Program Manager II
Maccready Works Advanced Solutions
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Simi Valley, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering related field is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum 5 - 8 years of experience in Program Management
  • Proven track record of running multiple, successful projects
  • Experience managing CPFF and FFP technical development programs
  • Experience with developing and managing risk management & mitigation plans
  • Experience in a highly technical and dynamic environment
  • Must be a US Citizen, willing to work on government contracts, and have the ability to hold a DoD security clearance
  • Must be able to interface effectively with internal teams as well as government and commercial customers
  • Basic familiarity with application of export/import licenses for the export/import of ITAR products
  • Basic familiarity with contracts, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and other legal and contractual documents
  • Good knowledge of Project Management methods, tools and processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Project)
  • Ability to travel required (up to 20%)
  • Experience with Unmanned Aircraft Systems is preferred
  • Experience managing US DoD programs or NASA programs is desired
  • Active DoD Security Clearance is desired
  • Ability to work independently and interface with cross-functional disciplines
  • A strong communicator able to articulate vision/mission to team
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Committed to AV Values (Trust & Teamwork, Customer Commitment, Ownership & Results, and Innovate & Simplify) and emulates these values in all actions
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Other competencies: Strong verbal and written skills; analytical and strategic thinking ability; leadership skills; very strong work ethic as well as honesty, trustworthiness and high integrity
  • Management of the program throughout the program's life-cycle
  • Ensures customer alignment and manage overall customer satisfaction
  • Definition, implementation, and management of program controls and success criteria
  • Identifies, analyzes, and manages all program-level risk
  • Coordinates and aligns project teams and their inter-dependencies
  • Establishes, communicates, and manages program priorities
  • Aligns and informs stakeholders of program's status and health
  • Leads program meetings and program reviews with the customer and executive staff
  • Develops and maintains program plans including budget, Estimate at Completion (EAC), resource allocation, and communications
  • Supports the creation and maintenance of product requirements
  • Manages potential changes in program scope and advise leadership and customer of potential impact
  • Actively support the Business Development team in bidding and capturing opportunities
  • Assists and/or coordinates the preparation of cost and technical proposals
  • Ensures adherence to Company policies and processes
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • PMI (or equivalent) certification is a plus

501-1,000 employees

Unmanned aircraft systems supplier
Company Overview
AeroVironment’s mission is to secure lives and advance sustainability through transformative innovation. The company is committed to the development of unmanned aircraft solutions and systems to provide their customers with a fresh vantage point, positioning them to see the world with new eyes and extending their reach beyond the line of sight.
  • Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Account
  • Alternative Work Schedule
  • Educational and Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave Donation
  • Time Off
  • Travel Assistance
  • Company Sponsored Events
Company Core Values
  • Trust & Teamwork
  • Customer Commitment
  • Ownership & Results
  • Innovate & Simplify