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Senior Project Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Graz, Am Eisernen Tor 3 / 2

About us
Welcome to Blackshark.ai. We believe in creating value by providing powerful insights.

Blackshark.ai is creating a digital twin of planet earth powered by satellite data & artificial intelligence.

We are a team of 50+ data scientists, geospatial engineers, 3D rendering programmers and developers based in San Francisco, Seattle, US, and Graz, Austria, Europe's computer vision hub.

Our revolutionary platform is using Machine Learning to extract information from the surface of our planet by using satellite imagery and other relevant data. A patented reconstruction technology allows streaming and rendering of detected 3D features in unmatched visual quality containing material properties and other semantic features.

We have a culture being focused on individuals and their individual goals in order to create something bigger than ourselves.

Come and join Blackshark.ai and help us create the ultimate vision of a digital Planet Earth.
Your mission
We are looking for a Senior Project Manager, who will work with one of our exceptional development teams, implementing projects for our Tier 1 customers and to oversee our day-to-day operations. You will be part of a global company operating in Europe and the US market, collaborating with our customers, product management teams, product owners and agile development teams. You will be supporting our team in planning, optimizing and prioritizing, to ensure that our project deliverables are aligned with the product roadmap while accomplished within time schedule and budget. You will also be an ambassador of agile project management methods who takes care of their implementation based on the best industry practice. 

In particular, you will:

  • Plan scope, schedule and milestones in alignment with our R&D roadmaps and professional services capacities.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously from start to finish.
  • Ensure development remains within budget, identify and address potential risks, solve quality issues and optimize resource allocation. 
  • Drive improvement of internal project management processes: in our friendly agile teams, your expertise is valued
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track the progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
Your profile
  • Your interest in the area of machine learning, geospatial data, 3D computer graphics and reconstruction of our planet is necessary.
  • You have several years of agile project management experience in software development
  • Your great communication skills and strong customer orientation enable you to collaborate smoothly with our Tier 1 customers.
  • You have proven you ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects 
  • You have strong presentation and negotiation skills 
  • You maintain a strong understanding of business strategies, goals and missions.
  • Good working knowledge of JIRA (or similar systems)

Nice to have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical area of study, ideally software development
  • PMP or other certifications would be a plus.
  • Proven leadership skills 
Why join us?
  • Cutting-edge projects with global Tier 1 reference customers in a wide range of industries.
  • A straightforward mindset: focus on the goal, get things done, and keep cool.
  • Friendly atmosphere, with amazing and passionate colleagues from all backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Flat hierarchy, fast decisions, and agile work environment where your ideas and concepts are welcome.
  • The opportunity to learn and develop in a team eager to drive innovation.
  • A culture that values teamwork, expertise sharing and humility, and where all collaborate towards the same goal.
  • Work-life balance and the flexibility to accommodate personal situations.
  • HQ situated in Graz, Austria, a hidden gem with an extraordinarily high quality of life, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps.
  • A competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.*

*The remuneration for the position advertised above is fixed by Austrian collective agreement. The effective salary depends on qualification and experience and may be significantly higher.
Your application
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