Project Manager - HPC Ops

| Austin, TX, USA | Remote
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Who We Are

Bold. Unapologetic. Hardworking. We are building something special.  We transform energy into high-value compute with superior efficiency at scale.  Today, that means powering and securing the Bitcoin Network.  Tomorrow, that could also include powering workloads in AI, HPC and other forms of high-value compute.

Core Scientific is one of the largest bitcoin miners and bitcoin mining hosts in North America.  Our mission is to accelerate digital innovation by scaling high-value compute rapidly, efficiently and responsibly.  Our proprietary software stack optimizes bitcoin mining, pushes firmware, and monitors all aspects of our operations, ensuring we and our customers generate the highest possible ROI on our hardware investment.

But what makes us different from others in our industry?  We own and manage our own infrastructure.  That puts us in control of our operations and gives us an advantage that translates into higher productivity and efficiency.  It also gives us the ability to deploy rapidly the innovations developed by our deep tech team.

Come join us as we continue our journey and accelerate yours.  We seek smart, creative, collaborative minds, who work hard and fast.

Intrigued? Then apply and be a part of something truly special at Core Scientific.


Project Manager - HPC Ops 

Reports To

Director, Planning

The Job

The Project Manager is responsible for providing project planning, management and oversight for key initiatives and implementation projects, ensuring first that these initiatives and projects are closely aligned with Core Scientific’s strategic priorities, and second, that these initiatives and projects are completed on-time, within scope and budget and with an extremely high quality of deliverables. The position will ensure the optimum mix of cost, schedule, performance, and system supportability throughout the life cycle (design, development, testing and evaluation, production, and disposition) of each program and will analyze alternative problem solutions when needed. 


  • Evaluate complex situations using multiple sources of information filters, validates and interprets dynamic material.
  • Manage and appropriately escalate delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated with the project or program
  • Assign and monitor work of project related personnel, ensuring that project steps are in alignment with business objectives, on-time, and within budget.
  • Define project scope, deliverables, roles and responsibilities in collaboration with stakeholders and business partners.
  • Define, acquire, and allocate budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the program group/function and monitor performance across resource channels.
  • Design and implement processes to monitor and control resources, budget, risks and value to business objectives.
  • Establish, plan, and execute major milestone reviews and decision gates to complete the program and project life cycle.
  • Exercise broadly delegated authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing many routine and complex projects/programs.
  • Identify, clarify and communicate project vision, goals and objectives and how these ties into, support or impedes organizational strategic objectives.
  • Manage scope throughout the project duration and maintain accurate program estimates, timelines, project plans, status reports.
  • Manage and help define items such as pipeline throughput, OLAs/SLAs, and KPIs in relation to the program and project plans.
  • Provide process improvement recommendations based on best practices and industry standards.
  • Responsible for complex program management tasks and development of standards and processes for Data Center Operations.
  • Understand, track and articulate issues/risks/action items; work with responsible owners to address the items on a timely basis; update the appropriate stakeholders as needed.
  • Foster open, respectful, and professional communication directly within the team as well as with co-workers/ teammates and leaders across the organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3 years of Project Manager experience with gradually increasing responsibilities and a demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, artifacts, and tools required.
  • 3 years of experience within Data Center construction projects required.
  • Experience with Atlassian (Confluence, Jira), and Smartsheet required.
  • Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills required.
  • Experience in business process mapping or operational redesign/improvement required.
  • Full understanding of program/process lifecycle best practices required.
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship building skills and ability to achieve results without direct reporting relationships required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to present a polished, professional, and diplomatic image to all stakeholders required.


Minimal travel may be required.

Work Environment

This position frequently sits and or stands for most of the day.

Physical Demands

Standing, sitting, kneeling, reaching, use of both hands.

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Hours are generally Monday – Friday 8a-5p. However, evening and weekends may be required. 

Supervisory Experience (Yes or No)


More Information on Core Scientific
Core Scientific operates in the Blockchain industry. The company is located in Austin, TX. Core Scientific was founded in 2017. It has 290 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Friends outside of work, Open door policy, OKR operational model, Group brainstorming sessions, Mandated unconscious bias training and Hiring practices that promote diversity. To see all 3 open jobs at Core Scientific, click here.
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