The VP of Engineering is responsible for
providing leadership, guidance, and oversight to the Engineering Department. The VP will be responsible for handling
overall performance of the team including identifying and filling skill gaps,
conducting performance, merit and promotion assessments. The successful
candidate will be comfortable leading through transformation and growth while
maintaining execution cadence and quality as priority one. He/she will
establish and convey a vision and translate that into relatable terms for all
in the organization. This leader is expected to be visible and accessible,
reinforcing our agile culture, and tradition of engaged leadership. You'll be responsible for leadership of a
very high, caliber team with diverse capabilities.
- Create and execute the
product, research & technology strategy to support Programs, in cooperation
- Create and report key
performance indicators of Company performance
- Apply robust,
consistent, and reliable engineering fundamentals and processes to ensure
product integrity and process capability.
- Comfort and skill
interfacing with customers
- Manage, forecast, and
report on budgets in conjunction with Finance.
- Create an environment
of open communications for employees.
- Manage roles,
responsibilities, and accountability across the team
- Recruits, interviews,
hires, and trains management staff in the department.
- Provides constructive
and timely performance evaluations.
- Bachelor's degree in
Engineering or related field of study (math, physics, etc) and 15 or more years
of applicable industry experience with 8 or more years of demonstrated success
in a leadership capacity.
- Strong communication
skills, verbal and written, for internal and external customers.
- Strong business acumen
and comfort enabling, participating in and influencing business decisions.
- Ability to balance
conflicting resource demands and internal pressures with focus towards our
- Ability to earn trust,
maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to building a
positive culture of inclusion and diversity
- Strong organizational
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