In remote and high-risk operating environments, dependable real-time communications are critical to situational awareness and mission success. DataPath specializes in advanced communications solutions tailored to the unique requirements of aerospace, broadcast, government, and infrastructure clients. Our solutions encompass custom and commercial off-the-shelf field communications and information technology products, including satellite communication systems, network mobility products, monitor and control software, and cyber security services. All of our offerings are backed by 24×7 customer care and global field support. At DataPath we are passionate about helping our clients achieve mission success.
International SATCOM Program Developing Products for the Client!
DataPath, Inc. is looking for a Sr. Program Manager with extensive experience in developing and delivering satellite terminals including deployable terminals for military users. This position delivers complex, technical programs both domestically and internationally. The position is a key leadership position with accountability for delivering products and services on-schedule, on-spec, and on-budget. The position is the single point of contact with the customer on assigned programs and represents the company’s priorities and culture to the industry.
Manage the execution of assigned programs to ensure achievement of cost, schedule and performance objectives. Duties include:
Establishing a cohesive plan and baseline for program execution to include WBS, detailed budgets, IMS, and key technical performance objectives.
Working with functional managers to ensure that needed personnel are assigned to the project.
Working with Supply Chain and Contracts to execute subcontracts as required for program execution. Includes development of comprehensive work statements and status reporting requirements.
Monitoring project performance, including subcontractors, against cost, schedule and technical baselines and initiating corrective action as required.
Ensuring that all contract deliverables are provided in accordance with program requirements.
Maintaining a register of project risks and opportunities and managing mitigation plans.
Preparing proposals for additional scope and adjustments for contract changes.
Manage the customer interface as the customer’s single point of contact on assigned programs to include:
Preparing and submitting required status reports and schedule updates.
Proactively advising the customer of issues and corrective actions.
Providing timely responses to customer inquiries.
Supporting program meetings and reviews at customer sites as required.
Promoting company capabilities and encouraging growth in program scope and funding.
Establishing and maintaining a relationship of trust and confidence with the customer.
Provide status reports to company management to include:
Providing updated revenue and cost projections, estimated costs at completion, analysis of variances to baseline
Coordinating regular internal program reviews.
Escalating to senior leadership issues impacting the program.
Support the company’s efforts to secure new business by participating on proposal teams as assigned. Duties include:
Working with other team members to develop and publish a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) covering the scope of the project requirements.
Developing an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) showing the time phasing and interdependencies of the project tasks.
Providing proposal narratives to address program management requirements.
Ensure that all company efforts on assigned programs comply with company policies and procedures, contract requirements, and applicable laws.
Contribute to the development and improvement of company policies and procedures relating to program management and execution.
Supports other special projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline
Master’s Degree Preferred
Professional certification (PMP) preferred
Minimum of 10 years of experience in a Program Management role including:
Minimum of 7 years Program Management experience on US DoD programs
Minimum of 5 years Program Management experience on programs for the development and delivery of satellite terminal systems
Minimum of 3 years Program Management experience on programs for deployable satellite terminals for military users.
Minimum of 2 years of experience managing programs with an annual revenue of $25M or more.
Demonstrated executive level written and oral communication skills
DataPath is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse global culture that values teamwork, integrity, innovation, leadership, and an unwavering commitment to our customers.
DataPath leverages 25 years of experience and projects across 40 countries to bring best practices to everything “From Terminals to Teleports and all the Tools In Between™.” We focus on remote, distributed or at-risk environments, where reliable communications are a must. This includes government, broadcast, emergency response, and industrial markets.
The core of the company revolves around eng...ineering expertise and life-cycle support for satellite terminals ranging in size from tactical man-portable units to vehicle mounted auto-acquire systems to master earth stations for teleports. In addition to custom systems development, DataPath manufactures a line of rapid deployment portable satellite antenna products.