Project Manager – C5ISR Business Dev. (SkillBridge Intern) (Multiple Locations) – 12160
Date: Apr 22, 2023
Location: Syracuse, NY, New York
Company: HII’s Mission Technologies division
Requisition Number: 12160
Required Travel: 0 – 10%
Employment Type: Temporary Worker
Hours Per Week: 40.00
Security Clearance: Secret
Level of Experience: Mid
This is an UNPAID internship through the DoD SkillBridge Program for transitioning active-duty US military personnel. DoD SkillBridge Internships are available to help transitioning active-duty military personnel gain real-world experience in the work force sometime during their final 180 days of active-duty service. The intern will actively train on meaningful projects and work closely with a mentor and with senior company leadership. HII Mission Technologies Internship programs are focused on placing transitioning military into internships that require KSAs, Education & Military Training similar to their current or previous military jobs; positions that could easily transition over to a full-time regular and permanent job with HII.
Program of Instruction
The SkillBridge intern will train as a Project Manager with HII – Mission Technologies (HII-MT), reporting to a designated HII-MT Supervisor. Primary goal – Learning project management principles, technologies, and core operational functions, while supporting an engineering laboratory environment. Secondary goal – Achieve a cross-organizational understanding of how industry works. Additionally, offering the SkillBridge Intern the opportunity to work alongside subject matter experts and assist in providing critical support to our clients. Our experts will provide OJT, and ensure interns complete our program with the confidence to accurately apply and perform the skills learned in this internship throughout their future careers. Interns gain valuable work experience and a look at what HII-MT offers employees.
End State (3-4 month target)
The intern will:
Be able to describe core functions of project management, have a basic knowledge of software technologies, government contracting procedures, managing program operations to ensure production schedules are met, system resources are utilized efficiently and effectively, and proper relationships are established between customers
Gain a functional understanding of schedule, performance, and risk identification and mitigation on initiatives including but not limited to systems, tools, equipment, software, facilities and other activities
Be oriented to profit and loss of a large complex program.
Support a program contained at one primary geographic location however covering remote locations and multiple business functions and employees directly assigned to program
Be trained on processes to track cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs
Assumptions and Restrictions
Interns are not authorized to represent HII to DoD or Government customers while participating in the internship program. Interns can participate and train behind the scenes as long as they are not interacting with customers.
If candidate is selected and approved, interns can be present to work with one of the Business Development (BD) or Capture teams located at one of the primary HII Office locations nationwide.
Phase 1 – Basics
In processing, Introductions and office familiarization
Intro to Program Management, Operations, Annual Operating Plans, and BD
Intro to primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance
Intro to program milestones and monitoring adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications
Intro to work of employees including management level assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas
Phase 2 – Project Management
Review of HII-MT portfolio – C5ISR, and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.
Coordinate resolutions to production-related problems
Managing required manpower support levels throughout the period of performance of the task order
Lab processes, procedures, and execution of tasking
Phase 3 – Federal Contracting
HII-MT existing FEDSIM, IAC MAC contract vehicles, available ceilings for additional revenue generation, and how DoD customers use these pathways to pay for services and products
How Operations interacts and supports Growth elements – BD, Capture Management, and Proposals
Standardization practices across various business groups, process options to suit specific needs, and preventing project failures
Active-Duty Military ONLY within final 180 days of active-duty service. Education and Experience dependent on Program of Instruction.
Must have a current/active DoD Secret Security Clearance
Transitioning US military service member with program/project management experience and technical background
Physical Requirements will vary and is dependent on the Program of Instruction.
This opportunity resides with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies.
HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.
HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.
HII’s Mission Technologies division / Equal Opportunity Employer
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