Senior Spacecraft GNC Engineer
Updated on 2/21/2024
True Anomaly

51-200 employees

Develops AI-driven spacecraft technology for global security
Company Overview
True Anomaly is a leader in the space technology industry, leveraging the convergence of spacecraft, software, and AI to augment the capabilities of the U.S., its allies, and commercial partners. Their commitment to global security is demonstrated through their efforts to ensure universal space access and sustainability. The company's unique blend of technical prowess and dedication to peaceful space utilization makes it an attractive workplace for those seeking to make a significant impact on Earth's prosperity.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Aerospace

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$142M

Founded

2022

Headquarters

Denver, Colorado

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

28%

1 year growth

113%

2 year growth

413%
Locations
Denver, CO, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
MATLAB
CategoriesNew
Aerospace Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering or equivalent discipline
  • Experienced with Matlab, Simulink, and C++
  • 6+ years’ experience developing and/or producing GNC systems for space applications
  • Extensive understanding of spacecraft GNC architecture
  • Extensive understanding of GPS, Gyro’s, Star Trackers, Thrusters, CSS’s
  • Experience with control structure interaction, orbital maneuvering, filtering, state estimation, fault management, and software development
  • Strong understanding of physics, attitude dynamics, orbital mechanics, and software development
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to maintain or obtain TS//SCI clearance
  • U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State
Responsibilities
  • Design & analysis of spacecraft attitude determination & control systems
  • Conduct trade studies and ultimately recommend design decisions regarding Attitude Determination and Control Subsystem (ADCS) components
  • Utilize and improve upon high fidelity, six degree of freedom simulations to aide in performance prediction & hardware in the loop simulations
  • Utilize and improve upon MATLAB based frequency domain controls analysis tools to ensure stability and performance margins
  • Develop & write ADCS Flight Software (FSW) algorithms in C++
  • Perform various first principles derived analyses
  • Interact and collaborate with engineers from various disciplines
  • Own all aspects of ADCS system development, from algorithms to overall vehicle design
Desired Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in aerospace engineering or equivalent discipline
  • Experience with C++ and object-oriented programming
  • Experience with MATLAB and Python
  • 10+ years’ experience developing and/or producing GNC systems for space applications
  • Line of sight performance analysis such as jitter, smear, and pointing accuracy
  • Capable of identifying and solving complex problems with little to no supervision or direction