Technical Project Manager
Engineering - Toronto, Ontario
Kepler is changing the face of satellite communications by launching a constellation of telecommunication nanosatellites! With the recent success of our Series A funding, a handful of early customers, and our first two satellites in orbit, Kepler is currently doubling in size!

We invest heavily to deliver the best products to our customers, and so we’re on the hunt
for a top-tier Technical Project Manager (TPM).  
As TPM, your primary role is to manage resources, schedules and priorities for the software
and FPGA teams and their various projects. You are the go-to person to provide quick
answers on how much margin exists or how delayed a feature is, what resources are
critical, what tasks should be prioritized and how much time specific tasks/projects took in
the past (for planning purposes). You’re expected to run all software and FPGA team
scrums and maintain the most up to-date Gantt chart, and associated project Gantt charts.

Position Responsibilities

  • Regular meetings with subject matter experts and team leads for task planning and cross project coordination
  • Support team/project leaders in decision making and planning
  • Monitor bug and feature lifecycles for all Kepler software and RTL
  • Provide regular reports to team leads
  • Manage the risk tracking process
  • Support budgetary planning, including personnel, equipment and facilities for all current and future projects
  • Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 – 3 years of experience working in an engineering or technical environment
  • You have worked with software teams in the role of project manager – you know how to talk tech-lingo to engineers of various disciplines and understand what their jobs entail: the tasks, challenges, and costs of each position on a team are something you can appreciate
  • You love Excel spreadsheets and Gantt charts
  • You love organizing a project into realistic milestones and goals, and you enjoy checking each one off as progress is made
  • You are highly organized and can successfully manage timelines for both your own work and the deliverables of projects under your purview

  • Bonus Points

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree is in Science or Engineering
  • PMP Designation or in progress
  • Proficiency with JIRA, Asana, Bugzilla, Gitlab, etc
  • You have seen complicated software projects pre to post delivery and was involved with the issue tracking and feature addition processes
  • You’ve led a software team using Agile methodology
  • You have experience with relevant hobbies or University design 
  • Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.

    As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team by phone at: +1 (437) 637-0047 to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.

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