Program Manager for Space Satellite Development - protected categories (L.68/99)

Program Management Turin, Italy


Be more than just an employee number! Join Terran Orbital, a leader in innovation, manufacturing, and operations in the satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast-growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically designing, building, launching, and operating state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.         
We are looking for a motivated and experienced Program Manager for Space Satellite Development – protected categories (L.68/99) at our Turin (Italy) location. The candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team to manage the execution of customer contracts. The candidate will be part of the Program Managers team and directly report to the team responsible (VP Programs)         

Specific Tasks And Responsibilities           

  • Coordinate a multidisciplinary team.
  • Act as primary interface to the customer and external entities (vendors, suppliers, partners, ) during the whole program duration.
  • Lead all program reviews both internally and customer-facing.
  • Define activities to be executed along the project (short, medium, long term)
  • Management and control of program budget, schedule and risk using Tyvak’s collaborative software tools.
  • Provide regular program status updates to VP Programs and customers.
  • Contribute towards continuous technology and process improvement.
  • Support proposal preparation as required.

NOTE: Vacancy is expected to be filled in no more than 30 calendar days from the completion of the hiring process.           


  • Belonging to protected categories (L.68/99) is mandatory
  • Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in a technical field (i.e., Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace or related degree) or Business with experience leading engineering teams.
  • From 2 to 5 years of work experience (not including school) in the space industry.
  • Experience as a responsible Systems engineer on flight projects is highly desirable.
  • Experience and understanding of satellites, space sensors and ground systems used for space assets is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of NewSpace environment and Micro-Nano-Pico Satellite ecosystem is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience and proficiency in task management.
  • Ability to help organize and manage a team of personnel, develop program schedules, and control budgets to meet required deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate across organizational boundaries and levels.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proficient communication skills, and ability to provide and receive constructive criticism.
  • Fluent English (oral and written) is mandatory.

Desired requirements  

  • 2+ years of work experience in Space Program Management (management of institutional customers - such as ESA) are highly desirable.

Salary and benefits are market competitive. Position expected to be filled as soon as possible.        

About Tyvak International         
Tyvak International S.R.L. is the first European subsidiary of Terran Orbital Corporation. The corporation’s technical team is one of the most experienced small satellite groups in the industry with unique experience and capabilities in the development of nanosatellite missions and advanced technologies. The main company office is located in Torino, Italy.         
Work Environment         
The job operates in a professional office environment but in a manufacturing company. This job routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and scanners.         
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