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Qualcomm Program Manager - Classified Programs (Top Secret Security Clearance Highly Desired) in San Diego, California


Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Services Group, Engineering Services Group > Program Management

General Summary:

Job Overview

Qualcomm Government Technologies (QGOV) is a unique division within Qualcomm that partners with the U.S. Government to bring the latest in new and innovative commercial technologies to the government space. QGOV is seeking a results-oriented junior Program Manager to manage small projects and provide direct support to more senior Program Managers (PMs) in managing multiple complex government programs.

The ideal candidate is an outstanding team player, self-starter, and can thrive in an ambiguous, fast-paced technical environment. This individual has both a program management and technical background, is capable of simultaneously managing multiple project schedules and understands financial, contractual and technical details. Excellent oral and written communication skills are critical, including the ability to effectively present programmatic, risk and technical summaries to diverse audiences.

Key responsibilities include: Provide support to lead PMs as needed to ensure successful program execution. Prepare, maintain and drive schedules to milestones. Prepare for, support or lead internal or customer program reviews. Create presentations, write reports and develop other contract deliverable documents. Lead proposal teams to develop estimates and prepare responses to customer RFPs. Understand the scope, requirements, and interdependencies of assigned programs. Establish regular communications with upper management and other stakeholders regarding program status, schedule trends, risk management, mitigation and recovery actions. Interface with Engineering, Contracts, Finance, Procurement, Mission Development and other internal functional groups as required to accomplish program objectives. In general, perform whatever duties are necessary to ensure successful program execution.

A successful applicant must have excellent interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills, as well as proven program/project management skills with an emphasis on timely delivery and a track record of successful management of technical projects. Be prepared to discuss project approach and execution strategies, including but not limited to, tracking projects in GANTT charts and/or implementation of Agile tracking tools/methodologies such as JIRA, Scrum or Kanban.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Must be a U.S. citizen and eligible for a U.S. Government security clearance

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

• 2+ years of Program Management or related work experience.

• 1+ year of working with operating budgets, resources, and/or project financials.

Preferred Qualifications

· A current or recent Top Secret (TS/SI) security clearance

· Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

· 3-5 years of experience in Program/Project Management

  • Experience working in a large matrixed organization.

· Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project and other Microsoft Office applications

· Hands-on scheduling proficiency using GANTT charts or Agile tools/methodologies

  • Experience with:

  • Government contracting and classified government programs

  • Confluence, JIRA tool suite and Agile (Scrum and Kanban) methodologies

  • Creating government proposal estimates, cost and technical volumes

  • Wireless telecommunications and digital signal processing communities

· Certifications:

  • PMP Project Management Professional

  • CSM Certified Scrum Master

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Pay range:

$120,000.00 - $180,000.00

The above pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this job code for the location for which it has been posted. Even more importantly, please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Qualcomm. We also offer a competitive annual discretionary bonus program and opportunity for annual RSU grants (employees on sales-incentive plans are not eligible for our annual bonus). In addition, our highly competitive benefits package is designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that Qualcomm has to offer!

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers (http://www.qualcomm.com/contact/corporate) .

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification