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 Ground System Engineer will join our satellite division reporting to our VP of Ground Systems and Operations. You will work directly to deliver the ground system in support of satellite IOC in 2023. You will work with scientists, technologists, 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

  • Lead effort at decomposing architectural requirements into integral elements of the ground system
  • Translating these primary elements into specifications documents
  • Support the development process from requirements through delivery
  • Serve as the primary monitor of the development program assuring cost, schedule, and performance adherence
  • Oversee the final integration and test of the delivered components ensuring they meet required performance before acceptance
  • Work with the operations lead to ensure the operations team is trained and certified to operate the ground system in support of the HySpecIQ mission
  • Manage a small engineering team responsible for providing engineering support to operations following IOC

Qualifications & Skills

  • Experienced in the development and deployment of satellite ground systems
  • Familiarity with satellite operations
  • Ability to oversee development performed by 3rd party vendors
  • 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.
  • Master's degree in related field 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.