Airbus Defense and Space
  • 02-May-2022 to 22-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • AIRBUS U.S. Space & Defense, Inc.
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc offers advanced solutions to meet the most complex U.S. defense, security, space, and intelligence requirements. Celebrating over 50 years in the US, we remain a trusted government partner, leveraging world-class satellite, laser communication, rotor and fixed wing solutions to help our national security, defense and space focused customers meet their missions.

Airbus U.S. looks to employ a commitment driven team, dedicated to enabling our customer's mission success. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment and a welcoming and engaging staff. With competitive compensation and superior employee benefits, as well as a commitment to fostering individual career growth, Airbus U.S. is the place where top talent wants to work.

Position Summary: The KC-Y Technical Support Manager is responsible for providing support to the Airbus KC-Y Services Team on the function of Technical Support Services, to include providing guidance with regards to USAF and US Prime requirements.

Position Responsibilities:

Pre-proposal phase:

  • Support the KC-Y campaign working with the LMXT Services Integrated Product Teams of Airbus and US partner during the proposal phase.
  • Provide guidance to the Airbus Team regarding USAF logistics requirements related to KC-Y program.
  • Support the evaluation of Technical and Engineering Support Services, including architecture of solutions, risk assessment and winning strategies during the pre-proposal phase.

Proposal and Post-award phases:

  • Review and advise on customer technical requirements, the draft-RFP and subsequent RFP requirements.
  • Support Airbus technical writers during the proposal.
  • Support transition from proposal to program execution in the domain of Technical Support Services becoming a focal point of the company in front of the Customer.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This position is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering
  • Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration or Engineering/Science related field or equivalent experience


  • Required:
    • Minimum of 15 years of experience working in the USAF logistics and sustainment operations.
    • Experience working as a contractor providing technical support services to the USAF in any sustainment programs.
    • Experience working with Enterprise Resource Management systems (e.g. SAP).

  • Preferred:
    • Experience working in USAF Tanker sustainment programs.


  • Required: Project Management Professional PMP

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Knowledge of the USAF Technical Publications and technical support tools and processes in sustainment programs (e.g. Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System, FRACAS).
  • Knowledge of compliance with export control regulations (ITAR, EAR).
  • An integrity driven professional who will ensure all work is of a quality that is expected from an Airbus OEM.
  • Must be able to interact cordially and productively with subordinates, co-workers supervisors, and customers.

Communication Skills:

  • Excellent communication (both oral and written) and presentation skills required. Must present clear and concise briefings and reports to customers and executives.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • MS Office Suite

Travel Required:

  • 25-50% travel required, domestic and international.
  • Flexibility to adapt to regular travel to Europe and domestically to different sites.

Eligibility: US Citizenship

Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance required

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Highly organized individual able to work with no supervision and have a strong record of consistent success exercising sound judgment and independence.

Nature of Contacts:

  • Role includes involved, influence and negotiation type communication with internal and external parties on a regular basis.

Equal Opportunity: Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

As a leader in our field, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

As a matter of policy, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

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