Spire, with a current fleet of over 80 satellites, faces many challenges in scaling its satellite ground software for telemetry, tracking, and commanding to support a planned constellation of over 300 satellites.
At Spire, the Space Operations Software team is responsible for preparing for this growth using software to automate mission management, improve telemetry monitoring, monitor ground station activity, and provide the tools needed to analyze constellation performance.
Responsibilities of your role:
As a Space Operations Software Engineer, you will be working with a small team in an agile environment. You will be working on systems and tools that improve the efficiency of the satellite fleet. Some specific areas include:
Candidates should have experience implementing systems using Python, including integrating with a diverse set of data stores and cloud services. They will need to interface with the satellite operations and ground station teams to adapt user needs into system requirements and have the experience to collaborate and iterate on the resultant projects.
Qualifications / Experience:
Strong candidates will also possess skills in one or more of the following areas:
Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.
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