Deputy Program Manager at Lockheed Martin Corporation - Military veterans preferred

Lockheed Martin (


  full-time   employee   contract

Cape Canaveral
United States

Deputy Program Manager

Job ID: 459126BR
Date posted: Nov. 08, 2018
City: Cape Canaveral
State: Florida
Program: RD-PLSSS
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space. At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

The Payload Launch Sites Support Services (PLSSS) Program provides all launch processing support functions for the Office of Space Launch. The program’s two primary operating locations are Vandenberg AFB, CA and Cape Canaveral AFS, FL. Key elements of the PLSSS program scope include satellite launch processing, satellite transport operations, satellite propellant loading operations, and processing facilities operations and maintenance. The program is cost-plus and valued at >$70M/yr and over > 370 personnel. The deputy role is accountable for the continued exceptional program performance and improved on-contract growth to ensure the Customers visions and goals are met. There is a strong focus as part of this deputy role is to have continuous effective executive customer interactions and be responsible for managing key relationships with all PLSSS program stakeholders. The role is co-located with the Government Program Manager and PLSSS Contracting Officer Technical Representative at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida to ensure regular communication and partnership in program execution. Candidates must possess strong business, communications, systems integration and technical management skills. Travel will be required (approximately 25% equating to approximately 1 week monthly).

The applicant selected must be a US citizen and must
possess and maintain eligibility requirements for an elevated clearance for access to classified information.
Basic Qualifications:
• Demonstrated program and contract management experience with the following:
-- Cost, technical and Schedule Management Experience
-- Profit and loss responsibility for a program with at least $70M in annual sales
-- Experience leading technical SMEs to meet demanding customer objectives and timelines
-- Experience coordinating multiple simultaneous projects with various levels of maturity
-- Demonstrated ability to manage teammates and employees in multiple geographic locations
• Satellite/booster integration and launch processing experience
• Experience in the lifecycle development of ground support equipment
• Demonstrated experience in generating new business and organic program growth, with emphasis on the launch processing, facility operations and maintenance & range business area
• Strong customer management skills, demonstrated experience in a customer interactive intensive environment, demonstrated understanding of government acquisition processes.
• Demonstrated experience and technical strength in large program(s) integration environment
Desired Skills:
• Effective Customer Communication skills
• Extensive professional LM network for corporate reach back capabilities.
• Experience in managing small to medium size programs with diverse backgrounds and skills
• Services contract experience
• Business development experience
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Program Management
Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: STANDARD-Mon-Fri/8 hours a day
Shift: First