Latest Space News
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:39:02 +0000
Companies that are developing small launch vehicles or who provide rideshare launch services say they expect new Chinese launch vehicles to drive down launch prices, raising concerns among some of unfair competition.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:26:31 +0000
Pentagon official: “There are new threats that the industrial base needs to support. So what does this mean in terms of production capacity?”
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:56:55 +0000
Loral Space and Communications wants to move ahead with a “strategic transaction” involving fleet operator Telesat that may spark a legal fight with Telesat’s other major shareholder, a Canadian pension fund.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:49:52 +0000
To prevent collisions in space, nations with advanced orbital monitoring abilities need to share data with each other. Russia, being skilled in space situational awareness (SSA), should be part of the global effort to protect the space environment, experts said March 15 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:13 +0000
In its budget proposal for the coming year, the U.S. Air Force is trying to send the same message to foreign adversaries and critics at home: the service definitely is not underestimating threats the United States and its allies face in space.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:57:04 +0000
Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano: “The president is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space."
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:17:02 +0000
The hand-wringing continues at the Pentagon over how to respond to Chinese and Russian missile advances.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:18:23 +0000
With a stopgap spending bill set to expire in just over a week, House and Senate appropriators are continuing to negotiate provisions of an omnibus bill, including funding levels for some NASA programs.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:31 +0000
Broadband megaconstellations are expensive propositions, with SpaceX’s Starlink constellation expected to cost $10 billion or more, and OneWeb expecting to spend $3 billion. The actual cost could ultimately be higher.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:52:06 +0000
The introduction of 5G services will bring users globally the ability to have true anytime, anywhere capabilities to support a myriad of user devices and applications never imagined.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:17:36 +0000
The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey DeWit as NASA's new chief financial officer March 14, completing an expedited process starkly different than the one for the agency's next leader.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 03:13:13 +0000
United Launch Alliance plans to increase its activities in the commercial launch market using both the current Atlas and future Vulcan rockets, while acknowledging that the U.S. government will remain its major customer for the foreseeable future.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 02:39:35 +0000
Satellite manufacturers say they are trying to protect their component suppliers from the drought of commercial telecom spacecraft that threatens to put such companies out of business.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:34:12 +0000
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry: "We will not relax our effort on space reforms. This topic is just too important.”
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:24:56 +0000
WASHINGTON — The Air Force on Wednesday awarded two major launch contracts to SpaceX and United Launch Alliance. Under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, SpaceX received a $290 million firm-fixed-price contract for three GPS 3 missions. ULA was awarded a $351 million firm-fixed-price deal for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-8 and AFSPC-12 satellites […]
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:25 +0000
Despite uncertainty about who will lead the agency after the end of April, NASA's current acting administrator says he expects little change in the agency's activities in the near future.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:14:02 +0000
The downward trend of satellite capacity pricing, brought about largely by the increase in more powerful high-throughput satellites, has prices trending between 35 and 60 percent lower than where they were two years ago, according to Northern Sky Research.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:06:37 +0000
“We can put a satellite phone in the hands of folks who don’t know how to use it and it won’t make a hill of beans difference,” said Ken Flowers, Iridium Communications vice president government.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:31:42 +0000
Inhabitants of the tiny tropical island pay through the nose for internet service that mainlanders would have considered painfully slow during the pre-Netflix era.
More space news...
18487 cvs - 1024 jobs


  • HOME

  • HOME
  • CV: Program Manager

    Printer Friendly

    << BACK

    Personal information
    Contact information
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:23-07-2012
     Last Modified:24-07-2012 (07:28)
    Job information
     Current job:Program Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Business Services
     KeywordsManagement Competencies include: Program & Project Management Business Partnering New Business Development P&L Responsibility Cost / Benefit Analysis Multi-site Operations Proposal Development Satellite Operations Flight Director Mission Operati

    Dear Hiring Coordinator,

    As an experience Satellite Technology Manager with expertise in satellite fabrication, real-time operations, contract proposals & negotiations, and program control, I have a solid track record of leadership and success.  I have spent the majority of my career in the defense sector and telecommunications where the foundation of my professional career has been operations.

