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I.T. Manager - RF and Communications

Kelly Services
El Segundo, CA 90245
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The Hardware Engineering Center is seeking an experienced engineering manager that will be responsible to effectively lead a product oriented Space Systems RF and Communications Electronics Department. The Manager will lead approximately 70 engineering professionals. The departments engineering functions for which the Department Manager provides technical leadership for include the design and analysis for highly complex, state-of-the-art, RF and Communications Electronics. This position is accountable for providing high integrity engineering products/services and continuously driving the department's technical skills, execution, and staffing levels in order to provide the required innovation and efficiency, effectiveness, capability and capacity to meet the RIS business needs.

The Department Manager Responsibilities include technical leadership, effective deployment of process initiatives including CMMI level 5 operation, growth and maintenance of department capabilities, and appropriate application of staff to programs and projects. This role is expected to standardize RF and Communications Electronics bidding, development of toolsets, methodologies, and execution through training and active leadership engagement across the space systems business. The department manager provides guidance, coaching and direction to Section Managers on performance management, career development & training, and resource allocation. The department manager is responsible for leading the department in the execution of the Center and SAS Engineering goals. The department manager will be engaged across all SAS business areas to ensure that all aspects of hardware development are addressed. This includes being involved in gate reviews, proposal development, and various design reviews. :

Required Skills:

+ 12 plus years of experience in RF and Communication Electronics development including leadership roles with an emphasis on electronics architecture, development, and verification. The candidate will lead teams focused on design, develop, and delivery of state-of-the-art RF and communication systems for space-based applications for commercial, civil and/or national security programs. They will work with a highly motivated team that works with domestic or international customers on their latest satellite systems. Be part of a systems engineering team that works with a large cross-functional group including customers, suppliers, hardware and software engineers, integration and test engineers, and senior technologists to ensure that the final products meet the mission objectives.

+ Demonstrated success on space system electronics development programs.

+ Experience with industry standard electrical engineering CAE (computer-aided-engineering) tools.

+ Experience with worst case analysis for space electronics.

+ Familiarity with radiation effect mitigation and architectures for space electronics systems.

+ Demonstrated experience interfacing with all levels of Program Leadership, Supply Chain, Operations, and Production Control

+ Hands on experience managing both people and projects successfully

+ Experience in supervisory/line management, including technical leadership, performance development and career development

+ Detailed knowledge and experience in bidding processes and proposal development

+ Strong knowledge and proficiency of EVMS, IMS, & IMP tools for managing programs

+ Proven legacy for leading engineering team to meet or exceed program goals.

+ Strong written and oral communication skills

+ Strong presentation and facilitation skills

+ Strong judgment and decision-making abilities

+ Prior experience in defense or aerospace

+ Able to effectively work multiple tasks and priorities

+ Strong advocate for process improvement (e.g. CMMI and R6s) and able to develop plans to demonstrate continuous improvement in out of-phase defects,

+ Ability to drive reduction in development costs, and reduction in productivity variability using statistical methodologies

+ US Citizenship, and active U.S. DoD Secret Clearance

+ Ability to obtain SSBI clearance within one year of start date

Desired Skills:

+ Experience designing embedded processors and FPGAs

+ Experience as an IPT or CPT Lead

+ Active U.S. DoD Top Secret Clearance

+ Current, in scope SSBI and ability to obtain special program access

Required Education:

Must have bachelors degree from an ABET accredited university with a major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or other related STEM field.

Desired Education:

Master's Degree in Engineering or equivalent education and experience

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (

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Posted: 2021-02-08 Expires: 2021-03-11

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