Project Engineer / Program Manager

  • 10809 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

As a leader in the Aerospace, Defense and Commercial markets, we advance state of the art technologies through innovation and engineering, research and analysis, development, prototyping, fabrication and production. Our engineering teams take pride in delivering rapid, end-to-end engineering support and solutions, from concept to delivery. 

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Program Manager is responsible for ensuring that cost, schedule and technical objectives of a program are met. Leads efforts to develop mechanical and pyrotechnic components and systems that exceed customer expectations; leads customer interactions, including conference calls, meetings and reviews; conducts project planning to determine project cost and schedules, and to identify resource needs. Supports business development, including proposal writing and new business meetings.

  • Leads engineering teams to develop mechanical and pyrotechnic components and systems that exceed customer expectations
  • Leads customer interactions, including conference calls, meetings and reviews
  • Leads engineering design, analysis and test activities to produce a robust design
  • Leads documentation of engineering activities in drawings, reports and presentations
  • Conducts project planning to determine project cost and schedules, and to identify resource needs
  • Supports business development, including proposal writing and new business meetings

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops long-term business relationships through programmatic interactions with customers such as verbal (e.g. conference calls, technical interchange meetings and design reviews) and written (e.g. emails, reports and proposals) communications
  • Executes project planning to determine project cost and schedules based on technical objectives, and identifies resource needs
  • Tracks project costs, schedule and technical progress to ensure that cost, schedule and technical objectives of a program are met
  • Works with key suppliers and vendors to develop products
  • Supports business development, including proposal writing and new business meetings
  • Mentors, trains and develops engineers with lesser experience

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Required Education: B.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or related field
  • Preferred Education: M.S. or MBA
  • Required Experience: 5+ years engineering experience, including minimum of 2 years in Aerospace and/or Systems Engineering
  • Preferred Experience: 2 or more years of experience managing teams and/or projects
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, plan and execute projects
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a DoD SECRET clearance

Additional Information

Systima Technologies is a dynamic and growing company. We work on innovative, fast-paced projects from concept to production. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including flexible time off, 401(k), paid holidays, medical/dental/vision coverage plans, education reimbursement, ESPP, annual bonuses and more. Apply today by uploading your resume and cover letter, and we'll get in touch regarding next steps.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.