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Actalent Software Engineering Project Manager in Syracuse, New York

Seeking Experienced candidates with SOFTWARE ENGINEER backgrounds for an exciting REMOTE opportunity in Project Management. Candidates must be willing to travel to worksite periodically (estimated 1-2x/quarter) but can be based out of any location. Priority given to candidates within a few hour's drive of Detroit, MI; Alexandria, VA; Boston, MA; Orlando, FL; Dayton, OH; San Diego, CA; or Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD


Must have experience in the Software Development Life Cycle within the aerospace, defense, and/or automotive industry

  • Take ownership of tasks related to project scope

  • Interface with various vendors/prime and sub contractors to work through project timing and performance

  • Attend project meetings to discuss progress / status updates and goals moving forward

  • Take meeting minutes

  • Conduct trade off studies

  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations

  • Budget planning


project management, timeline, systems engineering, powerpoint

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience required for remote role.

  • Hybrid opportunities available for candidates with less experience but must live in the Detroit area

    • Software Engineering background required.
  • This is a hands-on role working closely with software team so candidates must understand software best practices, limitations, considerations, what realistic expectations are within software development, etc.

    • Formal Project Management experience strongly preferred, but open to Software Engineers with leadership experience looking to transition into project management

    • Aerospace, Defense, and/or Automotive industry experience strongly preferred

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills (PowerPoint)

  • Experience with electrical systems

  • Highly organized

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar required.

    • Eligibility for Department of Defense Secret level Security Clearance required

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification nice to have

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.