Project Manager at Progeny Systems Corporation

Posted in Executive 2 days ago.

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Type:
Location: US-UT-Salt Lake City
Category: Engineering

Job DescriptionSeeking a Project Manager who has direct experience with acoustic engineering disciplines from requirements development through validation. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented about requirements management and design standards, have strong organizational as well as practical problem-solving and decision-skills. They should be able to demonstrate the ability to evaluate effective solutions to transducer design and development challenges and have the ability to work well under pressure and be able to manage multiple projects and issues simultaneously.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage development activities of a distributed development team, while maintaining a system view
  • Work collaboratively with development team, customer representatives, and management to plan, prioritize and manage changes and upgrades to a design.
  • Manage and maintain project level schedule and goals within the day-to-day development, and delivery preparation activities of the team.
  • Specify, collect and analyze project metrics to support management review of project status and schedule and to maintain project level schedule and goals.
  • Provide recommendations to management regarding schedules, prioritization, and resource allocation.
  • Can effectively write and present status and plans in PowerPoint or a standard scheduling program
  • Manage, coordinate, and establish priorities for complete life-cycle of projects including the planning, design, manufacturing, testing, to meet requirements of various departments in the company, such as distribution, finance, and manufacturing.
  • Design project plans, which identify needs and define major tasks and milestones, based on scope, resources, budget, and personnel.
  • Determine project needs and acquires resources required for the success of the project.
  • Coordinate the development of new transducers the modification of existing transducers or changes in current methods or techniques.
  • Coordinate project performance with the other work of the affected department or departments.

Skills/RequirementsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • 15-20 years project management experience working with transducer development teams.
  • Skilled in managing requirements and change requests from multiple customers.
  • Experience managing distributed development teams.
  • Experience with configuration management of technical data packages.
  • Experience in the transition of engineering transducer designs into manufacturing.

  • B.S. degree (or an equivalent combination of education and experience.)
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in underwater acoustic transduction technology.

This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
• Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
• General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
• Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
• Effectively communicate with others
• Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
• Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)