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Project Coordinator

Company: Rocket Lab USA
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Rocket Lab Rocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab. Our team is 500 people strong and we're adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly and we are action-oriented. While other companies talk about it, we do it! PROJECT COORDINATOR The Project Coordinator will be responsible for supporting projects from planning through delivery. Liaises between project members, cross-functional teams, and stakeholders to ensure deliverables, requirements, schedules, and meeting plans are communicated. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: * Works in collaboration with the chief engineer and project managers to plan and execute project goals. * Participate in team meetings and propose improvements if necessary * Evaluate potential problems and develop solutions * Plan and manage goals, project schedules and new information * Implement and track schedules in JIRA for current projects and coordinate all team members to keep workflow on track REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: * 2+ years of demonstrated experience across multiple spacecraft flight projects or programs. * Minimum of 2 years experience with JIRA. * Strong communication and organization skills. * Prior experience with customizing JIRA reports to use them to identify trends and gain greater efficiencies. * A working knowledge of Agile (Scrum or Kanban) methodologies. * Demonstrated ability to create and manage workflows, schemes, and other features of JIRA. * Ability to work and collaborate in virtual environment where team members are not co-located. PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: * 5+ years of demonstrated space systems experience across multiple spacecraft flight projects or programs. * 4+ years of experience with configuring and administering JIRA * Experience generating documentation/tooling aids and instructing others * Ability to learn new skills and knowledge in a constantly changing environment Important Information: To conform to US Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US, protected individual as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorization from the US Department of State. Rocket Lab USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment with Rocket Lab USA is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status

Keywords: Rocket Lab USA, Long Beach , Project Coordinator, Other , Long Beach, California

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