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Program Manager

Solid Rocket Motors

Posted on 6/27/2024

Ursa Major

Ursa Major

201-500 employees

Produces propulsion systems for aerospace and defense


Compensation Overview

$120k - $195kAnnually

+ Unlimited PTO + Paid Parental Leave + Medical Insurance + Dental Insurance + Vision Insurance + Retirement Savings Plan + Stock Options

Senior, Expert

Loveland, CO, USA

Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience as a technical program manager, project or team lead
  • Demonstrated leadership in aerospace or another highly technical program
  • Prior experience as a project engineer, program manager, or team lead in a production or manufacturing role managing schedules and delegating tasks
  • Passion for creatively developing a program plan despite resource constraints and the flexibility to adapt as inputs rapidly change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent understanding and experience with Microsoft Suite or practical experience implementing Earned Value Management (EVM) tools on projects
  • Technical expertise in manufacturing, design, test, analysis, or integration
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Eligibility for a Secret Clearance
  • Manages internal SRM program execution
  • Lead a project team to meet customer requirements within allocated cost and schedule commitments
  • Develop, oversee, and coordinate the cost/schedule/technical aspects of an ongoing engineering project
  • Full lifecycle engineering support for software and hardware development, assembly, and integration and test efforts
  • Review status of engineering projects and budgets
  • Leads internal status updates and milestone reviews
  • Collaborates with team members to write, review, and deliver technical deliverables
  • Participates in business strategy discussions
  • Brief executive team on program execution, risks, and key performance metrics
  • Assess engineering issues and develops resolutions
  • Identifies, tracks, mitigates, manages, and dispositions program-level risks and opportunities
  • Estimate resource and material needs for the project/product
  • Work in a collaborative team environment on quick reaction projects and have regular contact with customers

Ursa Major Technologies specializes in advanced propulsion systems for space launch, hypersonics, and national security missions, with a focus on speed, cost, and reliability. Their American-made engines aim to address the current demand-supply gap and solidify the U.S.'s leadership in space and defense for the long term.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Berthoud, Colorado



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth