Operational Orbit Analyst

Rincon Research Corporation Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 4 weeks ago

Operational Orbit Analyst

ASBU | Tucson, AZ or Centennial, CO, United States

Why Join Rincon Research Corporation (RRC)?

At Rincon Research Corporation, our primary business is innovating, developing, and fielding digital signal processing (DSP) products and services for the United States Defense and Intelligence Communities in support of national security.

Come join the team that is creating cutting edge signal processing, geolocation, and communication systems for the future!

What are the primary responsibilities in the Operational Orbit Analyst position?

  • Monitor the results of an astrodynamics software system and take corrective action as needed

  • Analyze results through applying a solid understanding of the underlying algorithms and subject matter

  • Work closely with developers to identify software and algorithm issues

  • Work closely with data providers to identify data issues

  • Develop tools to improve efficiency and identify anomalous performance

  • Provide suggestions for improvements to both software and work flow

What required background will make you successful?

  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering (preferred), Astronomy, Applied Physics, or other equivalent field of discipline, or relevant work experience

  • Understanding of astrodynamics fundamentals

  • Familiarity with Linux operating systems

  • Basic scripting skills in one of the following languages (python, csh, bash)

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Ability to effectively and concisely communicate issues

  • Ability to identify and address issues quickly and effectively

  • Self-starter with excellent follow through and the ability to stay focused

  • Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI security clearance


Preferred skills:

  • Basic database skills (run SQL scripts, write simple SQL queries)

  • Familiarity with orbit determination / estimation theory

  • Familiarity with maneuver planning, reconstruction and characterization

Where is the position located?

This position can be located in our Tucson, AZ or Centennial, CO office.

What benefits does RRC offer?

  • 100% employer-paid premiums for family medical and dental insurance, employee life insurance, short-term and long-term disability (STD & LTD)

  • Flexible reimbursement spending accounts for medical expense and dependent care

  • Immediate participation and vesting in the company's Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401(k) Plan

  • Employer contributions to RRC's ESOP

  • Employer matching contributions to the company's 401( k) Plan

  • Employer discretionary contributions to the company's 401(k) Plan

Rincon Research Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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Operational Orbit Analyst

Rincon Research Corporation