Release Planner

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-103
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/01/2020
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 05193
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Job Description

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity within the space industry. Our motto "From Strength to Success" reflects a commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and classified customers. We are an agile and innovative solutions provider in that we integrate Kratos-developed products with 3rd party software, as well as design and develop new tools and applications to provide end-to-end systems that solve mission unique requirements.

The qualified candidate will work with a small team responsible for release planning on the highly successful Command and Control Consolidated System, now enhanced with virtualization and other various IA/Cybersecurity features. The candidate will work closely with system engineers, system developers, system deployment, test, scheduling and on-site user support personnel to ensure releases are planned to meet the user needs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Primarily responsible for management of DR/ER metrics in order to comply with the CPASC SOW and customer requirements.

-Work closely with Engineering, Dev, Test and Integration to establish Release content.

-Primary interface with Scheduling.

-Follow the Release throughout life cycle to address any issues that occur.

-Prepare and deliver status briefings to management and customer.

-Support CACE transition activities.

Experience and Skills

-Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field; equivalent experience may be considered.

-Minimum of 3 years of planning related experience.

-Ability to work within multiple teams.

-Ability to prepare and present briefings and communicate technical topics clearly.

-Ability to obtain and maintain a government clearance.

-Position located in Colorado Springs, CO.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.