Ops Program Spec Sr Prin

BAE Systems

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McLean, VA

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Job Overview:

Job Description

We are looking for Mission Managers in our Mclean Location.    Several positions open.  Prefer current high clearance.

But we are open to sponsoring if you currently have a TS/SCI!

Senior level position is here.  But we do have mid-level as well.

This is shift work!  - Rotating weekly.   

10+ years of experience with working in a professional environment
• 3+ years of experience in the operational community
• Experience with crisis management in high-risk or high-consequence environments, including federal or state law enforcement, USG or USMIL operations, combat arms, or tactical aviation
• Knowledge of life cycle and sponsor operations, and how to support them and apply appropriate stages for executing a client's mission
• Ability to direct sensitive missions in a fast-paced, high-impact 24/7 operations center to satisfy collection requirements and maximize resource effectiveness
• Ability to conduct weekly rotating shift work
• Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, including

Do you like to make critical decisions in support of the national security strategy of the United States?  If you want to use your analytic skills and operational mindset to help protect America, our citizens, and interests, we need YOU!  Opportunities are available for skilled mission managers to use your technical, operational, and military experience to develop actionable intelligence for U.S. Intelligence Community members.  These positions allow you to use your problem-solving mindset and play a critical role in interpreting data for the customer, to be used in making the best decision for implementing our national security strategy.  As a mission manager, you will analyze complex situations, develop actionable intelligence, provide briefings, and support the customer's mission to protect the nation.

This opportunity will allow you to develop your expertise using raw intelligence from multiple sources to assist the customer in understanding the operational battlefield and threats therein.  You will be part of a team effort in this endeavor, validating information from multiple INTs and creating packages to inform the customer.  Each member is a mentor to the others, so there is plenty of on-the-job training to provide a solid foundation and build upon your skills. You will have direct leadership opportunities for leading mission partners in an around-the-clock operational environment.  Opportunities for travel do exist.

Required Skills and Education

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with polygraph preferred
  • Ten years’ experience working in a professional environment, leading people
  • Demonstrated experience with crisis management in high-risk or high-consequence environments
  • Knowledge of the customer’s life cycle and operations, how to support them and assist in execution
  • Ability to think critically and communicate highly complex information accurately and clearly

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

  • Mission Integration, Dynamic ISR Operations, and ability to drive operational decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and deliver results
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and team collaboration to promote ideas and information sharing
  • Previous management or program leadership experience

Typical Education and Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience