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Director, Space Systems Support

El Segundo, CA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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BAE Systems is looking for well-qualified professionals to join our team for an exciting opportunity supporting our USAF Space and Missile Center support activities. Successful candidates will demonstrate their ability to lead a team of professionals providing Systems Engineering and Integration services to current and future space operations and launch systems. This contract augments organic resources by providing breadth and depth of capabilities for:


System Engineering, Integration and Test


Mission Integration Management


Systems Safety Engineering


Systems Environmental Engineering


Systems Security And Cybersecurity


Quality and Production


Launch Schedule Management; Launch Risk Management


Launch Systems Certification


Acquisition Program Management and Engineering


Data Management


Enterprise Management


The Director is responsible for cost, schedule and technical delivery for their assigned portfolio and will be a primary interface with SMC Directorates. This position manages and delivers on corporate objectives including return on sales, product delivery (to include hours delivered), product quality and business growth. The position is located in the area of El Segundo, CA. The position requires frequent visits to additional BAE Systems and/or Customer locations.


Typical Education & Experience


Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience


Required Skills and Education


Education and Experience:


Bachelor s Degree in a technical discipline (Engineering, Physics, Science, Mathematics, or related field)


15 years experience in Space Systems or Space Operations


Required Skills


Demonstrated success in leading technical organizations and/or Space Related Operations


Ability to identify, establish and cultivate important customer relationships with senior level officials and program stakeholders in the USAF, including AFSPC, AFMC and SMC


Knowledge of Government contracting and current acquisition trends


Knowledge of competitors and ability to model competitor behaviors in the market


Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills


Preferred Skills and Education


MBA, PMP certification, Capture/Capture management experience


15 years of experience with the aerospace hardware or software systems engineering life cycle, including design, development, verification and validation, integration, test, and implementation management


10 years of experience with technical project management


10 years of experience with engineering processes


Knowledge of mission assurance processes and procedures of SMC and NSS clients


Knowledge of SMC and NSS client s organization structure


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