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Last modified 4/19/2022 7:02:20 AM

Rust Project Manager

Permanent contract
France, Germany
Software Engineering degree and at least two years of practical experience in project management at a software company

AdaCore is looking for a Project Manager to join an international team working on the offering related to the Rust programming language.

Everything we do at AdaCore is centered around helping developers build the safest, most secure open-source software. 

For over 25 years, we’ve worked with global leaders across avionics, aerospace and defense industries, building tools and providing services that ease the complex and difficult process of developing high-integrity software. As the need for truly secure and reliable applications expands into industries such as automotive, medical, energy, and IOT, we’re advancing our time-tested technologies to bring expertise and services to help a whole new generation of developers.

Our 150 experts worldwide in the US (New York), France (Paris, Toulouse, Grenoble and Vannes), the UK, Estonia and Germany all play a role in developing bleeding edge technologies to meet the highest grade of software development.

Joining AdaCore is about joining a culture of innovation, openness, collaboration and dependability, which defines how we work together, with our customers and partners.

Working in an international team, you will be responsible for continuously improving the company’s information systems.



AdaCore, in partnership with Ferrous Systems (a technology company specializing in the Rust programming language) aims to further develop the Ferrocene Rust toolchain in order to support embedded mission- and safety-critical applications, and to qualify it under relevant industry software safety standards.


Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Managing projects around the development of our Rust technology, such as tool development and certification;
  • Interfacing with the Rust Product Manager to understand long-term objectives driven by customer and market needs;
  • Interfacing with the Rust Technical Lead to understand short-term objectives driven by technology / project needs;
  • Developing and maintaining project management tools, such as kanban or scrum, to provide structure to the team for organizing its work;
  • Interfacing regularly with team members to ensure that they are on track for their objectives and know what they’re working on next;
  • Developing and presenting metrics to the Technical Lead and Product Manager to help communicate constraints, issues, capabilities, and needs for the team.



  • Software Engineering degree and at least two years of practical experience in project management at a software company;
  • Knowledge and experience in at least one agile framework, such as Scrum;
  • Good written and oral English;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Leadership, management, and conflict-resolution experience.

The following are not mandatory but are considered a plus

  • Knowledge of one high-level programming language among the following: Ada, C/C++, Rust;
  • Comfortable with a Unix development environment (git/svn, shell, etc.);
  • Experience with build and testing infrastructure, or quality assurance;
  • Experience using the Python programming language in a production environment;
  • Knowledge of documentation building tools like ReStructuredText, Sphinx, AsciiDoc and Antora;
  • Scrum certification;
  • Agile certification.

Beyond the job

We are looking for engineers who want their work to have a direct impact on improving the reliability, safety and security of the software that modern society has grown increasingly dependent on in an international environment. Our sales and marketing team is staffed with multi-talented, tenacious and creative individuals; and our HR team is committed to ensuring your tenure with AdaCore is a positive one. Our cultural diversity is one of our strengths, enabling us to operate successfully on an international scale and we celebrate it during our social events (summer meetings, activity week-ends, Christmas dinner etc). 

We encourage our employees to explore their curiosity by providing them ongoing and lifelong training from their first day in AdaCore with a strong onboarding plan. As we know that juggling work and life is challenging, we offer flexibility to accommodate personal needs and work commitments.  

AdaCore offers competitive compensation, benefits and thoughtful perks. We go beyond industry standards to help keep our employees comfortable and satisfied both on and off the job, no matter where they are based.

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