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Assistant Program Manager - RTC
Job Code:2021:0101-022
Location:Huntsville, AL
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Corporate

Job Description

Position Pending Contract Award

TRAX International (TRAX) is preparing a proposal for future performance of the Redstone Test Center (RTC) Test Support Services contract in Huntsville, AL. 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; 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.

Serves as the alternate PM in the absence of the Program Manager; assists in the management of the overall technical and administrative support activities of more than 800 prime and subcontractor personnel in the execution of test support services at the US Army Redstone Test Center (RTC). Serves as the alternate company point of contact for TRAX, with authority to fully execute contract modifications, subcontracts agreements, and any purchase orders. As an operational leader reviews 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 TRAX RTC personnel on issues and need to supplement resources. Monitors contract deliverables to ensure all contract and test requirements are met or exceeded in accordance with Government guidance and regulatory requirements. Establish, approve, and ensure compliance with all RTC and Army policies and procedures. Coordinates with the PM and serves as needed as a technical interface with the RTC customer (Test Officer and Test Team) in technical meetings and conduct program analysis to provide timely and responsive test support. Meets regularly with the TRAX PM and primary Government contacts, KO and CORs.


  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or an applicable discipline in other Physical Sciences, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an ABET accredited college/university and 9 years applicable experience; or a Master’s Degree in engineering or an applicable discipline in other Physical Sciences, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an ABET accredited college/university and 7 years applicable experience.
  • 2+ years of test and evaluation experience with DoD contracts.
  • Applicant must possess a Top Secret security clearance.
  • Demonstrated ability in monitoring, reporting, and presenting overall project cost, schedule, and performance to the customer.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Project or similar project management software.
  • Intermediate level of competency in basic computer software: MS Office.
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience in managing a technical workforce of 100+ people, preferably in government contracting and test environment.
  • Successful history in recruiting, staffing, training a diverse workforce to include multi-discipline engineers and Subject Matter Experts.
  • Experience in setting policy for safety, quality, and environmental compliance in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in communications with employees, Government customers, and local/state officials.
  • Demonstrated highly developed analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Skilled in delegating responsibilities to managers.
  • Must share a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contributions.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment or in the outdoors of the test center.
  • Must be capable of sitting and entering data on a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to view computer monitor for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds unassisted.
  • Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position.  TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

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.