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Kratos Technology and Training Solutions Program Manager-COS in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Kratos provides leading-edge capabilities for communication with satellites,spacecraft, missiles, and airborne platforms. From factory test toflight, from ground data networking to RF Links * commercial,intelligence, and defense users trust Kratos to solve their most difficultRF problems.* For a more complete overview of our capabilities see*.At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal andoperational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we lookout for and take care of our customers, each other and our families.Protecting and enabling our nation and global customers through innovativeaerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trustedrelationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we takeownership for our actions*always striving to do the right thing.The*Project Management*position is an exciting opportunity based in ColoradoSprings, CO that encompasses dimensions of Project Management and leadershipwith knowledge of Systems Development, Engineering, and Integration.* Thesuccessful candidate will work directly with the Kratos Space Federal team,including engineering, finance, program management, and businessdevelopment.* Our project managers team with our functional managers todevelop long term visions in strategic business pursuits, successfullycreate solutions for executing programs, and expand our business pipeline bylistening and responding to current and potential customer needs.Lead*highly technical engineering teams developing and implementing new groundsegment capabilities.*Directly manage the core staff on space program(s).Manage*project technical and business baselines.*Provide PM support to other projects as necessary.Work with our engineering experts to provide technical advice to our customerson architectures and potential solutions.Collaborate with functional / resource managers (matrix organization) toallocate staff resources and identify resource needs.Properly manage classified information and activities.Manage*the capture of new business for existing and new customer accounts *including supporting or leading proposal efforts.Pursue business development opportunities that employ products and/orbroader end-to-end solutions.Interface directly with customers to ensure project requirements are met andguarantee our performance exceeds customer expectations.Manage sub-contractors and vendors, as applicable.Develop*and deliver effective customer presentations (design reviews,status*reports, kickoff meetings, test plans) demonstrating an abilityto communicate comfortably at a system level.Report on project financial performance and schedule performance to seniormanagement on a monthly basis.Travel as necessary to attend conferences and customer meetings.Be a strong team player.Keyword: program management, DoDRequired Experience:-Bachelor of Science degree in a related technical discipline-Minimum of 10 or more year*s of practical experience in technology orengineering applications.-Prior experience in Project Management or Technical Leadership roles.-Prior experience in classified environments.-Knowledge and experience with Enterprise Ground System (EGS) programs,concepts, or technologies.-Working knowledge of space systems, including ground systems, satellitecommand and control, RF systems, and system development processes.-Direct*experience managing within different FFP and TandM contract vehicles.-Direct experience with DoD space acquisition processes and programs.-Project Management Certification PMP (desired)-Excellent written and oral communications skills.-Travel required.-Active TS clearance required.-Position located in Colorado Springs, CO.U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. GovernmentSecurity Clearance is required.Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, and*greatbenefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employerthat recognizes the importance of diversity.*We are commi