Acquisition Project Manager (Project Management Analyst 4)

Date: Feb 5, 2024

Location: Wright-Patterson Air Force Bas, Ohio, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 16211 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: Secret  

Level of Experience: Mid 

 

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation’s intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

 

Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

Job Description

This a HYBRID position. The successful candidate can work a part-time on-site and a work-from-home schedule. Candidates must be local to Dayton, Ohio.

HII Mission Technologies has an immediate opportunity for an Acquisition Program Manager supporting the Fighters and Advanced Aircraft and Bombers Directorates at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH.  The Acquisition Program Manager will provide a full range of program management support to Fighters and Advanced Aircraft and/or Bombers Directorate program management offices, in accordance with DoDD 5000.01, Defense Acquisition System, DoDI 5000.02, Adaptive Acquisition Framework, and AFI 63-101/20-101, Integrated Life Cycle Management guidance and will serve as an adviser to government personnel. Duties will include planning, executing, and controlling acquisition programs through all phases of the acquisition life-cycle.

The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated, possesses broad U.S. Air Force acquisition experience, is comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative work environment, and is able to identify and prioritize necessary tasks/activities to ensure program and organizational success.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of:
    • Documentation of acquisition strategies
    • Program documentation as identified in AFI 63-101/20-101, Integrated Life Cycle Management, Chapter 4, Table 4.1
    • Statements of Work or Performance Work Statements and other Request for Proposal documents
  • Support:
    • Technical evaluation of program proposals
    • Identification, analysis, mitigation development, and monitoring of program risks, issues, and opportunities
    • Development and analysis of program Integrated Master Schedules
    • Analysis of program cost performance (Earned Value Management) and implementation of corrective actions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Active SECRET clearance with ability to obtain TOP SECRET with SCI (TS/SCI) clearance
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) / Bachelor of Science (BS) in a Business Management or Engineering discipline, plus ten (10) years of Program Management experience, four (4) of those years must be in DoD Acquisition Programs; Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS) in a Business Management or Engineering discipline, plus eight (8) years of Program Management experience, four (4) of those years must be in DoD Acquisition Programs
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrated application of DoD and Air Force program management policies and procedures on an ACAT III or higher modification program on a major weapon system
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and a part of a collaborative team
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Requirements

Knowledge of:

  • Avionics in support of avionics subsystem definition, development, integration, and testing.
  • Requirements development and verification methods to include review of ICD, sustainment, T&E, system architectures, and airworthiness certification across a wide range of hardware and software systems
  • Communications, navigation, and identification (CNI) systems 
  • Time Compliance Technical Order (TCTO) development and validation 

Experience with:

  • Reviewing and/or developing AF Form 1067 (Modification Proposals)
  • Fielding new and updated aircraft systems
  • Analysis of cost and schedule execution using Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Development of integrated master schedules (IMS) and analysis of critical path and schedule execution using Microsoft Project

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

Why HII
We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

 

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

 

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Technical Solutions.