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Major Program Manager

MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Lexington, Massachusetts
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Major Program Manager

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Lexington, MA


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is looking to fill the role of Major Program Manager. The Major Program Manager will be responsible for the variety of detailed program management, financial, and administrative activities involved in overseeing a complex federated program or several medium-sized efforts. These programs involve building and operating hardware prototypes utilizing advanced technologies. Candidate will manage the execution of an engineering team and must be capable of understanding and discussing the technical basis and the basic design/fabrication tasks and risks involved.


  • Candidate will develop schedules and budgets and then analyze, monitor, and report program status. 
  • Candidate will perform financial analysis applying (if required) EVMS principles to cost understanding. Will work closely with the technical program manager ensuring that milestones are tracked and valued appropriately and be an integral member of Program Office.
  • Will recommend procedures to be used to monitor programs and organizations. 
  • Candidate will be responsible for major subcontracts, including leadership for documentation development, evaluation, and vendor management. 
  • Candidate is the front-line contact to the sponsor's business POC as well as Lincoln Laboratory’s executive management.
  • Will serve as the focal point for cost estimating and proposal preparation, reporting, procurement administration, project scheduling, property administration, personnel logistics and special projects as required.
  • May also provide work leadership and/or supervise other employees.



  • BS or higher in engineering, physics or related field with 5 years’ experience in engineering or technology development coupled with an MS/MBA in business, a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in program management in a Research and Development environment.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in presenting ideas written and orally required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance required.

About MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Since 1951, MIT Lincoln Laboratory has been applying advanced technology to problems critical to national security. Behind every Laboratory solution are researchers with exceptional technical abilities and imagination, developing systems from the initial concept stage, through simulation and analysis, to design and prototyping, and finally to real world demonstrations.


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MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.



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