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Senior Project Manager

Engineering | Redwood City, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Stellar is redefining the world of private aviation, a $30B+ industry in dire need of new, cutting-edge technology, full of fleet operators striving for a better way to run their businesses and highly-discerning customers looking for a better travel experience.  Our people are what will make this exciting transformation possible by developing innovative technology and facilitating its use.  Stellar alone has the unique potential to dominate the industry and, in the process, more than double its current size.  

 

As the Sr. Project Manager you will be responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering exceptional business value to our customers.  You will launch projects, manage schedules of milestones and sprints, maintain risk and issue logs, complete regular internal and external status reports, and manage and track intellectual property.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement continuous improvements to the engineering organization and the project management process.

  • Share project process frameworks, tools, and best practices that can be adopted throughout the organization.

  • Create and manage project plans, run daily scrum meetings, provide regular status reporting to senior leadership and development partners.

  • Identifies, documents and communicates dependencies, risks and issues, creates mitigation paths and drives resolutions.

  • Helps define and oversees adherence to the Stellar intellectual property tracking process, both in requirements documents, as well as code repositories, partnering with the engineering teams.

  • Oversees and tracks time for project resources as well as monthly billing for those resources.

  • Acts as liaison between Stellar and development partners

  • Develops and integrates contract management tools, templates, methods and processes

Who We're Looking For:

  • Strong organizational skills to juggle many tasks without losing sight of the highest priority items.

  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport with senior executives and technical team members

  • You are a natural leader and a great team player who is comfortable leading teams and presenting to executives

  • Rigorous; ask lots of hard questions and drive resolutions.

  • You thrive in the fast-paced, ambiguous environment of an early start-up, and are capable of inventing processes to improve the company.

  • You are comfortable and effective working with distributed teams

Your Background:

  • Track record of demonstrated success and leadership as you have progressed into roles of increasing responsibility.

  • 6+ years of experience in enterprise cloud-computing technology delivery in increasing leadership roles, including at least 3-4 years in project management, or PMO role.

  • Thorough understanding of software development, build, test, test automation and all phases of SDLC from coding to deployment.

  • Experienced in project management. Familiar with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and able to apply them where best suited.

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or similar technical degree

Nice to Haves:

  • Worked at a high paced, fast growing, scrappy tech startup.

  • Experience managing contracts and intellectual property tracking processes.

  • Spent time at a management and/or technology consulting firm delivering cloud or saas based solutions to customers

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Working knowledge of programming languages (Java, J2EE, Javascript, Angular, React, etc.)

Perks:

  • Unlimited vacation policy

  • Competitive salary & equity based on experience

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • 401(k)

  • FSA

  • Commuter benefits

  • Life and AD&D insurance

  • EAP

  • Catered Lunches

  • Company Social Events

  • Onsite gym

  • Get in on the ground floor of a highly-collaborative, rapidly growing start-up disrupting  the aviation industry