Technical and Business Development Director

| Greenwood Village, CO, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 150,000-200,000 Annually
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Salary: $150,000 - $200,000

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

York Space Systems is seeking an experienced and proven professional to join our Business Development and Proposal team as a Technical and Business Development Director. The ideal candidate for this role is creative, organized, able to multitask, with excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. We are looking for someone with substantial experience in the space industry and who is a critical and innovative thinker, with a strong strategic mindset. The person will be responsible for cultivating and sustaining key customer relationships and will help define competitive space solutions that result in attractive contracts that fit York’s capabilities and business model.

This person oversees government and commercial business development and supports the proposal development process. The ideal candidate will have strong business, technical and industry acumen, and an established record of success in the space systems industry. 



  • Identify new, emerging opportunities for York’s products and that fit our business model
  • Using established related industry connections: identify, develop, and close new satellite business
  • Build new relationships for York across the national and commercial markets
  • Work with customers to define competitive space solutions that meet their requirements
  • Take on leadership roles in proposing and winning new business 



  • Strong organization skills 
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and workloads 
  • Excellent presentation and customer-facing skills 
  • Robust; able to cope under pressure 
  • Driven to achieve and deliver consistent high-quality results 
  • Excellent business acumen and instinct 
  • Proven business development skills in government and commercial markets 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to influence at all levels 
  • Self-motivated and able to work using own initiative 
  • Good relationship management skills 
  • Works well in a team environment 
  • 10+ years of experience in business development for space systems (preferred) OR 7+ years of experience with a Master's Degree 
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • United States Citizenship 



  • Background in Aerospace


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 the United States. This policy applies to all terms and conditions or employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. YORK SPACE SYSTEMS IS AN EEO EMPLOYER.

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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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