Arlington, Virginia


F-35 Program Manager


KBR is a global government services organization delivering full life cycle professional and technical services from over 60 U.S. and 40 international locations. Our core capabilities include logistics, engineering, science, cyber, intelligence and security services.


When you become part of the KBR team, your career opportunities are endless. We offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know, We Deliver!


KBR requires a Program Manager to support the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Joint Program Office (JPO) located in Crystal City, VA.  The JPO manages the development, test, production, fielding and sustainment of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter for the USAF, USMC, USN, and International Partner and FMS customer nations. 

This candidate will support F-35 Mission Systems programs across a wide spectrum of activities and tasks related to platform upgrades and modernization.  The candidate will provide programmatic support across the proposal and contract award process, including but not limited to, System Design Development and Continuous Capability Development and Delivery contracts. The candidate will coordinate with various functions on the team to develop integrated solutions to both tactical and strategic program risks and issues, and must be familiar with assessing program health using cost, schedule, performance and risk metrics.  The candidate must work well with a widely-dispersed team and be assertive in capturing key inputs and data to incorporate into various products.  The candidate must also have excellent communication skills (written, verbal and active listening).  The candidate must be comfortable working in a very dynamic, fluid environment and enjoy problem solving. 

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Supporting customer in execution of PM functional leadership duties and contractual legal proceedings.
• Developing and monitoring program plans including cost, schedule and performance estimates. 
• Ensuring project outputs and reporting products are delivered on schedule and within funding constraints.
• Identifying program problems, and recommending solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
• Developing plans and managing available resources to meet customer schedules and requirements.
• Preparing and delivering briefings for formal interchanges with government customers, as well as aircraft OEM counterparts and leadership.
• Coordinating with multi-disciplined/cross-functional product and process teams to ensure implementation of integrated solutions

Travel: Occasional travel required (10-20%) to, Fort Worth, TX, and other F-35 acquisition and operations locations may be required. 

• Security Clearance: Secret
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Engineering, Business, Management or a degree relevant to the position
• Four (4) years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis discipline;
• Familiarity with DoD 5000.02 acquisition policies and procedures
• Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition to plan, organize, and coordinate critical aspects of the development, production, and deployment of systems, subsystems, and equipment
• Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products.

• Experience working with the F-35 Joint Strike Program, highly desired

Competitive health, wellness & lifestyle benefits 
Inclusive, flexible and supportive company culture
Ongoing training and development opportunities


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KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Arlington, Virginia

KBR Government Solutions ensures mission success for customers on land, at sea, in the air, and in space and cyberspace. We create value and drive innovation by combining engineering, technical and scientific expertise with our full life cycle capabilities, mission knowledge and future-focused technologies. We are known for excelling in complex and extreme environments and trusted to overcome the nation’s most pressing challenges. When it’s mission critical, customers call KBR first - We Deliver.

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