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We are seeking a Program Manager to join our team in Irvine, CA but are flexible to other locations in the United States. As a Program Manager, you will be responsible for executing on our commitments to U.S. customers by leading all phases of the program life cycle from pre-sale to contract closeout. Your primary mission will be the day-to-day management of cost, schedule and performance for ICEYE US programs in National Security, Defense and Civil sectors. You will report directly to the President of ICEYE US.

We value humble confidence, integrity, energy and the demonstrated ability to deliver. This is a rare opportunity to join a passionate team at one of the most innovative and exciting companies in the space industry while having significant influence over our growth trajectory in the U.S.


  • Establish and manage program baselines and schedules
  • Create, review and execute to program Statements of Work
  • Participate in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions
  • Interface with engineering, product, operations and software teams to meet cost, schedule, and technical performance objectives
  • Deliver presentations to customers and internal stakeholders
  • Identify, delegate, track, and complete program requirements while measuring and reporting program performance
  • Manage subcontractors and suppliers to meet program objectives
  • Proactively lead risk & opportunity management practices
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and customer-mandated processes, policies, and relevant industry standards
  • Establish and maintain rapport with customers to identify and mature new growth opportunities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated track record of hands-on program/project management with U.S. Government customers such as NASA, NOAA, Army, Navy, and/or National Security end users.
  • Experience as a deputy program manager, project manager, integrated program team leader, cost account manager, or relevant success leading teams to achieve mission success..
  • Basic competency in project management skills and toolsets and supporting software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to manage a project team daily and communicate effectively with both customers and company stakeholders
  • The ability to initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations
  • Must be eligible to obtain TS/SCI security clearance
  • Ability to travel within the United States (up to 25%) and occasionally abroad
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or business field

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Program management experience with U.S. Civil, Defense and/or National Security sectors
  • Direct experience with U.S. Government acquisition processes (i.e. FAR) and contract management
  • Strong presentation and technical writing skills, as well as excellent verbal communication skills
  • Active security clearance
  • Experience with remote sensing programs and/or products
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup/scaleup environment

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