Lead / Senior Orbit Analyst / Product Developer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-22-009
    • Job Location: Lanham, MD
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/07/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 05221 - 05226
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Lead/Senior 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.
  • Design and 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

  • Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study in Aeronautical Engineering or related discipline required.
  • Must have five (5 +) years or more with experience in Orbit Analysis or Product Development.
  • Experience with software development in C/C++ or JAVA is preferred.


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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