Technical Project Manager

Series A, AR Flight Simulation

My Client's Misson

To build the best in-flight Augmented Reality flight training system in the world, and to create the most lethal combat pilots on the planet.

The Role

You are responsible for ensuring the success of cutting-edge R&D projects related to the development of fighter pilot Augmented Reality systems. You will assist with tracking every aspect of our projects, with responsibilities including but not limited to, developing project charters, establishing detailed project plans, executing project kick-offs, documenting relevant project information, and overall management of the R&D projects. The Project Manager is responsible for on-time completion of the projects, within budget and scope.

Ultimately, you will spend your time ensuring the delivery of the invention of the world’s first airborne augmented reality systems into military aircraft.  

Other Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams in the pursuit of shipping a 0-1 product: scoping and requirements definition, identifying and managing key constraints, and mapping development plans
  • Responsible for complete project management from project inception to on-time delivery of R&D effort to the production teams
  • Create detailed project plans including project scope, timeline, budgets, roles, and responsibilities to successfully complete the project
  • Develop Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Basis of Estimates (BOE) during project inception
  • Prepare and participate in Product Reviews and other Project Management reviews
  • Ensure project execution meets budget, schedule, and other internal requirements
  • Identify potential technical, schedule and cost risks and track them using a risk registry
  • Ensure scope creep/changes are carefully managed and agreed to by appropriate stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively communicate project milestones, status, and risks at all levels of the organization
  • Manage suppliers
  • Assist product team in managing Agile Sprints in a Scrum Master-like capacity


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a hardware or software engineering field
  • 4-7 years of experience in project management, delivering consumer, enterprise, or industrial products
  • Experience managing all steps of the product lifecycle from concept to manufacturing
  • Experience simultaneously managing different projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent computer proficiency in project management tools, including Excel, Microsoft Project, and Jira

Preferred / Additional Skills

  • Currently possesses or is working toward PMP or similar certification preferred
  • Demonstrated experience developing or deploying applications of interactive, AR, VR or XR
  • Understanding of System and Hardware engineering processes
  • Experience as a Scrum Master or similar for managing Agile processes
  • Experience interfacing with test teams
  • Experience working on Defense & Aerospace products
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