Project Mgr I – Tech

BAE Systems

Hill AFB, UT

Job Description
The Opportunity
Join BAE Systems' Air & Space Force Solutions and be part of a diverse and enthusiastic team who solves some of the world's most complex technical challenges. There is never a dull moment on this strategic effort, a cornerstone for the nation’s security!  The 'Sentinel' Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program will replace the aging Minuteman III (MMIII) ICBM, the first of its kind in over 50 years.  This program is considered a “mega-project” and one of the most complex in the history of the Department of Defense.  The new ICBM weapon system acquisition effort brings with it the newest digital engineering tools and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) practices to meet existing warfighter requirements, while having the adaptability and flexibility to affordably address changing technology and threat environments through 2075.

As part of the U.S. Air Force's Integration Support Contract (ISC), BAE Systems provides Advisory and Assistance Services in the areas of engineering, logistics, management, scientific analysis, and other subject matter expertise to augment and optimize management of the Sentinel ICBM Prime Contractor.

The Role
BAE Systems is looking for a Real Estate Project Manager to support planning, programming, and execution oversight of the Sentinel Real Estate Program. The mission of the Real Estate team is to acquire the necessary land rights to support construction and conversion of facilities needed for the deployment of the Sentinel Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program for the United States Air Force.

Daily responsibilities include supporting the government Sentinel customer as a Real Estate Project Manager and subject matter expert. These include but are not limited to strategic planning, requirement development, design review support, and program status monitoring of projects across Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Montana, and North Dakota.  This is a highly visible position that will interact with local, state, and federal agencies on behalf of the Program and United State Air Force.
  • Deep understanding of real estate and application to horizontal construction projects
  • Ability to apply real estate and program management knowledge to process optimization
  • Strong communicator able to interact at all levels of leadership
  • Ability to navigate through competing priorities and manage complex stakeholders
  • Experience leading high-volume, multi-year projects
  • Ability to define strategic vision and execute that vision at the tactical level
  • Comfortable interacting with senior management and senior government officials
  • Understanding of project management and comfortable utilizing and improving project management tools
  • Experience in risk management
  • Experience defining KPIs and creating associated measuring tools and visualizations

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 Skills and Education
  • 7 yrs technical experience (5yrs with MS)
  • Experience which includes applying applicable real estate regulations 
  • Experience leading large, high volume real estate programs
  • Experience supporting horizontal construction projects
  • Familiarity with real property interests: leasing, acquisition, disposal and/or management of out-grants
  • Has developed and work with an Acquisition Strategy
  • Experience with Government contracts 
  • Experience working in a collaborative, multi-discipline team environment, able to define strategic goals, plan operations and implement tactical customer guidance with minimal day-to-day guidance
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Act as a servant-leader and facilitator to support teams in the day-to-day operation
  • Must be able to obtain Secret (or higher) security clearance

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.
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Real Estate, Business, Finance, or related field 
  • Active Secret clearance, Ability to obtain Top Secret 
  • Risk management experience
  • Familiarity with Jira and Confluence
  • Familiarity with Agile Mindset and continuous process improvement
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Typical Education and Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience