Program Manager

Job Location US-MA-Braintree
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 10:59 AM)
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Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems is a recognized technical leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of undersea defense electronics equipment and systems. We have been a major DoD supplier for over 50 years and take pride in having successful partnerships with small business and research laboratories. Our long history with submarine communications, acoustic countermeasures, torpedo defense, Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW), transducers, and special purpose arrays are highlighted by the significant number of industry achievements that we continue to demonstrate within the defense community.


This position is responsible for the planning and execution of engineering development and production programs. Responsibilities include leading and managing all aspects of assigned programs to accomplish specific objectives including cost, technical and schedule performance critical to business operating plans. Responsibilities also include directly interfacing with customers.



  • Primary customer interface
  • Establishes and controls program cost, technical and schedule baseline
  • Interacts with engineering, manufacturing, and test disciplines as required
  • Ensures programs are completed on time and within budget
  • Develops solutions to program problems and directs work of assigned resources
  • Establishes and manages program risks and opportunities
  • Generates and provides quotes and estimates to customers



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical field and 5-10 years of professional experience
  • Experience with risk and opportunity management
  • Solid understanding of program management processes and methodologies
  • Ability to positively represent the company in detailed customer presentations covering operational, programmatic and technical program aspects
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of time primarily to domestic locations
  • Strong communication and writing skills



  • Experience managing product development or production programs
  • Experience with program or engineering project management on naval systems.
  • Experience managing programs with torpedo, torpedo defense and underwater acoustics domain content
  • Experience with managing subcontracts
  • Advanced degree in business management, electrical, mechanical, ocean, or systems engineering
  • Experience with DoD EVMS requirements
  • PMP Certification


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, marital status, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, and/or any other basis protected by law.


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