Millennium Space Systems is looking for team members who are passionate about developing revolutionary space systems. You will join a small, close-knit team working to support some of the most demanding and important space systems customers in the Country.
Breaking with Tradition
American aerospace is experiencing a renaissance – and among its leaders are the organizations and people who are breaking with tradition to reformulate and invigorate an industry. Millennium Space Systems is helping spearhead that change.
Millennium brings a unique and disciplined entrepreneurial culture to this space renaissance. We don't subscribe to the traditional thinking that cost and schedule are secondary attributes of space systems.
We bring a spirit of innovation and teamwork, coupled with a get-it-done approach to deliver solid, measurable results.
We are colleagues and fellow innovators; seasoned engineers, software developers, and technicians working together to deliver affordable solutions from inception through implementation; from fabrication through launch. We are enthusiastic partners looking for new team members who share our enthusiasm and dedication.
Company Overview Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.
At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.
Job Summary As Advanced Projects Program Manager/Chief Engineer, you will lead and manage one or more advanced space system design and development projects from concept through detailed design. You will direct, lead, and manage early initiative, white paper, proposal, project, studies, and/or program development activities. You will lead Research and Development projects and you will plan and progress programs for transition to flight development and/or production.
Lead, direct, and manage proposal, project, and/or program teams
Lead and manage systemic and detailed technical solution development
Technical direction, oversight, and review for team activities
Prepare and update project plans and status reports
Execute proposal, project, and/or program activities
Allocate resources to ensure projects are completed within schedule and budget
Regularly track projects, manage project risks and impact of changes, provide mitigation plans, proactively manage escalation of issues to appropriate stakeholders, and manage mission creep
Actively manage and report cost, schedule, risk and performance status
Manage changes to project scope, cost and schedule of work
Review project team deliverables to ensure quality and adherence to internal and customer standards
Develop strong relationships with customers to understand their needs, to anticipate obstacles to success, and to advocate internally on their behalf
Participate in corporate business development activities
Bachelor's degree or higher
Five (plus) years of work-related experience
Strong Program Management and Systems Engineering Skills
Experience in space systems research, design, and development
Strong familiarity with Astrodynamics, Space Systems Architecture Development, Space Systems Engineering, and Spacecraft Subsystems
Master's Degree or higher: Advanced degree in a technical or business/economics domain
Nine (plus) years of work-related experience
Ability to navigate uncertainty while maintaining objectivity and transparency
Experience with DoD Source Selection and Government R&D programs
Excellent communication skills and ability to develop executive-level briefings
Benefits and Perks Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided.
Before applying, please note: Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.