Delivery Manager (Platform)
WFH Flexible Detroit, MI

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you are part project manager, part people leader who will oversee a handful of backend-focused platform & data engineering teams while emphasizing morale, productivity, and efficiency.

Project Management (50%)

·  Handle multiple enterprise level software projects through entire lifecycle 

·  Track outstanding deliverables, milestones and change requests

·  Collaborate with leaders across the engineering organization to ensure overall effectiveness of the unit

·  Effectively manage the engineering backlog, guiding scoping and level of effort discussions, and ensuring work items are appropriately sliced 

·  Follow project status and modify to mitigate risk and ensure success

·  Present regular project status upgrades to relevant stakeholders 

·  Continuously improve development operations by doing things better, faster, and cheaper whenever possible without sacrificing quality

·  Monitor and enhance software development, troubleshooting and QA process

·  Liaise between company, partners, customers, and other third parties where necessary

·  Maintain information security within their area of the organization 

·  Other responsibilities as assigned

People Management (50%)

·  Lead engineering teams ensuring high productivity and morale

·  Accelerate output of the team by forging strong interpersonal relationships with the engineering team, product manager, and clients, leading to project completion with a people-first mindset

·  Coach team members and remove obstacles

·  Hold regular 1:1’s and semi-annual reviews

·  Participate in leadership responsibilities as assigned by the company

·  Drive a culture of technical excellence and continuous improvement

·  Identify and introduce new technologies and patterns that elevate human capital

Travel Required: ~5%

Position Type: Full-Time, 40 hours per week

Location: Hybrid

DEI Statement: 

Airspace Link is committed to building a diverse team, embracing an inclusive culture, and investing in equity across our organization.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, marital status, order of protection status, citizenship status, arrest record or expunged or sealed convictions, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Background Check: Employment offers for this role are contingent on a satisfactory completion of a background check.


·  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

·  5+ years of experience managing projects and teams 

·  Leadership qualities with demonstrated experience mentoring and coaching teams and ensuring efficient output

·  A strong background in managing projects within software development

·  Understanding of common DevOps platforms and practices, Azure preferred

·  Familiarity with database architecture and data handling

·  Experience understanding and handling geographic data

·  Knowledge of SOC2 and ISO 27001 and working with ISM to ensure compliance with ISMS and platform security

·  Proven track record of using modern data insights tools to enhance Agile team productivity. Monday, Jira, Asana, or similar experience a plus.

·  Entrepreneurial spirit and adaptability to a greenfield industry

·  Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

·  Good judgment with the capacity to make timely and sound decisions

·  A positive self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively with a team in a rapidly evolving greenfield industry

·  Comfortable with navigating both in-the-weeds details and high-level strategy

·  Advanced MS Office Suite Experience

·  Part 107 or another pilot’s license a plus