We are seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director, Space Agency Sales, reporting to the Senior Vice President of Product and Business Development. As Director, you will serve as the primary liaison for prospective clients interested in private crew services aboard the company’s space stations, with a focus on engagements with sovereign space agencies. Collaborating closely with technical teams, you will articulate the capabilities of the company’s product offerings to potential clients, driving the identification of opportunities, fostering key relationships, and facilitating contract negotiations crucial to the growth trajectory. Key Responsibilities:
Oversee the end-to-end execution of customer contracts, from initial contact to mission completion.
Maintain and enhance internal sales tools and dashboards.
Partner with the Communications & Marketing team to develop marketing materials and strategic communications.
Cultivate and expand business opportunities while nurturing existing client relationships.
Develop and present bid/no-bid strategies, oversee proposal planning, preparation, and submission.
Coordinate customer engagement activities including meetings, tours, and product demonstrations.
Drive partnership agreements and revenue growth.
Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or science.
5+ years of sales or program management experience in aerospace, or space industries.
Preferred Skills & Experience:
Master’s degree in engineering or science (desired).
Proficiency in crafting compelling presentations and storytelling.
Strong prioritization skills, adept at managing multiple projects concurrently.
Comfortable in a startup environment, capable of implementing efficient processes in a cross-functional setting.
Self-motivated with a solutions-focused mindset.
Passion for the space industry and innovative business practices.
Understanding of B2B sales processes, pipeline management, and technical proposal writing.
Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to diverse audiences.
Experience in producing large commercial and government proposals in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
Ability to make informed decisions in dynamic environments.
Up to 30% travel may be required.
If this is interesting and a good fit, please contact Matt Tovey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Avionics Test Manager Los Angeles Space Structures
Our client is developing an exciting space structure, with launch expected to take place in just over a years’ time! They are looking for an Avionics Test Manager to play a pivotal role in overseeing the design, development, and execution of creative testing solutions for all electronic hardware and software.
You will lead a team of skilled engineers and technicians to ensure the success of their avionics systems.
Roles and responsibilities:
Directing and supervising hands-on testing of avionics components and systems.
Overseeing receiving inspections of avionics components from vendors.
Managing avionics testing at the system level during vehicle integration.
Designing test fixtures for complex avionics component test setups.
Leading the design and construction of avionics test racks for component and system level testing.
Collaborating with manufacturing and integration engineers to develop work instructions.
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or other engineering discipline.
Prior experience as a Test Manager with a focus on Avionics.
Experience working within the space sector.
Please apply if you would like to discuss the opportunity and the company in more detail!
We are seeking a driven and dynamic individual to join our team as the Director of Private Astronaut Sales. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Product and Business Development, you will play a pivotal role as the first point of contact for potential customers interested in private astronaut experiences on our space stations. This position is based in California and offers an exciting opportunity to shape the future of space tourism.
Manage the entire customer contract lifecycle, from initial contact through mission completion.
Maintain and optimize internal sales tools and dashboards for efficient workflow.
Collaborate with the Communications & Marketing team to develop marketing materials and strategic communications.
Stay informed about the latest developments in the space systems competitive landscape and market to inform pricing strategies and strategic direction.
Identify and pursue new business opportunities while nurturing relationships with existing customers.
Develop bid/no-bid strategies and oversee proposal planning, preparation, and submission.
Represent our company at industry conferences and speaking engagements.
Organize and conduct customer development activities including meetings, tours, and product demonstrations.
Support customer program deliverables by crafting and presenting both programmatic and technical material.
Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or a related discipline.
5+ years of experience in sales or program management within the aerospace, space, or hard tech industry.
Preferred Skills & Experience:
Master’s degree in engineering or a related field.
Proficiency in crafting compelling presentations and delivering key messages effectively.
Strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience in startup environments with a talent for implementing efficient processes.
Self-motivated with a passion for innovation in the space industry.
Direct experience with small spacecraft and launch vehicle design and manufacturing.
Familiarity with business-to-business sales processes, pipeline management, and technical proposal writing.
Ability to communicate technical concepts to diverse audiences.
Experience creating proposals and making independent judgments with limited information.
Strategic problem-solving skills and adaptability in high-stress environments.
Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.
If you are passionate about the space industry and thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to redefine the future of space tourism. Join us in our mission to make space more accessible for everyone.
Are you an Flight Software Engineer looking for an opportunity within the space sector? On offer is the chance to join a company who are leading efforts in building artificial gravity space stations.
The company are going from strength to strength experiencing year on year growth. They are leaders in their sector; this is an exciting and rare opportunity to join the team at a crucial time in their development.
This position would suit someone who has experience working on spacecrafts.
Write flight software code for the companies avionics computers and other flight hardware.
Develop flight code that implements Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) algorithms.
Develop tests that rigorously exercise our flight software and hardware.
Job Title: Junior Business Development Representative
Are you passionate about forging new business opportunities and eager to kick-start your career in sales? We’re seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Junior Business Development Representative. If you have 1+ years of sales or business development experience, coupled with an engineering or science degree, we want to hear from you!
Assist in crafting compelling proposals and presentations to potential clients.
Cultivate strong relationships with clients and stakeholders through effective communication and rapport-building.
Collaborate with the sales team to identify and pursue new business opportunities.
Stay updated on industry trends and developments to inform strategic business decisions.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, or related field.
1+ years of experience in sales or business development.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Desire to work in the space or aerospace industry (experience in this field is a plus).
Ability to work onsite in California.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Opportunity for professional growth and development.
Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
Comprehensive benefits package.
If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and make an impact in the exciting world of business development, apply now! Join us in shaping the future of our industry.
Responsibilities: • Thermal systems requirements development • Perform thermal analysis to develop and optimize thermal control designs and provide solutions to a wide range of difficult problems • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines • Document thermal analyses and designs • Review and approve drawings for thermal design hardware content • Report results of analyses and design specifics to internal management and external customers. • Work with test engineering to plan and execute subsystem level thermal tests, as well as perform associated analyses. • Provide feedback regarding impacts of possible cost and/ or schedule changes •Work and execute independently with minimal technical oversight and general direction • Mentor junior engineers and provide guidance on best practice Basic
• Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or related Engineering discipline with a minimum of 5+ years of related professional work experience, or a Master's degree in a related engineering discipline and 3+ years of experience • Knowledge and understanding of the application of technical principles, theories, and concepts for developing active thermal control systems • Experience using thermal analysis tools (SINDA/G, SINDA/FLUINT, TSS, Thermal Desktop) Preferred Skills & Experience: • Design, analysis and integration experience of spacecraft thermal systems • Experience using aerospace standard design tools (NX, CATIA, CREO) • Experience with space vehicle thermal design and/or integration • Spacecraft and/or Payload background with experience through the entire system lifecycle from concept, design, production, integration, test, launch, to operation support • Experience working on thermal design and troubleshooting efforts • Ability to develop novel concepts for active thermal control systems for space habitats • Detail-oriented and have excellent verbal and written communications skills, leadership skills, and organization skills