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MD232: 134 National Business Parkway 134 National Business Parkway Suite 100, Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701 USA

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****Locations: Annapolis Junction, Arlington VA, Dulles, VA****

*****Must have an Active TS/SCI and/or DOD Top Secret Clearance*****

Applied Signal Technology (AST) has an exciting opportunity for Senior Manager Program Management of the Network Information Operations (NIO) Division of AST. The Program Manager will oversee their portfolio of programs, focusing on Contracted Research and Development (CRAD) efforts. The Program Manager is responsible for all aspects of program execution including capture, technical, cost and schedule performance and customer satisfaction.

The Senior Program Manager will have day-to-day responsibility for ensuring all programs within his/her portfolio are executing according to established program management baselines.

The Program Manager will assist the NIO Division in development of business growth strategies, IRAD plans, sales and profit forecasts – all of which pertain to his/her portfolio.

The Program Manager will be empowered to make decisions of significant importance across his/her portfolio and will be the key portfolio customer interface.

Must have an Active DoD TS/SCI and/or Transferrable DOD Top Secret Clearance

Locations: Annapolis Junction, Arlington VA, Dulles, VA

Program Execution: 

Execute all program management responsibilities tied to their portfolio of programs. Serve as the central customer interface.  Ensure proper program execution by meeting/exceeding financial goals and managing risks and opportunities appropriately.  Author and present monthly program review packages that provide transparency of all program metrics.  Participate in monthly new business reviews.  Provide adequate staffing and staffing projections to engineering management, as well as accurate business management projections.

Market Awareness: Maintain situational awareness of all relevant customer program activities.  Understand competitor capabilities in this space.  Assist the NIO Division in developing market size estimates and competitive assessments for this portfolio customer. 

Business Growth: Assist the NIO Division in developing and implementing business growth strategies. Lead the organic growth and sustainment of current portfolio programs. 

IRAD planning and execution: Assist with the identification and planning of IRAD efforts/needs that are aligned with NIO growth strategies, as well as strategic priorities within their portfolio of programs.

Program Growth: Assist business development with organic growth strategies including the development of customer engagement strategies and pursuit/capture strategies. 

Staff Management: Work across AST’s major locations to engage and motivate the staff required to execute assigned programs.  Provide performance feedback and personnel management.  Support hiring and staff realignment as necessary.

No Relocation Assistance is available

Required Skills

  • 10+ years of demonstrated leadership experience managing cyber and/or related technical development programs.

  • Able to handle operational security issues.

  • Able to simultaneously manage interdependent programs and interface with all customers (internal and external) effectively.

  • Experience with managing the program life cycle, able to plan and execute efficiently.

  • Stellar communication and collaboration skills, including verbal, written and presentation.

  • Sound reasoning and decision-making ability; excellent critical thinking skills

  • Able to lead and motivate team members and be comfortable with raising issues in a timely manner.

  • Experience in cost account estimation, cost management, and risk assessment, as well as engineering planning (IMP/IMS) and project management systems

  • Experience in managing advanced technology development programs.

  • Team player – ability to work within and across organizational boundaries and geographic locations.

  • Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance​.

  • Must have an Active TS/SCI and/or DOD Top Secret Clearance

  • Must obtain Conditional Program Management Certification within 6 months of hire date unless extended under the policy

​Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Prior experience working with DARPA and other Department of Defense Laboratories

  • Raytheon Level 4 Program Management Certification

  • Experience managing strategic business to cultivate growth.

  • Experience managing special programs.

  • Hands-on experience working with customer to derive requirements.

  • PM or IPTL for an activity with at least 60+ equivalent heads

  • Active participation on SAP or SCI programs

  • Requires broad management and leadership knowledge to lead project teams.

Required Education: Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years' experience Engineering/Other Technical

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond. At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Diversity drives innovation, inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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