The MITRE Corporation Department Chief Engineer, National Airspace System Infrastructure in McLean, Virginia
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Primary Purpose of Job:
The CE will provide essential leadership of technical direction, and cross-program integration. They will partner with leadership to develop and execute strategies that advance the technologies of the National Airspace System Infrastructure and ensure the technical quality of the products delivered to our sponsors.
The CE will work in partnership with the Division Chief Engineer, Project Leaders within P212, and other stakeholder DMs and CEs, to ensure execution of a high-impact, high-quality technical work program that achieves sponsor mission-critical outcomes and contribute to Cross-Department and Division Technical Capability Areas.
Essential Job Functions:
Guide the department’s technical investments, reusable capabilities, processes, technical initiatives, labs, R&D activities, and development of staff skills.
Develop and expand partnerships across centers to enhance programs and projects in support of sponsor mission needs.
Shape and influence sponsor work products by leveraging expertise across MITRE.
Ensure projects go through the appropriate quality review process to ensure quality standards are met and to facilitate integration within the project and across related work areas.
Grow the division/department’s internal and external reputation by leading and contributing to high-impact, high visibility work that substantially informs key sponsor decisions and enables key mission outcomes.
MITRE’s Good Growth Strategy, Vision and Mission: Effectively executes the strategy, vision, and mission
Work Program Definition and Oversight: Internalizes and execution of strategic outcomes
Multi-level Sponsor Engagement: Sponsor/stakeholder engagements or enterprise wide engagements
Develop Our People: Acquires, develops, coaches, leads, and enables an inclusive and diverse workforce
Collaboration and Communications: Effectively collaborates and communicates with sponsors and stakeholders or with internal stakeholders enterprise wide
The MITRE Brand: Ensures product or program quality and is aligned to MITRE Brand
Good Steward of Resources: Effectively manages the operations of a department (revenue, costs, people, etc.)
Day‐to‐day interface with sponsors or internal customers to develop trusted working relationships
All aspects of project or department performance, including staff selection, technical quality, programmatic support, and budgetary development/execution and are supported by their management
High technical quality of products or programs
Ensures delivery of regular, constructive feedback and developmental support to Project Leaders or to staff
Development of future MITRE leaders
People have clear expectations and goals that contribute to important sponsor or enterprise strategic outcomes as well as project level outcomes
Key Cultural/Behavior Attributes:
Grace and respect
Key Leadership Effectiveness Attributes:
Key Organizational Criteria:
Leads a department or function that has significant impact for sponsors, partners, and/or MITRE enterprise.
Department or function provides multiple services or complex products/ solutions.
Has multiple direct reports or leads a function.
Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in related field (or equivalent in combined education and experience) and 15 years of related experience. At least 3 years of supervisory/management experience preferred.
Master’s degree in related field preferred.
This requisition requires the following clearance(s):
Suitability - FAA
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