General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Program Manager (USAF Contract Logistic Support) in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 18705BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Program Manager (USAF Contract Logistic Support)

Job Category: Program/Project Management

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Desired

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Program Manager to supervise a team in USAF Programs in Poway, CA.


  • Provide management and leadership direction for Contractor Logistics Support programs

  • Maintains technical and business integrity of the programs

  • Establish milestones and monitors adherence to program master plans and schedules and/or costs

  • Ensure the program objectives and the Company‚Äôs contract commitments are met

  • Act as primary customer contact to ensure satisfaction and manages the submittal of contract data items

  • Develop program control mechanisms to effectively measure expenditures, labor and other resources necessary to manage program budget

  • Estimate, order, track and provide status of repairs and materials

  • Direct all operations of the program within cost limitations and schedule, including staff, systems, procurements, manufacturing, quality, logistics, and administration

  • Responsible for accurately measuring progress of program; Identifies and corrects problems to avoid adverse effects to the program

  • Present briefings to organizational and group management as well as customer representatives on significant program issues

  • Manage Engineering, Logistics, and Maintenance programs for USAF and other customers

Clearance Level: Secret

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in engineering, science or a related technical field as well as eleven or more years of progressively complex program administration experience with at least five of those years managing programs. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Demonstrates technical expertise and application of program management principles, concepts, and practice as well as program management and leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones.

  • Must be able to develop solutions to problems that require coordination of technologies across program requirements.

  • Strong communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with other departments, all levels of management, professional and support staff, customers, potential customers, and government representatives.

  • Customer focused, must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.