Caribou Thunder Systems Engineering Manager in Colorado Springs, Colorado
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Systems Engineering Manager
Caribou Thunder LLC is a provider of global engineering services since 2006. The company is certified by the Small Business Administration as Native American and woman owned, HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Business, that has completed projects for Department of Defense and Intelligence Community in 22 countries and 35 states around the globe.
Caribou Thunder is seeking a Systems Engineer Manager that will support a large Department of Defense contract to support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The work environment is that of a casual small-company feel but backed by large-company resources and infrastructure. Our diverse systems engineering team is mission-focused while also committed to personal development.
Responsible for daily operations of a team, schedules, costs and day-to-day contract execution
Cost, schedule and technical performance of a small system development-type and services-type Task Order as part of the larger SWDC program, as well as Control Account Management (CAM)
Works as the PNT Product Line Lead, and works with the PNT Engineering Manager, Cyber Engineer/Analyst, and Business Process Analyst within the team, management of functional staff within the program, coordination with stakeholders and customers across the MDA
Provides a continued emphasis on mature systems engineering practice
Ensures overall successful contract execution within expected cost, schedule and performance parameters
Responsible for developing proposals, baselining costs and schedules, developing and maintaining project schedules, financial forecasts and analysis, contract financial deliverables and customer interface
The candidate will have management responsibilities for Northrop Grumman employees and sub-contractors
A Bachelor's of Science degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience OR a Master's with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. At least one degree needs to be in a STEM discipline.
Prior Program Management, Project Management and CAM experience
Experience leading staff and managing activities
Prior experience in leading employees in a supervisory role
Experience presenting and communicating with government customers
A current final Secret or higher DoD clearance; the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance
Understanding of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) elements and components
Understanding of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) organization and responsibilities
General knowledge of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) systems
Experience proposing and managing a Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF) contract
Degree in Electrical Engineering
Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
Colorado Springs, CO
About Caribou Thunder
Caribou Thunder is an established Department of Defense contractor with over 15 years of experience delivering global engineering programs. We offer industry leading salaries as well as world class benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Savings Plans, and 401k offerings. We offer challenging and exciting work opportunities with growth potential, within several Department of Defense contracts and have a turnover level much lower than industry averages due to our tradition of serving our employees with the highest level of support. Caribou Thunder Engineering Services is pleased to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, in which hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. United States citizenship is a requirement for all positions.