Capella Space Aerospace Manufacturing/Project Manager in Boulder, Colorado


Capella is looking for an enthusiastic Aerospace Manufacturing/Project Manager with expertise in manufacturing, assembly, and testing of aerospace hardware, deployable structures and mechanisms, spacecraft development, and team management. This position in Boulder, Colorado offers an experienced Project Manager the opportunity to guide a fledgling capability into a major operational program. Capella expects the selected candidate to provide energy, leadership, and insight with regard to aerospace deployable structure manufacturing, assembly, and testing.

Job Duties:

  • Manufacturing, assembly, and testing of aerospace hardware

  • Manage teams of engineers and technicians

  • Create, drive, and maintain technical program schedules

  • Participate in concept development and engineering for distributed/massive space systems


Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience building space flight hardware

  • Thorough understanding of all space flight build procudures including but not limited to staking, torqueing, and bonding.

  • Capability to produce build paperwork

  • Experience leading projects with large teams

  • Self starter

Preferred qualifications:

• SolidWorks • Machining

• Experience working in multidisciplinary teams


We are building the most advanced small-satellites in the world and bringing to market a capability that has never existed before. Capella will change humankind's ability to monitor our world and make better decisions. Besides the opportunity to take part in an innovative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation:

  • 100% paid medical/dental/vision insurance for employees, 50% contribution toward dependents

  • Gourmet-style, daily free lunch; weekly happy hour

  • 401k plan

  • Flexible vacation policy

  • Commuter benefits including Caltrain passes and GoBike membership