(Senior) Technical Project Manager

Website eleQtron GmbH

Hamburg & Siegen, GER                                                                                       Full-time

Are you ready to help build a company and see it through to the next generation of computing? You are an expert in project management and have a passion for deep tech topics? You can work across functions with a variety of stakeholders and thrive from bringing value to your organization via your leadership of effective project management? Then apply today!

We are developing quantum computers based on trapped-ion technology. Our next-generation computing machines will solve problems in chemistry, logistics and finance, among others, that cannot be cracked with the best supercomputers. The technology is clear, investors are convinced – now we are looking for more innovative people with team spirit who have the same passion in building our company as we do.

For this purpose, we are looking for a (SENIOR) TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER (m/f/d).

Responsibilities/What will you be doing?

  • Owning our company’s technical project planning, execution, and delivery to ensure successful results
  • Collaborating closely with a technical product owner
  • Understanding and communicating a healthy sense of urgency in the projects you manage
  • Taking on the challenge of transforming science into a product
  • Leading and supporting cross-functional international teams of scientists who are in the processing of working as engineers
  • Combining agile and traditional project management concepts to meet short-term goals and long-term milestones
  • Effectively allocating resources to balance demands for attention to detail with rapid progress
  • Identifying and mitigating project risks
  • Communicating project status, progress, and challenges to all stakeholders
  • Monitoring schedules and budgets
  • Driving project processes, methodologies and tools to ensure quality and efficiency

Required/What skills do you need?

  • Successfully completed technical or business degree, ideally with a focus on Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Physics
  • Several years of professional experience as a Project Manager, Scrum Master, or Product Owner
  • Successfully managed development projects
  • Fluent German and English
  • Experience with agile project management methods (e.g., Scrum, Kanban)
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to work in a team, initiate and work on projects in an agile and independent manner
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and enjoy working in a multicultural and interdisciplinary team

We value:

  • Experience with deep-tech startups
  • Experience in handling publicly funded projects
  • Great negotiation skills
  • Change management expertise
  • Experience in controlling projects

Compensation & benefits: 

  • Competitive salary: We value our team members and therefore provide remunerations that reflect this, additionally rewarding particular achievements.
  • Employee participation: Our team can share in the company’s success through an attractive Virtual Stock Option Plan (VSOP).
  • Flexible working hours: We offer personal freedom through a variety of flexible work schedules.
  • Professional development: We encourage and financially support individual professional development.
  • Moving benefits: We will give you a warm welcome! We are happy to support employees who move to Germany with a bonus.
  • Team spirit: In our international and diverse team, and with our regular team events, having fun at work is simply part of the game!
  • Further development: We want to grow together and so we offer our team members needs-based, individualized further training as well as plenty of room for personal development.
  • PhD on the Job: Want to work with us while studying for your doctorate? We make it possible.
  • Well-secured: We take care of your company pension scheme and offer you a healthcare package.
  • At the forefront: Work at the forefront of technology, where academic research meets commercial applications.
  • Modern workplace: We have a high-quality infrastructure with laboratory space, offices and meeting rooms.

What you can expect from eleQtron:

  • eleQtron is a young startup with a unique and flexible working style through our adoption of the agile methodology. We encourage our team to think outside the box and provide access to high quality infrastructure, lab space, offices, and meeting rooms. We strive for an open atmosphere in which developing and commercializing world leading ion-trap-based quantum computers is not only possible, but fun.
  • As a young organization, eleQtron has a flat hierarchy which provides excellent opportunities for self-development and room for growth. Our employees have a high degree of freedom and encouragement to contribute ideas and strategies.
  • Work at the forefront of technology, where academic research meets commercial applications.

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