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Huntington Ingalls Industries Operations Manager - 18956 in Orlando, Florida

Operations Manager - 18956

Position Location Orlando, FL

Requisition # 18956

# of Openings 1

Huntington Ingalls Industries – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) is currently seeking an Operations Manager, Cyber and Mission Training Solutions (CMTS), in Orlando, FL to work in the National Security Solutions (NSS) Business Unit (BU).

HII - MDIS provides mission-critical engineering and technical services/solutions to Department of Defense, National Security, and international government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

The NSS BU employs over 1000 personnel across the Continental United States and in Germany, Japan, Korea, and throughout the Middle East and Southwest Asia. NSS is headquartered in Fairfax, VA, with its component operations based in Orlando, FL, Huntsville, AL, and Edgewood, MD. Its major customers include the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Simulations Program Office, Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation, Pacific Air Forces, 24thAir Force, Navy Education and Training Command, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, PM Force Protection Systems, PM Apache, the Army Aviation Engineering Directorate, and Marine Corps Installation Command, among others.

As an Operations Manager at HII-MDIS, this individual provides program leadership and oversight to a diverse range of complex contracts across all military services and several Government agencies, focused on the delivery of modeling, simulation, and training, as well as cybersecurity solutions. In addition to managing this portfolio of active programs, this manager also recompete efforts for their portfolio and provides support to new business initiatives and opportunities. A strong knowledge of customer needs, the ability to lead, coach, and mentor subordinates, business acumen in managing portfolio financial results and building strategic partnerships, and the insight to propose innovative and compelling solutions to meet customer requirements are critical.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • Responsible for the overall management of programs and projects in the Cyber and Mission Training Solutions portfolio, ensuring that the technical solutions and consulting services provided are implemented to customer and HII-MDIS requirements, on time and within budget, and that the portfolio meets or exceeds its financial targets

  • Responsible for overall program oversight required to support multiple contracts, including task orders under IDIQs, to ensure the successful delivery within scope of the contract

  • Responsible for promoting organic growth on programs across the existing customer base

  • Engages with existing clients and partners to maintain/enhance current relationships and support future business growth

  • As part of the leadership team, supports strategic planning, works to identify and enhance competitive advantages, helps set long-range business goals, and executes strategic and tactical tasks to support growth to meet those goals

  • Establishes measures and metrics to ensure continual improvement of performance and results; drives business unit efficiencies and makes recommendations to Executive Leadership

  • Supervises project, program, and quality management initiatives, ensuring continual process and organizational improvement and adherence to HII-MDIS’ ISO Quality Standards

  • Leads all recompete efforts for their portfolio of programs, including the identification, capture and award of key contracts

  • Provides support to capture managers for new group level strategic bids and request for proposals (RFPs), as required; leads capture for smaller, less complex business unit bids and RFPs

  • Coordinates with the HII-MDIS staff to advance the professional and career development of project/program managers, as well as broader workforce development efforts

  • Responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience :


  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Business

  • Progressive managerial experience, to include a minimum of 7 years of program leadership experience (including programs or portfolio of programs of $30-100 million or more per year in revenue for at least 2 years)

  • 10+ years overall experience, to include a combination of program/project management and business capture/development.

  • At least 5 years’ experience with capture/proposal development processes and price to win strategies

  • Experience in scope estimation, planning, Basis of Estimates (BOEs), project costing, and budget management

  • Excellent communications (written and verbal) and client facing skills; demonstrated ability to support the development of oral presentations and winning proposals

  • Experience in managing multiple customers, contract deliverables, sub-contractors, and program budgets

  • Experience working with large technical teams and business analysts across multiple functional business areas

  • Strong customer management skills and an ability to build and maintain customer and corporate relationships

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments in a fast-paced work environment


  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Security :

  • Must possess a current Secret Clearance; TS/SCI is preferred

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.