Orbit Analyst

Chantilly, Virginia

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Job ID: 216199

Location: CHANTILLY , VA , US

Date Posted: 2021-04-25

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Aerospace Engr

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No


SAIC is seeking a Jr. or Mid-level Orbit Modeling Analyst to join the Space Resilency Programs. SAIC provides specialized program management, engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. 


This position participates in future concept and resilency studies for space constellations conducted by an internal group of technical subject matter experts across multiple disciplines. As a participant in these studies, knowledge of orbital mechanics, general spacecraft operations, and an interest in building and modifying existing simulation software is desired. The person gets to participate in critical modeling and simulation of space situational awareness and work with subject matter experts in a range of fields such as orbital dynamics, optics, RF, and modeling and simulation.


  • BS in engineering, mathematics, physics or operations research with 5 years of relevant experience or 3 years with MS
  • 2 years of in orbit mechanics, spacecraft engineering or vehicle mission design
  • Experience with some orbit modeling tools such as STK or Free-Flyer
  • Experience with using a programming language
  • Desire to develop simulation software as required to complete analytic studies
  • Active TS/SCI w/Poly

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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