Senior Engineering Project Manager - Freedom Space

Position Description 

Freedom Space is looking for a Senior Engineering Project Manager. This is a senior engineering position to lead projects in the new Defense subsidiary of ATLAS Space Operations. This is a career-building opportunity to interact on a daily basis with the ATLAS engineering, software development, and operations teams, the senior corporate management, and our DoD customers.

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) required

  • Minimum 20 years of experience in the Department of Defense (DoD) (Military, Civil, Contractor)
  • Advanced knowledge of Systems Engineering
  • Planning, development, coordination, submission, and execution of a project from cradle to grave including:
    • Design Requirements
    • Test and Evaluation
    • Procurement
    • Production
    • Logistics
    • Documentation
    • Schedule
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Ability to identify technical solutions and new product concepts to address customer needs and meet business objectives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Security Clearance

Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility required

Preferred Qualifications


Master’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM), Systems Engineering, or Program Management

  • Space Systems
  • Antenna and Ground Station Operations
  • Phased Array Antennas
  • Software Development (Agile and Waterfall)
  • Hardware Development and Engineering
  • Program / Project Management
  • Ability to plan and manage complete Systems Engineering life-cycle processes and sub-processes
  • Requirements Development, Documentation, and Validation
  • Development of Engineering Drawing, Parts Lists, and Technical Documents
  • Ability to support Business Development efforts
  • Interpersonal Skills to interact with customers, senior management, peers, and subordinates
Additional Information
  • Location: This position requires reporting to Freedom Space Technologies headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO. 
  • Benefits include competitive salary, medical, dental, and retirement programs; highly flexible vacation policy
  • Military veterans and spouses are highly encouraged to apply

ATLAS is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness, and we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.