Technical Project Manager

Second Order Effects

Second Order Effects

51-200 employees

Engineering consulting

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Goods

$103,670 - $155,510

Equity Incentive Plan, 100% employer-paid health insurance, flexible paid time off policy, 401(k) retirement account and employer matching, flexible work from home, paid parental leave, relocation assistance, daily catered lunches, snacks

Junior, Mid, Senior

Redmond, WA, USA

Required Skills
Customer Service
  • Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, Management, Business, or related fields)
  • 2-5+ years experience working in a related management position in a related field
  • Familiarity with the labor breakdown and execution of engineering projects and project planning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills on technical topics
  • Ability to recognize project risk, scope creep, and missing critical requirements
  • High level of organization and responsiveness
  • Ability to implement low-overhead systems to track work and effort
  • Familiarity with project management tools, such as Microsoft Project, Mavenlink, Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Applicant must be willing to work 40 hours a week on-site in Redmond, Washington, USA
  • Applicant must be eligible to work on ITAR projects
  • Own responsibility of project success, team cohesion, and customer satisfaction
  • Lead core project teams in the execution of complex solutions to difficult problems
  • Facilitate gathering the right people together to answer key technical questions
  • Drive client and internal communication, including difficult conversations on scope, timeline and budget
  • Manage team morale, stress and time in order to maintain a healthy project culture and client relationship
  • Identify and track key project metrics and provide reports to internal and external teams
  • Perform customer service role for projects, and work with the Business Development Team to manage client relationships
  • Manage and track project budget, resourcing, and schedule across multiple teams and projects
  • Drive the creation of project budgets, work breakdowns, rough-order estimates, task prioritization, and integration plans
  • Expand the Projects team by supporting recruitment and screening candidates and contractors
  • Participate in the development of internal PM tools, policies and best practices

Second Order Effects (SOE) is an engineering consultancy that transforms uncertainty into fully functional hardware and software. We work on projects at various stages of development and scope; we perform analysis, build prototypes, and take products to market. Our cross-disciplinary team solves critical problems across numerous industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, industrial automation, biomedical, green energy, and marine. Our designs control rocket engines, manage satellite communications, generate safety-overrides for self-driving cars, and are enjoyed by consumers around the world.

Company Stage


Total Funding



El Segundo, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive compensation + equity incentive plan

100% employer-paid health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) for employees + 50% dependent coverage

Flexible paid time off policy + 11 paid holidays + 12 paid sick days

401(k) retirement account and employer matching (Safe Harbor 4%)

Hybrid working arrangements

Paid parental leave

Relocation assistance available if 50+ miles away from the office

Electric Vehicle (EV) charging ports

Casual dress code

Daily catered lunches, snacks, and accessible kitchen