15 days old

Program Manager

Houston, Texas 77058
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

This position provides leadership and program management to our Simulation and Advanced Software Services (SASS) contract with NASA. The SASS contract provides custom software, simulation, and systems engineering services to the agency’s Johnson Space Center in support of various human spaceflight programs and initiatives including the International Space Station, Orion, Lunar Gateway, and Artemis. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead a team of highly skilled and motivated employees and subcontractors to ensure exceptional quality products and services are provided on time and within budget
  • Build and maintain positive relationships to ensure a high level of customer engagement
  • Support the identification and mitigation of program and project risks
  • Ensure compliance with contract and company policies

 Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor or Advanced Degree with 15 years of experience in a related technical field
  • Proven leadership responsibilities and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills
  • Proven ability to proactively collaborate and build relationships, take initiative and creatively problem solve
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously and adapt to the changing needs of the customer while meeting deadlines

Optional Desired Qualifications: 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Management of modern software development processes
  • Experience in engineering development and/or operations for human spaceflight  

Citizenship or lawful permanent resident required.

Executive Order 14042 requires federal contractors to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for their employees.  Employees may request an exemption to the vaccine for a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observation or a medical condition. 


We are a high-performance team providing advanced engineering, software, and analysis solutions for human space flight and terrestrial applications. We develop and integrate custom software for NASA and other government and commercial customers utilizing a wide variety of in-house, commercial, and open-source technologies. Our specialties include robotics automation, embedded systems, hardware/software integration, multibody dynamics simulations, immersive computer graphics, XR systems and advanced web-based tools.

METECS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2021-11-16 Expires: 2021-12-31

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