Sr. Manager

Program Finance, R2543

Updated on 6/1/2024

Shield AI

Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

AI pilot for autonomous drones and aircraft

AI & Machine Learning


Washington, DC, USA

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 7 years of related experience
  • 3 or more years of Aerospace & Defense industry experience
  • Experience with some or all of these areas: Financial Planning & Analysis, Program Controls, Pricing, Earned Value Management, Budgets & Rates, ERP transitions
  • Located in DC (Arlington)
  • Advise the Program Management leadership on all financial matters
  • Mature the processes, policies, templates, and tools used in program finance
  • Establish methods of executing assigned areas that enable sustainable growth
  • Contribute to the success of the broader finance organization by leading cross-functional improvements
  • Build on existing framework to ensure programs achieve Orders, Revenue, EBITDA, Cash goals

Shield AI's development of Hivemind, an AI pilot for drones and aircraft, stands out for its ability to operate autonomously without GPS or communications, a technical milestone that enhances both military and commercial aviation capabilities. This focuses on critical reliability and strategic innovation in scenarios where traditional systems might fail. Working here not only involves engaging in cutting-edge technology that is reshaping aerospace but also contributing to significant defense and safety operations in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense and international allies.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



San Diego, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical Insurance Coverage

Long Term Disability Insurance

Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA

Employee Assistance Program

Subsidized Gym Membership

Pet Insurance

Competitive Compensation

Retirement Services

Life Insurance

Parental Leave

Bereavement Support

Flexible Work Hours


Paid Holidays

Commuter Benefits

Relaxed Dress Code

Yearly Swag Items

Unlimited Snacks

Bottomless Beverages

Annual Celebrations

Work From Home Benefits

Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors