Space Product Lead IRES – SSFB

Description of Duties:

The Space Product Lead supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Support the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract in support of the
  • Missile Defense Agency (MDA) directorate. – The work operates within a combination of scalable, flexible, virtualized infrastructure and physical hardware, providing data transport, storage, processing and cyber-services to support the MDA Space Systems’ RTD&E and future missions.
  • Administer a suite of space systems projects, ranging in complexity, from inception to completion.
  • Skillfully oversee project scope, schedule, and financial commitments supporting contract goals in collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Plan and schedule project deliverables using established earned value tool sets.
  • Administer expectations, resolve issues and conflicts, and develop mitigation plans.
  • Support event administration and critical asset processes.
  • Author and deliver proposals, status reports, and executive level presentations.

This position can be filled at Schriever SFB, Colorado Springs, CO.

This position is expected to pay $170,300 – $195,300 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of our teammate companies.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.


Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 16 years of general experience; Associate’s degree and 14 years of general experience; Bachelor’s degree and 12 years of general experience; Master’s degree and 10 years of general experience

  • Must have 9 years of space experience (systems engineer, documentation, and/or any other engineering)
  • Must have 3 years of documented experience in management or leadership roles
  • Must have an active DoD Top Secret Security Clearance

Desired Requirements:

  • Must have experience in project/portfolio resource planning, reporting, prioritization, and budgeting
  • Must have experience working in Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Must have experience performing functional analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
  • Must have experience successfully driving projects to completion while integrating matrixed resources
  • Must be proficient in Agile/DevOps
  • Must be an experienced Scrum Master
  • Must have experience in the development and deployment for tools for monitoring and operations
  • PMP Certified
  • ITIL Certified
  • Earned Value Management and Cost Account Manager (CAM) experience
  • Experience managing high dollar-value projects ranging in complexity
  • Experience managing geographically separated project teams
  • Experience managing projects in traditional waterfall and/or agile methodologies
  • Missile Defense System (MDS) Domain knowledge
  • Previous experience with system engineering fundamentals
  • Cognitive ownership of their project deliverables and partner with matrixed resources to deliver results according to customer expectations
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