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Sierra Nevada Corporation Project Engineering Manager II - Dream Chaser Vehicle in Louisville, Colorado

Are you looking to use your engineering capabilities, project management andcollective skills in your next position? We could use your expertise on ourteam! We are innovators on a mission to unify, explore and inspire. As aProject Engineering Manager II, you'll assist in developing andimplementing integrated plans for product development including coordinatingactivities throughout the product lifecycle from design concept phase torelease. You will monitor the product/program/project from initiationthrough delivery, interfacing with external customers or field-basedemployees on technical matters, as needed. You'll also review, manage,proactively challenge, and control status of project programs and budgets,manage schedules and prepare status reports, and guide and lead teams inachieving the goals of the program including issue identification,resolution aThe Space Systems business area, based in Louisville, Colorado withoperations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs andmanufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmentalsystems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government(including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations.MUST-HAVES:Bachelor'sof Science degree in System Engineering or related discipline andtypically 10 or more years of relevant experienceExperience leading a multi-disciplinary design and development team andcommunicating with program management and customers.Includes managing thedaily tasksfor all subsystem team members andprovidingprogram metric reportingand managing subsystem scheduleExperience managing suppliers and ability to hold them accountable to cost andschedule performanceExperience working with space programs and space hardwareAbility to work with minimal supervisionExcellent communication skills required in both verbal and writtenPREFERRED:Experience with electrical power subsystem designs, integration and operationsFamiliarity with preparation and development of project estimates, technicalproposals, and program cost and schedule management.Thorough knowledge of engineering principles and practicesExperience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teamsExperience working with integrated product teamsUnderstanding of requirements management, system design, integration and testExperience requirement management and verificationScrum process knowledgeExperience working with NASA; human spaceflight program experience is a bonusBackground in the Aerospace and Defense IndustryProfessional Certification in Program Management International (PMI)and/or Program Management Professional (PMP)OTHER DESIRED SKILLS:Participate in and/or lead Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs) and otherformal and informal engineering discussions with teammates, customers, andexternal stakeholdersBrief customers and internal leadership on technical progress, risks, andalternative courses of actionPrepare material for, and conduct periodic design reviews or major technicalreviews, including design and test/launch readiness reviewsSupporting the creation of, and adherence to, process controls,configuration management requirements, and peer review processes to ensureaccuracy and completeness of technical productsProvide inputs to team status, including schedule, budget and earned value.Metrics definition, tracking and status reporting for the position's areasof responsibilityRefining and updating appropriate sections of the program's integratedmaster scheduleIMPORTANT NOTICE:To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicantmust be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protectedindividual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtainthe required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S.DepartmenAt Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technologyand best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC hasbeen honored as one of the most inno