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Technical Project Manager, Senior
Posted on 5/10/2022
Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, related field)
  • Familiarity with implementing quality control systems such as AS9100 or ISO
  • Familiar with the execution and labor breakdown of engineering projects; well-versed in the required skills to execute engineering projects involving end-to-end electrical system design
  • Familiar with the basics of electronics engineering, circuit design, and software development
  • Ability to recognize project risk, scope creep, and missing critical requirements
  • Highly organized and responsive
  • Master's degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, related field)
  • Working experience in highly technical electrical engineering project management capacity, spanning a range of products and industries (e.g., aerospace, automotive, industrial, consumer electronics, etc.)
  • Experience with electrical engineering design work and strong knowledge of embedded systems, firmware, power electronics, analog control and discrete logic design, as well as related mechanical systems and packaging for aerospace, automotive, and/or consumer electronics products
  • Experience with aerospace and EMI/EMC standards and knowledge of radiation effects
  • Experience with automated test systems or qualification testing for aerospace or automotive
  • Familiarity with Python and/or MATLAB for data parsing and signal analysis
  • Comfortable with Linux systems and desktop environments
  • Applicant must be willing to work 40 hours a week on-site in El Segundo, CA
  • Applicant must be eligible to work on ITAR projects
  • Job Type: Full-time (Salary)
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here
  • Provide training and coaching of project teams on processes and best practices to help deliver quality product and facilitate customer relationships
  • Drive action items with customers and engineering department teams while maintaining and developing systems for communication
  • Facilitate and lead the creation of project budgets, work breakdowns, rough order estimates, task prioritization, and integration plans
  • Lead customer communication, including difficult conversations on scope, timeline, material costs, and budget
  • Track multiple project schedules and project budgets, informing customers early of overages, challenges, and schedule slips
  • Actively investigate new project opportunities with existing customers, including project scoping, estimations, and implementations
  • Assist in the sourcing and screening of candidates and contractors for projects and work to get the right individuals on the right projects
  • Research and recommend project management policies, principles, and practices
  • Work with engineering to develop systems to predict project work, total company bandwidth utilization, and other company performance metrics
  • Prepare reports and other associated project and/or program documentation
Second Order Effects

11-50 employees

Engineering consulting
Company Overview
Second Order Effects' mission is to design and create effective engineering solutions by improving methods and building traditions.
  • Competitive compensation + equity incentive plan
  • 100% employer paid health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) for employees + 50% dependent coverage
  • Flexible paid time off policy + 11 paid holidays + 12 paid sick days
  • 401(k) retirement account and employer matching (Safe Harbor 4%)
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave & more!
Company Values
  • Prioritize others
  • Build the right thing
  • Surpass yourself
  • Play the long game
  • Exhaust all possibilities
  • Welcome difficulty
  • No designer couches