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Physical Scientist

$100k – $150k
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LeoLabs is hiring a physical scientist to develop new orbital algorithms for modeling our large dataset. LeoLabs operates a global network of radars to map Low Earth Orbit and provide data services. The ideal candidate will contribute to a variety of projects including the development of advanced data analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement advanced tools for orbit fitting, orbit prediction, atmospheric drag modeling, solar radiation pressure modeling, etc.
  • Work to scale these tools for real-time operations on large data sets.
  • Analyze algorithm performance and data quality. Design and implement automated testing and calibration systems.
  • Develop algorithms that will characterize, track, and predict the orbits for the hundreds-of-thousands of pieces of small debris that are not tracked today.
  • Mine our radar data set to determine new applications for the data.
  • Interface with satellite operations teams, and other customers, to tune performance and develop new products.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Astrodynamics, Aerospace, Physics, or another technical field
  • Minimum of 3 years of on the job experience in numerical modeling, data analysis, or machine learning
  • Significant, demonstrable experience using Python, C/C++, and/or Java
  • Demonstrable expertise in linear algebra and statistics

Skills

  • Data analysis
  • Physical/numerical modeling
  • Machine learning
  • Linear algebra
  • Statistics
  • Python, C/C++, and/or Java
Location
Menlo Park
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Available
Experience
2+ years
Hiring contact

Matthew Stevenson

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LeoLabs at a glance

A leader in data services, not just on Earth but in space. Take advantage of our worldwide network

LeoLabs focuses on Analytics, Databases, Communications Infrastructure, Aerospace, and Tracking. Their company has offices in Menlo Park. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, LeoLabs has raised $17M of funding; their latest round was closed on July 2018.

You can view their website at http://www.leolabs.space or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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