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Program Manager – Drones

Sphere Entertainment Co. (NYSE: SPHR) is a premier live entertainment and media company. The Company includes Sphere, a next-generation entertainment medium powered by cutting-edge technologies to redefine the future of entertainment. The first Sphere venue in Las Vegas opened in September 2023. In addition, the Company includes MSG Networks, which operates two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG Sportsnet, as well as a direct-to-consumer and authenticated streaming product, MSG+, delivering a wide range of live sports content and other programming. More information is available at

Who are we hiring?

The Sphere Show Systems Technology team is at the forefront of deploying innovative aerial solutions to enhance our audience's experience. We are seeking a Program Manager to lead our in-house drone department, managing budgets, schedules, and personnel across multiple drone technology projects. With a focus on project timelines, budget management, understanding regulations and safety practices and team coordination, the ideal candidate will possess strong project management skills, a background in tech development, and outstanding leadership abilities. 

What will you do?

  • Develop and oversee comprehensive project plans, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Lead and coordinate a team of drone technology specialists to achieve project milestones and deliverables.
  • Manage the department's budget, allocate resources efficiently, and optimize costs.
  • Foster a collaborative environment, liaising between cross-functional teams to facilitate seamless integration of drone technologies into Sphere operations.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external vendors and technology partners.
  • Monitor and report on project progress to stakeholders, adjusting strategies as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and operational standards for drone operations.
  • Contribute to the Sphere intellectual property protection program by collaborating with the Legal department on patent submissions and IP strategy.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field; PMP certification is a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience in program management within a technology-driven environment.
  • Proven expertise in managing complex technology projects, particularly with drones or related fields.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with a track record of managing multidisciplinary teams.
  • Proficiency in budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in the tech development lifecycle from concept to deployment.

Special Requirements 

  • Willingness to travel up to 20% to various sites, including potential international destinations.
  • Availability to oversee critical project phases and be on-call for high-priority issues. 






Pay Range
$118,000$165,000 USD

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