Senior Program Manager - Aerospace

Posted Date 10 months ago(2/7/2022 12:22 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-CA-Mountain View


The NOBLIS Site Manager for NAMS II will be responsible for maintaining superior technical performance, task order management cost and schedule controls. The SM will manage the recruitment of technical/science talent and professional development, and retention/dismissal of staff. He/she will serve as the single point of contact to the customer, for contractual matters, personnel, and the application of corporate resources to meet the Program’s technical and contractual requirements.   This position will be performed on-site at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA.


Contract Work Scope Areas

  • Aerospace and Air Traffic Management – Aero Acoustics Engineering and Software, Air Traffic Management Automation, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems;
  • Information Technology – Advanced Networking, Cloud Computing, Information and Data Systems, Cyber Security, Software Engineering and Synthesis;
  • Programs and Projects – Space Flight, Program/Project Analysis, and R&D trade studies;
  • Science – Space Bioscience, Space Sciences and Astrobiology, Earth Science including NASA’s Earth Venture Program;
  • Advanced Technological Systems – Human Systems Integration, Intelligent Systems, Supercomputing, and Entry Systems & Technology; and
  • Aeroflight Dynamics – Rotorcraft Aeromechanics, Human Systems Integration, Experimental Aerodynamics, and Flight Control and Cockpit Integration.



  • The NOBLIS Site Manager for NAMS II will be responsible for and manage the overall the performance of the Program, including performance planning and review in compliance with NASA Ames and NOBLIS policies.
  • The SM, in collaboration with NASA, will seek to develop and infuse innovative technologies, standards, and best practices into the Program.
  • He/she will have responsibility to provide the Program with the necessary staff skills mix to perform all task requirements, and will supervise all personnel in the Program Management Office (PMO).
  • The NAMS SM will oversee the Program’s Integrated Master Schedule, and work with PMO staff to prepare, submit, and communicate Monthly and Annual Progress Reports
  • The Site Manager will engage the university community to perform research on behalf of NASA Ames, as part of the Program.




  • 8 years of experience as a Program or Project Manager in one of following disciplines: Aeronautics, Air Traffic Management, Aerospace Engineering, and/or Autonomous Systems. Minimum of 3 years experience managing staff.
  • The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of NASA Ames Research Center.
  • The candidate should understand task order management and processes, staffing, and managing to budget and schedule constraints and requirements.
  • Technical Credibility: Expertise spanning the varied technical and scientific disciplines within the NAMS II Statement of Work
  • Strategic Thinking: As part of the team, leads and directs strategic planning activities to address and outline the future technological and scientific direction.
  • Documented managerial success in coordinating, performing, integrating, controlling, and accomplishing the requirements of a given Statement of Work (SOW) in a timely, efficient, and economical manner
  • Track record of success in facilitating transparent and trusted communication with the customer
  • Effectiveness of communications and definition of roles and responsibilities for all parties (partners, subcontractors)
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage tasks of varying size, scope, technical subject matter, and activity level
  • Professional success with managing and tracking costs and risks
  • Success with maintaining safety on projects.
  • Demonstrated professional capacity to identify cost, schedule, and performance risks and resolve them.
  • Record of implementing innovative methods that resulted in cost savings to the customer
  • Direct experience and success with developing and maintaining partnerships and outreach with external organizations..

Education: Master’s Degree in Aeronautics, Aerospace, or a related engineering discipline. A Bachelor’s Degree plus 10 years relevant experience will substitute for a master’s degree.


Client Engagement

· Support and lead evolving business development efforts by applying technical and functional expertise to develop business solutions.
· Lead proposal sections for small or limited competition proposals and actively participate in teaming strategy discussions


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


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