Director, Space R&D

Saenger Associates - Remote, Remote, United States

Visionary Needed to shape this $100M+ business in 3-5 Years

Home Office

No relocation! The job will come to you with plans to build a regional hub in your location

The executive search firm Saenger Associates has been retained to conduct a search for an innovative Director, Space R&D for our client - a USA registered company and a leader and pioneer of rugged embedded computer systems for Space and Mil-Aero applications. Their financial position is poised for substantial investment & growth. Their strong portfolio of customers includes the Primes.

This is a newly created position and an opportunity to shape and own the Space business, leading to 5 - 10X revenue growth.


  • Reporting to the General Manager of the USA Division, you will shape and own the Space business as THE strategist, technology, IP, and solutions architect
  • Collaborate with corporate leadership and peers to build and expand the company’s global presence as a world-class industry leader
  • Develop and manage roadmap for new and existing digital technologies for Space applications to meet 5x growth projection, focused on Satellite and Microwave systems and sub-systems
  • Build a pipeline of NextGen Space products, as well as expand analog and Mil-Aero portfolio and business
  • Create a regional hub in your location, developing a dedicated team of R&D engineers to generate continued growth
  • Be the global internal and external voice of the Space business


  • Strong background as an electronics technologist and innovator in the SPACE / SATELLITE industry, $100M+ revenue size company or BU
  • Demonstrated success developing system and sub-system digital solutions for Launch Vehicles and Satellites
  • Experience developing and driving next generation product roadmaps, building a pipeline resulting in exponential revenue, profit and market share growth
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Electrical Engineering degree; Master’s Degree preferred
  • No relocation! The job will come to you with plans to build a regional hub in your location 


Competitive base salary, target bonus, and equity

 For consideration, please email your resume in strictest confidence to


Posted On: Friday, July 31, 2020

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