Director, Market Strategist And Business Development, Civil Space

Maxar Technologies Ltd Pasadena , CA 91101

Posted 2 months ago

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Maxar is seeking a Director, Market Strategist, and Bussiness to join our team in Palo Alto CA, or Herndon VA. At Maxar, our next generation spacecraft range from Earth observation to interplanetary missions, including the Lunar Gateway Power and Propulsion Element (PPE). We are seeking a Market Strategist to join our growing Space Infrastructure Business Development and Proposal team. This position will provide you a unique opportunity to drive the development of a long-term strategy for our thriving U.S. government-related business segment.


  • Play a leading role in the ongoing Civil Space market strategy and multi-year planning activities.

  • Develop and communicate a clear vision and definition of success - with supporting strategic roadmap across all company competencies

  • Drive the development of long-term growth plans and profitability objectives, as defined by the company.

  • Conduct market sizing, monitoring, and competitiveness analyses to assess business portfolio trends and develop enterprise and market-level strategic studies to support new market entry, expansion, and business model design. Identify gaps in market data and define/coordinate research activities.

  • Leverage subject matter expertise in developing a corporate strategy with capability knowledge emphasizing client delivery. Play a leading role in helping the company grow its business and develop relationships with clients

  • Collaborate with the Business Development, Engineering, and other internal and external resources to monitor technology and service developments in targeted industries and verticals to identify new technology/platform/product concepts and assess the impact and identify recommended adjustments to existing programs and roadmaps. Evaluate new concepts against the current portfolio of available technical options, identify and seek solutions for product or service capability gaps and development requirements.

  • Engage closely with internal and external stakeholders to manage complex links and dependencies across the company, to maximize alignment and focus across activities and business areas.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • BS degree in an engineering discipline or a related field

  • Minimum 15 years of experience

  • Willing and able to attain a Top Secret, SCI security clearance

  • Superior written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Excellent research, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Business/strategic acumen and problem-solving skills to define the market problem and hypothesize the proposed solution, run quantitative and qualitative analysis, and working cross-functionally

  • Independent, quick learner and self-starter, with a willingness to dive in and drive results

  • Willingness to travel up to 30% to meet business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI
  • 8+ years of relevant experience including experience working with US Government customers such as NASA and NOAA

MAXAR Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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