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Astrodynamics Analyst

Company Overview 
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company 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 an Astrodynamics Analyst, this position will be responsible for conducting a range of modeling, simulation, and analysis in areas such as space mission design, trajectory design, orbital maneuvers, orbit estimation, space debris, and space situational awareness.


  • Determine astrodynamics requirements to perform customer missions
  • Develop Non-Keplerian maneuvering strategies and implementations based upon requirements & Mission constraints
  • Perform Astrodynamics & Orbit Analyses
  • Perform Trajectory Development and Analyses
  • Develop optimal spacecraft Earth Orbit, Cislunar & Interplanetary orbits and trajectories
  • System Analysis Support
  • researching and evaluating state-of-the-art ground and space-based sensors, constellation designs, and satellite maneuver strategies
  • Interface with GNC/ACS engineers to develop best value optimization system strategies

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in aerospace engineering; Allowable substitution: BS or BA degree in mathematics, physics, or other related technical or engineering discipline. Minimum of six years working on advanced projects.
  • Experience in orbital mechanics, orbital dynamics, orbit design, or astrodynamics; complete understanding of orbital design and analyses.
  • Experience with orbit design and simulation tools (i.e. GMAT, EMTG, STK, MATLAB, COTS mission planning tools, etc.)
  • Experience with spacecraft trajectory optimization methods and software (C++, Python, MATLAB).
  • Experience with rendezvous and proximity operations or formation flight
  • Experience in modeling, simulation, and analysis

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided. 

Before applying, please note: 
Millennium is a 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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