Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,600 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.
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The Program Manager will initially have responsibility for the Draper’s Reentry Systems business area, including the mission, technology suite and customer operations. The suite includes a system architecture, an IMU, electronics and software. Additional assignments across the program may be added as the manager gains program familiarity. The program manager will work closely with the program director, technical teams and government customer to ensure common expectations, prioritize and direct technical development, monitor and report progress. The program manager is responsible for overall technical quality, schedule and budget for the program.
Program Manager will be responsible for long-term development plans to meet customer needs; sourcing funding for these plans; and executing those plans as appropriate
This position will require a [Secret] Security Clearance.