical skills through formal courses and attendance at management/technical symposiums.
Demonstrated ability to achieve cost, schedule, and customer objectives
Experience with IR&D development and production programs
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; strong detail orientation.
Willing to work in and contribute to team building environment.
Knowledge of people management skills, particularly influence management and conflict resolution.
General knowledge of operations, including scheduling, procurement, manufacturing, test engineering, and quality systems.
Leadership skills with excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
Willing to work in and contribute to team building environment.
Must be willing to travel

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. A review of this classification has excluded the marginal functions of the classification that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities to perform this job proficiently. The requirements in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

Ultra specialises in providing application-engineered bespoke solutions. We focus on our customers’ mission critical and intelligent systems in the defence, security, critical detection & control markets. Our capabilities and technologies can be found on many of the world’s long-term military programmes. We employ over 4,500 employees across the globe and are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Ultra operates mainly as a Tier 3 (sub-system) and occasionally a Tier 2 systems provider, in the Maritime, C3 (Communications, Command and Control) and Cyber, military and commercial aerospace, nuclear and industrial sensors markets. We use both research and development, to provide innovative, mission specific bespoke technological solutions to our customer’s most complex problems. Learn more by visiting our website: https://www.ultra.group/

We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Reasonable accommodation statement: If you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email careers@ultra-us-gbs.com

Company: Ultra

Lancaster, PA

Contact: Lauren Maioli
lauren.maioli@ultra-us-gbs.com
(585) 869-7582