Serco Inc.

Project Manager/Lead Engineer

Recruiting Location
RL_CAC4 - Spectrum
Work Location
US-CA-San Diego
Project/Program Management
Position Type
Security Clearance

Position Description

Serco is seeking a Project Manager/Lead Engineer for the PEO C4I Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise System (CANES) production contract. Supports the Sr Project Manager in the daily execution of task orders to build and delivery CANES systems to the US Navy. Coordinates interdepartmental activities related to task initiation, planning, execution, monitoring/controlling and close out in accordance with task performance work statements, corporate policies and regulations. Support the project manager and program director with the reporting of task status to upper management, customers, and stake holders. Will support contract and IDIQ task order proposal submissions by developing labor and material requirements through the review of hardware technical documentation and PWS task decomposition. In conjunction with the Project Manager, responsible for all aspects of the successful execution and completion of task orders within budget and schedule.   Responsible for identifying necessary task resource requirements, schedule and execution plans, material deliveries, and Contract Data Requirement


As Lead Engineer supports build-to-print production efforts for CANES and other programs. Supports the Production Manager in the daily execution of task orders to build and delivery CANES systems to the US Navy. Coordinates interdepartmental activities related to production planning, execution, issue resolution and troubleshooting to ensure delivery in accordance with task performance requirements. Resolves material discrepancies and shortages related to CANES production activities with the help of procurement, logistics and production personnel. Leads the production engineering team to maintain the CANES production configurations and determine Engineering Change Notice effectivities.


  • Demonstrated Electrical Engineering experience in AC Power systems designs for shipboard systems, circuit card design, DoD documentation and configuration management.
  • Experience and familiarity with the management and execution of small to medium sized projects requiring the coordination of multi-functional groups to successfully achieve project or task order objectives with minimal supervision.
  • Familiarity with US Navy shipboard network hardware production tasking, programs, and projects, such as CANES or ADNS required. 
  • Troubleshooting experience in a production environment.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Electrical Engineering
  • 2-4 years’ experience in project management preferred
  • Proven experience successfully managing projects with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity with production hardware technical documentation development
  • Able to review, interpret and decompose technical drawings and parts lists to determine task order material requirements
  • Understanding of IDIQ, FFP, CPFF, LPTA contracting terms
  • Experience leading teams of individuals, and evaluating performance

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Possess, or ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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