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Program Manager



Program Manager

ISBU | Tucson, AZ, United States





Why Join Rincon Research Corporation (RRC)?


At Rincon Research Corporation, our primary business is innovating, developing, and fielding digital signal processing (DSP) products and services for the United States Defense and Intelligence Communities in support of national security.


Rincon Research Corporation seeks a Program Manager for electronics hardware and software development contracts. This position acts with a large degree of independence and has responsibility for delivering customer satisfaction and maintaining the reputation of the company. The Program Manager benefits from some support staff but also must be willing and able to perform disparate tasks which may include system engineering, financial spreadsheet manipulation, and documentation.

Come join the team that is creating cutting edge signal processing, geolocation, and communication systems for the future!



What are the primary responsibilities in the Program Manager position?


The Program Manager is responsible for all phases of the contract lifecycle including proposal development, staffing, development of plans and schedules, project management and control, conducting formal tests, financial management and forecasting, project reviews, quality, customer relationships, reporting to customers and RRC management, and long term product support.  The Program Manager can also be responsible for one or more projects which may or may not be interrelated and may or may not serve the same customer. 



What required background will make you successful?


  • B.S. or higher in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics.
  • At least 4 years’ experience managing electronics and/or software development projects
  • At least 5 years as an engineer or developer in at least one of the following fields: Electronic hardware design, DSP design, FPGA implementation, RF system design and performance specifications, high speed networks, software development.
  • Experience in creating plans and schedules
  • Experience building and leading technical teams
  • Experience in resource and financial forecasting
  • Experience writing proposals
  • Comfort with agile development methods in a dynamic environment
  • Comfort with formal waterfall project management
  • Proven ability to cooperate with customers and deliver high quality results
  • Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI security clearance



Preferred skills:


  • M.S. or higher in engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics (counts for 2 years of experience)
  • B.S. or higher in business administration
  • Professional certification in project management
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management
  • Experience writing or analyzing requirements and test documentation



Where is the position located?

This position is located at our Tucson, AZ office.


What benefits does RRC offer?

  • 100% employer-paid premiums for family medical and dental insurance, employee life insurance, short-term and long-term disability (STD & LTD)
  • Flexible reimbursement spending accounts for medical expense and dependent care
  • Immediate participation and vesting in the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401(k) Plan
  • Employer contributions to RRC’s ESOP
  • Employer matching contributions to the company’s 401( k) Plan
  • Employer discretionary contributions to the company’s 401(k) Plan

Rincon Research Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.


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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Tucson, Arizona
United States
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