New Mexico Spaceport Authority
SPACEPORT AMERICA AEROSPACE ENGINEER
Work in the exciting new commercial space industry at the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, Spaceport America, in southern New Mexico. This is a State of New Mexico Government position. Degree in Aeronautical, Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with at least five years of experience in space systems, performing the following: statistical-based risk assessments; launch readiness reviews; space vehicle trajectory analysis; and guidance, navigation and control system analysis. Demonstrated experience in developing or demonstrated familiarity with Space Range Operations Plans and Flight Safety Plans. Knowledge of and experience with FAA Launch Site Operator License requirements is a plus. US Citizenship is required.
Apply for the Aerospace Engineer position on the State of New Mexico NEOGOV system.
SPACEPORT AMERICA AIRFIELD OPERATIONS MANAGER / CONTROLLER
Work in the exciting new commercial space industry at the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, Spaceport America, in southern New Mexico. This is a State of New Mexico Government position. Degree in Aeronautical Science, Aerospace Engineering or Air Traffic Management with at least five years of experience in civilian or military air traffic control operations. Demonstrated experience with aircraft communications protocols, airspace classification, NOTAM issuance, and FAA policies and procedures is desired. US Citizenship required.
Apply for the Airfield Operations Manager position on the State of New Mexico NEOGOV system.
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Contractors and Tenants
NMSA contractors and tenants hire directly for positions at Spaceport America. Please contact our operational Contractors for additional opportunities.
Virgin Galactic is the anchor tenant of Spaceport America and conducts hiring independently. Visit the Virgin Galactic Career Center for the latest job openings.
Space Exploration Technologies conducts hiring through its website. Visit the SpaceX Career Center for the latest job openings.