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 an On Orbit Program Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining and managing Millennium’s on orbit fleet of high performance satellites. This role is responsible for maintaining multiple on-orbit programs and bus configurations from experimental smallsats to operational constellations. This position takes responsibility for all local customer and program activities following in orbit checkout and handover of the satellites to the end customer, while continuing to work for the mission success of our customers. You may be managing space programs in missile warning and missile defense, communications, advanced space, or intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
This position will be located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. You will be integral in building a team of engineers and experts to support in-flight programs and grow the location over time. As such, this position requires a highly motivated problem solver who can work independently and efficiently, with a focus on system engineering and satellite sustainment. This position will require up to six months at our headquarters in El Segundo, CA for training.
This position's internal job code is Program Management Spec. Our team is currently hiring for level 5.
Program manager for operational satellite systems
Responsible and accountable for on-time, on-budget delivery
Work closely with the Customer and Mission Operations Lead to determine tasking priority, scheduling, and maintenance activities, including staffing and engineering support
Coordinate across Millennium teams to support on-orbit anomaly investigations and contingency operations
Coordinate closely with engineers and program managers in El Segundo, CA to conduct periodic trending analysis, ensure lessons learned and experience from on orbit operations is flowed back to the factory
Collaborate closely with the customer to ensure mission success, conduct regular status and schedule updates, and brief both Millennium and Customer leadership
Work to adapt and evolve our on orbit satellites to new uses and changing needs for the customer community
Support occasional off-nominal working hours during critical 24/7 mission operations activities
Occasional travel to headquarters in El Segundo, CA
This position requires an active U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active)
Bachelor's Degree in engineering or the physical sciences/ computer science
2 years experience in satellite operations, satellite system engineering, or equivalent
1 year experience as a project manager or equivalent managing high-complexity systems
Working knowledge of satellite subsystems, ground systems, space missions
5+ years experience leading satellite operations in a Flight Director or similar role
Experience managing large satellite fleets
Excellent leadership and inter-personal skills
Positive attitude and resiliency
Experience with rapid development projects
Experience working with US Government customers
Excellent teamwork and communications skills
Proven ability to deliver on-time, on-budget
Master's Degree in engineering or similar technical field
Experience with Intelligence Community and Department of Defense customer communities and project management practices
Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only of what is reasonably expected to be paid for the position. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
Level 5: $146,200 - $215,000
Benefits and Perks Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.
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.