Portfolio Manager (Mgr R & D Portfolio Mgmt 2) in Annapolis Junction at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/15/2022

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Job Description

 Requisition Number: 7172 

Required Travel: 0 - 10% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Come Join HII! Where Hard Stuff is Done Right!

HII is currently seeking a research and development (R&D) portfolio manager in support of our Mission Technologies CTO office.  The ideal candidate works well in an agile, fast-moving culture and has a fundamental passion and curiosity to learn.  
In this position you will:
•    Learn about our innovative initiatives across a broad capability set from sea to space.
•    Engage with CTO office personnel on planning, resourcing, and tracking R&D projects.
•    Interface with R&D project leads across the division on project status (milestones, scheduling, resource tracking, funding, monthly reporting).
•    Impact how we bring cutting edge technology and innovation to the public sector.

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Design and implement business processes to enable R&D portfolio prioritization, resource allocation, and risk management. 
  • Provide portfolio analyses and reports to management committees for support of decision-making. 
  • Create and manage R&D project tracker to support dynamic portfolio management.
  • Assist with pipeline generation and management for contracted R&D efforts. 
  • Monitor and report on portfolio status and proactively address and resolve issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6 years of relevant progressive experience with Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant progressive experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant progressive experience.
  • 2 years of program management experience in R&D projects or portfolio management.

Preferred Requirements

•    Program management experience associated with software development projects
•    Experience with tools such as Confluence and Jira
•    Technical background in fields such as ISR, EW, cyber, modeling and simulation, big data, artificial intelligence, cloud

Physical Requirements

May be required to visit job site in an industrial or shipboard environment. Normally not required to lift more than 40 pounds higher than three feet above feet/floor level.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:


HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit


HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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