Senior Program Manager at Wisk Aero | Powderkeg

Location: Remote, United States

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Program Management Office

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all- electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!

The Program Manager will organize and coordinate activities and deliverables to reach milestones across a complex, multi disciplinary and multi functional team, in pursuit of building the first passenger service with an autonomous air taxi.

The Program Manager will develop and implement appropriate and efficient strategies and tactics to drive towards milestone completion and accountability.

Within 3 months you will

  • Lead planning and track execution of 1 - 2 projects
  • Produce and monitor overall project schedule for company-wide deliverables, integrating team schedules and identifying dependencies, conflicts and critical path
  • Be a critical interface between the cross-functional teams

Within 6 months you will

  • Develop and maintain project Risk, Issue and Opportunity management and tracking
  • Provide reporting on schedule delays, roadblocks, optimistic estimates, dependency conflicts, large error bars, open items and challenges

Within 12 months you will

  • Ensure all delivery, financial and technical commitments of the project are met
  • Institute appropriate processes for documenting lessons learned and sharing of best practices


  • At least 5 years of program/project management experience leading and/or managing complex multidisciplinary technical projects
  • Aerospace/Aviation experience
  • Outstanding analytical skills and solid understanding of product development and production processes
  • Excellent knowledge of developing, tracking and maintaining schedules
  • Team player and creative thinker who is able to lead technical teams, cross-functional groups, and vendors in accordance with plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Familiarity with agile methodologies


We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as flight lessons, wellness subsidies, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, IP bonus program, happy hours and many more.

Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Program Manager
  • Company
    Wisk Aero
  • Location
    Mountain View, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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