Mission Manager – Satellite Services

Location: Merritt Island, FL

Title: Mission Manager - Satellite Services

Clearance: N/A | Citizenship Requirement: US Citizenship | Req #: 2563 | Salary: Competitive
Sidus Space is in support of service at the forefront of our nation’s access to space.  Our mission, as a Woman/Minority/Disabled-Vet Owned Small DoD Subcontractor, is cutting edge and composed of teams with the latest in Aerospace Industry Information Technologies and engineering.  We are looking for talented and motivated individuals who have the drive to be a part of the overall “It’s all about the mission…” goal and join the race to be leaders in this dynamic environment!
Summary:  Sidus Space has an opening for Mission Manager at Merritt Island, Florida. This position is responsible for managing the definition, planning, and successful execution of the necessary satellite launches to build up our constellation. The role includes seeking satellite launch opportunities to meet mission requirements, proposal development, mission management, contract management, scheduling, and regulatory coordination, ensuring that all tasks are completed in a reliable and timely fashion. Build and lead teams responsible for project and business analytics and reporting for each mission awarded.
Detailed Description:
  • Search the market for launch opportunities meeting mission requirements.
  • Lead all pre-launch activities from the moment of the launch services agreement signature until the actual launch.
  • Plan and execute launch campaigns at different launch sites around the world, by defining and leading a suitable launch campaign team.
  • Ensure that the necessary assets and Ground Support Equipment for launch campaigns are designed, procured, and maintained.
  • Serve as a focal point for teams within Sidus Space and launch services providers to ensure mission requirements are met.
  • Interact with commissioning teams within Sidus Space to ensure a safe and reliable commissioning process after launch.
  • Register and apply all lessons learned to improve mission execution effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Lead team members ensuring all assigned project deadlines are met, executed, and reporting is within compliance for each mission
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in engineering or related fields.
  • 3+ years of technical leadership and project management experience in related fields.
  • Team leadership and management skills and experience of and individuals assigned to project work
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to represent the company in various countries.
  • Availability to travel often abroad (Uruguay, China, United States, Russia, India, among other countries).
  • Capability of working under pressure and to strict deadlines.
  • Self-direction, flexibility, and eagerness to learn.

Sidus Space is an EEO Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other non-job-related protected status. All candidates selected will be subject to a security background investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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