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Thu, 23 May 2019 22:23:07 +0000
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Thu, 23 May 2019 18:47:56 +0000
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Thu, 23 May 2019 12:39:30 +0000
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Thu, 23 May 2019 12:13:45 +0000
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Thu, 23 May 2019 05:54:43 +0000
NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service is requesting nearly $17.3 million in 2020 funding for a series of initiatives to explore the potential contributions of new data partnerships, small satellites and advanced technologies. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 22:43:02 +0000
Olis Robotics is working to demonstrate the application of its autonomy software for NASA, the Air Force and others space customers to support internal and external space servicing, assembly, manufacturing and operational concepts,” said Blaine Levedahl, Olis Robotics’ U.S. government programs director. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:21-05-2013
     Last Modified:23-05-2013 (09:19)
    Job information
     Current job:IT Project Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
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     KeywordsProcess improvement, strategic business planning, staff supervision and training, budget management, compliance, proposal writing, information technology, business capture, engineering
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    Summary of Qualifications

    Expertise in directing complex projects and leading project teams in achieving revenue, productivity, and quality improvements through well-managed, on-time projects.

    Dynamic project manager with extensive experience leading a wide range of projects. Lead projects from initiation to project completion consisting of commissioning and closeout services while providing oversight and responsibility for project P&L. Demonstrated capacity to maintain a total understanding of the project’s financial condition and operational status. Comprehensive skill set involving information technology.

    Possess a unique ability to cultivate shared leadership,decision-making, and positive relationships. Consistently achieved project objectives by combining skills in compressing time lines and operational leadership to align multiple activities into a comprehensive project plan. Skilled in leading teams in the management of international projects while meeting proposal objectives. Possess MBA degree in Global Management. Additional core skills include:

               

     

    • Strategic Business Planning
    • Revenue & Profit Growth
    • Proposal Writing
    • Information Technology
    • Business Capture
    • Project Management
    • Process Improvement
    • Budget Management
    • Business Continuity
    • Compliance
    • Cross-Functional Collaboration
    • Change Management
    • Project Execution
    • Staff Supervision & Training
    • Agile & Iterative Design Methodology

     

     

     

     

     

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    CARECORE NATIONAL (2012 – Present)

    Project Manager, IT

    Provided leadership and direction to all aspects of projects from inception through completion. Handled project planning, determined project scope and deliverables, administered budgets, and developed status reports. Managed costs and enhanced project profitability. Partnered with cross-functional teams to resolve problems and enhance efficiency while achieving project deliverables on-time. Supervised software developers using scrum methods. Translated business requirements for developers. Led efforts to document replicable 90-day information technology process. Allocated software resources over multiple short-term health plan implementations. Performed root cause analysis to determine solution to problems.

    Key Achievements:

    • Directed 2 new product implementations set for completion in the first quarter of 2013.
    • Spearheaded the successful implementation for a health plan in access of 6 million lives in the first 6 months.
    • Completed 2 additional projects for new product implementations within the first year.
    • Streamlined daily processes, enhanced productivity, introduced process improvements, and mitigated risk exposure utilizing sound business acumen.
    • Managed technical assessment iterative design methodology for handheld software application used on the iPad.

     

    LOCKHEED MARTIN AERONAUTICS (2000 – 2012)

    Program Manager, Subcontracts (2007 – 2012)

    Served as the technical integrator for affordability for C130 and F16 programs to find alternative sourcing initiatives to prevent rising subcontract costs. Oversaw affordability initiatives on the C-130 and F-16 programs. Directed F16 affordability initiatives by leveraging on C130 experience and utilizing existing work and surveys collected from suppliers and buyers.
     

    Key Achievements:

    • Maintained sole accountability for international competition procurements for a project valued at $10 million.
    • Recipient of the Won Heart of Diversity Team Award while overseeing management activities of 554+ subsystems valued at over $5 million.
    • Coordinated supplier engagement domestically and abroad while facilitating transfer of technology, which produced long-term technical agreements that lowered the price to win strategy.
    • Planned and executed a business development transfer of technology conference between US defense contractors and 40+ foreign subcontractors, which resulted in long-term technical agreements while lowering price to win.
    • Created and analyzed surveys that resulted in up to 25% cost reduction solutions.
    • Assessed proposed pre-contract costs across 10 systems and negotiated with the suppliers to reduce costs in excess of 60%.
    • Supervised 6 cross functional, multi-disciplined teams with responsibility for reviewing 55 requests for proposal with a 96% completion rate.

     

    Senior Systems Engineer (2000 – 2007)

    Provided leadership and direction to customer-guided design, verification, and validation of requirements for the International Space Station (ISS), 2nd Generation Launch Vehicle, and the X-38 Crew Return Vehicle. Managed requirements determination, documented design changes, and augmented the design via the iterative design process in the Joint Strike Fighter cockpit. Validated interfaces were in standards and common for astronauts on the ISS while determining logistical needs for second generation launch vehicle. Utilized software simulation tools to create static and dynamic designs for aircraft mockups.

    Key Achievements:

    • Recipient of a performance award for work on certification of a camera that flew on STS 107 within months.
    • Acknowledged with a performance award for completion of 2nd Generation Launch Vehicle ahead of schedule.
    • Nominated for playmaker of the week on 3 separate occasions for assessment run in cockpit.

     

    Early Career:

    Systems Engineer, Rockwell Collins (1998 – 2000)

    Numbered Air Force C4 Operations Officer – US Air Force (1993 – 1997)

     

     

     

     

    Education

     

     

     

     

     

    MBA, Global Management– New York Institute of Technology

    Bachelor of Science, Human Factors Engineering– United States Air Force Academy

     

    Lockheed Martin Program Management Qualification, Fort Worth, TX

     

     

     

     

    Technical Skills

     

     

     

     

     

    MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), MS Project, SharePoint, SQL


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