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Program Manager


San Diego, CA
ID: 3612-317

Cabrillo Technologies, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKean Defense.  Cabrillo scientists, engineers, technical staff, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms and shipboard systems, and develop computing and networking strategies to support the Warfighter.  Cabrillo employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.


Cabrillo Technologies is aggressively pursuing business in the Navy NAVWAR space.  This position is contingent upon a future contract win.


Cabrillo is seeking a NIWC Project Manager to oversee one or more program tasks and may serve as a Project Manager on task orders for a single award IDIQ production and integration contract.  Program contracts include support for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Reconnaissance, and Surveillance (C4ISR), cyber and space systems hardware system design, integration and testing.


Required Skills

  • Support the company with strategic planning, business development planning and proposal responses, annual budget planning, executive reporting, risk and issue management, resource planning and management, and program financial management.  
  • Support multiple task orders/projects and project managers ensuring on time delivery, within budget, and meeting all performance and quality requirements
  • Stand up new task orders/projects and associated resources and processes, as new work is awarded
  • Manage program financials and resource planning and report to customer and Senior Program Manager
  • Manage risks and issues. 
  • Provide strategic guidance to project managers and project teams. Escalate and resolve program issues
  • Manage and facilitate customer communications at senior executive levels
  • Coordinate with subcontracts manager for facilitation of subcontracts engagement and resources
  • May perform as a senior project manager, as task order/project work warrants
  • Monitor, track, and report contract and performance metrics
  • Oversee coordination, tracking, and submission of program deliverables
  • Support corporate executive reporting and program-level financial tracking
  • Support the Senior Program Manager in surveying contract landscapes and identifying pursuit candidates
  • Meet regularly with government management, government technical leadership, and other government contractors to ensure a clear understanding of customer needs and challenges.
  • Support the capture planning and approach
  • Support the proposal response for new and re-compete opportunities
  • Support RFP responses, including writing responses, resource planning, pricing, management and subcontracting plans
  • Coordinate with subcontracts manager for facilitation of subcontracts engagement and resources
  • Contribute to response strategy and writing and/or serve as a reviewer
  • Support pricing activities, including overseeing and contributing to the development of Basis of Estimate (BOE) input and staffing plan/requirements. Support Price-To-Win (PTW) efforts.

Required Experience

  • Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience; or 10+ years in lieu of a degree.
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • 6 years of experience with business development initiatives to include proposal management, capture management, strategy, and competitive analysis to include BOE development and PTW analysis.
  • Prior proposal writing/review experience, and ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders (e.g., government executives, program experts, product owners, and technical experts).
  • IT project management experience with software development and/or infrastructure related areas to provide guidance and/or process improvement to program teams
  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently with minimal mentoring.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess leadership and management skills that require very little feedback from supervisors
  • Self-motivated; able to operate independently with minimal guidance/mentoring
  • Strong writing and presentation skills, producing high-quality deliverables and proposal responses through collaboration.
  • Excellent customer relationship management and negotiation skills.
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent IT projects/programs
  • Experience with Agile processes


Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Cabrillo Technologies is an E-Verify company.