Orbit Analyst / Product Developer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-22-010
    • Job Location: Lanham, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/06/2022
    • Years of Experience: 2+
    • Radford Job Code: 05201 - 05206
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Job Description

We are currently looking for an Orbit Analyst / Product Developer 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 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.

Analyze customer requirements to identify unmet requirements.

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 (2-4 weeks per year total is nominal).



Experience and Skills

Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science is required

Two (2) years experience in Orbit Analysis.

Two (2) years experience in Application or Product Development.

Experience with Software Development in C/C++ or JAVA is desirable.


As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8th 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th 2021, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation


Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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