Space and X-plane Team Lead

ManTech (


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

ManTech is seeking a Full Time Team Lead to provide Scientific, Engineering, and Technical Assistance (SETA) to various government customers.

General Responsibilities:

Lead a SETA team to develop new concepts, manage the program, and find transition partners. Provide programmatic support to the government Program Manager. Organize team activities for the government PM. Assist in the management of all performing contractors, SETAs, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure proper coordination of activity and maintain Program Manager visibility on status and issues. Maintain control of all critical program documentation. Maintain an up to date master schedule and track status of all tasks. Identify risks and coordinate mitigation plans and approaches. Support and coordinate milestone and executive reviews. Coordinate meetings, teleconferences, and travel. Provide inputs to the program manager in response to all calls for information regarding program activity, including weekly activity reports, information requests, and Congressional inquiries. Ensure program security compliance including classified, proprietary, ITAR restricted, and source selection sensitive material. Tailor briefing materials for specific audiences, and coordinate and support briefings at internal and external venues. Must have a detailed understanding of government acquisition and DARPA processes.

Requirements: The candidate must have, at minimum, a BS Degree; MS degree strongly desired, with a focus in Aeronautical/Aerospace/Astronautical/Systems Engineering preferred.

Other Skills Required: This position requires a passion for technology, demonstrated initiative, sound judgment, effective decision-making, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Test Pilot School graduate, X-Plane, hypersonics, test, UAV, and rocket propulsion experience highly desired. Must be a team player with strong work ethic. High proficiency in MS Power Point graphics and animation required.

Clearance: Clearable to Top Secret.


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