A position as a Program Manager or Test Manager supporting government projects and programs
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
- Demonstrated success as a Program Manager, Tester and Leader
- Knowledge of laws, principles, policies, and practices of systems acquisition and program management
- Proven ability to plan, organize, and lead critical aspects of R&D, production, and support of equipment or subsystems, and integrate, analyze, and manage functions and personnel in support of the process
- Knowledge of business, industrial management, contracting procedures, production practices, and technical concepts to provide total life-cycle acquisition management oversight
- Extremely proficient at establishing and maintaining good relationships with individuals and groups internal and external to workplace
- Knowledge of the missions, roles, organizational structures, and operation of the Department of Defense, Air Force entities that govern, interface with, and/or influence the systems acquisition process
- Proven ability to communicate both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy
SECURITY CLEARANCE INFORMATION
SSBI with TS/SCI eligibility dated28 June 2006
CI POLYdated 18 Dec 2006
M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
B.S., Industrial Technology, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
DEFENSE ACQUISITION WORKFORCE IMPROVEMENT ACT (DAWIA) CERTIFICATIONS
Program Management– Level III
Test & Evaluation– Level III
Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering– Level III
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