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Project Execution Manager

$90k – $150k • 0.05% – 0.15%

Starfish Space is a fast-growing Series A space startup in Seattle, Washington founded by former Blue Origin and NASA engineers. We are giving life to on-orbit services with our Otter servicing vehicle. We have raised over $22M in venture funding to-date, coupled with over $10M in research funding, and have been recognized by NASA, the US Air Force, and US Space Force.


This summer, we launched our demonstration satellite “Otter Pup” to space. Our goal is the first-ever docking between two commercial satellites in Low Earth Orbit, and the first satellite docking ever using electric propulsion (view a video overview of Otter Pup here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLWut6TFJBs&t). Throughout 2023, we’ll be focused on ensuring a successful Otter Pup mission, as well as continuing development of our full-scale Otter servicing vehicle. We are on track for our first customer launches in 2025.

Position Description

Starfish Space is executing on an increasing number of projects ranging from overall development of our Otter servicing vehicle to agreements with government and commercial customers. We are looking for skilled project managers to help us execute efficiently and effectively across these projects, collaborating across multiple internal and external stakeholders to define objectives and requirements, conduct research, create deliverables, and ensure overall project success. This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting and growing endeavor in the space industry.


– Results orientation in ambiguous settings – resume should demonstrate clear ability to achieve goals while working across teams with minimal guidance

– Must be a US person (citizen or permanent resident)

– Willing to work from Tukwila, Washington

– Capable of working a dynamic, fast paced startup environment

– Capable of tracking many moving pieces and deadlines

– College degree or equivalent experience

Desired Experience

– Familiarity with engineering or technology development

– Excellent written and verbal skills along with a high level of professionalism and integrity

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

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