Saalex Solutions ESS Program Manager in Victoria, British Columbia

Job Title ESS Program Manager

Location BC - Victoria, BC

Requisition Number 11337

Job Function Engineering Support

Years of Experience 6-10

Minimum Education Bachelors

Percentage of Travel 25%

Job Responsibilities Saalex Solutions, Inc. is an engineering and information technology company with a focus on Range Operations and Maintenance, Information Technology, Engineering Services, and Integrated Logistics Support. Our highly responsive and effective independent support teams offer a broad spectrum of technical and managerial expertise. We understand your user requirements, your acquisition processes, and your state-of-the-art technologies. Customers appreciate our in-depth knowledge of aerospace systems and programs, which allows us to address not only easily measured objectives, but those more difficult to define criteria, such as quality, utility, and effectiveness. We believe we can consistently offer the best value alternative for mission accomplishment, regardless of the level of technical complexity.


Acts as the overall lead, manager and administrator for the contracted effort of ACAT I and II programs or manages across multiple teams. Directs efforts of cross-competency team(s) to include contractors at multiple locations. Serves as the primary interface and point of contact with Government program authorities and representatives on technical and program/project issues. Regularly briefs senior leadership on program status and milestones. Oversees contractor personnel program/project operations by developing procedures, planning and directing execution of the technical, programming, maintenance and administrative support effort and monitoring and reporting progress. Manages acquisition and employment of program/project resources and controls financial and administrative aspects of the program/project with respect to contract requirements.

Experience/Education RequiredBS or BA degree in Business Administration or other Relevant Technical Discipline.

At least twelve (12) years of professional experience in the Defense acquisition, three (3) years of which must have been in the previous six (6) years, in support of Navy Acquisition management; and a minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience. Experience with aircraft systems, hardware and software, configuration control, test and evaluation, systems integration, and systems supportability. Experience in initiating and maintaining technical direction within broad program objectives directly related to aircraft systems, hardware and software, configuration control, test and evaluation, systems integration, and systems supportability. Experience managing different phases of weapon system acquisition, including Concept Development, SD&D. Knowledgeable of acquisition policies and procedures. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the requirements of the DOD 5000 series. Demonstrated ability to work with large and diverse teams and the ability to effectively provide guidance, direction, and supervision in all areas of contracted effort such as program management, systems engineering, major system acquisitions, and financial management.

Able to obtain/maintain security clearance

ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: An AS or AA degree and an additional four (4) years of experience may be substituted for a BA/BS or an additional eight (8) years of experience may be substituted for a BA/BS.