$100K — $150K *
Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. We’re leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of SAR satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour.
At Capella you’ll work in a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. No prior space experience is needed—we’re looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success.
Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it, regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.
We value diversity at Capella and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position, but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!
The tasking and scheduling team is responsible for building, maintaining, and improving the software and systems responsible for constellation management and activity scheduling. You will be working cross-functionally with Capella’s Space Operations, Spacecraft Engineering, Product Engineering, and Sales teams to build an industry-leading Earth observation satellite tasking system. As part of the space operations team, you will be interacting on a daily basis with other software engineers, spacecraft operators, satellite engineers, and data product engineers to develop a highly autonomous spacecraft operations system. You will have a demonstrable track record of working with complex systems, understanding system capabilities and setting the engineering development path for making complex technologies easy to use.
As the automation and optimization lead you will set direction and mentor the tasking and scheduling team responsible for the building the constellation management systems responsible for scheduling Capella spacecraft’ activities. We are a team of flexible engineers, addressing challenges across the Guidance, Navigation, and Control, optimization, mission analysis, satellite task planning, and software engineering domains. This includes scheduling algorithm development, RESTful API development, system testing, mission performance and capacity analysis, and operations optimization. Day-to-day responsibilities are providing technical expertise and guidance in the areas of mathematical optimization, software engineering, helping set team objectives, establishing best practices, ensuring quality is maintained, and assisting with spacecraft operations activities. The position is available in San Francisco or Boulder.
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Valid through: 4/18/2021