Job Title:  Program Manager


Torrance, CA, US, 90502

Business Unit:  NSIMI
Posting Date:  Nov 19, 2023
Job Description: 

NSI-MI Technologies, a world leader in microwave measurement systems, is seeking a Program Manager to manage the development and delivery of antenna test and measurement systems and other RF measurement needs. The systems include complex mechanical, RF, electrical and software elements and provide state-of-the art solutions to a wide range of aerospace, military, commercial and academic organizations.


  • Manage a portfolio of complex engineering projects and ensure financial, technical and schedule objectives are met or exceeded.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for the customer and strongly advocate for their needs within the organization.
  • Prepare and present status and technical presentations to customers and company management.
  • Perform financial analysis and projections of projects on an ongoing basis.
  • Monitor program progress. Fast-track critical path activities to ensure on-time delivery. Control cost escalations to ensure profitable execution.
  • Manage and coordinate resources within the organization to realize project goals.
  • Participate in proposal efforts to address new opportunities.
    • This effort includes determination of the win strategy, identification of customer requirements, development of the technical solutions, and creation of the cost estimates and pricing.
  • Day to day activity is management of a portfolio of programs ranging in size from $50k to $15M. Includes full responsibility for program financial management.
  • Must be able to plan and direct execution of all design, integration, installation and sell-off efforts of the program and monitor and report on progress.
    • Provide detailed technical oversight of multi-disciplinary engineering efforts during the analysis, design, development, implementation, operation and maintenance of precision RF measurement systems. 
  • Review and manage the work of assigned staff with emphasis on making the proper technical judgments to meet the business objectives.
  • Be capable of evaluating risks to financial, technical and schedule objectives and making decisions to mitigate those risks.

This position may require occasional domestic and international travel, approximately 15%.



Minimum Skills and Experience:          

  • Minimum of 5 years of technical design experience in RF test and measurements.
  •   Experience managing technical projects that include engineering design, manufacturing, assembly, and testing .
  • At least 5 years managing projects/programs for aerospace or military customers
  • Demonstrated experience in business management, and working with Earned Value Management (EVM) systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an authentic desire to build relationships, share knowledge, and positively impact.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems
  • Ability and willingness to obtain a US Secret Security Clearance
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.


Desirable Skills:

  • BS/MS Electrical Engineering related to RF and microwave
  • Familiarity with the Project Management Institute (PMI) methodologies; PMP a plus
  • Experience with precision motion control systems
  • Antenna and/or RF design experience
  • Experience managing subcontracts and or developing and implementing anechoic chambers.



Location:                                                Torrance, CA


Salary Minimum:  $150,000
Salary Maximum:  $160,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

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