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Director – Technical Program Manager

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201-500 employees

BlackSky provides real-time satellite-based intelligence and AI analytics.

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning


Reston, VA, USA

Product Engineering
Software Development
Engineering Management
Required Skills
  • At least 12 years of experience in program and product development or support settings with at least 8 years of relevant industry experience in the GEOINT/GIS industry.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of direct management / leadership experience developing, fielding and supporting systems, preferably as a program manager.
  • Prior experience delivering major embedded system(s) into a customer environment.
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field.
  • Subject matter expertise (SME) in a wide variety of Geospatial and commercial data sources, formats and exploitation techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of the architecture and design of multi-INT systems.
  • Concepts of Operations and documenting functional and performance requirements.
  • Good customer teaming skills; ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams.
  • Serve as the program manager for highly integrated customer solution set.
  • Serve as the primary contractual and technical interface to the customer team.
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical execution of programs.
  • Manage and direct program personnel to successfully meet the objectives of the Customer and Program.
  • Lead and oversee management, and effectiveness of the Program Management Office (PMO) to include reporting, engineering, production, subcontract management, planning, risk management, and overall execution of the program, per the processes and guidelines established.
  • Interact with the broader business and product development staff to ensure product and solution alignment
  • Prepare, monitor, and operate within program budgets, to include meeting or exceeding projected revenue and profitability goals.
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion in overall program management.
  • Coordinate regular updates across the business leadership communicating program execution and highlighting any risk or critical milestone objectives.
  • Preparation of Technical and Cost proposals (i.e., task orders) to ensure contract award on favorable terms to the customer and the company.
  • Assign tasks in order to meet work priorities and goals.
  • Participate in scheduled and ad hoc meetings, and provide updates regarding the development and execution of program objectives.
  • Organize and work collaboratively using Microsoft Office applications and other management tools.
  • Other related tasks as required.

BlackSky offers real-time space-based intelligence through its BlackSky Spectra AI SaaS platform, utilizing a satellite constellation and AI software to provide on-demand imagery and AI-enabled analytics for rapid decision-making and strategic insights.

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Herndon, Virginia



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