Engineering Production Manager - FAA APC

at General Dynamics Information Technology in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Req ID: RQ163207

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: NACI (T1)

Job Family: Systems Engineering


Leadership,Long Term Planning,Master Production Scheduling (MPS),Production Management,Workforce Planning


15 + years of related experience

Job Description:

GDIT builds and maintains the systems that keep our domestic airspace safe. For over 50 years, GDIT has provided solutions to some of the FAA’s biggest challenges. Please take this opportunity to join the GDIT Team FAA VoICE Air to Ground Protocol Converter (APC) Program in providing highly available and secure communications required to support National Airspace System (NAS) safety critical voice operations. Your direct contribution will help to ensure more than a billion annual U.S. passengers safely reach their destinations at every step of their journeys.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your passion for Network Communications, Information Technology, and Cyber Security. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping to deliver critical voice communications for one of the Governments largest critical infrastructure assets. Our work depends on you joining our team to support FAA activities as the Production Manager from our Oklahoma City, OK office with the opportunity for virtual work from home. You will be responsible for the planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling all production work. You will lead and coordinate with cross functional engineering and implementation teams to prepare system equipment for installation. You will be required to manage the cost, schedule, and technical performance to achieve all technical milestones. As the Production Manager, you will have direct customer interaction throughout the entirety of the program lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Manages and is responsible for the successful completion of all tasks in assigned program area including technical work, financial and business development activities

+ Supervises assigned technical and administrative staff, and performs personnel actions including hiring and performance evaluation

+ Develops and maintains a detailed understanding of the systems baseline configuration and how the configuration is able to be customized to meet unique site-specific requirements

+ Develops schedules, bill of material requirements lists, and production plans for products and/or production processes

+ Coordinates the material planning and timing for delivery of products throughout production management lifecycle from requirements definition, procurement, and delivery to the customer

+ Coordinate with Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering, Procurement, Deployment, and Field Engineering staff will be required

+ Coordinates and monitors sub-contractor activities and administers subcontractor deliverables

+ Provides status on assigned Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) tasks

+ Supports Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) efforts as required

+ Prepares and provides various reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested

+ Ensures compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role supporting the FAA, in summary you will need the following required qualifications:

+ ME/MS with 15+ years of experience or BS with 20+ years of experience

+ Must have the ability to manage time and resources in order to meet assigned deadlines

+ Must be able to obtain and maintain the FAA public trust clearance

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

When it comes to safe skies and the 1 billion-plus U.S. passengers who fly every year, GDIT is committed, from the ground to 60,000 feet. Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Advancing All Phases of Flight. Opportunity Owned.


+ 401K with company match

+ Comprehensive health and wellness packages

+ Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

+ Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

+ Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

+ Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

\#WeAreGDIT #FAAJobs

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Job Posting: JC252307860

Posted On: Dec 11, 2023

Updated On: Mar 10, 2024

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