X-Bow Systems
  • Luling, TX, USA
  • Depending on Experience - $120,000 to $180,000 plus stock options
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Paid Time Off (PTO), Medical, Dental, Paid Holidays, Vision Insurance, Retirement/401K plan with company match

X-Bow Systems, Inc. (pronounced cross-bow) is launching the small satellite and solid motor revolution. Our team is redefining the process, timeline, and cost to gain suborbital and orbital space access with X-Bow's very own launch system. In addition to our launch system, our innovative technologies are transforming the industry, and we are looking for key talented individuals to join our agile team on the ground floor.

As a Deputy Program Manager, you will be allowed to direct and manage multiple rocket motor and launch system development programs from initial customer interaction through final launch and program closeout. This position requires self-motivated, highly skilled program managers using all PM-related skills to develop and manage programs with minimal oversight and guidance on timelines shorter than usual in the industry. Expected responsibilities for this position include:

  • Program Management
    • Develop Program Plans for individual and multiple interrelated projects encompassing acquisition strategies, overall customer requirements, cost estimates, associated spend plans, Integrated Master Schedules, personnel requirements, initial vendor evaluations, and risk assessments
    • Manage individual and multiple interrelated projects from initial customer interactions through contract completion across all cost, schedule, and performance elements
  • Project Management
    • Support project planning to include personnel assignments, work efforts, customer requirements, deliverables development, and tracking
    • Support management of day-to-day activities of the project team, including tracking action items, status reports, customer interactions, and associated corporate taskings
    • Develop and maintain Integrated Master Schedules specific to the project with the ability to capture relationships across multiple programs and projects
    • Support development of customer, corporate, and program-level briefings and reports
  • Finance and Accounting
    • Manage budgets and spending plans
    • Work with payroll and accounts payable
  • Contract Management and Procurements
    • Negotiate contracts, terms, and milestones with government and commercial customers
    • Negotiate contracts, terms, and deadlines with suppliers and vendors
    • Manage the flow of goods and production
  • Integration and Proposal Management
    • Support government and commercial proposal development and contract negotiations
    • Support general company business development and organization


  • 5+ years of program and/or project management experience in the aerospace industry, preferably launch vehicle development or launch vehicle propulsion
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or at least DoD DAWIA Level II Program Management Certification
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, or Management

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