Full-Time

Mission Analysis Engineer

Updated on 5/22/2024

Spire

Spire

201-500 employees


Mid

Glasgow, UK

Required Skills
Python
Data Science
Git
MATLAB
Linux/Unix
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Degree in STEM field
  • Strong programming experience (Python preferred)
  • Experience using models in the real world, using real telemetry or sensor data
  • Experience modelling physical systems and processes
  • Basic data analytics and data processing to parse and visualize model outputs
  • Good working knowledge of spacecraft orbital and rigid-body dynamics
  • Demonstrated experience with LEO constellation modelling
  • Demonstrated experience with satellite communications systems
  • Basic working knowledge of communications systems engineering (e.g. link budgets)
  • Experience using aerospace modelling tools (e.g. STK, Matlab/Simulink)
  • Basic machine learning and data science skills
  • Well-versed in Linux and git
Responsibilities
  • Design and trade off various vehicle and constellation architectures to inform solution spaces for mission concepts and requirements.
  • Perform power analysis, coverage and revisit time analysis, propulsion sizing, latency analysis, data budgets and other mission design studies.
  • Leverage existing in-house tools and industry-standard constellation simulation tools (e.g. STK).
  • Extend the capabilities of in-house constellation, spacecraft, and subsystem simulation tools, including payload models, coverage and revisit time modeling, latency modeling, ground-station contact analysis, inter-satellite link analysis, data budgets etc.
  • Coordinate with spacecraft and constellation software teams to build accurate models of subsystems and processes
  • Work closely with sales engineering and other internal engineering teams to evaluate and inform solution proposals for new business initiatives or new mission concepts.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

N/A

Founded

2012