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Project Manager

Project Manager

ID 
2017-1896
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-CO-Longmont
Posted Date 
12/7/2017

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Overview

Radiant Solutions(formerly MDA Information Systems, LLC) is seeking a Project Manager for our Longmont, Colorado office. 

 

As a Project Manager, you will have the responsibility for planning and providing technical management for interrelated software and/or system development projects. This position requires a strong system and software development background and a “hands-on” approach to team leadership.

 

Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet.  Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.

 

We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset.  Our heritage companies, MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, HumanGeo and RAI are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.

 

We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

To be qualified, you must be a US citizen and be eligible to receive a clearance

Responsibilities

In this position, you will ensure that the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Systems business unit of Radiant Information Systems achieves operational and financial objectives by:

 

Managing ISRS projects:

  • Establish and maintain project plans, schedules, and budget. Manage execution of those plans to ensure compliance to budget, schedule and requirements.
  • Deliver quality products and services while continually assessing and managing risk.
  • Manage customer communications and expectations, with the goal of delighting our customers and ensuring Radiant is a preferred partner in their success.
  • Manage sub-contract activities; including source selection decisions, definition of work scope, identification of schedule dependencies, and technical performance and risk management.

 

Business Unit Growth:

  • Manage project teams to develop solutions and grow existing business by identifying and addressing unmet customer requirements for project add-on/follow-on activities
  • Manage the development of technical solutions and develop cost estimates for new business opportunities that will expand the product line
  • Manage or support proposal efforts
  • Aid in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinate preparation of proposals, plans, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts
  • Support the maintenance and enhancement of the ISRS Product Line:
    • Understand the market for our technologies and capabilities and the competitors in that market, especially as it pertains to our customers

 

Support growth and change within the business unit:

  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership
  • Support implementation and improvement of project management processes
  • Build strong, well-motivated teams

 

In this position, you will rely on your experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while performing a variety of complex tasks, under the direction of a senior program manager. Creativity and latitude are encouraged!

Qualifications

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or Engineering (Aerospace, Computer, Electrical or Systems) or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years professional experience within system engineering and/or object oriented software design and development; Experience with system design and development of large systems is an asset.
  • At least 5 years of experience in planning and management of a software or systems development project.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience developing proposals for US Government contracts
  • PMP Certification is an asset
  • Experience in the Earth Observation and/or Geospatial Information domains is an asset.
  • Ability to obtain a US security clearance is required

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