Full-Time

Principal Satellite Ground Segment Architect

Updated on 5/3/2024

BlackSky

BlackSky

201-500 employees

Provides real-time geospatial intelligence solutions

Data & Analytics
Hardware
AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace

Senior

Seattle, WA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • At least 15 years of relevant experience with five (5) years’ experience in the remote sensing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of satellite ground system architectures and design of satellite ground systems.
  • Demonstrated experience defining and documenting system Concepts of Operations, functional requirements, and performance requirements.
  • Must be a US-born citizen.
Responsibilities
  • Design, develop and maintain BlackSky’s ground segment architecture.
  • Conduct data analysis from complex space and ground systems.
  • Lead the evaluation, development, and recommendation of capabilities, products, and requirements.
  • Collaborate with business managers and technical groups to address important customer issues and find innovative solutions to difficult problems.

BlackSky offers real-time geospatial intelligence solutions through its BlackSky Spectra AI SaaS platform, leveraging a proprietary space and terrestrial sensor network to deliver insights and analytics to decision makers across various industries. The company's technology combines a satellite constellation with an AI software platform to provide real-time alerts, data, and information, trusted by U.S. and international government agencies, businesses, and organizations worldwide.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$414.4M

Headquarters

Herndon, Virginia

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

32%