Lead Orbit Analyst

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-144
    • Job Location: Lanham, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/16/2020
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: K0100-K0106
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Job Description

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity within the space industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support as a Lead Orbit Analyst for our Lanham, Maryland office who is responsible for performing software development for a flight dynamics software product as well as performing orbit analysis and providing satellite mission and engineering support.

Primary functions:

Perform orbit database development for use in COTS flight dynamics products

Responsible for maintaining established orbit design and optimization guidelines for a 24x7 operational system

Develop COTS product enhancements as required

Interface with users of COTS flight dynamics product and solve reported issues

Support of both internal and external users of COTS Flight Dynamics product

Travel to customer locations for reviews, installation, testing of COTS products (2-6 weeks per year total is nominal)





Experience and Skills

Bachelor's or Masters degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics is required. Doctorate of Science is a plus. 

Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in orbit analysis required. 

Experience with software development in C/C++ or JAVA is desirable.