Leidos has an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager to work on the Cargo Mission Contract (CMC). In this position the employee will manage projects for the development and certification of spaceflight hardware and also periodically perform sustaining tasks for CMC hardware (i.e., diagnostics, tools, stowage, restraints, laptops, cameras, etc.) in support of NASA's Johnson Space Center International Space Station (ISS), Orion, Human Landing System (HLS), and Gateway Programs. The team works with commercial software such as IBM Maximo, Microsoft (MS) Project, and MS SharePoint, in addition to CMC custom software. Support of tests and other activities may be required outside of normal working hours.
Manage hardware development projects to certify, flight-configure, and deliver new hardware for spaceflight.
Create and maintain project resource-loaded schedules in MS Project Professional.
Develop basis-of-estimates (BOEs) for new on-contract growth.
Review, author, approve, and monitor work orders, purchase requests, non-conformance reports, internal/external customer presentations, designs, and trade studies.
Requires BS degree and at least 8 years prior relevant experience.
Experience in creating BOEs for new projects as well as Cost Accounting Management (CAM) and Earned Value (EV).
Experience with proposal development for new business opportunities.
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Experience with ISS, Orion, HLS, and/or Gateway processes for hardware development and certification, anomaly resolution, configuration management, quality assurance, design, requirements/verification, materials, safety, cargo processing, disposal, manifest, hardware downgrade, toxicology.
Experience in planning and tracking project labor, material, and product deliverables for projects.
Experience working with multi-discipline teams and customers and both strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience with presenting technical and financial project status to large groups such as technical NASA boards.
Knowledge of logistics, property, and traceability requirements for the various classifications of NASA government property.
Formal training or certification for process improvement events.
Experience with CMMI software development process and NASA NPR 7150.2C.
Formal Project Management training.
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