Millennium Space Systems

Remote Sensing Specialist

Optical Engineering - El Segundo, CA - Full Time

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

Job Summary
As a Remote Sensing Specialist you will be responsible for ensuring the on-orbit performance and calibration of remote sensing data that will be generated on upcoming visible, infrared imaging missions.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Review of sensor data collected during payload and space vehicle testing prior to launch
  • Verification of sensor performance against requirements
  • Planning for on-orbit initiation, focus, calibration, geolocation, and optimization tuning of sensors
  • Support launch and early operations activities to initiate, focus, calibration, geolocate, and generally optimize performance via analysis of sensor data
  • Evaluate on-orbit performance of sensor data
  • Trend performance over time
  • Identify anomalous sensor behavior, and support anomaly resolution
  • Supporting proposal development for future missions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in physics, optics, electronics, computer science with an established specialization in remote sensing or imaging science
  • Experience with image quality assessment, radiometric calibration, geolocation, and remote sensing data analysis
  • Skilled at using and developing new software for the analysis of remote sensor data sets
  • Proficient at presentation, writing, and communicating
  • 4 years direct experience working spaceborne remote sensing data sets
  • Experience with the application of remote sensing data


Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.


Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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