Program Manager

Added: April 4, 2024
Hydrosat is a space and data analytics company building a new Earth Observation constellation and software to unlock the power of thermal infrared imagery. Our mission is to capture and deliver high spatio-temporal resolution thermal infrared data, currently not available from other sources, to provide insights that benefit the environment, enhance food and water security, and serve other critical applications. Our data analytics team in Luxembourg combines best-in-class remote sensing, machine learning, and cutting-edge fusion approaches to thermal imagery to deliver innovative and scalable solutions to the agri-food industry.

We are looking for bright, creative, and ambitious people who can work in a dynamic and collaborative start-up environment. Hydrosat is determined to change the way people use space imagery and revolutionize agriculture. Join us on this mission and help transform the world.

What You’ll Do

As a Program Manager, you will support successful execution of project and product development initiatives that adhere to company objectives, and work cross functionally with science and engineering teams.


  • Lead project management for inter-connected software, data science, and research projects
  • Develop project management plans, including resourcing, schedules and budgets
  • Communicate project needs and status to technical project teams and engineering managers
  • Apply appropriate lightweight frameworks for change, risk and resource management
  • Evaluate tenders and provide support in writing project proposals
  • Prepare reports for external and internal stakeholders


  • 5+ years' experience as a program or project manager
  • Previous experience with software engineering or research
  • Demonstrable experience building effective working relationships with engineering teams
  • Understanding of modern project/program management techniques, including Kanban and agile methods
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and modern cloud tools for project management (e.g. Jira, MS Project)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • First principles thinking and data-driven decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership and drive execution
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken)

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in engineering
  • Experience evaluating system-level design
  • A project management certification (PMP, APM, Scrum)
  • Experience with roadmap strategy and definition


  • Attractive compensation
  • Stock option plan
  • Fast paced and dynamic start up environment
  • Access to great facilities at the Luxembourg House of Startups

Hydrosat provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.