Senior Spacecraft Program Manager
Parsons Corporation - El Segundo, CA

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Senior Spacecraft Program Manager – El Segundo, CA

Parsons offers the U.S. Government qualified and clearable personnel to solve engineering, intelligence, information technology, facility, environmental, and energy needs. Our staff has supported mission-critical, homeland security, installation/base optimization, range sustainability, space exploration, unexploded ordnance cleanup, missile defense, and disaster relief programs both here and around the globe. We excel in delivering to mission-critical expectations.

Parsons makes the world a safer place


Position Overview:
Program Manager will be responsible for managing complex and/or high visibility programs including setting the overall performance strategy, overseeing program schedules and quality control.

Responsible for program growth and business development within current customer base and potential new customers

Provides program reviews to upper management and technical specialists in accordance with contractual requirements, organizational goals and company policy

Collaborates with supervisors and/or staff members in meeting established schedules or to resolve technical or operational problems

Acts as a liaison between managers and customer representatives concerning key task order contract and makes decisions that impact resources, scheduling requirements, contractual matters and customer satisfaction

Prepares and presents briefings, leads and conducts technical and operational meetings and is the principle program spokesperson internally and externally

Provides leadership and is primarily responsible for task performance of up to 60 FTE


15+ years' broad technical experience in defense space systems program. Experience with infrared satellite technology, or advanced spacecraft technology preferred

Experience managing technical team of 20+ personnel

Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution situations involving the full spectrum of system engineering and integration activities

Experience authoring technical documents and conduct formal engineering reviews as it related to Space based programs

Strong understanding of space architecture requirements and development

Strong understanding of space community in both the commercial and defense environment

Knowledge of OPIR Space and ground systems, and space control highly desired

BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Advance Degree preferred

Proof of US citizenship is required

Possess active TS Clearance and eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)

Position is contingent upon funding

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/W/D/V.

Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2012, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Currently, more than 11,500 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 2,000 projects in 50 states and 25 countries. These dedicated workers speak 82 languages collectively, and hold more than 7,600 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.


Space Systems

Primary Location

US-CA-El Segundo

Job Posting

Jun 19, 2013, 1:42:00 PM

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