Astrodynamics Software Engineer

Description:

I am working with an exciting venture-backed startup, who build autonomous solutions for the space industry.

Specializing in cutting-edge satellite technology & solutions, they offer a range of innovative products designed to enhance satellite operations and improve the management of satellite fleets.

These solutions help satellite operators and organizations in the space industry optimize their resources, streamline their processes, and ultimately achieve greater efficiency and performance. Their products cover areas such as satellite tracking, data management, and communication, enabling their clients to better monitor and control their satellite assets. Their technology plays a crucial role in advancing satellite operations and contributing to the ongoing development of space exploration and communication.

About You:
You are a self-driven experienced developer with a strong passion for scientific computing and empirical research. You thrive at physics-based domain modeling and characterization, including statistical analyses. You might have a budding interest or even experience in astrodynamics, but most importantly, you are excited to delve deep into a complex technical domain and leverage the expertise of your colleagues to develop excellent, reliable algorithms and tools. You have a strong drive to get things done the right way, but you understand how to balance and prioritize a list of high-priority tasks to maximize your daily impact on the team. You are a team player, and you make the most impact by identifying and resolving pain points from your colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with domain experts to design and implement complex algorithms in software libraries to be used in both internal tools and production systems
  • Develop, improve, and maintain internal software libraries and application software repositories
  • Research innovative solutions for complex technical challenges in spaceflight safety
  • Create tools and processes to continually validate algorithms and their performance
  • Contribute to test pipelines by developing robust test harnesses and improving test performance
  • Create and maintain clear and concise documentation for algorithms and software components.

Key Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in aerospace engineering, physics, and mathematics. 2 years of experience in relevant fields plus a Bachelor’s degree in engineering may be substituted for a Master’s degree.
  • Understanding of orbital mechanics and astrodynamics concepts is a must.
  • Familiarity with satellite operations is desired.
  • 2+ years of experience with agile software development. Relevant experience
    • Linux/Unix Operating Systems
    • Python
      • Common scientific computing libraries (NumPy, SciPy, etc)
    • System-level software development (C, C++, Rust, etc)
  • Familiarity with numerical analysis, especially but not limited to
    • Linear algebra
    • Physics-based modeling
    • Numerical Optimization
    • Estimation theory
    • Statistical analysis
    • Probability theory
    • Modeling and simulation

Job Location:

  • Denver, CO

Compensation:
Total compensation for this role is Base salary + company equity
Colorado base salary range: $90,000 – $120,000

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company equity
  • Great health insurance (medical, dental, vision) and 401k
  • Lunch catered weekly for Colorado office
  • Opportunity to have impact on a global scale for space sustainability

 

Director of Sales

EVONA have exclusively partnered with a SaaS start-up ushering in a groundbreaking era in spacecraft operations as they develop a unique monitoring and analytics platform.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Sales to lead our sales team and drive our company's revenue growth and execute and tune the go-to-market strategy. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and executing strategic sales plans, building and maintaining strong customer relationships, and leading our sales team to exceed sales targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive sales strategy that aligns with the company's goals and market opportunities.
  • Update and document the sales playbook.
  • Lead, mentor, and expand the sales team, including hiring and training new team members.
  • Foster strong relationships with key stakeholders, decision-makers, and influencers within the aerospace and defense industry.
  • Understand and communicate the unique value proposition of our software solutions to a diverse range of clients including startup, enterprise, and U.S. government.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to identify and target new sales opportunities and drive lead generation efforts.
  • Manage the sales pipeline and ensure accurate forecasting and reporting of sales outcomes.
  • Negotiate and close deals with a focus on long-term customer success and satisfaction.
  • Provide insights to the product and engineering teams to help shape product development based on market needs and customer feedback.
  • Ability to travel as needed to engage with clients, attend industry events, and drive business development efforts.
  • Experience with CRM software and sales automation tools.

Qualifications:

  • Experience selling an ACV of six to seven figures.
  • Proven track record of sales leadership and achieving growth targets within the aerospace, defense, or software industry.
  • Strong understanding of government contracting processes and compliance requirements for U.S. defense and commercial sectors.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels of an organization.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-driven mindset and the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field; MBA preferred.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of the satellite operations market and related technologies.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:
To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

WHY YOU'LL LOVE WORKING HERE

  • We are a remote-first workplace and value results over where you work from. If you want to work at a WeWork we will make that happen! If not, we provide work from home benefits so you always have a nice place to work, speedy internet, and of course coffee/tea!
  • We take work life balance very seriously. We require employees to take 15 days off but provide unlimited PTO and follow most US federal government holidays.
  • Mental health is just as important as physical so we provide quarterly health & wellness benefits.
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family with 100% coverage for employees.
  • We encourage employees to save for retirement and provide 4% 401(k) matching.
  • Each quarter we have a 4-day company offsite. Previous locations include San Francisco, Nashville, Denver, Santa Fe, and New Orleans.
  • Our culture and company is evolving. You will be key in creating the next major or minor version!