Hardware Product Manager

| Greenwood Village, CO, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 120,000-150,000 Annually
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Salary: $120,000-150,000

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 currently seeking an experienced Hardware Product Manager to join our team, reporting directly to the Senior Product Manager. This critical role focuses on managing the lifecycle of crucial hardware components for our satellite systems across our programs. The Hardware Product Manager will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop, execute, and refine product strategies. You will be expected to take initiative, drive innovation, and demonstrate a clear passion for making visionary ideas a reality. This role offers the opportunity to significantly impact the company’s trajectory and product success in the market.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in satellite subsystems, with a proven ability to navigate the complexities of hardware development in the space industry. We value a candidate who is adept at analyzing market trends, customer needs, and competitive dynamics to inform product decisions. The ability to articulate clear product roadmaps, prioritize features, and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Champion the product strategy and vision for satellite hardware components, aligning with overall company objectives and market needs
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to define and verify hardware requirements, features, and functionality
  • Work closely with supply chain and manufacturing partners to ensure product quality and timely delivery
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for project stakeholders, ensuring clear communication of progress and challenges
  • Oversee the product lifecycle and roadmap, ensuring timely delivery of features
  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding across internal teams
  • Facilitate communication between engineering, production, and other internal teams to ensure product alignment and execution
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, technological advancements, and regulatory changes that may impact satellite hardware development

Desired Experience

  • 5+ years of product management experience, preferably in satellite hardware or related fields
  • Proven track record of managing hardware product development cycles in space or related industries
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in an engineering-driven environment
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven decision-making capabilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work onsite (this is not a remote position)

Bonus Qualifications

  • Strong technical background with a thorough understanding of satellite subsystems and components
  • Familiarity with regulatory standards and compliance requirements in the space industry
  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority and drive cross-functional teams towards a common goal
  • Previous leadership roles or experience directly managing a product team
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

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. 

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Located in the heart of The Denver Tech Center, a bustling business area where many of the region's top tech companies reside.  We are headquartered near many restaurants, shopping, and entertainment venues. 

What are York Space Systems Perks + Benefits

York Space Systems Benefits Overview

York has designed a benefits package that helps support your total well-being physically, emotionally, and financially.  York Space Systems provides medical insurance AT NO COST to employees and their eligible dependents as well as a generous time off package. 

Volunteer in local community
We appreciate our local community and are always looking for ways to give back. Our “Yorksgiving” committee meets monthly to discuss volunteering and philanthropic engagements for the organization
Partners with nonprofits
We partner with organizations with a local footprint including the Food Bank of the Rockies, Special Olympics of Colorado, Habitat for Humanity, Project CURE, and Toys for Tots.
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Full-time employees can apply for the RTD EcoPass which York sponsors. Passholders will have access to unlimited RTD bus and light rail rides
Company-sponsored outings
York encourages our employees to have fun by connecting with one another beyond the workplace. We offer sponsored sports leagues including softball, volleyball and annual family-friendly events
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

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