Project Manager at Epirus

| Greater LA Area
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Our team combines seasoned aerospace engineering talent and Special Operations combat veterans to address 21st century threats. We embrace the best practices from Silicon Valley innovation, such as agile development. We also deliver breakthroughs in high-power microwave technology for offensive and defensive EMP, and artificial intelligence for enhanced targeting capabilities.
Job objective: Responsibilities include integrating with our agile engineering system to maintain schedule milestones and make sure agile sprints are mapping into schedule milestones. Understanding cost of producing the product, risk management, opportunity capture, and looking at resource management. Multiple scrums will be operating in parallel to accomplish the product goals, so keeping schedule and integration alignment across scrums is a key part of this role. The Product Owner will own the product and own the schedule, the project manager will facilitate and maintain schedule, and provide recommendations to the engineering team on schedule decisions that need to be made.

Duties

  • Schedule maintenance and milestone integration across scrums
  • Integrating agile engineering schedule with milestone delivery
  • Ensuring CDRL's and customer deliverable timelines
  • Understanding cost / resource usage
  • Risk and opportunity management
  • Supply chain interface and ensuring sufficient supply and supply schedule
  • Facilitating program/project review meetings
  • Providing weekly schedule and progress updates
  • Opportunity capture and proposal shaping/organization

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years leading moderate to high complexity projects in either a project management or a senior technical role
  • Expertise in developing and documenting project plans
  • Expertise in requirements analysis & decomposition
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident (future security clearance may be required)

Desired Qualifications

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborative; capable of working across all levels of the organization
  • Organized; comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

Epirus was the magical bow with infinite arrows wielded by the Greek hero Theseus. Like our namesake, we strive to be fast, efficient, and limitless in our approach. This agility, combined with a culture of innovation in systems development, allows us to move quickly without losing the decades of lessons learned.
We have developed technologies that leverage new breakthroughs in sensors and high-power microwaves, combined with computer vision and advanced software control. Our first broad-market application is a comprehensive defense system to defeat offensive drones at scale.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Our company is located near Hawthorne Airport and we're neighbors with LA Ale Works & Common Space Brewery!

An Insider's view of Epirus

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“It’s casual but also really exciting! We have an open office layout, so you can definitely feel that everyone is super passionate and excited. Being in such a collaborative environment makes it a ton of fun to solve the challenges we face.”

Albert

Principal Mechanical Engineer

What are Epirus Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday through Friday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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