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BAE Systems

Project Coordinator (78981BR)




Full Time


Wallops Island, Virginia, United States

Job Description BAE Systems is seeking an Operation Department Project Coordinator to join our Major Programs team at Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Facility in Wallops Island, VA. The mission at SCSC includes Research and Development, Training, Fleet Emergent Testing, System Integration and hardware/software Certification. The SCSC is located on a barrier island on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and is a tenant of the NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. SCSC provides live combat systems suites with platform specific radars and sensors and supports the following functions: combat system lifetime support engineering, platform certification, operational and technical evaluation, combat system training, interoperability testing and participates in at-sea exercises. SCSC provides a high-fidelity representative combat system of every ship in the AEGIS, Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) fleet today and those planned in the future.

Project Coordinator duties include interfacing with potential mission customers, preparing and coordinating the plans and schedules in support of live SCSC fleet operations, integration of new combat systems elements, multi-platform training missions, fleet emergent missions, activation of new baselines and equipment and development of new mission capabilities. Project Coordinators review potential mission test plans and initiate all the actions required to carry out missions from early planning through post-mission analysis. Technically interface and coordinate with all SCSC work areas including Major Programs, Operations, Engineering, Readiness and Configuration Management. Preparing all required technical documentation to include Site Change Implementation Notices (SCIN) and the development of technical drawings for test set-ups. Project Coordinators develop estimates of man-hours and associated costs to carry out mission events, including analysis of effects of projects on overall site operation. Project Coordinators superintend the execution of all aspects of project missions, including participating in the actual execution of mission events. Project Coordinators work with Site Test Directors to ensure that all requirements are in place to carry out mission objectives. Project Coordinators coordinate and develop post-mission analysis, including distributing lesson's learned to all stake-holders with an eye toward improvement of future project missions.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Only resumes that demonstrate the requirements listed below will be forwarded to the hiring team.

Education and relevant/related years of experience required: High School/GED and at least 7 years experience in the implementation of projects of varying size and complexity. Military experience, preferably Navy, in leadership and coordination of assets and services supporting technical operations and missions, highly desired. Experience in managing, organizing and controlling project activities to include: Generating, updating, monitoring and distributing documents (including Project Pre-planning, Execution, Scope and Project Plan), preparing financial, budget and statistical reports. Strong Microsoft Project and/or Excel skills/experience, highly desired.

This position requires the successful candidate to be able to obtain a Secret level clearance. The criteria for obtaining and holding a clearance are driven by US government requirements. You must be a US citizen to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Highly desired, but not required:
Active DoD security clearance
Experience coordinating mission events, with a minimum of 4 years functioning in a live Navy Operations mission environment
Experience in an RDT&E environment
Knowledge and experience with TRMS
Experience on AEGIS and/or SSDS ships or Land Based Test Sites
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.