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Senior Project Manager (R2725)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Operations
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
Shield AI is seeking a Project Manager, based in our Crystal City Headquarters, to support the development, integration, and deployment of the World’s Best AI Pilots on various transformative, large unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s).

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Serve as the deputy to a program manager on large programs and/or a project manager on smaller programs
  • Deliver exceptional, proven, and reliable performance in support of customer and end-user’s related missions through support in execution of each phase (Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring, Closure) of Shield AI projects and programs
  • Facilitate execution and address or escalate issues for programs, projects, and operational performance
  • Support development and ongoing execution of project plans, scope, schedule, and management, astutely evaluating the balance and re-balance the often-shifting customer cost, schedule, and technical parameters/priorities of each program as it progresses during the overall life cycle
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders including customers, key partners and suppliers, both locally and internationally, and internal Shield AI teammates
  • Support the accurate and timely tracking and reporting of internal budget, resource, and project management standard metrics
  • Support the accurate and timely tracking and reporting of any and all customer or end user contractually required deliverables
  • Support driving a consistent cadence of well-organized, well-facilitated, and effective meetings, including driving all preparation and follow up activities
  • Complete critical path analyses including the evaluation of potential means to accelerate the pace or mitigate identified risks
  • Identify potential bottlenecks or delays in programs and drive efforts to achieve schedule milestones
  • Support business development efforts (information, proposal, or unsolicited offers)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in DOD project / program management working on technical projects / programs
  • 5+ years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree; or 3+ years and a master’s degree
  • Understanding of typical DOD project management processes and work products (Contract Deliverable Requirement List (CDRLs), Program Management Reviews (PMRs), Risk Management Board, Quality Assurance, Resource Allocation, Project Cost & Schedules Baselines, Estimates at Completion (EACs), Earned Value Management (EVM), etc.)
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office Suite and experience with scheduling tools such as Microsoft Project
  • Strong Communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to lead by influence and collaboration
  • Adept in leadership, time management, organization, and management of cross-functional teams
  • Ability to obtain a United States DOD Security Clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Experience in software development
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps (ADO) for agile project management