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Project Manager

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Permanent

March 22, 2021

Project Manager Masten Space Systems is a Mojave, California based aerospace R&D company that is working to create reliable and reusable rocket vehicles and components. We are looking for a Project Manager to join the team. Location: REMOTE The scope of the Project Manager position includes: • You will provide strong Project Management for the development, assembly, test, and verification of innovative space systems. • You will actively participate in contract review. • Will own accountability for problem-solving and project risk identification and mitigation actions. • Will be accountable for the project’s Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Work Packages (WP) definition • Will assign the project’s budget for each WP (incl: equipment, workstations, materials, internal hours, external services, etc.) • Will oversee and manage project costs and cash flow to keep projects within budget. • Ability to identify and request resources and coordinate those assigned to the project. • Coordinate, approve and submit purchasing requests to procurement. • Proactive internal coordination with other PMs and area managers • Coordination with all external stakeholders, including customers, subcontractors, key vendors, or partners. • Will be responsible for Internal project reporting according to EVMS best practices, including risks and potential collisions with other programs. • Coordinates external reporting, invoicing, and payments (Schedule and other contractual terms) • Will review and approve deliverables prior to shipping, including products and/or documentation. • Ensures milestones remain within contractual terms. • Oversee any patent application coordination with the legal department. • Will lead contract change negotiation, initiated by customers, subcontractors, or Masten. Key Requirements: • 5+ years as PM in space development programs involving propulsion, GNC, fluid control systems, electronics, communications, and GSE, preferably for NASA or ESA. • Experience applying Agile methodology and test-driven development (TDD) • PM best practices, including EVMS Knowledge and experience • Proficiency in typical software tools (MS Project, Office Suite, PLM software, and code version control) • Familiarity with GD&T, QA. • Knowledge of problem-solving methodology (AS13000). • Ability to inspire others to reach team goals. • Organized • Ability to multitask. • Negotiation skills • Attention to detail. • Team worker • Excellent communication skills, oral & written. • The candidate must be a US Person (a US citizen, a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) Due to U.S. State Department restrictions on access to space technology, candidates must be “U.S. Persons” as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR 120-130. In general, this means candidates shall be US Citizens (dual nationality is okay in most cases), Permanent Residents (current, valid green card) or other “protected” category.

A California based company that creates reusable rocket vehicles are looking for a Project Manager to join the team.

The scope of the Project Manager position includes:

  • You will provide strong Project Management for the development, assembly, test, and verification of innovative space systems.
  • You will actively participate in contract review.
  • Will own accountability for problem-solving and project risk identification and mitigation actions.
  • Will be accountable for the project’s Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Work Packages (WP) definition.
  • Will assign the project’s budget for each WP (incl: equipment, workstations, materials, internal hours, external services, etc.).
  • Will oversee and manage project costs and cash flow to keep projects within budget.
  • Coordination with all external stakeholders, including customers, subcontractors, key vendors, or partners.
  • Will review and approve deliverables prior to shipping, including products and/or documentation.
  • Ensures milestones remain within contractual terms.

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years as PM in space development programs involving propulsion, GNC, fluid control systems, electronics, communications, and GSE, preferably for NASA or ESA.
  • Experience applying Agile methodology and test-driven development (TDD)
  • PM best practices, including EVMS Knowledge and experience
  • Proficiency in typical software tools (MS Project, Office Suite, PLM software, and code version control)
  • Familiarity with GD&T, QA.
  • Knowledge of problem-solving methodology (AS13000).
  • The candidate must be a US Person (a US citizen, a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))

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