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Sentinel (GBSD) Product Support Branch Lead

Hill Afb, Utah
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job Description
The Opportunity

Join BAE Systems' Air & Space Force Solutions and be part of a diverse and enthusiastic team that solves some of the world's most complex technical challenges. Contributing day-to-day for the tight, Hill Air Force Base, BAE Systems team is refreshing, and the flexibility in the work week is unmatched. For the third consecutive year, BAE Systems was named among the Salt Lake Tribune's "Top Workplaces" by our employees, earning special distinction for providing a healthy work-life balance for our valued employees. We work very hard to ensure this is a great place to work!

There is never a dull moment on this strategic effort, a cornerstone for the Nation's security! The Sentinel (Ground Based Strategic Deterrent GBSD ) program will replace the aging Minuteman III (MMIII) Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), the first of its kind in over 50 years. The MMIII missile fleet was fielded in the 1970s and some of components date back to the 1960s. The Sentinel program is considered a "mega-project" and one of the most complex in the history of the Department of Defense. The new Sentinel weapon system acquisition effort brings the newest digital engineering tools and Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) practices to meet existing warfighter requirements, while having the adaptability and flexibility to affordably address changing technology and threat environments through 2075.

The Role

BAE Systems is looking for an experienced Program Manager and leader accountable to the Integration Support Contract's (ISC) Sentinel Product Support Division Lead. As an ISC key, senior leader, you will be part of a cohesive and integrated team responsible for supporting weapon system acquisition, development, and logistics, material and sustainment planning, weapon system wide across all product support elements.

Who You Are

You are an experience and skilled leader, willing to meet challenges fearlessly and balance mission priorities across your team while successfully maintaining personnel and customer relationships:
You thrive in a fast-paced environment
You are a collaborator and love working with a greater team to further the organization's higher-level goals and objectives
You are customer-oriented and always try to anticipate the customer's needs and work hard to exceed their expectations

Why Utah? You've got to see it to believe it! Utah is an amazing state with diverse geography, a unique culture and an exceptional quality of life. We are located north of Salt Lake City at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. The area offers an incredible range of outdoors pursuits across the seasons including hiking, climbing, hunting, fishing, camping, boating, mountain biking, and world-class skiing at resorts that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. The state is home to five amazing National Parks and an easy drive from two more; Grand Teton and Yellowstone. The Salt Lake City area offers a vast array of cultural activities and businesses including professional sports teams. It is a western states hub for world-class, cutting-edge medical and health care. The Salt Lake International Airport is modernizing and offers easy, direct access to just about anywhere in the world.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Active U.S. Government Secret clearance with a background investigation completed no greater than 6 years' prior to hiring, and able to obtain Top Secret/SCI
10+ Years' experience in direct Program Management
Experience managing cost, schedule, and performance of a program or programs
Demonstrated risk assessment and management experience at the program or enterprise level
Strong personnel and task management skills, including experience managing teams/programs with special emphasis on meeting product support challenges
Strong technical writing and briefing skills
Demonstrated comfort and capabilities working under stressful conditions, aggressive schedules, variable workloads, and shifting priorities
Able to help define strategic, plan operational, and implement tactical customer guidance with minimal day-to-day direction

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Masters degree in Logistics or related field
Top Secret clearance
Relevant industry certifications such as DAU Lifecycle Logistics/Program Management, PMP and/or CPL/DML
Experience in planning and/or execution of sustainment activities for an Air Force program or programs
Experience with the LGM-35A Sentinel weapon system currently in development
ACAT 1D program experience
Knowledge of agile methodologies
Formal training and experience in leading people in complex, fast-paced environments
Experience integrating product support/logistics requirements across a program and/or the Air Force enterprise
Knowledge of how to collaborate within the Air Staff organization on matters of requirements, funding, logistics, etc.
Development of command level policy regarding logistics, supply chain, and/or product support

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
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  • Job Reference: 706759445-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BAE Systems
  • Location: Hill Afb, Utah
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent