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Experienced Orbital Analyst - Space Proprietary Programs

Company: BOEING
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) organization is seeking an Experienced Astrodynamacist for orbital analysis and operations to be a part of our talented and highly-motivated team. We are excited to be on the forefront of modern spaceflight with this position located in Tukwila, WA.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Understands, determines, and develops requirements for the orbit(s) for given missions. Trades competing and contributing factors such as inclination, altitude, vehicle configuration, and maneuvers throughout the life-cycle of the vehicle to ensure vehicle meets mission requirements and objectives.
  • Candidate will evaluate orbit types, determine orbit related mission requirements, assess applicability of specialized orbits, and evaluate where a single or constellation of satellites is needed. Candidate will also assess launch, retrieval, and disposal scenarios.
  • Skills should include familiarity with high-fidelity orbit propagation to include multi-body gravitational effects, drag and solar radiation pressure; trajectory optimization.
  • Candidate must communicate well in a team setting and be able to document findings, assumptions, and analysis.
  • Collaboration with Systems Engineering (focusing on operational concepts and use cases), as well as Design Teams (propulsion, payload, and vehicle design teams).
  • This position routinely works with customers, suppliers, and geographically diverse Program teams. This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at the listed location.

    Work Authorization:

    This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Top Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

    Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
    • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
    • 3+ years of experience working in aerospace, defense, or similar high-tech industry Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
      • Top Secret Security Clearance. SCI highly desired.
      • Knowledge of orbit determination techniques
      • Toolset experience, including Satellite Tool Kit (STK), Matlab, and CAMEO.
      • Experience working on highly complex engineered systems.
      • Experience developing, maintaining, and executing program documentation. Typical Education & Experience:

        Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


        This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

        Drug Free Workplace:

        Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

        Shift Work Statement:

        This position is for 1st shift

        Union Representation Statement:

        This is a union-represented position

        Eligible for 3ERP

        Equal Opportunity Employer:

        Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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