Build and Test Project Manager (84)
Job Title Build and Test Project Manager
Location Littleton, CO (possible remote)
Job Number 84/6242
Residency US Citizens Only
Clearance No Clearance Required
Duration 12-15 Month Contract
Pay Rate $125-145/hr
Per diem Yes split available, nets about 1000 extra per month to cover lodging
Overtime Unknown details at interview
Shifts Monday-Thursday 4x40
We are hiring for a contract (with the hope the job will lead to a perm position) Project Manager who will be in charge of improving our testing and hardware build procedures for our large spacecraft systems projects. Candidate will be leading a team of testers and dynamic individuals who will re-invent our methodologies and create something new considering the future needs (digital transformation) of the program.
Candidates successful in this role should have a great understanding of large projects, ability to lead meetings, working with C-level executives as well test engineers, managers, line supervisors, leads, etc., managing and especially implementing changes, considering the challenges of doing so with a large organization, the red tape involved and personnel used to doing things the previous way. The candidate will need to be strong technically, but also be able to move things along, build consensus, and ease the transition to “the new way.”
Position is able to be remote, with on site being preferable.
*10-15 years’ experience working as a project manager or similar role, leading large teams in a large organization.
*Background in managing setting project schedules, developing and sticking to a budget, ability to manage milestones on large projects.
*Strong skills in managing hardware builds, testing, and process improvement implementation.
*Good Systems Engineering understanding, including large program (not software) life cycle processing and typical toolsets used.
*4 year degree in a STEM discipline. Candidates with an abundance of experience without a degree may be considered.
*Experience working in an Agile/with interface input to Jira environment
*Five medical plans to choose from
*Optical and dental plan offerings
*Direct deposit payroll
*Overtime paid at time and 1/2 over 40 hours
*Per diem may be available for out of town contractors