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SDL Ogden Site Lead

Company: Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory
Location: Ogden
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job ID 15435The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is seeking a site lead for its offices in the Ogden, UT area. As a University-Affiliated Research Center (UARC), SDL works with the Department of Defense and industry to create novel solutions that impact national defense in the space, air, land, maritime, and cyber domains. SDL is actively involved in the execution of many programs across various USAF centers at Hill AFB, and this portfolio has grown to the point where a site lead based in Ogden, UT is desired.Responsibilities will include:

Coordinate with SDL leadership in the execution of programs along the Wasatch Front, especially during the incubation phase of technology maturation.Identify new opportunities in the Ogden area where SDL can contribute in its UARC role, and successfully develop these opportunities into active programs.Develop and enhance relationships with current and potential customers and teaming partners and provide technical and management support to these customers and programs. This includes acting as a senior liaison with applicable Government agencies and offices.Provide mentoring to SDL Ogden staff.Represent SDL's Ogden office by attending all major SDL management meetings and providing direct informative communication as needed.Establish short- and long-range strategic objectives for the SDL Ogden office that support SDL's overall strategic plan.Required qualifications:
  • BS degree.
  • 15+ years on-the-job experience that includes a strong background in program management, team leadership, technology development, and/or technology integration into military environments.Ability to comprehend and respond to engineering requirements.
  • Experience and programmatic knowledge and understanding of the DoD to include all levels of program stages from technical concept development to fielding and sustainment, with detailed understanding of fiscal, operational, policy, legislative, and management environments.
  • Sound analytical skills with ability to identify and grasp business issues and opportunities and link them to overall business strategies.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to lead, mentor, and grow a technical team.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and find optimum solutions even when disparate points of view exist.
  • Ability to travel, sometimes frequently.
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance.Preferred qualifications:
    MS or PhD degree.Technical background in terrestrial ISR sensing, ground systems, reengineering, modeling & simulation, cyber technologies, and/or nuclear deterrence.Direct experience working with program offices at Hill AFB.Direct experience working with IC elements or agencies.DoD War College or other Executive Level Professional Military Education (PME) credentials.DoD Acquisition Professional Development Program Level II or III credentials.At SDL, we take pride in and highly value our employees. SDL offers competitive salaries and fantastic benefits, including:
    • Flexible work schedules
    • Generous annual, sick, and holiday paid leave
    • A variety of inexpensive-premium, high-quality health, dental, vision, and life insurance options
    • Generous employer retirement contribution (Up to 14.2% of annual gross earnings)
    • Discounted USU tuition of 50% for employees and dependentsAccess to USU facilities and USU staff privilegesFor questions or assistance with the application process or the DoD SkillBridge program, please contact employment@sdl.usu.edu.

      EOE including Disability and Vet

Keywords: Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory, Ogden , SDL Ogden Site Lead, Other , Ogden, Utah

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