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Lease Administrator



hawthorne, ca, usa
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


SpaceX is growing our Facilities team with the addition of a Lease Administrator. SpaceX’s corporate real estate portfolio currently includes owned and leased properties that provide office space, manufacturing facilities, and support our test/launch/landing and related operations.


  • Responsible for independent negotiating and executing of Starlink international leases
  • Work closely with Legal, Finance and other related departments to execute real estate transactions, including acceptable terms and conditions, timely and accurate payment, and required document and information delivery
  • Assist with negotiating lease amendments, renewals, and terminations
  • Act as the first point of escalation for all Starlink international leases
  • Create lease abstracts capturing key property portfolio details, such as contact information, area, location, key lease provisions, expirations and other critical dates
  • Create monthly, quarterly, and annual lease obligation analysis and reports to identify areas for real estate portfolio improvement and metric tracking including early renewals and proper campus planning
  • Gather real estate market data to facilitate internal recommendations/decisions
  • Audit common area maintenance charges and address any discrepancies with landlords
  • Maintain real estate database and files (hard copy and electronic) to ensure all required documentation, including legal documents and related correspondence, is properly stored and accessible
  • Capture best practices, and manage organizational knowledge
  • Create and take part in meetings and presentations with executive leadership


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of experience in corporate real estate


  • Licensed real estate agent in CA, WA, TX, and/or FL
  • Contract management experience
  • Real estate paralegal certificate
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Archibus and ArcGIS
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, work in cross-functional teams, perform under tight deadlines, and establish/maintain internal and external professional relationships


  • Must be able to travel 5-10%
  • Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed


Pay Range:

Lease Administrator: $75,000 - $95,000/per year

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.