Polaris Alpha

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Director / Program Manager in EW & ISR Engineering

Director / Program Manager in EW & ISR Engineering

Req # 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Security Clearance 
Required Top Secret/SCI
APG Aberdeen, MD - EOIR Office

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Job Description

Polaris Alpha was formed in 2016 through the merger of EOIR Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS), PROTEUS Technologies and Intelesys. The Company has approximately 1,200 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best.

We are a one-of-a-kind mid-tier government contractor provides leading-edge capabilities to three emerging warfighter domains critical to the future of national security: space, cyber, and the electromagnetic spectrum. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

Polaris Alpha (EOIR Technologies) is seeking a Director / Program Manager to support ongoing EW and ISR system engineering programs in support research and development (R&D) efforts at one of the Army's premier R&D Centers of Excellence at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland. This position includes opportunities to influence Army next generation Electronic Warfare (EW), Radar, ISR systems and technologies.

Candidates must have experience with program/project management including technical performance oversight and monitoring, budgeting, planning, scheduling, and risk management. The Director will also be responsible for developing new programs, work and customers. Key tasks for Director include interfacing with government leadership, subcontractors, internal management, financial analyst and technical task leads to monitor, track and report both technical and financial performance and status of the program. Prepare, analyze, track and report budgets, tasks, and schedules needed to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned portions of a program or programs. Work in a team environment to ensure issues are resolved. Prepare and review statement of works, status reports, project descriptions, technical reports and contract actions. Provides leadership, vision and direction for customer and company initiatives that support the company's business objectives and requirements. Responsible for both the sustainment and organic growth of assigned programs.

Required Skills

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related technical discipline
Requires a minimum 15 years of experience managing government technical acquisition, systems engineering programs
Requires 15 years' experience managing the program's technical scope, schedule, budget and risk and developing program documentation and program schedules
Experience as an Engineer, Systems Engineer for EW, Radar, and C4ISR systems
Experience in leading multiple teams, managing relationships, and as a key contributor for technical proposal efforts
Experience in managing project/program budgets and financial planning including the review and providing input for Estimate-To-Complete, Funds and Man-hour Expenditure Reports, and other financial reports as appropriate to provide the status of funded projects
Experience managing all aspects of an ongoing EW and C4ISR program, including, planning, organizing, leading and controlling program activities
Effectively communicate and coordinate with leadership, US Government customers, contracting officer and contractors (Prime and Sub), to establish relationships to support

This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense Secret or TS/SCI level security clearance, which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

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