    Achievements that highlight some of my career successes:

    • Over 16 years of experience in DOD satellite operations
    • Captured $400,000 contract add-on during 4th year of 5 year Lockheed Space Test & Engineering Contract
    • Orchestrated turnaround of telecom company by restructuring operations department - helped grow business from $18M to $34M in two years
    • Realigned IT manufacturer partner alliances and go to market strategy - increased semi-annual revenues by $250,000
    • Managed corporate wide CMS conversion from multiple front/back office systems to Oracle CRM
    • Successful creation and development of entrepreneurial and Non-Profit business ventures   

    I enjoyed great success in my 16 year career with Lockheed-Martin and Space Systems Loral and after developing several successful entrepreneurial ventures, I am seeking to return to my roots and the energized, performance driven environment that defines satellite operations teams. I feel confident I will make an immediate and positive contribution to your team.  If it appears that my qualifications meet your current needs, I would like to further discuss my background in a meeting with you.  Thank you for your time and consideration.  I look forward to your reply.




    Operations and Program Manager with demonstrated results in large, mid-size and smaller companies.  Diverse skills in the areas of satellite fabrication, orbit raising, on-orbit command & control, contract proposals, budget development, P&L responsibility, revenue forecasting and variance management, developing work break-down structures and statements of work, controlling contract scope and negotiating changes, coaching a team to success.

    Satellite Control Center Operations / Multi-Site Operations / Field Service Team Management / P&L Responsibility / Sales and Operations Leadership / Strategic Planning / Enterprise Project Management / Business Partnering / Contract Proposals / Change Management / Matrix Labor Utilization / Start-ups / Turnaround Management / B2B Products & Services



    Responsible to the Satellite Program Manager for all mission operations essential to the fabrication, launch, orbital deployment, payload testing, and customer turnover of various communications satellites.  Directed all pre-flight planning and compatibility testing during bus assembly, developed the Mission Operations Plans and Communications Plans that directed all orbit raising activities, and managed the global TT&C networks utilized during all launch and early orbit operations for satellite programs such as Telesat, Echostar, Mabuhay, and LStar.  The Mission Operations Manager role began at contract proposal and extended through pre-fab planning stage.  Role transitioned to Flight Director beginning at initial bus assembly and extending through on-orbit payload testing and customer turnover.


    Over 16 years experience in satellite Telemetry, Tracking, & Command Control for the DOD at Onizuka Air Force Base, Sunnyvale, CA.  As Operations Controller for such programs as DMSP, GPS, DSP, and numerous low orbit, medium orbit, and Geostationary satellite programs, directed all launch, deployment, and station-keeping TT&C functions in support of Mission Control Centers for various DOD satellite programs. 


    As Program Manager for $1.6 Million Space Test & Engineering Contract I negotiated and captured contract expansions valued over $400,000 during fourth year of five-year contract. Presented alternate solution for an extensive Air Force command system replacement - resulted in a government savings of $200,000. Managed this time & material LOE engineering services program through challenge of contract closure.  Maximized revenue through extensive use of matrix staffing support.


    IRONHEAD LACROSSE, INC., Small Business Owner, July 2009 - Present

    • Founder & President - Negotiated a partnership agreement with Cabernet Indoor Sports whereby Cabernet is the venue and all lacrosse specific activities are developed and managed through Ironhead Lacrosse.  Built a youth and high school indoor lacrosse league for boys and girls with an initial membership of nearly 200 players and launched our inaugural fall league in September 2009.
    • Developed a unique form of Lacrosse Specific Circuit Training wherebysmall groups of players execute a large variety of physical rudiments in a highly repetitive manner.  The company has realized tremendous initial success and is a viable, profitable business driving annual revenue over $100,000 within first two years of operation.  Expected growth for league membership through 2012 is 300-500 players with total revenue near $150,000.



