• Program Manager

    Location US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/14/2018 2:23 PM)
    Requisition #
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    Job Category
    Technical Management
  • Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.


    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.


    Noblis is seeking an experienced leader to provide program management in support of our customers mission. This individual will lead our team in support of NASA, conducting world-class research and development in aeronautics, exploration technology, and science.


    The program manager will directly contribute to the success of NASA’s missions by:

    • Leading in day-to-day program operations of program activities
    • Responsible for the efficient integration of management and administrative functions to ensure that the proper resources are available, allocated and responsibly managed, and for delivering outcomes that result in NASA Ames success.
    • Responsible for managing the implementation of specific government or commercial contracts.
    • Plan, coordinate, and manage the actions taken by an organization to acquire and execute a specific piece of business, either competitively or non- competitively.
    • Integrate all functions and activities necessary to perform the project/program to meet the client or customer requirements.
    • Plan and implement actions by the program/project team to define and implement technical baseline and meet quality requirements for project/program products and services.
    • Direct project team personnel, manage cost and schedule, ensure contract compliance, and serve as customer interface



    Basic Requirements/Qualifications:


    • Masters of Science (MS) in engineering or physical science
    • PgMP or PMP certified with 10+ years of program management experience
    • Known and established within NASA
    • Firsthand knowledge and understanding of Ames culture and how business is done
    • Proven track record of successfully managing large IDIQs contracts with 10-20 concurrent task orders and 150-180 FTE.
    • Proven track record in delivering high valued outcomes on time and in budget
    • History of working within R&D environments and proven record of applying cutting edge science into missions and operations


    Desired Qualifications:


    • PHD in engineering or physical science
    • Known and established within NASA Ames leadership and Local to NASA Ames
    • Commercial experience
    • DOD experience
    • Knowledge of NASA mission developments cycle and methods
    • NASA Office of Chief Technology insights and/or experience
    • Planetary exploration experience
    • Human spaceflight experience


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