Assistant Project Manager

Position Number: H21-002

Status: Full-Time (Exempt)

Reports to: Director, Federal Programs

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana; Bloomington, Indiana; or Odon, Indiana

Job description and what you’ll do:

IN3 is growing, and we’re looking for an Assistant Project Manager to help IN3 execute critical programs for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). You’ll work with the Director of Federal Programs and other IN3 personnel on the performance and management of projects for our key customers and stakeholders. As the organization grows, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your responsibilities and gain critical experience in your field. This is a startup environment, and we reward success.

Who you are/what you have:

  • Evidence of success managing projects, particularly in IT/software implementation/process improvement
  • Experience with a variety of project management paradigms, especially Agile Project Management
  • Experience managing a project of $10 million and larger with distributed teams and many subcontractors
  • Experience with a variety of project management tools, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Smartsheets, Microsoft Project, etc.
  • Ability to assist with the development and tracking of key performance and financial metrics to ensure project success
  • Ability to develop and coordinate detailed project plans
  • Ability to work independently, in an unstructured environment, with multiple concurrent demands on your time

Who we are:

IN3 (Indiana Innovation Institute) works with academia, industry, and government to create a hub of national security innovation that helps solve critical defense priorities. IN3 connects regional, state and national partners through a variety of means including convening research and business teams to solve emerging technical challenges for the U.S. Department of Defense. IN3 is focused on hypersonics, cyber-physical systems, trusted microelectronics, artificial intelligence and 5G. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter @IN3indiana and LinkedIn

Required Qualifications to Apply:

  • United States Citizenship
  • 3-5 years’ project/program management experience with evidence of increasing responsibility; experience managing projects or programs with the Federal Government preferred
  • Previous or current PMP or equivalent certification
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret level clearance or other government agency equivalent
  • BS degree in a technical/engineering field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing US DoD software or IT programs
  • Technical experience in Cyber and Artificial Intelligence
  • 5-10 years’ project/program management experience with evidence of increasing responsibility
  • Active DoD security clearance


IN3 rewards successful contributors and delivers a high level of job satisfaction.  Additional benefits include:

  • A highly competitive salary
  • 401k (IN3 provides 5% non-elective Employee Eligible Compensation, as well as providing an elective Safe Harbor match of up to 4% of Employee Contribution)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage. IN3 pays 90% of plan costs for individuals and 80% for families
  • Employer-provided short-term, long-term disability, and life insurance
  • 4 weeks of vacation to start, 5 weeks after 2 years consecutive employment; 10 sick days in addition to vacation
  • 14 company holidays
  • Flexible schedule, including the ability to work from home when appropriate

To apply:

E-mail your resume and cover letter to  Please note position number H21-002 in the subject line of your e-mail.  Please direct all questions on the position to Leslie Wolfe at