The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL), a fast-growing provider of acquisition services to the US Federal Government, is looking for an enthusiastic self-starter to fill the Program Manager role in support of the US Space Force’s (USSF) Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC) Other Transaction Authority (OTA). NSTXL is the consortium manager for SpEC which delivers rapid and innovative prototypes in USSF’s key technology areas: Ground Control, Propulsion, Communications, Sensors, Defense Applications, Advanced Materials, Range Utilization, On-Orbit Operations, and Survivability. SpEC works with program offices across the DoD to help craft innovative prototype solicitations and then markets these to a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional companies within the consortium to propose solutions. The SpEC Program Manager will work directly with the SpEC Director, military, commercial, and academic stakeholders to help identify, secure and deliver solutions to the USSF warfighter.
The Program Manager will support the Director in the growth of the program and with a focus on the tactical, day-to-day execution of the SpEC vehicle to ensure effective performance and program success. Responsibilities include coordination of Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) processes, insuring effective and efficient execution for the SpEC vehicle, coordination and transparency with different program stakeholders, and working to achieve the desired program outcomes and growth goals.
Roles and Responsibilities
The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) harvests innovative technology from the commercial and non-defense marketplace, ensuring the development of better, cheaper, and faster defense capabilities. We offer a unique and simplified approach to rapidly develop, demonstrate, and assess prototypes that address a range of operational and installation needs, from individual Warfighter technology up to large-scale installation projects. NSTXL delivers technology to the Warfighter by serving as a one-stop shop to match Government requirements with innovative private-sector and academic solutions.
Each of our OTAs is a distinct member-based not-for-profit with its own membership that is managed and serviced by NSTXL. Currently, our OTAs have more than 800 corporate, non-profit, educational, and financial institution members. For these members, NSTXL offers opportunities to bid on Government contracts, education and training, and live/virtual forums on a wide variety of topics.
About Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC)
The Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC) was established in 2017 through the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. SpEC was created to bridge the cultural gap between military buyers and commercial space startups and small businesses through OTAs. The OTA’s innovative contracting process allows SpEC to solicit bids from a mix of member companies including companies that have not previously done work with the DoD. The SpEC OTAs mission is to work to:
What We Offer
NSTXL strives to be one of the best places to work in America. We offer competitive salaries and benefits including flexible work hours, paid sick leave, work from home accommodations, a 401(k)-profit sharing plan, a wellness plan, floating holidays, and much more.