Manager – Launch Site Systems job vacancy in Firefly Aerospace, (Vandenberg AFB, CA 93437)

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Company Name :
Firefly Aerospace
Company Location :
Vandenberg AFB, CA 93437
Job Position :
Manager – Launch Site Systems
Job Category :
Jobs in California

Job Description :
ABOUT FIREFLY AEROSPACEFirefly Aerospace Inc. is an American end-to-end space transportation company committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch and spacecraft vehicles. Firefly’s launch vehicles utilize common technologies, manufacturing infrastructure, and launch capabilities, providing LEO launch solutions for up to ten metric tons of payload. Combined with Firefly’s in-space vehicles, such as the Space Utility Vehicle (SUV) and Blue Ghost Lunar Lander, Firefly provides the space industry with a single source for missions from LEO to the surface of the Moon or beyond. Firefly is headquartered in Cedar Park, TX.SUMMARYThe Engineering Manager will be responsible for collaborating with other departments to design, operate and maintain launch infrastructure required to launch the Alpha launch vehicle at Vandenberg SFB, CA. You will be an integral part of developing and training the team of launch engineers, managing site system schedules, as well as coordinating activation, upgrades, operations, and maintenance of systems. The ideal candidate for this position possesses proven leadership skills for dynamic, multi-disciplinary teams, as well as a keen ability to solve technical and managerial problems.RESPONSIBILITIES

Direct and supervise the activities of launch pad engineering team during development, construction, activation, upgrades, operation and maintenance of launch site equipment and systems, including the compliance approval process with VSFB.
Strategically plan and manage engineering tasks and allocate resources to various pad systems tasks, including both budget and personnel.
Oversee the following launch support systems; Fluids, Instrumentation, mechanical/Structural Ground Support Equipment.
Provide direction to the launch engineering team for development of activation, launch and maintenance procedures.
Support development of company processes, guidelines, and training in test and launch.
Maintain a safe work environment.
Travel to test and launch sites as required to support the overall program.


Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering-related field
4+ years of hands-on experience with mechanical systems, structural systems, propulsion systems, fluid systems, flight hardware or test operations.
Strong familiarity with safety associated with ground systems supporting test or launch.
Outstanding leadership skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines


7+ years of experience with test or launch of launch vehicles and ground systems.
Direct experience with approval of launch vehicles and/or ground systems on federal ranges.
Experience with Air Force Space Command Manual (AFSPCMAN 91-710).
Exceptional troubleshooting skills.
Experience with fluid system design or operation.
Experience with mechanical/structural support equipment design or operation.
Experience with electrical ground support equipment, such as National Instruments hardware and software.
Working knowledge of AS9100 or ISO 9001.

Additional Requirements:

Ability to pass Air Force background checks for Vandenberg SFB, CA.
Must be comfortable stooping and bending, as well as standing for long periods of time to support test and launch day operations.
Ability to operate machinery such as forklifts and boom lifts a plus.
Must be able to work in varying climate environments, heat, cold, rain.

Firefly offers outstanding benefits for our employees, including generous health, dental and vision plans with low plan deductibles, parental leave, educational reimbursement, short term disability, pet Insurance, and flexible PTO options.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Job Type: Full-time

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