The LCS End Item Control Lead PM, as a member of the Software Engineering and Development Team, helps enable design and implementation of the IT and Network Infrastructure capabilities supporting the key interface(s) between the primary Launch Command and Control System and the remote communications and control capabilities across the Kennedy Ground Control System (distrubuted system/network of Programmable Logic Controllers - PLCs) for NASA’s Deep Space Exploration program.
Additional responsibilities include:
Implementing established policies and processes, monitors and controls to ensure the successful management and reporting of all work-flows and initiatives within the End Item Control team
Supervising and leading the EIC staff to oversee the impacts and interdependencies between programs and working to ensure initiatives meet the goals and objectives of the project leadership team
Identify, analyzes, and monitors project risks; determines prioritization of team / project risks; assists Software Delivery Manager and Integrated Product Team Leader and works to maximize the probability and impact of positive events and minimizes the probability and impact of adverse events
Maintain a comprehensive Issue, Risk, and Decision documentation, as they relate to project timelines and co-dependencies. Maintain documentation of changes to scope, timelines, milestones, and deliverables, and identify non-technical dependency implications.
Assist with reviewing all necessary work plans and related project management documentation are completed in sufficient detail to provide for adequate management and control, as well as consistent with overall master schedule and dependencies
Develop communications documents detailing development / delivery progress for Team Members, Senior Leadership, Boards, workforce and
other stakeholders, including regular reporting
Requires a BS degree in computer or system engineering/science or a related discipline from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of applicable experience. Other degrees will be considered with significant demonstrated domain experience.
Experience with PLC automation and supporting systems along with custom integration of PLC software with other host system environments.
Candidates with Rockwell Automation Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI) and FactoryTalk View experience are preferred.
PMP Certification Preferred. Demonstrated ability to lead in a highly-complex product environment with extensive matrix-managed resource component required.
Demonstrate understanding of complex project management and leverage knowledge of company to identify risk and evaluate impacts on the project.
Experience in program management, or coordinating long-term, cross-functional projects.
Demonstrated communication skills and reporting skills – experience across multiple tools and platforms with preference for experience in complex metrics data visualization.
Demonstrated thought leadership skills and creativity, as well as strong analytical skills.
Prior experience collaborating with Engineering, Quality Assurance, Business Office, and External Dependent Programs