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Lead, Mechanical Eng(GNC – TS/SCI)  

Our client is seeking a highly skilled Guidance, Navigation, and Controls (GNC) Analyst to perform design, analysis,modeling, and testing of high-performance controls for electro-mechanical and optical-mechanical systems.
The GNC Analyst will use their experience in controls design (classical and modern) and hands-on hardware/system integration foropto-mechanical systems which require precision pointing control in dynamic environments. This includes, but is not limited to, actuated optical systems, high bandwidth steering mirror control, multidisciplinary system modeling and characterization, image stabilization, and closed loop state estimation.
Essential Functions:
  • Model control systems as part of larger system simulations for electro-mechanical and opto-mechanical hardware.
  • Support algorithm development, mission simulation, scripting, and verification activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 9 years of applicable experience or Graduate Degree in Engineering with 7years of applicable experience
  • Active TS/SCI clearance required
Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Proficient in FE modeling and analysis tools, MATLAB, Simulink, C/C++, MS Office suite

Director of Program Finance

Our client’s Space & Airborne Systems segment is seeking a Director of Program Finance Manager for the Electronic Warfare (EW) Sector. This position will be responsible for managing, preparing, administering, and directing cost control of the budget for large and/or complex programs. This position will report to the Sr. Director of Finance for the Electronic Warfare (EW) Sector.
Responsibilities include:
  • Lead, direct and review the work of direct report(s) with focus on policy and strategy implementation to ensure thatcontracts, proposals, pricing, billings and forecasting, are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters andgovernment cost control guidelines.
  • Develop financials for annual operating plans and strategic plans.
  • Provide comprehensive weekly/monthly revenue and project profitability variance analysis against monthly spends,budget and forecasts.
  • Implement and maintain Order, Sales, Profit, and Investment weekly tracking sheet to present to VP, providingprogram management and program finance inputs, variance analysis against current year plans.
  • Work with program management and functional disciplines to ensure program plans and execution are compliant with company standard practice of integrating cost and schedule using earned value management guidelines
  • Assess and quantify cost/schedule/technical status and risk, evaluate program trends, and provide project cost completion estimates.
  • Perform analyses, prepare reports and communicate with parties within and outside of the organization whichincludes customers or vendors.
  • Problem solve and conduct investigations to identify root cause and develop improvements to practices orapproaches to mitigate scheduling risks.
  • Conduct briefings with senior leadership regarding matters of importance to budget control for programs and toexplain and influence changes.
  • Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract tomaintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
  • Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation ofexpenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.
  • Forecast major aspects of working capital such as cash flow, inventory, accounts receivables, unbilled and deferred revenue to monitor and analyze companies underlying operational efficiency.
  • Establish revenue recognition methodology for programs.
    Support internal and external audits.
  • Bachelor’s in Business, Accounting or Finance required.
    15+ years’ experience (10+ with Master’s) setting up and monitoring cost control system on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system
  • 5+ years’ of Program Financial management experience.
Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Knowledge in Finance program interface for proposals, billings, cost control and other financial controls.
  • Experience in the managing of finance in the defense and aerospace industry highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards and Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Experience in EVMS and/or Microsoft Project a plus.
  • Ability to work with management and other functional areas in a fast-paced multiple project environment withchanging priorities.
Flexible work from home days / Hybrid role

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Solutions Architect Delivery Lead – Multi locale onsite (HYBRID remote)

The MES Solutions Architect Delivery Lead is ideally located at one of our client’s locations Pittsburgh, North Carolina; Oregon; Wisconsin and will report to our Director, Enterprise Manufacturing Solutions.
We offer a hybrid work policy (home and office) but this is not a 100% remote role, a Hybrid role.

As a MES Solution Architect Delivery Lead you will provide subject matter experience with MOM / MES and industrial automation projects which includes leading projects and teams through the delivery of these capabilities specific to Production Scheduling, Production Execution, Quality/Deviation Mgmt., Production Report Management, etc.

In order to become successful, you’ll first have to understand ATI, our processes and practices, and partner with our manufacturing business units, stakeholders, and IT leaders in order to effectively deliver on short and long-term business goals and solutions.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist in conducting digital manufacturing readiness assessments
  • Performs evaluation of technology standards, tools/products and solutions to make rational design decisions from both a business and technical perspective
  • Influence architectural strategy as technology evolves, with an emphasis on deterministic, re-usable and scalable solutions
  • Work with the domain architect(s) to ensure alignment with the current and future architectures for the integration of MES solutions with ERP software and plant automation equipment
  • Deliver the Level 3 (MES/MoM), and IIoT solutions
  • Develop the use cases and execute the use cases

 Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, or related field preferred
  • At least 5 years with various manufacturing execution systems experience. (SCADA, MES, ERP, MOM, IIoT etc.) and industrial control systems
  • At least 5 years of experience supporting software development projects in an IT capacity (i.e. systems integrator, software developer, and/or systems engineer)
  • Experience with Enterprise Architecture (TOGAF) and Agile Methodologies
  • Experience in metals or material manufacturing industry

Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong knowledge of Industry 4.0
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing business designs, business models, functions, processes, and job roles in manufacturing environments, as well as how they are impacted by digitization and emerging technologies/techniques
  • Strong understanding of data analytics (e.g., AI, Cognitive Analytics, Machine Learning)
  • Familiarity with industry standards, such as ANSI/ISA-95 and ANSI/ISA-88
  • Knowledge OPC UA-DA, MQTT, XML, HTML, .NET, Visual Basic, SQL

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LEAD, CATEGORY MANAGEMENT

Job Responsibilities:
  • Drive organizational value (quality, cost, delivery) through cross functional collaboration for assigned categories
  • Develop a category strategy for each assigned category that incorporates customer requirements, product requirements, market conditions, sourcing strategy, business risk, and supplier capabilities
  • Partner as a “trusted advisor” on a continuous basis with internal customers to understand evolving business objectives, expectations and specific requirements
  • Serve as an internal resource regarding new products, capabilities, technologies, and sourcing processes
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of best practices, market conditions, trends, sources of supply and supplier capabilities for assigned categories
  • Lead sourcing negotiations with all levels of supplier contacts to mitigate risk (quality, cost, delivery) through contract management best practices
  • Define and track appropriate metrics for overall category value add (quality, cost, and delivery), provide data and input to business and corporate metrics and forecasts
  • Establish sources and alternate sources of supply to enhance means of meeting purchase requirements and achieving best total delivered cost, quality, service, and technology
  • Develop, maintain and strengthen long-term supplier relationships
  • Manage supplier performance and use competitive criteria for supplier development and awarding business when applicable
  • Resolve complex problems relating to supplier quality and service, contract disputes, and other discrepancies.
  • Travel approximately less than 10%
Job Location: You will need to live within commuting distance to our client’s location in FL. Work from home schedule will be dictated by the manager and business needs.
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain, Finance or Engineering with a minimum of 9+ years of relevant experience or a Graduate Degree with 7+ years of relevant experience / Minimum of 5 years in a category management/strategic sourcing role. This highly visible role of Lead Category Management drives organizational value by providing strategic and day-to-day leadership across our enterprise IT spend.  Key responsibilities include working with executive management and functional stakeholders to identify best in class category practices, strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, and stakeholder relationship management.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience influencing others and leading cross-functional teams
  • Experience negotiating IT contract, terms, and conditions and applying prior experience to mitigate risk
  • Experience in Project management
  • Experience using MS Excel and PowerPoint for the purposes of data analysis and creating presentations
  • MBA or Graduate degree
  • Demonstrated IT sourcing experience in categories IT Software, Engineering IT Software, IT Maintenance, IT Hardware, and Telecom
  • Cost analysis experience
  • SciQuest/Jaggaer RFx experience
  • Strong understanding of Procurement and IT functional operations
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification
  • Institute of Supply Management (ISM) certification (CPSM, CPM) or equivalent
B2198241

SR MGR, PROGRAM FINANCE

You will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations leading a complex and diverse program (currently over $500M); responsible for earned value initiatives, customer and internal financial reporting, OSPI forecasting and analysis on a variety of programs.
Essential Functions:
  • Provide financial leadership for the program team and related functional teams
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, operating income, and cash flow on programs with varying contract types
  • Preparing weekly/monthly internal key performance metrics and program review packages for senior management.
  • Preparing financial analysis including Estimate at completion, variance, risk and profit/loss analyses, etc.
  • Assessing and Preparing ASC606 Revenue Recognition forms.
  • Developing budgets to meet contractual/project financial requirements on a program.
  • Preparing and analyzing project cost estimates at completion inclusive of forecasted projections for labor, material, and subcontract expenditures.
  • Identify and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve efficiency
  • Provide financial analysis for audits and other financial activities
  • Mentor junior level analysts
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or equivalent with a minimum of 12 years of experience working on defense or government related contracts or Master’s degree with 10 years of experience will be considered.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance
B2170939

Senior Corporate Counsel

The Senior Corporate Counsel position reports to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Corporate and has responsibility for a broad range corporate transactional activities.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides legal support and leadership for (i) corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, (ii) strategic transactions including joint ventures and private equity investments and other commercial arrangements, and (iii) for financial transactions including credit facilities, debt offerings, derivatives, reimbursement agreements, and other credit support arrangements.
  • Assists with development, maintenance and administration of standard forms, policies and procedures relating to various corporate, strategic and finance transactional matters.
  • Coordinates legal due diligence and disclosures relating to corporate, strategic, and finance transactions.
  • Supports other corporate transactions including domestic and international subsidiary restructurings, capitalizations, cash repatriation and other financial transactions.
  • Works collaboratively and creatively with cross functional corporate team and business units and provides broad spectrum legal support in identifying and mitigating risk issues relating to corporate, strategic, and finance transactions.
  • Reviews, analyzes and keeps current on domestic and international legal developments relevant to areas of responsibility.
  • Identifies development/training opportunities and assists in educating internal customers in matters relevant to areas of responsibility.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 15 years’ experience or Graduate Degree with 10 years’ experience
  • Juris Doctor from ABA-accredited law school
  • Membership in good standing of the Florida Bar, or ability to register as a Florida in-house counsel.
  • 10+ years of experience handling transactional matters as a lawyer practicing in a law firm and/or in the legal department of a public or private company.

