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Application Project Manager

Rivada Space

Rivada Space

Berlin, Germany · Munich, Germany
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Who we are
Welcome to one of Europe’s most exciting New Space companies, creating the world's first fully connected mesh network in the sky. We are an international team of experts and engineers who have spent their careers expanding the boundaries and potential of space, now united in pursuit of a single vision. We value trust, open communication and collaboration to achieve the best results together.

Now we are looking for the best talents for our locations in Munich and Berlin to help us make our vision come true.
Your mission
You will support the Program Management Office of Rivada Space Networks with your software skills both in Application Management as well as in Scheduling.

For the Atlassian Software Application - you will be responsible for the development and support of all activities using the Atlassian tool suite. You will manage the current and future implementation and maintenance of but not limited to JIRA and Confluence software for the Program Team in close cooperation with our IT department which maintains the IT infrastructure. You will support the users to enable the most effective, best-practice working processes.

For the Scheduling - you will have a supporting role for the development and maintenance of our Program Master Schedule. You are fluent in MS Project and have experience in working across different teams to continuously updating schedules with input provided by internal and external stakeholders and suppliers.

You will work in a Matrix organization within the Program Management Office.

This includes:
  • Developing links with external vendors through the software
  • Building long-term working relationships with key global subcontractors
  • Working closely with internal and external technical groups
  • Providing training to end users
  • Participating in external and internal management meetings as required
  • Providing support to other RSN teams upon requirement
What you bring on the table
  • Demonstrated experience of implementing and administering Atlassian products and of using MS Project for at least 3+ years
  • General knowledge of IT processes
  • Knowledge of workload planning activities is beneficial (in a development project and operational environment)
  • Understanding and responding to complex situations by systematically and rigorously analyzing issues
  • Project management skills, esp. establishing plans, defining priorities, and carrying them out efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to work flexibly in an environment with shifting priorities, timescales and processes
  • Understanding the importance of working with customer requirements and subcontractor processes
  • Excellent communications and inter-personal skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-driven approach and absolute team player
  • Willingness to travel (mainly between our offices in Munich and Berlin)
  • Fluency in English
Why you should join us
We are an international team of space enthusiasts, following one great vision. We value trust, open communication and collaboration. We value equality in our work environment where different opinions, backgrounds and experiences are not only welcomed but also necessary to achieve the best result collaboratively.

This permanent position was created recently and thus offers a lot of creative freedom. Our approach is to create a modern work environment with hybrid working model. We offer an attractive salary depending on your experience.

Rivada Space Networks is an equal opportunity employer with the approach to create a diverse and inclusive working environment. We therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability, or other characteristics.
About us

Rivada Space Networks is deploying the first true “OuterNET™”: a global low latency point-to-point connectivity network of LEO satellites. By connecting our satellites with lasers, we will provide resellers and B2B customers with the ability to securely connect any two points on the globe with low latency and high bandwidth. The constellations, comprising 600 low-earth-orbit communications satellites, will represent a fundamental change in the availability of secure, global, end-to-end enterprise-grade connectivity for Telecom, Enterprise, Maritime, Energy and Government Services markets. Rivada Space Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rivada Networks, Inc.

Rivada is working with Terran Orbital to manufacture and SpaceX to launch our satellites. The deployment starts in 2025 with full-service launch in 2026.