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Program Manager, Huntsville, AL 2211005

VTS Group, LLC
Huntsville, AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Program Manager, Huntsville, AL


VTS Group, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran and SBA 8(a) Certified Small Disadvantage Business owned technology solutions provider. We provide enterprise-class services with our 8(a) partners and are striving to fill a Program Manager position with an 8(a) partner.


Mission:  This position is centered around the Huntsville, Alabama team and contracts where the focus is developing multi-mission payloads for small satellites in support of the Army Futures Command APNT/CFT and the Space Development Agency (SDA). 

  • Customer:  Army Futures Command APNT/CFT and the Space Development Agency (SDA). 
  • Location:  Huntsville, AL with travel to the D.C area



  • Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
  • Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocating resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, installation, manufacturing and administrative areas
  • Oversees program strategy and manages program management staff which is executing programs with multiple DoD and commercial customers.
  • Drives program strategy & execution in order to achieve key business and financial objectives for orders, revenue, operating income, and free cash flow for new, continuing, or current programs.
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.
  • Expands the product line with the customer.
  • Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.
  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, performance Statement of Work (SOW) and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
  • Manages highly experienced professionals, supervisors, or managers. Often leads one or more departments.
  • Communicates with parties inside and outside of the organization on matters of strategic importance to influence senior leadership on new concepts, practices, and approaches.
  • Establishes overall direction for new processes, systems, and solutions.
  • Recommends and implements strategies and develops operational plans/goals that directly impact the mid- to long-term function or business area achievements.
  • Requires advanced management, business knowledge, leadership capabilities and broad experience across multiple related professional disciplines.


  • Proven track record of successfully delivering space qualified hardware.  
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Space and/or Satellite systems
  • Experience leading and partnering with cross-functional teams, involving key stakeholder relationship management
  • Experience successfully handling hardware/products to the government

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters preferred.
  • PMP/PMI certification is a plus
  • Active TS-SCI preferred


  • Bachelor's in Engineering or related field.


  •  Minimum Secret DoD Security Clearance required with the ability to attain a TS-SCI Clearance.


  • Indoors in normal office environment.  May require extensive periods of sitting or standing.  Frequent computer use at workstation for several hours at a time.  Frequently work at fast pace with unscheduled interruptions. 

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VTS Group, LLC


Huntsville, AL