Project Manager

Sterling, Virginia, United States Full-time

Sestra Systems is currently seeking a junior project manager to support the rapid expansion of our customer base across the United States and Canada.  As a junior project manager, you will be responsible for managing projects for existing and new customers in the beverage dispensing industry, including stadiums, hotels, restaurants, corporate offices and more.  Coupled with our diverse customer base, this is an ideal position for anyone looking to break into the field project management by providing access to a wide set of project management skills.  This position may also include some office administration.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports a senior Project Manager
  • Provide project leadership across all assigned projects
  • Leads and motivating cross-functional teams to obtain desired results
  • Clearly and effectively communicates and manages customer and project expectations, timelines and risks
  • Manages and tracks the progress of multiple projects
  • Ensures team members are on target to meet timelines for install, delivery and support
  • Schedules, prepares for and runs meeting providing detailed meeting re-caps to management
  • Creates and reports on program status utilizing a dashboard
  • Manages data input on customer setup
  • Disseminates information on any problems or potential delays and escalates issues to management attention
  • Perform various tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience. PMP certification is a plus.
  • Highly self-motivated; able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, yet also work independently on complex problems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a strong desire for constant challenge and multi-tasking.
  • A demonstrated understanding of when and how to be flexible, and when and how to be firm.
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Clearly and effectively communicate and manage customer expectations.
  • Willingness to learn and offer help wherever it's needed
  • Aspirations for a long term career in project management
  • Background working with Asana a plus

Other:

  • Travel by plane, train or car
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Reliable automobile transportation with insurance coverage
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail

Location:  This position is located in Sterling, VA (limited travel required per above)

 

About Sestra Systems

Sestra was founded by Lev Volftsun, a serial entrepreneur who has sold two technology companies to Cisco Systems and a third to Metaswitch, with a total accumulated value of over $1B. Our mission is to become the gold standard for beverage dispensing by bringing IoT connectivity to on-tap dispensing and serving the perfect pour, delivering revolutionary loss prevention to customers serving draft beverages (beer, wine, cocktails, cold brew coffee, etc.). Our patented pour control technology ensures that each and every glass of beer, wine or mixed drink is poured to the exact volume and temperature specified virtually eliminating costly over-pouring. Our hands-free, push-to-pour dispensing increases speed of service, eliminating long lines and increasing revenues during the busiest service periods. More importantly, our connected devices record all events and syncs with the cloud to provide valuable real-time analytics and remote administration capabilities to our customers. Sestra’s smart dispensing solutions are installed as mission-critical applications within iconic sports venues, cultural centers, hotels and restaurants across the country. The Washington Nationals, Kennedy Center, Warner Theater, Lincoln Center, Greenbrier Resort and Longwood Gardens are just a few of our local clients.