Technical Program Manager
Fibertek, Inc. (www.fibertek.com) is a leading developer of laser and electro-optical systems for the aerospace community, with key contributions to earth-sensing, laser communications, and lidar sensors for NASA, DoD, and commercial customers. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to lead a group of highly specialized experts to develop new laser transmitter subsystems, lidar systems, and space-based communications systems.
The Technical Program Manager will interface with the customer and develop system design concepts that meet program objectives. The workload will at times include multiple concurrent projects, with a mix of small, quick-turn projects and larger, longer-term projects. Your role will include:
Establish system key performance parameters; and the requirements flow-down to subsystems
Lead engineering and manufacturing teams through the end-to-end development of active electro-optic systems
Assign tasks to program team members and set/communicate program priorities and goals
Keep senior management appraised of status/issues (technical, programmatic, workforce)
Desired Skills and Experience
BS engineering, MS engineering preferred
5 to 10 years of design, build and test experience
Minimum of 5 years program management experience with electro-optic or laser systems
Systems engineering experience
Strong communication and documentation skills
Excellent customer interfacing skills
US citizenship required
Why Fibertek, Inc?
FIBERTEK, Inc. is a recognized leader in advanced lasers, lidars and laser communication systems providing our DoD, NASA and aerospace customers discriminating capabilities. We pride ourselves in our innovation and customer success focused culture enabled by a creative and relaxed work environment with minimal bureaucracy. Fibertek is in the center of northern Virginia’s technology corridor and near the world-class cultural venues in our nation’s capital and a wide range of outdoor activities offeredintheBlueRidgeMountainsandChesapeakeBayareas. WearewithinwalkingdistanceoftheDCmetrostationopening in 2020. Fibertek fosters a progressive learning environment that values inspiration, promotes professional challenge and encourages personal growth. We offer a competitive and incentivized compensation package with excellent benefits.