HySpecIQ puts hyperspectral data into the hands of commercial and government decision-makers and translates it into meaningful insights to help them take more informed action. HyspecIQ’s satellites will provide imagery that is an order of magnitude better than that from comparative commercially available LEO satellites and its analytics team is leading the development of models derived from space generated Hyperspectral imagery with the potential to enhance our national security, transform the insurance and agriculture industries and drive responses to climate change.

The Space Vehicle System Engineer will join our satellite division reporting to the Chief Operating Officer. You will work with scientists, technologists, product development specialists and executive management to drive and develop solutions to complex challenges. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who enjoys being part of a dynamic team environment and is up to the challenge of developing hyperspectral-based products.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor our bus vendor York’s effort with particular emphasis on development, payload I&T, and launch.
  • Oversee the York contract for compliance and schedule adherence.
  • Serves as a resource to the vehicle effort representing the company as a first line responder to questions that arise from the vendor.
  • Point person for payload ICDs including with our BidgeComm optical downlink and optics package.
  • Serve as the primary company POC on vehicle matters post launch.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience in the design, development, integration and test of LEO remote sensing satellites
  • Ability to oversee and coordinate development performed by multiple 3rd party vendors (i.e. York, BridgeComm, payload vendor)
  • Ability to write and communicate specifications and ideas by “putting pen to paper”
  • Self-motivated and be able to perform expertly given consistently evolving priorities and the fast pace of a venture funded start-up.
  • Procurement experience in source selection or contract monitoring preferred
  • Masters degree in related field required, PhD preferred
  • Active security clearance desired
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. Please visit the link for FAQs related to the security clearance process: https://www.dcsa.mil/mc/pv/mbi/gicp/

HyspecIQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin.