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Director of Strategic Programs

Company: Silvus Technologies
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Silvus Technologies is dedicated to one mission: connecting those who keep us safe. We do so by delivering the most advanced Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) radios powered by our custom and ever evolving Mobile-Networked MIMO waveform. Together, our radios and waveform provide vital communications for mission-critical applications in the harshest environments from underground tunnels to high-altitude balloons. -Silvus StreamCaster radios are being rapidly adopted by customers all over the world ranging from the U.S. and Allied Nations Departments of Defense to International, Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement agencies, all the way to the Superbowl, Grammys, and industry-leading drone, robot, and other unmanned systems manufacturers. -Would you like to join an incredibly talented group of people, doing very challenging work, with the prime directive of "Keeping Our Heroes Connected" ?Silvus' rapid growth is fueled by a focus on research and innovation and a team of the most passionate, skilled and creative thinking individuals. If you are looking for a fulfilling experience, you owe it to yourself to learn how Silvus can be the next chapter of your career. THE OPPORTUNITY Silvus Technologies seeks an experienced -Director of Strategic Programs reporting to our Chief Operating Officer. The successful individual in this role will possess a strategic mindset and a passion for technology-driven defense solutions. This position is on a hybrid schedule, a minimum of 3 days onsite per week is expected. On-site days are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The location for this role is Silvus' HQ in the heart of West Los Angeles, CA. In this vital role, you will be at the helm of managing our most critical programs, leveraging your expertise to deliver cutting edge solutions. Your mission will be to orchestrate the success of each -program, harnessing the collective strengths of diverse internal teams. You will be the driving force behind innovative solutions that redefine industry standards, ensuring each project not only aligns with our organizational goals but also sets new benchmarks in operational excellence. If you're ready to lead the charge in transforming military communications through groundbreaking MANET technology, we want you on our team! The following is a list of at least some of the current essential job functions of the position. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time at its discretion. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Program -Leadership and Strategy: Act as the primary focal point for all activities related to SIlvus' Strategic -Programs. Drive these programs towards success and guide strategic direction.
  • Project Planning: Plan project timelines, milestones, and deliverables across all assigned programs, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and client expectations. Establish program management baselines and execute structured scope and configuration management actions.
  • Collaborative Coordination: Serve as the main internal focal point, effectively collaborating and coordinating with cross-functional teams (including sales engineering, applications engineering, product engineering, supply chain, production, finance, quality, etc.) to ensure -program -objectives are met.
  • Budget Management: Oversee budgeting, financial planning, and resource allocation for each -program, ensuring cost-effectiveness, financial integrity, and profitability.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Maintain effective communication with all stakeholders, including military clients, internal teams, and external partners.
  • Risk Management: Identify, assess, and mitigate risks associated with the programs.
  • Technical Oversight: Ensure technical excellence in -program -deliverables, staying abreast of advancements in MANET technology and relevant fields.
  • Quality Assurance: Flow down program quality requirements to suppliers and teammates. Implement quality control measures and continuous improvement processes across all programs.
  • Compliance and Standards: Ensure all -program -activities comply with legal, regulatory, and ethical standards, particularly in defense-related projects.
  • Reporting and Analysis: Regularly report on -program -status using data-driven analysis for informed decision-making.
  • Process and System Innovation: Bring extensive -program/project management experience to set up new systems and processes, streamlining -program -management.
  • TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS - up to 25%; regular travel to partner sites, custom meetings, or events.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related STEM program plus a minimum of 10 years of -program -management experience in a defense or technology related industry; 8 years of program management experience in a defense or technology related industry with an advanced degree.
    • Program Management (PM) Best Practices: Knowledge and experience in deploying program management best practices and establishing PM functional excellence.
    • Technical Proficiency: Foundational understanding of communications technology and its applications in military contexts.
    • Project Management Skills: Proven track record in managing complex projects, including timeline coordination, budgeting, and resource allocation.
    • Communication Skills: Strong communication abilities to effectively liaise with all levels; in military clients, internal teams, and external partners.
    • Risk Management: Experience in identifying, assessing, and mitigating -program -risks.
    • Compliance Knowledge: Familiarity with legal, regulatory, and ethical standards in defense-related projects.
    • Leadership Abilities: Demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
    • Must have minimum clearance at SECRET level; OR the ability to obtain a SECRET US Government security clearance within 12 months of start date.PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      • Master's or PhD degree in Engineering or related STEM program.
      • Demonstrated industry experience specifically in managing -military programs at tiers 1, 2 or 3.
      • Army -or other military programs.
      • Innovative Mindset: Experience in implementing new systems and methodologies to improve -program -management.
      • Technical Depth: Advanced knowledge of systems engineering and general knowledge of RF technology and related fields.
      • Strategic Thinking: Ability to contribute to strategic planning and innovation within the department or organization.
      • Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, particularly in a high-stakes, fast-paced environment.
      • Interpersonal Skills: Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills, crucial for internal and external stakeholder management.COMPENSATIONThe pay range is NOT a guarantee. It is based on market research and peer data, and will vary depending on the candidate's experience and qualifications. CA Pay Range $75,000 - $200,000 USD NOTE - As a US Federal Contractor, Silvus Technologies requires that ALL candidates being considered for employment for any position (regardless of level) MUST be a U.S. Person (permanent resident or citizen). Stricter U.S. Citizen ONLY requirements (needed for some Engineering or R&D roles) will be included in the Required Qualifications section of the posted position. This does NOT apply to International positions; only job postings for positions located in the US. All Employment is contingent upon the successful clearance of a background check.Silvus is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion or belief, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
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        We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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        *Silvus does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to Silvus Technologies. Program management experience in a defense or technology related industry -*
        Please select Foundational understanding of communications technology and its applications in military contexts -*
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        Please select Knowledge and familiarity with legal, regulatory, compliance and/or ethical standards in defense-related programs or projects -*
        Please select I acknowledge that I meet the minimum education requirements for this role.
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        -- For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey.Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiringprocess or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in aconfidential file.As set forth in Silvus Technologies's Equal Employment Opportunity policy,we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law.If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection.As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measurethe effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categoriesis as follows:A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305 Page 1 of 1 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 04/30/2026 Voluntary Self-IdentificationFor government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey.Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiringprocess or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in aconfidential file.As set forth in Silvus Technologies's Equal Employment Opportunity policy,we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law. Gender Please select Gender Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection.As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measurethe effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categoriesis as follows:A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Veteran Status Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305 Page 1 of 1 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 04/30/2026
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