Sr. Program / Scheduler / Planner 

Duties include managing the developing and maintenance of complex program schedules including resource loading and Earned Value Analysis. Individual will help develop the format, tools and tracking/reporting methods to be used as the company refines its Program Planning and Scheduling processes for standardization and enterprise wide resource management. This position also supports the programs in developing plans and integrating inputs from all programs. Qualified candidates will interface with all elements of the program team to develop and support regular maintenance of the program IMS.

Candidates will perform schedule analysis in support of assigned programs or projects. Ensures major projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality. Tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts. Utilizes Gantt, Critical path, Driving Path, Variance metrics,  milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas. Ensures compliance with internal program procedures and project control system guidelines per DECM metrics. May lead or participate in scheduling status reviews.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop integrated master schedules using IMP, SOW and WBS.
  • Creates and tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts.
  • Working knowledge of Planning & Scheduling Excellence Guide (PASEG), Version 4.0, EVMS Standard (EIA 748-D), Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD), and Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) strongly desired.
  • Capability to perform Critical Path Analysis, Schedule Risk Analysis, and Schedule Metric Analysis – such as BEI, CPLI, SPI, etc.
  • Experience with driving IMS and team engagement during customer IBR and internal SUR.
  • Senior professional with strong knowledge of job area and in-depth knowledge of project management.
  • Manages complex projects or processes with general oversight.
  • Typically, responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees.
  • Communicates within and outside of own function to gain cooperation on operational processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Makes/recommends substantial improvements to systems and processes.
  • Contributes to achievement of departmental goals and operating plans with direct impact on the departmental results.
  • Perform regular analysis of program schedules to evaluate program and enterprise wide resource needs through the integration of all program schedules including metrics on schedule status, critical path analysis, schedule variance analysis, network logic validation and program baseline maintenance including support of Earned Value Management performance metrics.
  • Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.
  • Prepare, develop and coordinate integrated master plan and integrated master schedule (IMP/IMS) using MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ensures projects and program schedules and plans are integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.
  • Ensures compliance with internal program procedures and project control system guidelines.
  • Work consists of making significant improvements of processes, systems, solutions, or products to enhance performance of job area.
  • Provides measurable input of new products, processes or standards in operational plans that will have some impact on the achievement of overall functional results.
  • Communicates within and outside of own function or business area and has responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.) when necessary.
  • Explains, interprets, and gains cooperation on policies, procedures and practices.
  • Contributes to the development of goals for the department and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans, etc.).
  • Establishes short-term operational plans with measurable contribution to function or business area results.
  • Conducts extensive investigation to understand root cause of problems. Problems span a wide range of difficult and unique issues across the function and/or business area.
  • Develop new concepts or standards.
  • Attend and lead scheduling status reviews and conduct briefings with senior leaders which requires ability to communicate matters of importance to the function or business area.
  • Works to influence others to accept individual or team’s views or practices and changes to concepts, practices, and approaches.
  • Participate in schedule training, engineering and program excellence organization.
  • Works to achieve operational targets within job area with some impact on department results.

Qualifications:

BS/BA Degree in Finance or Business with 9 years’ relevant experience or an MA/MS with 2 years of relevant experience. Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. 5 years of MS Project Experience. Experience creating and/or maintaining an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and any Supporting Schedules on assigned projects/programs; creating and presenting project-level reports, presentations and deliverables that reflect risk and status to program management and senior management relating to the IMS is required. Active TS/TCI

Preferred Additional Skills:

    • Monte Carlos Risk Analysis (Schedule Risk Analysis)
    • Working knowledge of Electronic Warfare, Avionics, and/or Space programs.
    • Structured Solutions – SSI tools management
    • Program management and or Coordination, SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle) process
    • Critical thinking and problem solving, attention to detail and quality of product deliverables.
    • EVMS – Earned Value Management Systems
    • Experience working cross-functionally and  can effectively communicate to accomplish strategic vision of Program Management Excellence Organization (PMEO)
Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No
Unlimited PTO, every other Friday off.

GPS / PNT Architect

Job Description

As the Global Positioning System (GPS) / Positioning, Navigating Timing (PNT) Architect, you’ll apply advanced principles of engineering and management to solve complex GPS/PNT problems in the development of space borne positioning and timing technology. As a leader, you’ll oversee and manage design and development processes as they relate to the engineering of products utilizing principles and technology of physics, mathematics, engineering, and related physical sciences. It’s engineering that sets the standard for the world.

Position overview

Our client creates the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, our teams often redefine what’s possible for the world. If you want to be a leader with the company that delivers smart solutions for our nation’s challenges, this is your opportunity. We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in Cyber, RF, Interstellar Space and everything in between.

What you’ll experience:

  • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge – as it’s discovered
  • A Bachelor’s in engineering or a related technical field and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • GPS theory/Kalman filters/ PNT implementation and DSP processing
  • Ability to optimize all phases of work including requirements management, modeling and simulation, risk analysis and formal trade study tools
  • Security Clearance TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph security clearance is preferred at time of hire.