Textron Technical Program Manager in Sterling, Virginia

Technical Program Manager


About Textron

Textron Inc. is amulti-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense,industrial and financial businesses to provide customers with innovativesolutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerfulbrands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex,Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. For more information visit:www.textron.com.

About Textron Systems

Textron Systems businessesare industry leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advancedmarine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillancesystems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence softwaresolutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, andtotal lifecycle sustainment and operational services. Textron Systems’businesses consist of Electronic Systems, Geospatial Solutions, LycomingEngines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, Unmanned Systems, Weapon& Sensor Systems and TRU Simulation Training.

About Geospatial Solutions

Geospatial Solutions is a leading provider of commercial software for Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT), Remote Sensing and Full Motion Imagery analysis. Across our product lines we have a diverse problem set presenting us with opportunities in everything from Web Development, to Computer Vision and Hardware Optimization.


Responsible and accountablefor the management, budget, and execution performance of a single or multiple technicaldevelopment program(s). Typically serves as interface with external customer(s)and may require coordination of program requirements with

multiple subcontractors.Requires the proposal, development, coordination, and execution of new programplans.


  • Coordinates proposalpreparation; statements of work and specifications; estimation of product costand the negotiation of contract prices, financial terms and programrequirements.

  • Works independently.

  • Formulates program plans andobjectives for requirements driven program execution.

  • Establishes cost controlsand monitors adherence to contract requirements, reporting and justifying ofcosts through:

  • Review and analysis offinancial metric data (winsight, MPM, etc)

  • Development, review andupdate of Cost Projection Forecasts (CPF)

  • Development, review andupdate of Program Management Status Reports (PMSR) and Cost Performance Reports(CPR)

  • Development, review andupdate of external Cost Schedule Status Reports (CSSR) as required

  • Review and update of EndItem Shipping Schedules

  • Spearheads ProgramManagement Reviews (PMR)

  • Establishes and monitorsadherence to program plans, including schedule and risk management, resourceplanning, requirements management, and cash flow management. Prepares andissues operational and program directives and controlling product configurationas required.

  • Develops and maintainspositive relationships with the external and internal customers.

  • Reviews and directs theperformance of program functional task elements such as engineering,procurement, manufacturing, quality control, logistics, and administrative functions.

  • May supervise the work ofProject Managers.

  • May informally tutor lessskilled personnel to increase their effectiveness.

  • Provides leadership in theapplication of product improvement methodologies and reinforces engineeringbest practices.

  • Adheres to requirementsdefined by Textron Systems Program Management System procedures, workinstructions and process guides.



  • Demonstrated knowledge ofproject management practices, processes, and/or standards at all phases of aproject lifecycle. Must demonstrate ability to identify, manage, and mitigaterisk.

  • Understanding of varioushardware and software engineering technologies. Demonstrate knowledge ofapplicable military and commercial specifications and standards such as AS9100and ISO 9000/14001 requirements.

  • Knowledge and understandingof the procurement or acquisition processes for primary customers and markets.

  • Must demonstrate experiencecollaborating with contracts and supply chain.

  • Demonstrated cost and financialmanagement knowledge to include program cost control, profit and loss, cash andinventory skills.

  • Strong leadership and teambuilding skills.

  • Effective written and oralcommunication skills.

  • Ability to direct goaloriented activities of a diverse work force. PR OGRAM FINANCIAL IMPACT ON ORGANIZATION:

Program(s) managed by thisposition typically have a moderate future growth potential represented indiscrete products or components that include derivative technologies.Long-range forecast is projected to continue two or more years.


Program(s) typically employestablished technologies that require the application of advanced principles,theories, concepts, and techniques to provide solutions to a variety oftechnical problems. Requires coordination of technologies across programrequirements.


  • Minimum 7 years of directlyrelated experience required with a bachelor’s degree - technical field ofEngineering or Computer Science highly preferred.

  • Master’s Degree - (Maysubstitute 5 years additional experience for Master's Degree)

  • ProjectManagement Institute (PMI) certification as a Project Management Professional(PMP) or equivalent desired or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act(DAWIA) Level III in Program Management Preferred.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Program Management

Primary Location US-Virginia-Sterling

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Geospatial Solutions

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Manager without Direct Reports

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 263110