CACI International NAVAIR Senior Program Manager in Austin, Texas

Job Description


Ticom Geomatics, a CACI Company, delivers industry leading Signals Intelligence exploitation and Electronic Warfare (SIGINT/EW) products that enable our nation’s tactical warfighters to effectively utilize distributed grids of networked sensors, assets, and platforms to perform a variety of critical national security driven missions. We are looking for talented, passionate Engineers, Scientists, and Developers who are excited about using state of the art technologies to build user-centric products with a profound impact to the US defense and intelligence community. We are seeking to grow our highly capable engineering teams to build the best products in the world. The successful candidate is an individual who is never satisfied with continuing with the status quo just because “it’s the way things have always been done”.

What You'll Get to Do:

As a Senior Program Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of airborne tactical SIGINT, and MULTI-INT solutions developed for multiple program offices within the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). These duties include serving as the primary customer interface for the program offices while developing and implementing strategies to grow the business. The Senior Program Manager is responsible for all aspects of company contract performance including technical capability delivery, schedule, budget, and personnel management. The Senior Program Manager will work closely with customers to develop their strategies to advance Navy airborne manned and unmanned SIGINT and MULT-INT solutions. The Senior Program Manager will guide and assist the customer in identifying mission needs, defining requirements, developing project plans, and offering solutions. The Senior Program Manager identifies and pursues business development opportunities in the airborne tactical SIGINT systems domain and works closely with senior company leadership, engineering management, contracts, and security personnel to define and offer solutions. The Senior Program Manager will lead a cross-functional team of Assistant Program Managers, Program Analysts, Systems Engineers, and Subject Matter Experts to lead proposal, contracting, and execution activities. The ideal candidate will be proficient in several of these areas to achieve program objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of all technical, schedule, budget, and personnel requirements for CACI’s NAVAIR Program

  • Serve as manager for NAVAIR contract(s)

  • Provide periodic program updates to the customer including quarterly program reviews capturing technical and program (milestones, expenditures, risks) execution

  • Proactively identify risks, develop and execution mitigation strategies as a partner to Customer representatives in the corresponding specialties of Information Assurance, Flight Readiness/Fitness for Flight, Global Network Connectivity, and mission support systems

  • Form and foster customer relationships to develop the strategy and plans to advance and grow the customer core Multi-INT cross-platform tactical mission

  • Translate customer mission needs and opportunities into program strategies, plans, and requirements

  • Manage a cross-functional program team comprised of Assistant Program Managers, System Engineers, Program Analysts, and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)

  • Coordinate with internal functional teams to identify staffing requirements to fulfill customer objectives

  • Lead proposal and contract activities including business and technical responses to customer requests for proposal, drafting of statement of technical objectives, drafting of proposal volumes, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • Typically requires Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science from an accredited university and 10+ years of experience in a technical field related to Signals Intelligence or other MULT-INT technologies

  • Typically requires 5+ years technical supervisory/management experience

  • Ability to understand and effectively technical architectures and implementations associated with complex Multi-INT and distributed intelligence solutions to Customer Leadership and Subject Matter Experts

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including active listening, negotiation and conflict resolution

  • High degree of attention to detail and organization skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while maintaining cooperative, force multiplying relationships with peers within the company

Desired qualifications:

  • MS or PhD degree in electrical or computer engineering or computer science

  • Experience interacting with government contracting and acquisition processes

  • Experience running multi-objective, multi-disciplinary program

  • Relevant subject matter expertise in the Airborne Multi-INT systems

  • Experience managing program(s) with budgets greater than $10M

  • Experience serving as the primary customer interface for a program, with responsibility for development, implementation and execution of an overall strategy

  • Experience with earned value management

  • PMP certification

  • Experience delivering mission capabilities through iterative development processes

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.