Program Manager
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CesiumAstro

51-200 employees

Engineers and manufactures space communication systems.
Company Overview
CesiumAstro stands out as a leading company in the aerospace industry, offering tailored, mission-ready solutions for both commercial and defense applications. Their competitive advantage lies in their full-stack modular product line, which allows for customization based on specific payload requirements. With a diverse global operation that includes hardware and software engineering, manufacturing, mission systems, and wireless communications engineering, the company fosters a culture of technical excellence and industry leadership.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$132.2M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

17%

1 year growth

36%

2 year growth

82%
Locations
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
JIRA
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a relevant engineering field (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, etc.) from an accredited university or institution is required.
  • Minimum of 6 years of industry experience in both systems or design engineering and program/project roles.
  • Familiarity with RF, communication, or satellite systems.
  • Thorough understanding of aerospace systems engineering processes from concept to production. Specifically, understanding of the space system life cycle.
  • Experience managing cross-functional and decentralized teams.
  • Relevant CAM, risk management, EVMS, and risk-based assessment experience.
  • Experience developing work breakdown structures, integrated master plans, and integrated master schedules.
  • Experience managing programs with dynamic and multi-project interdependencies.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in project management tools such as Microsoft Project or Jira.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for program performance and day-to-day execution, including concept development, implementation, production, modification, integration and test, and delivery.
  • Serve as the single point of contact for customer interactions including program management reviews, customer bi-weekly reviews, and major program reviews.
  • Collaborate with all functional organizations at CesiumAstro to ensure the success of the program using risk and opportunity management framework in guiding decisions to meet program objectives.
  • Establish program management baselines (integrated master plans and resource loaded schedules) to task the team, measure program performance, and monitor progress to generate latest revised estimates and estimates to completion.
  • Provide program inputs to customers, CesiumAstro leadership, and internal finance teams for revenue recognition.
  • Support establishing standard processes & practices for consistency across the portfolio of programs.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working with government/military customers.
  • Experience in DoD Acquisition Process.
  • Return-To-Green experience on one or more programs.
  • Experience in NRE development programs desired.
  • Program Manager Certified.