Program Manager

Product Delivery · Arlington, Virginia
Department Product Delivery
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Want to work for a mission driven company that digitally maps soil with machine learning to help sustainably produce food and reverse climate change?  EarthOptics is a growing AgTech company developing tools that help farmers more sustainably manage their soil, increase yields and feed the growing world.  We are seeking a full-time Program Manager to join our growing team.  The ideal candidate will have experience in both government (US/state/local governments) and commercial  program and project management, have demonstrated experience managing small teams and engaging with customers, including on-time delivery against a schedule.


We seek motivated individuals who are eager to gain new skills in a fast-paced environment, and work closely and collaboratively with a team.  We are committed to building a diverse team of employees from various backgrounds, educational histories, and industries. We have a competitive compensation package including robust healthcare benefits, paid time off and meaningful equity options grants. Even if you do not meet all of the requirements below, we encourage you to apply - we’d love to hear from you!  Learn more at www.EarthOptics.com.


To learn more about working at EarthOptics, visit: https://www.themuse.com/profiles/earthoptics 


Job Type:  Full-Time, Exempt

Work Location: Remote - This remote role welcomes candidates anywhere in the U.S.

Travel: Occasional travel is required


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop milestone-driven program schedules based on contract requirements, and manage teams for on-time delivery to those schedules
  • Develop program budgets and track status 
  • Provide solutions to customer questions and recommendations within contract scope
  • Develop and track key program performance metrics
  • Manage multiple programs simultaneously, unless assigned to an enterprise program
  • Travel to customer sites and facilities in support of programs and projects


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in program management
  • 3-5 years of experience in program and project management
  • Ability to work efficiently with standard office documentation products (e.g., Google Suites Docs, Sheets or MS Office Word, Excel)
  • Familiarity with Project Management Information Systems and databases including but not limited to Monday, JIRA, Airtable
  • Comfort with technology and learning and testing new technology
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a cross-functional team
  • Demonstrated oral and written communications skills, particularly in providing customer program status reports
  • Flexible and able to adjust to new situations


What would make you stand out:

  • Familiarity with farming, agriculture, or soil science


What we can offer:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance - 75% funded by EarthOptics for benefit-eligible employees and dependents 
  • Company paid LTD, STD and Life Insurance 
  • Meaningful equity option grants
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Professional Development 
  • Referral Program 
  • Flexible Schedule & Hybrid/Remote Work Environment


EarthOptics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender or gender identity, national origin, age, marital, parental, veteran or disability status.

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  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Department
    Product Delivery
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level