DigitalGlobe Spacecraft Engineer in Westminster, Colorado

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DigitalGlobe is offering a Spacecraft Engineer position within the Spacecraft Engineering team. The Spacecraft Engineering team is responsible for the health and safety, performance optimization, and anomaly resolution of DigitalGlobe’s spacecraft constellation. The team also supports design, development, integration, and testing of DigitalGlobe’s next generation spacecraft

  • Support spacecraft operations by maintaining spacecraft health and safety, optimizing performance, and troubleshooting anomalies.

  • Develop and maintain tools and methods to trend spacecraft health and performance metrics.

  • Develop/refine concept of operations to meet evolving mission demands.

  • Define spacecraft anomaly resolution processes and procedures.

  • Troubleshoot/resolve/document spacecraft anomalies.

  • Support design, development, integration, and testing of next generation spacecraft.

  • Define, review, and verify spacecraft requirements.

  • Attend vendor design reviews.

  • Participate in clean-room integration and testing activities.

  • Support launch and early operations of spacecraft.

  • Develop and test command procedures and telemetry screens.

  • Define/validate concept of operations.

  • Assist in development and testing of spacecraft commissioning plans.

  • Assist in the development of and participate in Launch and Mission rehearsals.

  • Support other DigitalGlobe business segments.

  • Provide detailed knowledge of spacecraft operations and spacecraft operational capabilities.

  • Assist in ground software requirement definition, review, and verification.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, or Physics

  • 3 - 5 years professional experience

  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a spacecraft systems engineer or subsystem engineer

  • Strong and innovative computer language skills.

  • Experience with Unix/Linux, MATLAB/Simulink, Python, and Github all highly desired.

  • Excellent written & oral communicator.

  • Spacecraft operations experience.

  • Superb problem-solving skills.

  • Calm disposition in stressful situations

DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better understand our changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time. Sourced from the world’s leading constellation, our imagery solutions deliver unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers’ most demanding mission requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence, public safety, civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers of location-based services depend on DigitalGlobe data, information, technology and expertise to gain actionable insight.

DigitalGlobe is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.