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Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description: Space division is responsible for the development of unique spaceborne sensing systems and for the overall space mission, from architecture through implementation. The data being collected will be integrated seamlessly into existing forecasting and modelling systems and will revolutionize global weather forecasting and insights.

We are looking for a Spacecraft Systems Engineer who will play an integral role in the development through operations of a space-based weather radar system.

As a Systems Engineer within the Space division at, you will work with a multidisciplinary team in the development through operations of a unique small spacecraft and mission. You will develop and inform system architecture through the completion of detailed simulations and analysis at all levels of the mission (instrument through full space systems architecture). You will work through complex system trades, will develop/maintain the requirements and verification program to progress the development from the design phase through operations.

Multiple roles are available at different levels of seniority and experience.

What you'll do:

  • Develop simulations and perform analyses across the space systems architecture
  • Develop and maintain technical budgets for vehicle performance
  • Develop and manage requirements and verification methods
  • Develop (and execute) tests and analyses to predict/demonstrate/verify system performance

What you bring:

  • B.S. in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent field.
  • Direct experience within a spacecraft development program (subsystem-, system, or mission-level)
  • Experience in modelling and simulation, including tools such as STK and Matlab/Python
  • Understanding of the space environment, orbital mechanics, and rigid body dynamics
  • Experience within a formal verification campaign
  • Experience working through design trade studies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • M.S. in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent field.
  • 5+ years experience in spacecraft development programs
  • Thorough understanding of key spacecraft subsystems and their associated components
  • Experience in multiple phases of space mission design, from concept through operations
  • Team leadership experience
  • Hands-on spacecraft or subsystem testing experience

Proof of eligibility to work in the United States lawfully must be provided


About is the world's leading Weather Intelligence Platform. Fully customizable to any industry impacted by the weather, customers around the world including Uber, Delta, Ford, National Grid and more use to dramatically improve operational efficiency. was built from the ground up to help teams predict the business impact of weather, streamline team communication and action plans, improve productivity, and optimize profit margins.

Space: In case you have not heard, we are also going to space with our Operation Tomorrow Space initiative. We are building the first-of-its-kind proprietary satellites equipped with radar, and launching them into space to improve weather forecasting technology for everyone on Earth.

How we roll: We work in an "one office" environment. We believe that magic happens when people work together. Together also includes Zoom meetings, flexible hours and unlimited vacation days. Your success is achieved by your impact and deliveries and not by the hours you put in. We believe in transparency and directness, putting work before ego and empathy. We grow fast and move faster but we always see people first. Each person has their own career growth path for we believe that the only way for the company to grow is if you grow.

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