International Project Manager


Posted on 6/4/2024

Shield AI

Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

AI pilot for autonomous drones and aircraft

AI & Machine Learning


Dallas, TX, USA

Required Skills
  • 8 years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a master’s degree
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven experience delivering on complex international program execution
  • Experience with Export / Import Regulations
  • Willingness and ability to travel regionally/internationally
  • Experience with Earned Value and managing Gate Reviews, Estimates at Completion (EACs) and Program Management Reviews (PMRs)
  • Deep expertise in project and program management
  • Significant experience and excellent skills with Microsoft Office Suit and experience with scheduling tools such as Microsoft Project or Smartsheet
  • Superb skills in leadership, time management, organization, team management
  • Expert understanding of complex project financials
  • Demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others
  • Report directly to the Director of International Program Management
  • Ensure flawless execution of each phase (Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring, Closure) of international programs
  • Oversee customer relationships and act as the key escalation point for programs, projects, and operational performance issues
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders
  • Support the development/execution of strategy, governance, and risk management for international program operations
  • Support accurate and timely tracking and reporting of budget, resource, and project management standard metrics
  • Lead/coordinate well-organized meetings and drive all preparation and follow-up activities
  • Complete critical path analyses and identify potential bottlenecks or delays in programs
  • Support specified business development including requests for tender, proposal or information
  • Foster collaboration and shared accountability for outcomes with Leadership

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