Senior Project Manager

Verus Research is searching for Senior Project Managers to lead research and development projects across the range of our technical areas, including applied electronics, directed energy system integration, electronic warfare, nuclear testing technologies, and space and autonomy.

The Senior Project Managers will lead and manage research and development efforts, be responsible for meeting contractual commitments, act as the primary customer interface, and pursue additional business.  Those selected will manage project scope, schedule, budget, and internal and external resources in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.  This posting is for work in Albuquerque, NM.

The ideal candidates will possess a strong mix of leadership traits, project management and analytical skills, a desire to develop innovative solutions, willingness to take full accountability for project success, and the ability to communicate complex ideas to a wide variety of stakeholders.  Success in this demanding role will stem from:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business-related discipline (advanced degree preferred)
  • 7+ years’ experience working in relevant technical areas in the Department of Defense (highly desired) or an industry research environment
  • Experience leading projects during all stages of the project lifecycle, from concept formulation through design, development, integration, testing, and delivery
  • Experience with project management tools for management of requirements, scope, schedule and cost, risk, and quality
  • Experience managing external collaborators, including vendors and subcontractors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in developing briefings for senior and executive level management and customers
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