Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) Program Manager

  • El Segundo, CA
  • Full Time
  • SEIT Engineering
  • Manager/Supervisor

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. Here you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting systems and technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Job Summary
As a Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) Program Manager at Millennium Space Systems, you are the person responsible for the integration of a mission enterprise (space, ground, launch, users, etc.) and across multiple mission domains. Some of these segments and elements are developed by Millennium Space Systems; others are being developed by other mission partners to include other contractors and our Government customers. You will be responsible for leading internal and external engineering interfaces and then leading the integrated system test activities to deliver a full, high-performance space mission rapidly and affordably. You are accountable for delivering must-work space systems to exacting Government and Commercial customers.

Our Program Managers are responsible and accountable for on-time, on-budget delivery of their projects. They maintain project schedules, schedules at the system level for our customers, risk analysis, procurement plans, subcontract management plans, project staffing plans, and budgets (direct costs, subcontracts, travel, etc.). Our Program Managers report regularly to Millennium Space Systems' executive team and our customers. They track all internal and external deliverables, prepare and present formal and informal system designs and progress reviews. Program Managers work closely with members of their own program team, technical peer teams, and program controllers to ensure our systems meet all requirements and achieve all milestones, while staying within strict budgetary constraints. Millennium Space Systems has built its reputation on reliable delivery; our SEIT Program Manager is at this leading edge with our customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and manage customer relationships, communication, and mission advocacy
  • Ensure program(s) meet the requirements of the contract – on time and on budget
  • Define a flexible execution plan, including risk management, to deliver on our promises and the vision of our customers
  • Establish and communicate overall program objectives, mission, vision and strategy
  • Maintain fluency on the program contractual requirements, to include technical requirements, deliverables, and milestones.
  • Understand and diligently document changes to ensure appropriate scope, schedule and/or resources are identified and implemented
  • Lead applicable award fee and/or incentive fee activities to ensure understanding of all success criteria
  • Monitor and reporting to senior leadership the progress of your program(s) to meeting their success criteria as well as the progress of each functional segment and/or element
  • Manage programmatic and technical risks – identifying potential issues and problems that could impact program performance
  • Lead the identification, consolidation, and review of system specification and interface requirement traceability to support sell-off verification and test events
  • Organize system integration and test activities involving multiple levels of integration (systems and elements)
  • Lead the definition, capture, and maintenance of system and element level interfaces
  • Coordinate with customers, other parts of the Government, and associate contractors to execute verification analyses and tests
  • Develop and present technical briefings to senior-level customers and stakeholders to help facilitate system level decisions
  • Track internal and external deliverables
  • Create, review, and maintain system and test documentation
  • Lead system level requirement development and flow down to element level requirements
  • Lead system level test events
  • Travel to customer locations, test sites, launch site(s) and industry sites

Minimum Qualifications

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance required
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences or Computer Science with 8 years of working experience 
  • 5+ years additional experience as a project or program manager with a demonstrated reputation for delivering unique, high-complexity systems
  • Demonstrated teamwork and written/oral communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Computer Science or related Management Sciences
  • Concept-to-launch experience with one or more satellite missions
  • Proven successful experience with cost- and budget- constrained space programs
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and tracking various components of an overall system or major mission segment, for example spacecraft, and ground systems to ensure cost, schedule, and performance goals are met.
  • Experience with a variety of US Government customer communities and their project management practices (e.g., NASA, US Space Force Space Systems Command (SSC), US Navy PEO Space Systems, US Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Missile Defense Agency)

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided. 

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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