Branch Program Manager

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a well-qualified professional to join our team in support of program acquisition for the MK21A Reentry Vehicle Development Program as required by the warfighter, Air Force Global Strike Command. This position will provide engineering and integration oversight, risk management, technical assessment, acquisition program management, strategy development, organization and change management, interface with operations and logistics, business analysis, mission effectiveness and assist the government in planning and development activities for this large acquisition program. Job location will be at Hill AFB, Utah.

The successful candidate has demonstrated experience with strong leadership in program management, technical management as well as ethics, safety and security. Direct people-management responsibility will be required for this position.

Responsibilities include assisting the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC) Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Directorate Mk21A Materiel Leader in coordinating projects and their associated requirements detailed in Department of Energy (DoE) and United States Air Force (USAF) requirements, directives and instructions. The Program Manager is responsible for tasks and is accountable to the government for the technical quality, content, and results of all projects.

Additional responsibilities include providing weapon system expertise in conducting integrated engineering-level assessments of analysis, production, verification, validation, operation, maintenance, and problem resolution processes as part of the program development cycle and to identify and mitigate design, production, and test deficiencies that could impact successful development.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years professional experience
  • Demonstrated experience supporting DoD or DoE acquisitions programs
  • An active/current US Government Secret security clearance or higher, and the ability to obtain a Special Access Program (SAP) clearance
  • Proven experience supporting financial, schedule, technical, and business performance objectives
  • Self-directed; works independently, familiar with Air Force and Government processes
  • Well organized; drives task to closure

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.