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Mission Support Manager - Firepower
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
TRAX International (TRAX) is preparing a proposal for future performance of the Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) Test Support Services contract in Aberdeen, MD. TRAX is a large business that has supported the Department of Defense since 1979 and currently performs services for the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ; White Sands Missile Range, NM; Fort Hood TX; Ft Greely, AK; and in the Republic of Panama. All positions are full-time and have generous health care, 401(k) and vacation benefits. Salaries are negotiable based on specific experience and proven performance.
Manages the overall technical activities of a large contractor branch/division of engineers and technicians assigned to perform support services related to firepower test and evaluation at Aberdeen Proving Ground ATC. Responsible for planning, scheduling, and application of personnel and equipment resources to meet customer test activities. Assess test plans in terms of resource and workload allocations, resolve conflicts, updating milestone schedules, and ensuring adequate and timely test support is available. Assess projected workloads, compare to available resources in terms of numbers and available skills, and confer with Army ATC personnel on issues and need to supplement resources. Assesses the capabilities of the workforce and recommends specific training to contiguously improve performance and keep pace with evolving technologies. Ensures adherence and compliance with Army, APG, ATC regulations and procedures. Reports directly to the TRAX ATC Program Manager.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Must have 15 years' experience with 5 years in research, development or test and evaluation; or must have a BS Degree and 9 years experience with 5 years in research, development or test and evaluation; or a MS Degree and 7 years' experience with 5 years in research, development or test and evaluation.
3 years' experience managing 50 or more people in a technical environment.
Specific experience in the testing and/or development of firepower-related systems is highly desirable.
Other Job Information (if applicable)
TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.