    Orchestrated turnaround of telecommunications company operations department by strategically redefining the objectives of the implementation and services organization

    ·        Developed & deployed a resource management process that reversed idle resources and increased productivity by 40%

    ·        Decreased outsourced contractor expense by $635,000

    ·        Emphasized profit assurance through accurate margin analysis and instituted strict cost management procedures that enabled Project Managers to increase profits by 10-30% per project

    ·        Increased business unit fiscal year EBITDA by 11%.  Identified significant unclaimed manufacturer rebates.  Documented and validated claims with manufacturer to capture $375,000 in unclaimed rebates towards $34M total revenue

    ·        Returned government contract to profitability and reversed declining client satisfaction.  Credited with assisting capture of $600,000 maintenance contract

    Program Manager – ALLIED TELESIS

    Responsible for the conception, design, and execution of Allied Telesis Alliance Partner Program.  Performed a business analysis, presented findings to C-Level executive leadership, and gained confidence and endorsement to proceed with program rollout

    ·        Focused on select business partners that were customer facing in their day-to-day operations and affected an increase of $250k in North American revenues and 10% growth in the reseller channel network. 

    ·        Leveraged renewed, significant alliances to find and capture new business in the complex solutions-based networking infrastructure arena

    ·        Streamlined communications partners, strengthened existing relationships through incentives, and aggressively grew the VAR/System Integrator indirect channel base over 300%

    ·        The distribution channel continues to be highly effective in managing commodity based business where incremental growth in sales out POS has manifested directly from the ATAP Program


    Identified, prioritized, and drove program initiatives and process development in support of national Background Check Operations.  Created and installed key processes for managing over 7000 background checks per month.

    • Established Background Check Vendor Contracting Process for Strategic Accounts.  Integrated cross-functional efforts of client contracts, legal, data setup, and background checks teams into a linear vendor engagement process.  Eliminated inefficiencies associated with silo processes and improved timeline for contract establishment and systems readiness by 50% 
    • Initiated Configuration Control Board to manage preferred vendor platform changes and technology enhancements.  The CCB is comprised of key field operations and corporate stakeholders.  The Board reviews change requests, validates business drivers, assigns priorities, coordinates cost approvals, and facilitates rollout of all system changes.
    • Defined Roles and Responsibilities for the Background Checks team by creating detailed work breakdown structures for specific position responsibilities.  The document also acts as a guideline for the assignment of projects and tasks and outlines methods for the equitable distribution of work.


    LIVERMORE PHANTOM LACROSSE – Founder & President

    ·        Founder of Non-Profit Public Benefit 501(c) 3.  Launched in 2005 in successful effort to bring youth lacrosse to the community. Formulated business plan, budgets, and filed all incorporation documents including Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.  Petitioned and attained tax-exempt status from State and Federal government.  Gathered community support, formed Board of Directors, and launched venture by marketing the program in many public and private venues.  The organization seeks to promote the physical and mental growth of young athletes by providing a positive environment to discover and develop personal and team goals and to guide their participation in competitive Northern California Lacrosse League play.  This non-profit continues to flourish and enrich the lives of hundreds of families in the tri-valley area.



    Ironhead Lacrosse, Inc. – Founder & President – Jul 2009 – Present

    Livermore Phantom Lacrosse, Non-Profit – April 2005 - Present

    Robert Half International – Program Manager – Sept 2011 – July 2012

    Allied Telesis – ProgramManager Jun 2008 – July 2009

    Pyped Securities Trading – Sole Proprietor 2006 - 2008

    Avaya/Expanets– Sr. Operations Manager 1998 – 2006

    Ford Aerospace/Loral/Lockheed-Martin– Satellite Ops/Flight Director/Program Manager 1982 - 1998

    US Air Force – Instrumentation Technician 1978 - 1982



    AS Electronic Technology – Community College of the Air Force - 1982

    University of Phoenix – Business Information Systems

    Telecommunications Industry Association, CCNT – Certification Converged Network Technologies


    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!


    2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert


    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.



    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)



    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.



    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics