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Program Process & Configuration Management Lead

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Webster, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Axiom Space is building for beyond, guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. The leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, Axiom Space operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while developing its successor, Axiom Station – a permanent commercial destination in low-Earth orbit that will sustain human growth off the planet and bring untold benefits back home.

Our team is looking for an energetic and dynamic Program Process & Configuration Management Lead who will be primarily responsible for process uniformity and configuration management for the station program. This will involve working with program management on a plethora of program processes including control boards, action tracking, and spacecraft configuration management. This lead is expected to assist with growing the team of individuals that will support future process and configuration management projects and tasking. This role requires strong coordination, communication, leadership, and organizational skills.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the planning, execution, and delivery of configuration management development and related technical projects in collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to refine and establish process that affect Axiom’s Space Station Program
  • Define project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Monitor and report on project progress, identifying and mitigating risks as necessary.
  • Grow program processes and configuration management team for future needs of the program
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with cross-functional teams to ensure project success.
  • Foster an agile, collaborative, and positive team environment, promoting effective communication and knowledge sharing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 5+ years of experience in related field
  • Agile / Scrum experience preferred

Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Self-motivated

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.