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Company: Draper
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 2,000+ employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit . Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now . Equal Employment Opportunity Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact . Responsibilities Description of Responsibilities: Draper's Global Missions business area delivers next generation technological solutions for the nation's most vital national security challenges. We are seeking an experienced execution Program Manager who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, delivering advanced technical solutions in support of critical mission needs. Responsibilities include deep expertise in execution of full lifecycle projects as well as identifying, capturing, and growing new business, managing customer engagement, and leading transition of Draper's innovative solutions for national security sponsors. * Manage a portfolio of Government programs, meeting technical, cost, and schedule objectives as well as successful delivery of technological solutions.
* Serve as the Draper program management interface to the government program office for assigned programs and/or activities.
* Lead engineering teams on development of mission-focused solutions with experience in Agile-based management methods as well as traditional waterfall-style methods.
* Provide oversight of technical teams and ensure that the teams are suitably resourced to execute effectively.
* Coordinate with both internal and external support organizations to ensure that programs are fully compliant with Draper and government requirements.
* Lead proposal efforts, including the development of work statements, schedules, budgets, and compelling technical approaches.
* Work effectively with a geographically distributed Draper team and external collaborators for business development and program execution.
* Identify and qualify Draper's capabilities that may have a significant mission impact on mission capability gaps. Qualifications Qualifications: * BS/MS/MBA/PhD in Aerospace, CS, EE, ME, physics, or a similar field, with a 10+ years of relevant professional experience.
* Relevant military experience may also be considered in accounting for professional experience.
* Deep understanding of DoD/IC customer culture, missions, and national security challenges.
* Program/project management experience in complex technical activities in USG/DoD programs.
* Direct experience in program/project management of R&D technology development activities, and/or successful USG technology transition activities.
* Direct experience in developing risk management plans, budgets, and schedules, and delivering presentations/reviews.
* Ability to interact with and provide direction to multidisciplinary technical teams both internal and external to Draper.
* Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including strong presentation skills to groups of > 20 attendees.
* Current / in-scope Top Secret clearance, with the ability to successfully obtain program specific accesses as required. * US Citizenship required. #LI-MM1

Keywords: Draper, Cambridge , PROGRAM MANAGER 1-GLOBAL MISSIONS WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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