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Senior Technical Project Manager

Company: LTA Research
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

We're seeking a motivated Senior Technical Project Manager to support our Flight Software team as they help build a revolutionary 'lighter than air' flight vehicle in Sunnyvale, CA. You will work with a dynamic engineering and design team to analyze, plan, and develop schedules for projects. Your technical knowledge in software development will play a key role in determining and defining clear deliverables that lead to a successful project completion.We believe in fast-cycle development and approach to flight systems development with the motto "build a little, test a little, learn a lot." This position will allow you to develop your adaptability and strong relationship building skills through all phases of development.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:-Support the planning and implementation of team projects-Assist and supporting project team with daily project coordination-Maintain and support all documentation-Prepare and present project progress-Coordinate cross-functional planning meetings and maintain meeting notes-Weekly updates for progress reportsEducation and/or Work Experience Requirements:-Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in Engineering or a related technical field-Strong technical background in software, electrical, and/or GNC development, testing, and integration-Experience working on software for Flight Control Systems-Familiarity with project management software including MS Project, Wrike, JIRA, Confluence, Asana, etc.-Exceptional leadership skills-Impeccable organizational skills and acute attention to detail-Self-starter who can handle multiple projects with competing priorities with minimal direction-Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and the ability to provide professional presentations to leadership-Ability to work within a complex and fluid, fast-paced, demanding work environment-Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with internal business functions globally as well as external advisorsPreferred Qualifications:-Experience developing safety critical software and their respective standards-Familiarity with diverse tools and technologies used for the development, testing and analysis of DO-178C software-Familiarity with the aviation & aerospace industry, and associated regulatory requirementsWhat We Offer!

  • An opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and the most talented experts from different fields
  • Growth potential
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance through a PPO plan
  • Parental leave
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) matching
  • Commuter benefits
  • Lunch and snacks provided
  • Wellness Stipend
  • Education StipendCompliance Requirements:
    • Background check clearance
    • Drug test clearance wherever applicable
    • Fully vaccinated against COVIDThe base salary range for this role is $120,000 to $150,000, which is determined based on experience, geography, and qualifications. The base salary is one component of the total compensation package, which includes a very competitive annual bonus, 401K Match, and other generous benefits. While we believe competitive compensation is a critical aspect of your decision to join us, we do hope you also spend time considering why our mission and culture are right for you.LTA Research & Exploration welcomes all candidates to apply including those with limited experience. We understand that candidates with a growth mindset and passion for working on the next chapter in aviation advancement can outweigh experience alone. We celebrate diverse origins and journeys and understand their importance in developing new technology. Rooted in our humanitarian mission, we want to serve the entire globe and have a team that represents those we wish to serve.Lighter Than Air is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other discriminatory factors prohibited by law.

Keywords: LTA Research, Sunnyvale , Senior Technical Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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