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Program Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field
  • 3+ years prior engineering experience in a related field such as systems engineering or project/program management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage tasks and collaborate effectively with cross-departmental teams
  • Able to understand and learn a broad range of technical concepts
  • Willingness to work extended hours to meet milestones and deadlines
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time for customer-related activities
  • Knowledge in requirements management tools (JAMA, DOORS, Jira, or similar) and best practices
  • Demonstrated track record with space-related projects on rapid development schedules
  • P.M.P certification
  • Experience working with external customers, including the U.S. Government
  • Prior hands-on experience on a technical project
  • Active security clearance, or willingness to obtain one
  • Critical thinking: ABL engineers understand the “why” behind all design decisions, operational events and test outcomes
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity: ABL engineers must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective
  • End-to end ownership: projects are delivered fully complete and ready for flight
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use a computer to complete assignments
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment
  • Support business development in technical customer interchanges and proposal writing
  • Manage contractual deliverables from contract signing through final product delivery
  • Successfully build and manage customer relationships and communications
  • Develop and maintain program schedules, and continually track progress against target dates
  • Create risk mitigation plans to maintain program schedule
  • Coordinate and conduct internal- and external-facing program reviews
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for ABL customers, including hosting meetings and regular progress reporting
  • Plan and oversee milestone activities
  • Use company tools to manage tasks, reviews, and schedules - for example, JIRA and Confluence
ABL Space Systems

201-500 employees

Rockets for small satellite launches
Company Overview
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, they're building a launch system they are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches.