X-Bow Systems
  • Indian Head, MD, USA
  • Depending on Experience - $120,000 to $180,000 plus stock options
  • Full Time

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

X-Bow Systems is expanding and looking to fill a Lead Engineer/Manager position.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Lead Engineer/Manager to lead our engineering team in aerospace / department of defense. As the Lead Engineer/Manager, you will be responsible for managing and overseeing the design, development, and implementation of technical projects. You will be responsible for guiding the team in the delivery of high-quality products that meet customer needs, timelines, and budgets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the overall technical design, development, and delivery of complex engineering projects
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify requirements and develop technical solutions to meet business objectives
  • Develop project plans, schedules, and budgets to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the engineering team
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide feedback to the team members
  • Identify and manage risks and issues throughout the project lifecycle
  • Communicate project status, issues, and risks to stakeholders and senior management
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices
  • Participate in hiring, training, and onboarding of new team members


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in a technical leadership role
  • Strong project management skills and experience with Agile methodologies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with cloud-based technologies, microservices architecture, and modern software development practices
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with recruitment, training, and development of engineering teams
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
  • Must be a US Persons as defined by ยง 120.62 of the ITAR

If you are a highly motivated and experienced engineering professional with a passion for innovation and leadership, please submit your application for consideration. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for career growth and advancement.

X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. (pronounced "Crossbow") is a U.S. defense technology and rocket propulsion company that has developed an innovative, low-cost method to manufacture solid rocket motors. Our propulsion technology, space launch, and modular boost platforms make us a unique and highly desirable aerospace supplier to the defense and national security industries.

General Disclosure

X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. is based on merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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