Space Surveillance Engineer
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Posted on 3/22/2024
Slingshot Aerospace

51-200 employees

Space simulation and analytics for safer operations
Company Overview
Slingshot Aerospace stands out as a leader in the space industry, providing comprehensive space simulation and analytics solutions that enable both government and commercial organizations to manage and protect their assets effectively. The company's commitment to space sustainability and its ability to fuse data from various sources to create a dynamic orbital picture allows for rapid, informed decision-making in a high-risk environment. With a team of passionate domain experts, Slingshot Aerospace offers trusted decision intelligence, enhancing operational efficiency and providing clarity in complex challenges.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$159.6M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

El Segundo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-4%

1 year growth

-13%

2 year growth

74%
Locations
Remote in USA • Fort Collins, CO, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
CategoriesNew
Research & Development
Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. citizen eligible for government security clearances
  • Undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics (Optics), Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience or a record of academic excellence with internship experience
  • Experience developing applications in Python and/or C++
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time within and outside of the United States to support sensor installations
  • Tenacious drive to overcome challenges and deliver solutions with excellence
Responsibilities
  • Perform system-level design and integration of hardware to create cutting-edge optical space surveillance systems
  • Develop algorithms and software to help automate and enhance optical sensor data tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination
  • Support ongoing and future transitions of Slingshot’s products and services to the Slingshot Global Sensor Network (SGSN), space operations centers, and other technology testbeds
  • Engage with customers and stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes for their mission-critical needs
  • Contribute expertise and ideas to help shape products and strategies
  • Prepare technical reports and briefing materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned (to be less than 10% of the responsibilities listed above)