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Senior Project Manager- Digital Transformation

Company: Axiom Space
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Axiom Space is building for beyond, guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. The leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, Axiom Space operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while developing its successor, Axiom Station - a permanent commercial destination in low-Earth orbit that will sustain human growth off the planet and bring untold benefits back home.
Axiom Space fosters a diverse environment inclusive of all perspectives. We are the pioneers of commercial space, leading the transformation of low-Earth orbit into a global space marketplace. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic (Senior Project Manager) who is fueled by problem-solving, continuously curious, and driven to understand our world, science/technology, and life itself, for the benefit of all on Earth and beyond.

  • Lead the planning, execution and delivery of software development and technical projects.

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders.

  • Utilize the Atlassian toolset and develop appropriate backlog, sprint cadence and release targets.

  • Support and execute Atlassian tool initiatives, customization, dashboard and reports.

  • Lead release team in relevant Agile/Scrum ceremonies - schedule and execute daily planning and refinement sessions, retrospectives and reviews as required.

  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with cross-functional teams to ensure project success.

  • Monitor and report on project progress, identifying and mitigating risks as necessary.

  • Foster an agile, collaborative and positive team environment, promoting effective communication and knowledge sharing.

  • Ensure adherence to Agile best practices and frameworks.

  • Lead and coach multiple scaled scrum teams in a highly technical, iterative design environment.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Education & Experience (Experience should highlight both required and preferred skills. Preferred skills are considered especially nice to have that might further elevate the candidate's qualifications for the role. Think in terms of impact to business, decision-making authority, work complexity and degree of influence).

    • Bachelor's Degree in related field

    • 5+ years' experience in related field

    • Certification with Project Management Professional or Certified Scrum Master

      Essential Functions
      Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.

      • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.

      • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

      • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.


        • Excellent interpersonal skill

        • Excellent communication skill, verbal and written

        • Excellent organizational skills

        • Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving

        • Ability to work in a team environment

        • Self-motivated

          Competencies : To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

          • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values

          • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

          • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity

          • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods

          • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources

          • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline-oriented environment

            Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
            Digital Transformation Office
            Employment Type
            Minimum Experience

Keywords: Axiom Space, Houston , Senior Project Manager- Digital Transformation, Executive , Houston, Texas

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