• Program/Product Manager, Space & Avionics Encryption Programs

    Job Location USA-AZ-Scottsdale
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/26/2018 4:30 PM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    Program/Project Management
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications: 

    The position requires a Bachelor's degree in a technical or business related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of demonstrated Program and Product management.  Pragmatic Marketing and/or PMP Certification is a plus.


    Secret clearance required at time of hire. TS/SCI is preferred. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


    Required knowledge and experience in the following areas: 

    • Demonstrable management experience in the military or commercial avionics or space market
    • Candidate must have a vision and be able to clearly share that vision with others
    • Candidate must possess skills in program execution, team building, and customer relationship management and business development
    • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, communications and negotiation skills for a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences including senior stakeholders
    • Strong knowledge of program and product financial reports
    • Candidate must have a proven track record of developing trusted customer relationships



    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented managers to deliver cutting edge space and avionics encryption products to our customers. Managers are expected to operate at the speed of the market, develop innovative business solutions, create sustained accretive growth, share new ideas all focused on meeting the market needs of big significant problems.  


    The Cyber and Electronic Warfare Systems (CEWS) Line of Business of General Dynamics Mission Systems is seeking a Program/Product Manager to lead all aspects of a Program and Product Portfolio within the Space and Avionics Encryption Programs business area.  Candidate would be responsible for overall product contribution to the business unit. This includes from increasing the earnings from existing products to developing new products to address market needs.  Act as the internal and external evangelist for your products.


    As an integral part of the Business Area leadership team the Program/Product Manager must be able to lead and inspire their team and portfolio comprised of several critical, leading edge encryption programs, innovative products and a highly skilled team supporting IC and other customers in the space and avionics markets. They should expect and inspire high levels of performance by the team. This person should have experience leading the deployment of capabilities to support mission critical systems worldwide for our national assets and leads the interaction with target markets to develop new product ideas and bring them to market.


    The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in product management and production programs. We seek proven managers, capable of coalescing a team to execute short and long-term plans for the organization. Demonstrable skills in product and program management, business development, customer relations, and financial management are required. The Program/Product Manager is responsible for ensuring successful program execution and achievement of operating targets, with a high-level of proficiency in applicable technical concepts. This individual will have at least 15 years of demonstrated leadership, preferably including defense contracting, and successful management of at least $25 million programs or yearly product sales.




    Desired skills/experience traits:

    • Knowledge of products and technologies including current and potential applications
    • Knowledge of target customer markets
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
    • Pragmatic Marketing Certification (PMC-I or higher) preferred
    • Ability to generate cohesive product roadmaps and program plans
    • Experience with the IC and DoD
    • Collaborative and inclusive team leader
    • Candidates must  be comfortable delegating responsibility, but must be accountable
    • Embrace failing forward
    • Able to engage, inspire, energize, and motivate teams
    • Working Knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • This position requires travel to customer and non-customer locations


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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