Company: Core Group
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Our client designs and tests autonomous ships for the Navy and for commercial customers. They are currently expanding their team for the digital transformation of the maritime trade. This critical role will help mature the in-water prototypes for fielded production at scale.

About the client
Our client is one of the largest Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Design companies. They serve both government and commercial markets and this team is a rapidly expanding start-up within the company that is combining our deep maritime expertise with cutting-edge robotics, automation and AI.

Define product requirements and features for specific platforms and sub-systems
Structure schedules and milestones for new product features and work with various engineering teams to deliver on these timelines; be the cross-functional organizer working to integrate platform, hardware and software integration and test activities
Improve workflows and processes across engineering teams to increase productivity and quality
Oversee subcontractor and vendor performance
Work with the business team to conduct market research, gather feedback from potential customers, etc.
Manage OEM relationships, coordinate product development and internal release activities
Gather necessary information and prepare presentation materials for technical and executive meetings
Support a culture of teamwork, enthusiasm and customer success within the program

BS in an engineering discipline
2+ years' experience in technical product / project management
Experience in vendor management
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Must have previously been part of a team that launched a product

4+ years' experience in technical product / project management
Robotics, autonomous vehicles and start-up experience
Demonstrated proficiency in creating and maintaining complex development schedules and managing technical and business risks, issues and opportunities
Familiarity with artificial intelligence / deep learning techniques and their application to customer workflows
Experience with product requirements management tools
Formal training in project management practices
ITIL Foundation Certification (a plus)
SAFE Certification (a plus)
Love technology and be passionate about what you do!