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Danaher Corporation Project Manager in Cambridge, Maryland

In a world increasingly focused on how humans can responsibly live within our environment, OTT is on the frontlines, creating the critical water and weather solutions that ensure a safer future for us all. By partnering with our customers around the world, we help detect floods, make solar power more efficient, protect the environment, and ultimately save lives.

Our collaborative, diverse team is made up of engineers and scientists, marketers and researchers; people who’ve been in the industry for decades or have just arrived with fresh ideas. We’re driven by a love of problem-solving and inventive thinking, and by the unique impact our customers make on people’s everyday lives. Bringing our global team together within our renowned brands affords us unsurpassed strength and expertise in meteorology and hydrology—and gives you the chance to build a meaningful career.

OTT HydroMet is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies (https://www.dhwaterquality.com/) . Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.

This will be a hybrid position that will involve some onsite work as well as remote. Candidates should be a commutable distance to our Sterling, VA office to come onsite as needed.

Position Summary:

The Project Manager works to ensure customer satisfaction through on time delivery, clear communication, and providing excellent end-to-end support both internally and externally. This is a customer focused role, ensuring our products are enabling customers to perform their mission better than any other product available. Help bring the voice of the customer into our future planning and decision making!

Interact with various groups including leadership, software engineering, system engineering, production, operations, information technology, test, configuration management, sales and marketing to ensure timely completion of the project. Technical experience is important as translating customer requirements into product features and creating functional specifications/drawings will be a part of the job too. On the implementation end, the PM prioritizes and delivers on these features, working closely with management and key technical resources, such as software development, testing, documentation, training, tech support, and more.

This PM handles projects that typically last anywhere from 1-6 months and will be tapped in to support when there is a more unique customer order that requires additional hands on support to deliver a superior experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develops and leads the implementation of goals for the assigned project; interprets and follows all applicable federal and state regulations.

  • Monitors and directs or performs day-to-day operations (including budget & costs) of the assigned project to ensure that goals and objectives are met, and that services and projects are being accomplished efficiently and optimally; adjusting course as needed.

  • Confers with and represents the project in meetings with other project managers; fosters collaborative working relationships to the benefit of the project, the Company and the customer.

  • Prioritizes and allocates available project resources; reviews and evaluates project delivery, makes recommendation for and executes changes in operations to ensure maximum effective service provision; assists in developing new project function elements, including researching, compiling and analyzing supporting data.

  • Performs complex administrative duties requiring project oversight, attention to detail and analysis; performs strategic planning and financial analysis, including assisting in preparation of specialized project and project budgets to include staffing and operational needs.

  • Negotiates, develops, monitors and administers a variety of contracts and agreements.

  • Develops systems and maintains records that provide for the proper evaluation, control and documentation of assigned activities; prepares a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, directives and other materials.

Critical competencies:

  • Thinks through and analyzes complex problems, challenges and works to identify root cause.

  • Prioritizes effectively, acts with speed and agility.

  • Demonstrates deep understanding of customer expectations and end user needs.

  • Actively participates in cross functional brainstorming sessions.

  • Consistently drives high quality, on-time results.

  • Builds and maintains good working relationships with peers and supervisors; works collaboratively.


  • 3+ years of project management experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technical field, or equivalent experience

  • Experience working with diverse global cross-functional customers and teams

  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings (mechanical, electrical)

  • Strong presentation skills – Verbal and written for dealing with customers and contracts

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification highly desirable

  • Experience delivering software projects highly desirable

  • Multi-lingual a plus

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.