Federal Project Manager at Spire Global
Washington, DC, US

About Spire

Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites.  Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation and weather tracking int the world.  In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth

Job Description 

The Customer sits at the top of the Spire’s technology stack and drives the priorities and focus across our organization. As a Project Manager you will be on the front lines of building those relationships externally and delivering the total solution under budget and on time. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage a wide range of programs in the US Federal Government territory under our VP and General Manager Government Solutions Team.  It requires an autonomous self-starter who can also collaborate daily engineering and manufacturing and build connections across the whole Spire organization.

Responsibilities of your role:

Work directly for Spire’s VP and General Manager of US Federal to insure timely delivery, under budget with customer satisfaction your number one goal

Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress

Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Report and escalate to management as needed

Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency

Perform other related duties as assigned

Basic qualifications:

3-6 years of experience working in Project Management

Bachelor's Degree in business, communications or applicable field of study or equivalent work experience

Experience in managing complex US Federal Government projects to successful completion

You live in the Washington DC area or have a willingness to travel to the area on a regular basis 

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills

Strong working knowledge of google products

Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus

Spire is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.