Altavian Inc. is hiring a Project Manager to oversee projects related to the development of Small Unmanned Systems and technology. Altavian is expanding its industry-leading expertise in Unmanned Systems by producing aircraft and associated software in-house.
Plan and direct all design engineers and technical engineers working on specific projects.
Coordinate small teams in their work and collaboration over multiple simultaneous projects.
Evaluate and approve changes to the scope, budget, or schedule of a project.
Coordinate documentation support for projects.
US Citizen (Export Control/ITAR/EAR)
Ability to be approved for security clearance
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field
Minimum 3 years’ experience managing engineering projects
Experience leading and motivating a diverse group of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers
Experience working with different departments to achieve project objectives
Experience working on hardware and firmware integrated projects
Experience utilizing an AGILE development approach.
Able to analyze data and decide on project plan changes to meet objectives
Experience writing project related reports and technical documentation
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project
Experience managing small teams on multiple projects
Expertise in unmanned systems and components or related field
Experience working on drones/small unmanned aircraft
Willingness to work flexible hours to fulfill project obligations on limited time frames
You can and will excel in this job if you communicate well in a small team environment. If you possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and documentation skills. If you enjoy the small-business atmosphere. If you’re motivated by working for the off-brand, non-corporate challengers. If you enjoy being around some damn cool technology and innovation. If you enjoy company barbecues.
Altavian Inc. is located in Gainesville, FL and has been building unmanned aerial systems (UAS) since 2011. We design and manufacture high quality drones to carry the best sensors into the toughest environments. Our extensive history includes working alongside organizations including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NASA, and the U.S. Army. We embrace open architectures in our systems design to bring proven commercial concepts to Group I UAS. As an original equipment manufacturer of UAS, we are at the forefront of new American engineering and manufacturing technologies.
Why working at Altavian is different
We are a small company that takes care of and supports its employees as they take on new challenges. The foundation of our company is the drive to build superior UAS through engineering excellence. You can expect diverse challenges that will require you to be agile and innovative in your work. You can also expect to be on a small team that strives to meet these challenges together. UAS development and the UAS market is still young and constantly changing. You work will be varied and innovative by nature.
Our goal is to put you in a position to successfully meet your challenges as a part of our team and family including a competitive benefits package and up to a 4% 401(k) match.