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Technical Program Manager
Posted on 5/11/2021
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor of Science (or similar) degree in a technical discipline
  • Program/project management or leadership experience in a similar field (e.g. aerospace, robotics, high reliability electronics)
  • Previous hands on engineering experience
  • Strong communication skills, both internal and external facing
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment, overcome obstacles with creative solutions, and clearly document/communicate tactical plans
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize
  • US Citizen or Green Card Holder
  • Assist in programatics from concept to completion for projects dealing with internal R&D
  • Maintain program schedule to inform resource allocation necessary for program success
  • Run risk management process for projects including encouraging generation of risk documentation when needed, tracking of burndown plans, and approval of risk closure
  • Deliver a final product meeting program requirements by tracking key measurables like cost and mass
  • Drive periodic internal program reviews including trending schedule, risk, and key program requirements
  • Act as primary customer interface for external facing projects including periodic status requirements and leading design review efforts
  • Consult with Astranis technical leadership and Astranis advisors for major technical decisions and trades
  • Drive the development and improvement of process as necessary to achieve a scalable culture of program success
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team
Desired Qualifications
  • Space system experience
  • Familiarity with Smartsheet, Jira, and Confluence

51-200 employees

Next generation internet satellites
Company Overview
Astranis' mission is to help get online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.
  • An equity stake in the company.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Unlimited vacation days.
  • Healthy, delicious, free lunch catered in every day.
  • Complementary OneMedical membership.
  • Great office chairs, stand-up desks, and a machine shop.
  • Reimbursement to spend on commuting from outside SF
  • Generous, fully-paid parental leave.
Company Core Values
  • Master Your Craft - We take pride in our work and go the extra mile.
  • Step Up - We are unapologetically ambitious and take on great responsibility.
  • Assume Good - We assume the best of intentions and communicate with kindness and candor.
  • Stay Curious - We seek out new knowledge and are happy to teach others what we know.
  • Space is Hard - We are resilient in the face of adversity and get help when needed.
  • Take the Time - We level up not just at work but beyond — mind, body, spirit, family, community.