Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, has a career Opportunity for a Program Execution Lead within the Dynetics Group located in Huntsville, AL. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. Dynetics includes many delivery programs, production programs, and programs with emerging technologies.
The Program Execution Lead must maintain an understanding of major programs, risks, and technologies in order to provide regular support, oversight and guidance to PMs.
The Program Execution Lead (PEL) for the Dynetics Group is responsible for the implementation and compliance of Leidos’ Program Execution Policy, which includes oversight of Dynetics programs through regular reviews and deep dives, as well as regular involvement of Dynetics proposals to ensure awards are optimally executable.
The selected individual must have an in-depth understanding of Program Management tools and processes, including an understanding of earned value management. The position responsibilities will include working across programs ensuring standardization with processes, planning, tracking, and execution of complex tasking within technical, schedule, and budget constraints. The candidate must be able to work with minimum guidance in addressing actions, and then use their own knowledge, ingenuity, innovation, and experience to ensure proper program execution.
The PEL will participate and provide leadership during pre-award (capture phases) in technical readiness reviews (TRRs), execution planning reviews (XPRs), bid risk reviews (BRRs), and bid approval reviews (BARs) as well as proposal content review and generation.
Program Execution Lead for Dynetics is responsible for the implementation and compliance of Leidos Policy LP-PE-1 which includes oversight of Dynetics programs through regular reviews and deep dives, regular involvement of Dynetics proposals through participation and leadership in technical readiness reviews (TRRs), execution planning reviews (XPRs), bid risk reviews (BRRs), and bid approval reviews as well as proposal content review and generation.
The PEL shall conduct deep dives into troubled programs and supports collaborative development of corrective action planning.
The PEL will support the Dynetics Programs Director in the creation of Corporate Watch List for any Dynetics programs on Corporate Watch List.
Additional duties include:
- Mentoring and training of program managers. Training may include one-on-one mentoring or sessions in the form of Brown Bag Lunchtime Learning sessions as well as the generation and delivery of training material for new PMs
- Review of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), teaming agreements and other contractual documents for the purpose of understanding implications to program risk.
-Being a liaison and expediter for PMs and functional support including, but not limited to Procurement, Contracts, Business Development, Accounts Payable and Finance. Supporting the development of opportunity capture strategy by participation in large and critical Dynetics capture activities such as ---Collaboration Sessions, price to win, and other reviews and meetings.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in engineering and 12+ years’ experience.
Candidates must have a strong background in defense systems (or subsystems) with 12+ years of prior relevant experience in engineering and Program Management or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience in engineering and Program Management.
Strong verbal and written skills along with a solid practical knowledge of complex missile weapon systems and system integration is required.
Experience with financial management and earned value management for DoD programs is required.
Candidate must have strong leadership credentials, good organizational skills, attention to detail and work well as a key member of a team often tasked to be highly responsive and agile in order to satisfy critical warfighter needs.
The candidate must have experience in the following areas:
•Schedule development and management
•Strong briefing skill with Sr. Gov’t customers (SES, General Staff) and C level leadership
•Proficient using Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint
Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.
Candidate must be a US Citizen Secret and possess a Secret (and be able to obtain/ maintain) a Top Secret Clearance.
Graduate Degree is a plus
PMP certification or equivalent
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.
Securing Your Data
Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].
Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.