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Orbit Analyst



Orbit Analyst

ASBU | Denver, 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.


Rincon Research Corporation seeks an individual who under general supervision will perform full life-cycle development of advanced, technically complex systems, to include design, application development, testing, installation, and operations and maintenance.  


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 Orbit Analyst position?


Core responsibilities include astrodynamics analysis and problem solving; researching, implementing, and updating custom astrodynamics algorithms; implementing algorithms in software and testing with real-world data; and developing astrodynamics software tools.


What required background will make you successful?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering (preferred), Astronomy, Applied Physics, or other equivalent field of discipline
  • Demonstrated strength in scientific programming, especially C/C++ and Python
  • Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI security clearance


Preferred skills:


  • Master’s degree or PhD in Aerospace Engineering (preferred), Astronomy, Applied Physics, or equivalent field of discipline
  • 5-10 years of experience in astrodynamics/orbit analysis


Applicable Background:

  • Astrodynamics
  • Orbit determination / estimation theory
  • Orbit analysis and space mission analysis
  • Satellite maneuver planning, reconstruction, and characterization
  • GPS and other GNSS
  • Experience with orbit software systems such as STK, ODTK, GMAT
  • Scientific programming
  • Experience in both Windows and Linux environments



Where is the position located?

This position is located at our Denver, 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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Centennial, Colorado
United States
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