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MTEQ Business Operations Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

Business Operations Manager

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Code: 1774

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Who Are We?

QinetiQ Inc. is a leading innovator with over 25 years of experience rapidly developing advanced C5ISR sensor solutions and is a renowned world leader in robotics and autonomy.

The combined QinetiQ U.S. business unit brings capabilities across the full lifecycle of technology development from applied research and development to rapid prototyping, testing, fielding, and sustainment. Our expertise with unmanned platforms, broad sensing modalities, and cross-domain interoperability ensures that we deliver integrated solutions for Warfighter dominance in all phases of combat.

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms and systems, ground systems, soldier systems, maritime systems, airborne sensors and payloads, processing and exploitation capabilities, and integrated C2 solutions. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in fields such as sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

Our customers are always our number one priority and we consistently deliver Mission-Led Innovation to empower and protect our Defense and Security forces in the U.S. and abroad.

Your Contribution to Our Mission:

The Business Operations Manager is a highly visible position that interfaces with Senior Management, corporate finance, contracts and the customer. In this hands on position you will oversee the pricing, scheduling, program control and division performance functions. In this position you lead pricing efforts on technical programs and product sales. You will use your experience managing DoD programs using Earned Value Management (EVM) and Critical Path analysis to guide a staff of Cost Analyst and Program Schedulers to monitor and control programs. You will work with senior management to develop 5 year Strategic Plan, Annual Operating Plan (AOP) Budgets and monitor group performance metrics such as orders, revenue, and Cash Collections/Operating Cash Flow.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Manage cost and schedule group.

  • Budget, monitor and control Maritime financial performance

  • Lead/develop cost proposals

  • Creation of WBS

  • Preparation of detailed scope of work, schedules for cost estimates

  • Maintains performance measurement baseline, creates baseline change requests

  • Works with program team to create ETC and EAC

  • Develop, monitor and control overhead budgets

To Land This Job, You Need:

  • BS Degree

  • Minimum of 7 years of cost analyst or similar position

  • Experience working in a team

  • Expert in EVMS

  • Must be a strong MS Excel user

  • Working knowledge of MS Project

  • Self starter willing to identify and solve issues

  • Understanding of EVM tools such as MPM, COBRA etc.

  • Familiar with DFAR compliant proposal pricing

  • Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) and forecasting by cost element

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

DOD Secret

Why QinetiQ Inc.?

  • Your work will contribute to the protection of American Warfighters and Security Forces.

  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology.

  • Extensive opportunities for continuous learning, professional growth and advancement.

  • We only hire the best! No matter if you are entry or senior level, you will have the opportunity learn from some of the best in the industry.

  • We have fun! We regularly have company events, from luncheons and costume contests to golf tournaments.

  • We care about YOU and YOUR FAMILY. We offer competitive benefits and health insurance options.

No One Has Time for Long Job Applications!

We completely understand. That is why we have made the application process easy. We promise. This will be simple.


If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.