Senior Space Systems Engineer

Posted on 5/2/2024

Slingshot Aerospace

Slingshot Aerospace

51-200 employees

Data and analytics solutions from aerospace sources

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics


Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • Must have an active DoD TS/SCI security clearance
  • Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in Aerospace Engineering with a strong focus on astrodynamics modeling and simulation, space systems, or model based systems engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in senior engineering technical leadership roles, preferably in the space industry
  • Strong technical expertise in systems engineering and software development
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Kanban)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute technical roadmaps, manage project risks, and drive results in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Deeply experienced with technical writing, presentation skills, and stakeholder engagement
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and analytically
  • Proven track record of delivering complex technical projects on time and within budget
  • Lead the design and architecture of technical solutions for space domain applications
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to multi-disciplinary delivery teams
  • Engage with clients, vendors, and internal stakeholders to understand technical requirements
  • Conduct workshops, presentations, and demonstrations to showcase proposed architectures
  • Identify potential technical risks and challenges and develop strategies to mitigate them
  • Work closely with the product team to shape the technical roadmap
  • Hold development teams accountable for meeting technical objectives
  • Communicate technical progress, challenges, and achievements to stakeholders
  • Support growth and product teams in solution making activities
  • Execute all responsibilities in alignment with the company's core values

If you're passionate about the burgeoning field of space tech, Slingshot Aerospace is an excellent place to work. The company leads in integrating data from satellites and ground-based sensors, offering critical analytical tools used in decision-making for satellite tracking, collision avoidance, and space education. This focus not only highlights their commitment to technological precision but also reflects their pivotal role in advancing space safety and education.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding



El Segundo, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth