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Job ID: CO-2005
Job Title: Aerospace / Astro Engineer
Location: Colorado Springs
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Travel: None
Description:

TapHere is seeking an experienced Aerospace Engineer to perform analysis, algorithm development, and flight software development to support space- and multi-domain missions. The candidate will be involved with the development, evaluation, and maintenance of ground-based tools that perform mission planning, predicted data generation, and safety evaluation for spacecraft. This will require a level of coding capabilities to support script development, so a willingness to learn is necessary if not already an existing skill.

Essential Functions:
• Creates models and simulations through the integration of astrodynamics or other software (e.g., STK, GMAT) for use in analyses.
• Develops algorithms to model and simulate phenomena not found in existing astrodynamics or other software.
• Performs astrodynamics analyses, including orbit determination and orbital maneuvering
• Works with software development teams to implement and validate scripts and simulations to add and expand tool capabilities.
• Performs analyses with and testing on simulation tools developed to support tool capability requirements and meet verification and validation needs.

MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE

Compensation package includes base salary and benefits. Base salary depends on requirements for education/degree, skills, and professional experience. Annualized base salary range for this position is: $85K and up

Experience Required:

4+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace or other Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related discipline. Alternatively, 2 years of prior related experience with a Master’s degree.

MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE

Skills Required:

Preferred Additional Skills:
• Experience in supporting modeling, simulation, and analysis of space related problems desired
• Experience working with software development teams and associated Agile development processes.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs: MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
• Software: Astrodynamic tools (STK/Astrogator, GMAT, or equivalent), Orbit Determination tools (ODTK, OD++, or equivalent),
• Experience with MATLAB, Python, Parallel Computing, UNIX/Linux

MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE

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