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Project Manager / Technical Project Lead
Ref No.: 18-09255
Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Allstates Consulting Services is seeking a Project Manager / Technical Project Lead for a current contract to support our client in Huntsville, AL.

The Project Manager - Technical Project Lead or Project Engineer will assist the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) group and their related systems team in the development of a new class of UAS, UAV or Drone. You will be expected to support the product s design activity from requirements definition through development, qualification testing and low rate initial production.

  • Work with cross-functional teams (i.e. EE, ME, SW, Systems, etc.) to develop new products following best practices
  • Manage all project technical activities, assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion
  • Schedule, coordinate and monitor assigned projects
  • Assure project adheres to Clients product development process
  • Assign tasks/responsibilities to meet project schedule
  • Monitor compliance to applicable regulations, QA policies, performance standards and specifications
  • Perform overall quality control of the project (budget spend, schedule, team performance) and report project status on a regular basis
Education and Experience:
  • BS degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university (MS is beneficial)
  • Minimum 8 years of Project Management experience
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple engineering disciplines
  • Decision making ability and leadership skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Experience with the design, development, test, manufacturing and operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) UAV or Drones and related systems
  • Strong problem solving skills, excellent writing skills, good communication skills, and ability to work in a team
  • Proficient in use of MS Project & MS Office Suite
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance, if required; US Citizenship required.
  • Occasional travel may be required (less than 10%)
  • Must have the ability to solve problems through innovation and creativity, as well as through listening to other team members and working to develop the best path forward
  • Must possess the ability to work successfully in a cross-functional team environment and be able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms
  • Should be able to express ideas and design intent to other team members, management, and customers
  • should be self-motivated with the ability to take milestone objectives and develop plans to meet customer expectations (both internal and external)
  • Must be able to develop new ideas and creative solutions to problems