Persistent Systems

Project Manager

Job Location US-NY-New York
Project/Program Management

Job Description & Responsibilities

Persistent Systems is looking for a Project Manager to join our growing team in the heart of NYC! This person will be responsible for working with the Program Manager in managing all aspects of B2B projects, pursuing new opportunities, and developing existing relationships with Key customer Project persons of contact.


Position Responsibilities

  • Managing all aspects of B2B projects, including project plans, project support personnel, deliverables, modifications, updates, and responses
  • Maintaining all project management data, including project plans, project schedules, project budgets, risk management, requirements management, and project tasks
  • Working directly with the Project Specialist to ensure project budget and personnel reporting is accurately reported
  • Leading project team to execute projects on time, within budget, while meeting customer
  • Liaising between Customer Program Manager and other company stakeholders
  • Working with customers to complete required Customer and Government forms
  • Working with Program Managers to respond to Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Quotes (RFQ), Requests for Proposals (RFP), and other relevant requests
  • Maintaining understanding of network and communications systems, as well as Government procurement methods

Job Qualifications & Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Science, or similar fields, or equivalent experience
  • Project Management Professional Certifications (PMP), or formal PMP training
  • 4 years of experience managing technical projects, technical writing, and proposal writing
  • Experience using MS Project to manage project execution
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous tasks and competing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Must be available to travel up to 30% of the time
  • Must have or be able to obtain United States Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience with network and communications systems
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) experience
  • Uncrewed Systems (UAS, UGV, UxS) experience
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Project Management, or a similar field or equivalent experience


Total compensation for this role can vary from $110,000 to $130,000 a year based on individual qualifications. Eligibility for yearly discretionary bonus. Persistent Systems, LLC offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; paid time off (sick time and vacation time); flexible spending accounts; 401(k) plan with company match; fitness membership reimbursement; tuition assistance; mental health benefits; and pet discounts.

Company Overview

Persistent Systems is a growing business that develops Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) wireless radio systems for Government and commercial applications. The radios are typically worn on the person, mounted to manned vehicles, integrated into autonomous unmanned vehicles, or installed at fixed sites. The systems provide on-the-move data, voice, video, and situational awareness capability. Located in the heart of New York City, Persistent Systems is an exciting company that is passionate about delivering cutting edge products.


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