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Deputy Program Manager - WDTC TDSS
Job Code:2021:0101-029
Location:Dugway Proving Ground, UT
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Corporate

Job Description

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 the prime and subcontractor personnel in the execution of test documentation and data collection support services at the West Desert Test Center based out of the Dugway Proving Ground (DPG). 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, plans in terms of resource and workload allocations, resolve conflicts, updating milestone schedules, and ensuring adequate and timely support is available. Assess projected workloads, compare to available resources in terms of numbers and available skills, and confer with TRAX DPG personnel on issues and need to supplement resources. Monitors contract deliverables to ensure all contract requirements are met or exceeded in accordance with Government guidance and regulatory requirements. Establish, approve, and ensure compliance with all DPG and Army policies and procedures. Coordinates with the PM, and serves as needed as a technical interface with the DPG customer in technical meetings and conducts program analysis to provide timely and responsive test support. Meets regularly with the TRAX PM and primary Government contacts, KO and CORs.


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in physical sciences preferred or equivalent to 7 years of experience performing duties that are typically in or related to this line of work.
  • Report to the PM and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Perform PM duties when PM is absent.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and supervisory skills.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • Demonstrated experience in team management and interpersonal communication skills, with the demonstrated ability to be innovative and adapt to changing program requirements.
  • Strong problem-solving skills are also desirable.
  • Experience in leading multidisciplinary teams of scientists and/or engineers in the planning and execution of test programs.
  • Demonstrated experimental and laboratory experience in areas related to CB defensive systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of high-level scientific/engineering professionals and other technical staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and management of cost estimates, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Earned Value Management (EVM), and budgeting processes.

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.