Technical Project Manager (Space Systems Engineering)


Are you passionate about developing cutting-edge networks for deep space missions? Are you ready to jumpstart your career and become a part of our core team?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking an experienced project manager on a voluntary (unpaid) basis to join our dynamic team and contribute to the creation of an innovative mobile application to support a NASA project.

You will collaborate with cross functional teams, leads, stakeholder, executives, and NASA to successfully deliver our promise to our customer and go beyond expectations, on time and within budget.

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10-20 hours per week (flexible schedule) 
Mandatory one-hour weekly team meetings every Monday at 7 pm CT


6 Months – Starts immediately


Volunteering (Unpaid)

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  •  Lead and manage space projects from initiation to completion
  •  Develop and manage project plans, schedules, and budgets
  •  Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure project objectives and deliverables are met
  •  Identify and mitigate project risks
  •  Ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards
  •  Communicate project updates and progress to executives and NASA
  •  Evaluate project performance and implement improvements as needed

Must Have

  • Strong passion for the space industry
  • Proven experience as a project/program manager
  •  Proven track record of successfully managing complex projects
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and standards
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders  
  • Ability to start immediately 
  • Ability to pass a thorough background check  
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (must be able to verify)  

Nice to have

  • Experience in Odoo, Jira, Confluence, SharePoint, Visio is a plus
  • A college degree in a relevant field is a plus
  •  Being able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance (In the event the role converts to a full-time and permanent position)

What navXcom Offers

At navXcom, we're pioneering the future of communication and navigation systems for the Moon and Mars, offering an unparalleled opportunity to be at the forefront of space exploration. Join us at navXcom and embark on an exhilarating journey that transcends boundaries, propelling humanity towards a future among the stars. Here's why joining our team in these early stages is an extraordinary chance:

Elevated Career Trajectory

You'll have the opportunity to secure high-level, high-paying roles with exceptional benefits as we grow. This is your chance to be a key player in shaping the future of space technology.

Contribute to NASA Projects

Your work directly supports a NASA project, allowing you to be part of something truly impactful and globally recognized.  

Internship Opportunity 

If you're an experienced student experienced student, this role can be structured as an internship, allowing you to gain valuable hands-on experience in mobile app development while earning academic credit. We're committed to supporting your professional growth and providing mentorship throughout your internship journey.

Shape Humanity's Future

By joining us, you'll be contributing to projects that aim to establish a sustainable presence on the Moon and, ultimately, on Mars. Help pave the way for humanity to become a multi-planetary species and leave an indelible mark on history.

Leverage Your Expertise

Whether you're a seasoned professional or transitioning to the space industry, your unique skills and experiences are valued here. Showcase your talents and make a significant impact on groundbreaking projects.  

Expand Your Expertise

Gain invaluable knowledge in space systems development while earning a certificate of completion. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We value diversity and inclusion in our workforce and strive to create a supportive and respectful environment where all employees can thrive.  
  • We adhere to a strict policy of nondiscrimination in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, and termination. Our hiring decisions are based solely on merit, qualifications, and job-related criteria, ensuring fairness and equal opportunity for all applicants and employees.  
  • We actively encourage and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and demographics, including those from underrepresented groups. By fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, we believe we can better serve our mission and achieve our goals as an organization.  
  • If you require any accommodation during the application or interview process due to a disability or special need, please let us know, and we will make every effort to accommodate your request.  
  • Join us in our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and together, we can create a workplace where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their best.