9443 Director of Robotics & Space Technology

Staff Position
Posted 4 weeks ago

Position Title:          Director of Robotics & Space Technology  
Location:                  Pittsburgh, PA area
Relocation:              No
Salary:                       $90K – $110K, D.O.E.  
Position Type:        Staff position with great benefits
Position Number:   9443


Our Client is a private company, developing robotics technology for space missions. They have asked Hallmark to help them find a Director to lead their Technology team, ensuring the successful delivery of NASA and commercial research projects, as well as conceptualizing and developing new in-space robotics technologies. This company has several research contracts, including NASA and commercial contracts in mobile robotics, GPS-denied navigation and mapping, autonomous precision landing, lunar exploration, planetary drones, and high-performance computing.

The person in this role will lead in a collaborative working environment, where each member of the team has a high degree of freedom, responsibility, and expectations. You will develop solutions to challenging technical problems, with the ultimate goal of making space more accessible to the world.

This is a full time, staff position, supervising a team of 8. This role offers great benefits and an excellent career path, in an exciting field.


  • Defining and leading the direction of in-space robotics research and development
  • Managing department budget and contracts
  • Member of company leadership team, reporting to CEO
  • Business development: identify, pursue, and communicate with potential clients
  • Presenting to clients, the space and robotics communities, and the press
  • Leading novel research and technical proposal teams


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience, including business development expertise
  • Demonstrated success in research and technology development (academic or professional)
  • Background in software development, robotics, or systems engineering is strongly preferred
  • MUST have a significant background in space systems / aerospace
  • Experience with project or program management
  • Passion for space robotics research
  • Ability to work autonomously, learn on the fly, and take initiative in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing teams
  • Experience with business development processes and practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing (Applicants will be asked to submit a writing sample.)
  • Experience writing proposals for government contracts
  • Proficiency with MS Office tools
  • US citizenship or Green Card status is required


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Hallmark and our Client are Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employers.  We encourage all qualified people with the current right to work for any employer in the USA to apply.  NOTE: We cannot consider H-1 Visa candidates for this position. Principals only, please.


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Job CategoryAerospace, Engineering

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