Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

SDA Radar Systems Acquisition Program Manager

Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
Program Management
Full Time
Location : Name
Peterson SFB
USD $90,000.00/Yr.
USD $120,000.00/Yr.

Position Summary

Odyssey Systems has an exciting new opportunity for an SDA Radar Systems Acquisition Program Manager providing Advisory and Assistance services supporting the Phased Array Radars Branch of the US Space Force, Space Systems Command, Space Domain Awareness (SDA) Acquisition Delta (USSF SSC/SZGGP).  This is a full-time position at Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO that allows 2-4 days per week of tele-work at the discretion of the Government.

The SDA Acquisition Delta (USSF SSC/SZG) executes system acquisition, modernization, and sustainment for ground- and space-based SDA sensors and command and control (C2) systems. Activities include acquisition program management, system, and subsystem engineering, maintenance and supply support, and fielding.

Odyssey Systems provides support to the Government in five areas: Product Support, Sustainment Engineering & Sustainment Management, Technical Order Management, Technical User Interface, and System Design, Engineering and Integration.  These tasks are executed laterally with USSF SSC/SZG depot and development contractors and with SDA stakeholders.


As an SDA Radar Systems Acquisition Program Manager, you will provide programmatic and technical support for programs managed by Phased Array Radars Branch.  The portfolio includes the Eglin Radar, Space Fence, Ground-Based Radar on Kwajalein, and other systems and initiatives.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide acquisition support: assist in developing acquisition strategies, cost estimations, requirements, statements of work, and requests for proposal; review and provide technical evaluation of vendor proposals for sustainment, contractor re-competes, new acquisitions, upgrades and modifications; prepare and staff required program and contract documents; interact with financial, contract, scheduling, risk management, and execution activities and personnel
  • Oversee and facilitate SSC/SZGGP sustainment and modification budgets for the US Government program manager; develop and edit program inputs in the Comprehensive Cost and Requirement (CCaR) and Centralized Access for Data Exchange (CAFDEx) systems to facilitate a final government budget and justification for each budget. Develop and edit program inputs to Contractor Performance Assessment Reports (CPAR).
  • Coordinate and support, the review and provide comments/input to, the development of overarching system design documentation to include: technical requirements documents (TRD); capability description documents (CDD); capability production documents (CPD); ICDs; and system specifications
  • Support the Government at technical interchange meetings (TIMs), design reviews, provisioning conference, tech order in-process reviews (IPRs), test readiness reviews, event scheduling, internal staff meetings, Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings, working groups, and informal meetings; interface with contractor program management and technical personnel
  • Organize and support working group meetings across multiple organizations; research, provide recommended solutions and/or resolve questions, issues, and risks identified in IPT meetings; develop and provide recommended actions to the Government Program Management team and to Portfolio and Division senior management; coordinate with prime contractors, depot contractors, and Government functional teams
  • Develop strategies, plans and packages for classified and unclassified document submissions and facilitate associated life cycle cost planning and benefit analyses, partnering, acquisition of data rights, and provisioning; staff packages through process and follow through final approval
  • Review and provide relevant critical feedback on contractor prepared schedules, budgets, development and test plans; provide program oversight support to the Government team; prepare briefings, reports, and informational analyses in support of the Division’s programs; identify and prepare consolidated lessons learned reports from applicable related programs for Directorate and SMC reviews
  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations upon government direction
  • Other duties as requested by the Government and within the constraints of the S3 contract


Minimum Required Qualifications:


Citizenship: Must be a US Citizen

Clearance: Must have and be able to maintain a Secret clearance and be eligible for TS/SCI

Education: 8 years of Program Management experience or Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of Program Management experience

Years of Experience: 4  years of experience performing program management activities within an Air Force, Space Force, DoD, Intelligence, or Missile Defense Agency acquisition organization

Certifications: Project Management, Earned Value Management, or related training


Preferred Qualifications:


Clearance: Active TS/SCI, agreeable to polygraph

Education: Master’s degree in Program Management, Business, Finance or a related field

Years of Experience: 8 or more years of experience with 4 or more years of experience performing program management activities within an Air Force, Space Force, DoD, Intelligence, or Missile Defense Agency acquisition organization

Certifications: DAU Program Management Level 2 or equivalent


Additional Information:


Location: Work is performed at Peterson Space Force Base

Travel: Up to 25%

Remote, On Site, or Hybrid: This is a Hybrid position with 2-4 days per week of tele-work at the discretion of the Government

Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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