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Careers at NCS

 

Mail:

Norma Huntington
Human Resources
NCS Technologies, Inc.
7669 Limestone Drive
Gainesville, VA 20155-4038

Email:

hr@ncst.com

FAX:

(703) 621-1701

 

OPEN POSITIONS (see below) 

  • Server Product Manager
  • Proposal Manager
  • Project Manager

 

Server Product Manager

Background: NCS is a growing innovator and manufacturer of a wide range of computing devices for enterprises of all sizes. We are seeking a Server Product Manager to manage and grow our server offering.

Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Chief Product Strategy Officer, the Server Product Manager will manage NCS' server offering and collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing and Sales to continue to grow our server and OEM appliance business.

  • Stay abreast of industry developments and latest offerings in server products including processor, chipset, graphics, storage, networking, etc.
  • Study, analyze, adopt, and integrate commercial off-the-shelf server sub-assemblies and components from third-party ODMs to develop industry-standard server and internet appliance products to meet customers' requirements
  • Collaborate with Product Development and Engineering to productize unique server and internet appliance products and manage their full life cycle from launch to EOL
  • Advise management in the capacity of subject matter expert on server products offered by OEMs who are deemed strategic to NCS' business
  • Provide product support for Sales and Contracting including compiling custom configurations, advocating for NCS’ solutions in front of customers, etc. to win the business
  • Conduct periodic briefings and training for Sales, Marketing and Solutions Management
  • Conduct formal product briefing for customers as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in a science field, preferably Computer Science or Electrical Engineering from a nationally accredited college/university
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in hands-on IT hardware architecture and solution design 
  • Strong understanding of software/hardware interface, Windows, LINUX, power optimization, low power design, elements of power systems efficiency, testing and implementation on x86 platforms, architecture & systems
  • Ability to engage customers and communicate their requirements to hardware component manufacturer partners
  • General understanding of IT infrastructure deployed in enterprises
  • Must be able to think creatively and “connect the dots” 
  • Must be goal oriented and able to multi-task efficiently while not losing sight of objectives that must be met 
  • Must be able to work effectively across several corporate functions such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management, Marketing, Sales, etc. to accomplish desired objectives
  • Must possess strong inter-personal skills to work with customers, partners, vendors, and colleagues in the company 
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Proficiency in the following software packages desired: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, SAP BusinessOne, Salesforce.com

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities.

 

Proposal Manager

Background: NCS is a growing innovator and manufacturer of a wide range of computing devices for enterprises of all sizes. We are seeking a Proposal Manager to lead Federal proposal analysis and development.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Track future opportunities.
  • Monitor bid boards, including FBO, GSA eBuy, FedBid, and SLED sites, for potential opportunities.
  • Read and analyze RFPs.
  • Develop questions in response to RFPs.
  • Conduct and participate in meetings with internal resources, customers, and partners to create winning proposals.
  • Develop proposal strategy, outline, and schedule including project milestones.
  • Assign writing and editing responsibilities.
  • Serve as the Point of Contact between company and the Government.
  • Coordinate inputs from various groups (Sales, Product Management, Engineering, Purchasing, etc.).
  • Lead status and review meetings.
  • Write and edit proposal sections.
  • Complete proposal-specific Government forms (i.e.  SF1449, SF30, Reps & Certs, W-9, etc.).
  • Create the final proposal documents, both electronic and hard copy versions.
  • Request and attend debriefings.
  • Maintain the Bid Repository.

Qualifications:  To carry out his/her duties and responsibilities, the individual must possess the following qualifications and personality attributes:

  • Minimum of 5 years of Proposal Development/Management.
  • Understanding of FAR.
  • Knowledge of Government Contracting, specifically Requests for Proposals.
  • Experience with IT product delivery acquisitions.
  • Must be extremely detailed oriented.
  • At least 5 years of experience with Word, Excel, and PDF editing.
  • Familiar with creation and editing of graphics, such as flowcharts.
  • High English language proficiency, both spoken and written.
  • Ability to work in high-stress, deadline-driven environment.
  • Formal proposal management training desired (i.e. Shipley).

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities.

 

Project Manager

Background: NCS is a growing innovator and manufacturer of a wide range of computing devices for enterprises of all sizes.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Executes project work plans and provides input as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Executes day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Coordinates with all departments to ensure a successful project outcome including the reservation of production capacity to support the project.
  • Coordinates with vendors as appropriate to ensure that timelines are being met.
  • Contributes to deliverables before passing to project/program manager.
  • Minimizes exposure and risk on project and propose cost saving measures to management.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Identifies business development and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project.

Communication

  • Facilitates team and customer meetings
  • Attends regular status meetings with project team.
  • Keeps management team well informed of changes
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Teamwork

  • Consistently acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.
  • Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential.
  • Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner.
  • Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members.
  • Mitigates team conflict and communication problems.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities.

 

NCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NCS Technologies is an Affirmative Action Employer who values cultural diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V