Aerospace & Defense Executive Search


RSI Aerospace & Defense Executive Search Solutions

RSI is the leading search firm in Aerospace and Defense Executive searches and with our long time experience in this industry it sets us apart from every other company. With more than 30 years in the business we can guarantee you excellent Aerospace and Defense executive search, recruiting and consulting. RSI has a diverse understanding of Aerospace due to our clients that range from start up aerospace and defense firms to fortune 100 Aerospace and Defense chemical firms.

The RSI Aerospace and Defense Specialty Team has been providing its clients with superior Aerospace and Defense talent acquisitions that go above and beyond the standards of excellence that these top performing Aerospace and Defense adhere to. Our standards for Aerospace Defense soar above and beyond the typical Aerospace and Defense companies.


Reaction Search is a nationwide firm committed to in-depth searches to uncover America’s greatest talent in the Aerospace industry. Our search tactics evaluate, recruit, and provide aerospace executives and team members that will instantaneously prove themselves competent and successful. Reaction Search is here to answer your employment needs whether you are a long standing Aerospace and Defense company or a start up new to the business, “when your need arises… we react!”


RSI can ensure your future candidate is a self-starter and dedicated Aerospace and Defense employee. Our superior Aerospace and Defense executive recruiters maintain insight that derives from their prior experience in the Aerospace and Defense industry allowing them to have insider knowledge that sets the RSI firm apart from the rest. Rest assured that RSI’s Aerospace and Defense recruiters will rise to the challenge no matter where you are, we are located in every major city across the United States and have a professional expertise that can give you exactly what you are searching for.

RSI’s team of Executive Search Recruiters have experience in placing candidates in the position that will maximize success for your company. Our history shows we have effectively placed Presidents, Vice Presidents, Senior Vice Presidents in the following areas:

  • Board Search
  • CEO
  • CFO
  • CBO
  • CMO
  • Chemistry ( Analytical/ Bio- Analytical/ Organic)
  • Information Technology and Laboratory Automation
  • Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Process and Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Sales
  • VP Clinical Development


Our extensive awareness of the Aerospace and Defense Industry places RSI at the top of the list and enables our company to expeditiously and thoroughly complete each Aerospace and Defense Executive Search.


RSI’s Aerospace and Defense Executive Search Firm team specializes in specific careers. By determining which career path a candidate wants to take, and whether or not they have what it takes to succeed in such a career, RSI can successfully wrap up the search for your new Aerospace and Defense professional.

Due to our vast interest in science we are searching for a candidate who has a basic understanding of chemical reactions, environmental science, and industrial operations and we also look for the following;


If you are a candidate who always yourself desiring to know and learn more than just what is on the surface, Aerospace and Defense may be the job for you! A qualified candidate must have an inquisitive nature to discover what and why things are the way they are. To the candidate, there is nothing they can not and will not dissect and put back together again.


Candidates should have completed some form of higher education. It is mandated that a candidate have a Bachelors degree and it is highly suggested you further your understanding in the following areas:

  • Statistics
  • Dynamics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Linear Control Systems
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Vehicle Design
  • Aerodynamics/ Fluid Mechanics
  • Stability / Control
  • Flight Mechanics
  • Wind Tunnel Testing
  • Orbital Mechanics
  • Space craft Systems
  • Orientation and Control
  • Telecommunications
  • Power and Thermal Control


Have an Affinity for Math and Science

A love for Math and Science is crucial for a successful Aerospace engineer. Aerospace engineers use both of these disciplines every single work day and is an integral part of being a competent engineer. Disciplines such as physics, aerodynamics, chemistry and computer sciences are also essential in an RSI Aerospace and Defense Candidate.

Accurate and Precise Technical Skills

A well-written and well spoken candidate is necessary for a successful Aerospace and Defense candidate. Your writing skills will be used for technical reports and drafting research proposals. While your speaking talents will be used for formal meetings, conferences and even informal conversation.

Teamwork Skills

Typically an Aerospace engineer works in a group setting meaning teamwork skills are absolutely necessary. Every team member must be open to their team member’s ideas and base their judgment of other team member solely on their merit.

Candidates must also posses the following traits in order to succeed in the Aerospace industry:

  • Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Technical Writing Skills

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