Program Manager, Principal | Aerospace

YORK SPACE SYSTEMS Denver, CO Starting from $230000.00 per year

Program Manager, Principal | York Space Systems 


York Space Systems was founded to radically improve spacecraft affordability and reliability, transforming, and enabling next generation space mission operations worldwide. Today, it is one of the most innovative aerospace companies, specializing in both end-to-end customer solutions and the rapid production of spacecraft platforms. York’s complete Space Segment Solution including spacecraft production, payload integration, system integration & test, launch services, ground segment services, and mission operations enables customers to leverage York’s existing technology solutions to get rapidly and responsively to orbit. We’re looking to expand our team across the board. 


We are seeking a Program Manager, Principal who will be supporting the design and creation of these aerospace technologies. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining scheduling, cost, and technical performance throughout each program.  The PM will be expected to coordinate and prepare budgets, proposals, and business plans as well as creating and executing contracts. The PM will be the primary contact for these daily operations as well as being directly responsible for building networking relationships within the industry to continue company growth. 



  • Manage all aspects of a program including cost, scheduling, and performance etc. 

  • Ability to manage multiple programs and ensure timely delivery. 

  • Identify resources that are necessary for each program. 

  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks. 

  • Develop strong relationships between peers through effective communication and leadership. 

  • Coordinate a team of engineers working multiple space projects at once, to include establishing design concepts and criteria, product research, development, testing and integration. 

  • Primary contact for coordinating with customers on proposal work, contracts, reviews, and technical performance. 

  • Ability to engage with customers effectively through strong presentation and interpersonal skills. 

  • Ability to create and follow budget guidelines. 

  • Project types include, but are not limited to: 

  • Full lifecycle of satellite development from initial proposal, through payload integration, to launch. 

  • Mission feasibility studies. 

  • Payload research projects. 

  • Individual SV component creation-from specification to production. 



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher education in engineering, science or a related technical field. 

  • 10years’ experience as a program manager. 

  • Demonstrates self-initiated work in a team environment with strong leadership skills. 

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain U.S. security clearance. 

    *Signing bonus negotiable depending on candidate qualifications.




York Space Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, military or protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Must have permanent authorization to work in US.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

YORK SPACE SYSTEMS is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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