Senior Technical Project Manager

  • Optelian
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Mar 23, 2018
Full time Information Technology Management / Project Management R&D Telecommunications

Job Description

Versawave Division

Senior Technical Project Manager

  The Sr Technical Project Manager will report to the Versawave Division Business Unit Leader.


Key responsibilities:


  • Prepare and maintain project plans with input from product management, R&D, product marketing, operations, etc.
  • Manage all phases of projects from design through to delivery.
  • Responsible for the tracking cost, schedule, and deliverables.
  • Reviewing status of projects and budgets, managing schedules and preparing technical reports and status updates.
  • Internally reporting the status updates of cost, schedule and deliverables to senior management
  • Responsible for the planning and chairing of weekly project meetings.
  • Conducting risk assessment, monitoring issues and developing resolutions.
  • Acting as a liaison between senior management and the project team.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience
  • Experience the optical semiconductor and/or satellite industries an asset
  • Good understanding of product development process – managing from end to end
  • Ability to develop rapport with peers to maintain strong working relationships.
  • Masterfully uses organizational knowledge to maneuver through formal and informal channels to get things done quickly and effectively
  • Previous experience interacting and reporting to the Canadian or European Space Agencies is an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform a variety of concurrent tasks with minimal direction.
  • Ability to lead productive meetings through preparation, leadership, and time management.