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Operations Director

GATE Space

GATE Space

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

As the Systems Engineer & Operations Director at GATE Space, you will play a critical role in overseeing the technical and operational aspects of the development of our in-space mobility systems. In the role as a systems engineer you will be responsible for the advancement of our in-space mobility platform and in the role as an operations director you will be responsible for streamlining the technical operations at GATE Space.

Your primary tasks: 

  • Technical Leadership: Lead a team of engineers responsible for the design and development of our in-space mobility systems. Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and support for the team to ensure the successful execution of projects.
  • System Design and Integration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, integrate, and optimize complex in-space mobility systems, including propulsion, fluid systems, and control systems.
  • Operational Efficiency: Drive operational excellence by developing and implementing efficient processes, protocols, and best practices.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay up-to-date with industry regulations and ensure that our systems and operations are in full compliance with relevant standards and regulations.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field. A Ph.D. is a plus.
  • Proven experience in systems engineering, with a focus on space systems.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of spacecraft propulsion, navigation, and control systems.
  • Familiarity with industry regulations and standards in space exploration.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to evolving priorities.