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Experienced Acquisition Program Manager - SpRCO - Kirtland AFB, NM

Company: Serco North America
Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description
Looking for a career with challenging and rewarding work? Then look no further and apply today! As an Experienced Acquisition Program Manager, you will support the Space RCO Program with Serco at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Serco is a place you can count on for growth, opportunity, and loyalty. Discover your place in our world.

This position is contingent upon your ability to maintain/transfer your DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance.

You will work in a small, highly empowered team where every team member is directly responsible for the success of the program. Engineering responsibilities span technology domains including space rated hardware, software, sensors, and processors in an extremely fast-paced, responsive development environment. This SETA candidate will provide in-depth background on satellite vehicle bus and/or subsystems to improve program office insight into state-of-the art commercial and legacy mission systems, and C2 requirements and capabilities. - You must apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts for highly classified systems, while also effectively communicating complex results with management and executive leadership. Visit the following link for more information about how Serco supports our Veterans

In this role, you will: -

  • Serves as program advisory lead for extremely time critical technical projects, test projects, or tasks requiring appropriate level technical expertise
  • Assists acquisition planning, market research, and drafting technical requirements and documents
  • Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders to verify program needs and identified to meet project goals
  • Helps the government assess the technical sufficiency, cost, quality, and timely delivery of program deliverables
  • Supports management and execution of programs consisting of multiple projects--ensures overall program is properly coordinated and efficiently accomplished with the best available resources
  • Aids in the development of a Monthly Status Report on all support efforts including updates in status and performance, major activities, challenges and opportunities, deliverables, and subcontractor performance
  • Drafts, reviews, and edits final program reports, documents, and briefings
  • Supports acquisition planning and development of documents required for systems acquisition
  • Supports and advises acquisition and program management functions, advises government management on design challenges, operational delivery and integration, and supports system program reviews
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy-oral and written

    To be successful in this role, you will have:

    • A U.S. citizenship
    • An active TOP SECRET clearance with sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) and special access program (SAP) eligibility (no less than 5 years total SAP and/or SCI environment experience, with 1-year total within last 5 years) and willingness to submit to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph
    • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or possess a Professional Engineering license
    • Fifteen (15) years DoD/Intelligence Community (IC), or relevant industry work experience
    • An exceptional and/or unique qualifications in development and fielding satellite systems
    • An understanding of operational environment and corresponding mission user needs
    • Experience in DoD program management including program development and transition
    • Experience with Integrated Master Schedules, and risk management
    • Experience with Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS)

      Travel Requirements:

      • Full-time, on site in vicinity of Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, and will require travel up to 25% of time within the continental United States

        Additional desired skills and qualifications:

        • Relevant Master's degree (MA/MS/ME) degree
        • Ten (10) years of relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience with SAP and/or SCI
        • System Engineering Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office
        • Experience with rapid prototyping
        • Experience with integrated air, space and cyberspace capabilities
        • Experience developing, deploying, and maintaining ground mission planning architecture and software
        • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition programs
        • Experience using multi-variable -optimization in mission planning software systems Experience in planning and executing test campaigns for space systems

          If you are interested in supporting and working with our Air Force and airmen and a dedicated Serco team, then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes!
          In compliance with state and local laws regarding pay transparency, the salary range for this role is $117,107.71 to $202,986.70; however, Serco considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.
          Company Overview
          Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

          To review Serco benefits please visit:

          If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

          Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email

          COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

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