Staff Product Lead

Ursa Major

Ursa Major

201-500 employees

Manufactures propulsion systems for aerospace and defense


$120,000 - $195,000

Unlimited PTO, Paid Parental and Adoptive Leave, Tax Advantage Accounts, Employer-Paid Short and Long-Term Disability, Retirement Savings Plan, Company Stock Options

Senior, Expert

Loveland, CO, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 10+ 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 with the ability to pull data into a coherent presentation, paper, or briefing for customers and stakeholders
  • 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, from initial program plan definition through ultimate mission success
  • 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 within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and customer
  • Full lifecycle engineering support for a range of software and hardware development, assembly, and integration and test efforts
  • Review status of engineering projects and budgets, teams with Program Manager on schedules; drives execution, identifies opportunities, and delivers results through achieving payment milestones
  • 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 (KPIs)
  • Assess engineering issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives
  • 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 stands out as a leader in the aerospace and defense industry, providing comprehensive propulsion solutions for space launch, hypersonics, and national security missions. The company's culture fosters technological advancement, positioning it at the forefront of propulsion systems. Its Colorado-based operations offer a competitive edge, with a strategic location that facilitates collaboration with key industry players.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Berthoud, Colorado



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth