Software – Seattle, Washington
BlackSky, a division of Spaceflight Industries, is a geospatial intelligence solutions provider that enables organizations totask, collect, and transform data from earth observation, global sensor networks, mobile devices, and social media to deliveron-demand insights about places, events, and assets that are critical to their operations. Blacksky provides satellite collection, data, and cloud based -processing and analytic solutions to organizations that are capitalizing on the exponential growth of a wide range of sensor and collection platforms for delivering the next generation of geointelligence and location intelligence solutions. BlackSky has extensive expertise and capabilities in commercial remote sensing, multi-source analytics, cloud computing, open source software development, Amazon Web Services, and big data geospatial analytics.
BlackSky is operating and deploying a constellation of high resolution imaging spacecraft to image the planet in near realtime. Our business is rapidly expanding and we require experienced, creative, energetic leaders to drive mission execution and success. We require exceptional individuals who desire to work in a fast paced, highly technical environment. Candidates must be self-motivated and demonstrate personal commitment and dedication to leading othersto successful project completion.
Join the Ground Software team as an individual contributor. Be responsible for continuing design and development of a satellite communication , constellation management system that orchestrates cloud and ground station components to control and task a constellation of earth imaging satellites as well as new product development involving image processing and machine learning. Work with a combination of hardware and software components that run on lights-out ground stations as well in the cloud. Work with aerospace experts to determine software needs needs and how to integration them into the holistic constellation management and processing platform. Be integral to the design, development, deployment and operation of the system.
Development will be on a Linux/Python 3.6 stack involving continuous integration and delivery, Docker, microservices architecture, time series databases, use of and contributions to open source, integration with monitoring & alerting systems, and dealing with large data flows.