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Research Program Manager

Malibu, CA, USA Req #61
Friday, December 18, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

EDUCATION DESIRED: PhD in Engineering or Physical Sciences

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Lead diverse technical teams in successfully executing programs through all phases. Executive position with responsibility over a portfolio of projects. Responsible for meeting contract deliverables and sustaining healthy customer relationships. Responsible for meeting cost, schedule and performance. Collaborates with project teams in the establishment of plans and milestones and monitors execution to plan. Identifies risks and problems and proactively finds solutions. Key interface to customers. Responsible for the development of innovative system solutions and formulating business and technology strategy.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: 10+ years in program and project management of large ($50M+) US government contracts. Experience with Advanced Development of Defense Systems including sensor systems and subsystems. Experience managing budgets of at least $100M per year. Experience leading multidisciplinary teams and interfacing with government customers is essential.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Knowledge of systems engineering as well as program and requirements management processes and tools is required. Knowledge of the US government acquisition process is essential. Knowledge in preparing and reviewing financial reports and conducting budget analysis is essential. Essential to interact effectively with highly-technical staff.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Strong analytical skills and multi-tasking abilities. Strong written and verbal skills are required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  U.S. Citizenship is required. Must hold TS/SCI clearance w/ SSBI and be capable of obtaining and maintaining various clearances.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA