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Project Manager

Job Tracking ID:  RTL:19-047
Location:   Colorado Springs, CO
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  October 28, 2019
Radford Job Code: 03632-03636
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Job Description:

Kratos provides leading-edge capabilities for communication with satellites, spacecraft, missiles, and airborne platforms. From factory test to flight, from ground data networking to RF Links – commercial, intelligence, and defense users trust Kratos to solve their most difficult RF problems.  For a more complete overview of our capabilities see

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our nation and global customers through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trusted relationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we take ownership for our actions—always striving to do the right thing.

The Advanced Programs - Project Management position is an exciting opportunity based in Colorado Springs, CO that encompasses dimensions of Project Management and leadership with knowledge of Systems Engineering and Radio Frequency technologies.  The successful candidate will work directly with the Advanced Programs team to build both our technical offerings and business pipeline by effectively executing existing programs, and by listening to, and responding to, other customer needs.



  • Lead highly technical engineering teams on challenging projects and manage project technical and business baselines.
  • Manage the technical, schedule, quality, and cost objectives for customer programs in our Advanced Programs business area.
  • Work with our engineering experts to provide technical advice to our customers on architectures and potential solutions.
  • Properly managed classified information and activities.
  • Manage the capture of new business for existing and new customer accounts – including generating quotes and leading proposal efforts.
  • Pursue business development opportunities that employ products and/or broader end-to-end solutions.
  • Interface directly with customers to ensure project requirements are met and guarantee our performance exceeds customer expectations.
  • Direct project personnel resources to accomplish milestones.
  • Manage sub-contractors and vendors.
  • Develop and deliver effective customer presentations (design reviews, status reports, kickoff meetings, test plans) demonstrating an ability to communicate comfortably at a system level.
  • Report on project financial performance and schedule performance to senior management on a monthly basis.
  • Travel as necessary to attend conferences and customer meetings.
  • Be a strong team player.
Experience and Skills:

Required Experience:


  • Candidate will have Bachelor of Science degree in a related technical discipline and 10 or more years practical experience in technology or engineering applications.
  • Prior experience in Project Management or Technical Leadership roles.
  • Working knowledge of RF systems, RF theory, network management, service management, space vehicles and ground systems.
  • Direct experience managing within different FFP and T&M contract vehicles.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Currently eligible for TS/SCI and SAP.

 U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Qualified applicants apply on-line at EOE M/F/D/V Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 

Kratos is proud to be a diversity-minded, affirmative-action employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.  We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and strongly encourage minorities, women, veterans and the disabled to apply and disclose their status.  

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Management
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP