Principal Orbit Analyst / Product Developer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-21-095
    • Job Location: Lanham, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/03/2021
    • Years of Experience: 7+
    • Radford Job Code: 06461-06466
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Principal Orbit Analyst/Product Developer at our Lanham, MD office; who will be responsible for performing software development for a flight dynamics software product. Also can perform orbit analysis and provide satellite mission engineering support.

 Primary functions:

  • Perform orbit database development for use in COTS flight dynamics products.
  • Analyze customer requirements to identify unmet requests, including proposal efforts.
  • Design and develop COTS product enhancements as required to satisfy customer requirements and appeal to the marketplace.
  • 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 (2-4 weeks per year total is nominal).


Experience and Skills

  • A Master’s degree or Doctorate of Science from an accredited course of study in engineering, mathematics, physics, or computer science is required; Aerospace engineering is ideal.
  • Seven (7) plus years of experience in orbit analysis and five (5) plus years of experience in application or product development.
  • Experience with software development in C/C++ or JAVA is desirable.

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, and great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies, or recruiters. Kratos is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

Competitive salary based on experience and education.