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Spacecraft Engineering Systems Analyst

Company: Planet Labs PBC
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.
Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.
Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world's toughest obstacles.
As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.
We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.
Planet is a global company with employees working remotely world wide and joining us from offices in San Francisco, Washington DC, Germany, and The Netherlands.About the Role:
Planet is constantly working on next generation systems and space platforms and we are seeking a Spacecraft Engineering Systems Analyst to support Planet's current and next generation spacecraft development and manufacturing. You will be the behind the scenes magician to manage and maintain the infrastructure and applications.
Impact You'll Own:

  • Owns the Engineering Application Architecture and Infrastructure of a variety of engineering applications, like Mechanical & Electrical CAD/PDM Systems,,PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and PLM integrations with the various CAD and ERP Systems, Systems Maintenance
  • Provide daily L3 support to resolve production problems, incidents and key systemic production issues reported by front-end support engineers or users
  • Identify and execute R&D Projects for new business use-cases and problems
  • Experience in maintenance and upgrade of associated infrastructure components like web servers, database servers, cloud computing and license servers
  • Build system integrations to build solutions within the existing topology and/or 3rd party applications
  • Spearhead the solutions from concept, design, proof of concepts, UAT and deployments
  • Closely work with front end support team and engineering teams to facilitate workshops, develop solutions, build consensus across all stakeholders to ensure timely and successful delivery of technology aligned to business value
  • Develop conceptual solutions architecture using combination of standard and custom applications to produce end-to-end customer solution
  • Create/Update architecture documents, Wiki, test cases for system integration testing and UAT
  • Lead as well as support the development of requirements specifications, use-cases, and functional specifications
  • Perform solution analysis and develop customer facing proposals and contribute to the development of proposals
  • Transform customer requirements to technical solutions through a thorough understanding of the Aras Innovator suite of tools
  • Lead or participate in the delivery of Proof of Concept engagements at key prospects
  • Provide input to the professional services team regarding methodology and tools
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to other team members as necessary
  • Assign tasks to project members and review the team's work products to ensure that they are accurate and consistent. Supervises and manages project teams as appropriate
  • Supervise and manage technical teams that may be located either onsite or offshore

    What You Bring:

    • Associate's or Master's degree with 3-5 years of industry experience in the following fields: software development, database upgrades, server and services health monitoring
    • Experience in diversified software development technologies, like VB, C#, .NET, Python, C#, JS, Java, XML, HTML, JSON and SQL
    • Knowledgeable in DevOps & CI/CD practices for Agile software development
    • Understanding and experience in CAD, PLM and ERP applications is a plus
    • Proven ability to work and thrive in a fast paced and time sensitive environment while maintaining a high level of detail, accuracy, and confidentiality
    • Cross-functional team player and ability to work closely with all product groups
    • Work on multiple projects and tasks at a time with the ability to effectively prioritize and multitask
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to coordinate with cross-functional teams and job functions

      What Makes You Stand Out:

      • Knowledge of the hardware development lifecycle phases is a plus
      • Exposure to Supply Chain and Manufacturing operations is desirable but not required

        Benefits While Working at Planet:

        • Comprehensive Health Plan
        • Wellness program and onsite massages in specific offices
        • Flexible Time Off
        • Recognition Programs
        • Commuter Benefits
        • Learning and Tuition Reimbursement
        • Parental Leave
        • Offsites and Happy Hours
        • Volunteering Benefits

          The US base salary range for this full-time position at the commencement of employment is $54,100 - $89,000. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives (bonus and equity). The final salary range is determined by job related experience, skills and location. The range displays our typical hiring range for new hire salaries in US locations only. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
          #LI-REMOTEWhy we care so much about Belonging.
          We're dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That's why Planet is guided by an ultimate north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion. If this job intrigues you, but you're thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply! At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description. We don't just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people's careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts. We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you're excited to come along for the ride.
          EEO statement:
          Planet is committed to building a community where everyone belongs and we invite people from all backgrounds to apply. Planet is an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
          Planet is an inclusive community and we know that everyone has their own needs. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the interview process, please call Planet's front office at 669-214-9404 or contact your recruiter with your request. Your message will be confidential and we will be happy to assist you.
          Privacy Policy:By clicking "Apply Now" at the top of this job posting, I acknowledge that I have read thePlanet Data Privacy Notice for California Staff Members and Applicants, and hereby consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.
          Privacy Policy (European Applicants):By clicking "Apply Now" at the top of this job posting, I acknowledge that I have read theCandidate Privacy Notice GDPR Planet Labs Europe, and hereby consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.

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