Job Description

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Astrodynamics Engineer

The Opportunity:

As an aerospace engineer, you know leading-edge space capabilities are critical to national defense. At Booz Allen, you can use your engineering and analysis expertise to develop next-generation defense tools and technology. We need your skills and expertise in astrodynamics and space situational awareness (SSA) in order to develop creative space control solutions that directly impact the warfighter.

As an aerospace engineer on our team, you’ll provide expertise in evaluating new technologies, performing space protection and threat analyses, and improving the design of aerospace systems. Your experience in orbital mechanics, visualization, and modeling is key and makes you an integral part of delivering a client-focused solution.

In this role, you’ll contribute to the direction of mission-critical solutions by evaluating, improving, and designing leading-edge aerospace technology. You’ll work with a large community of developers and engineers across the firm and collaborate with the client to deliver world-class solutions to develop new aerospace technologies. Your engineering knowledge will help the client to expand and improve their capabilities to protect national security, its assets, and the warfighter.

If you desire to solve real-world challenges and lead astrodynamics solutions and efforts, there’s a place for you here. At Booz Allen, you’ll make a difference with us, and, in return, we’ll invest in your future.

You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience in the aerospace domain
  • Experience as a lead performer for orbital analysis, visualization development, and space protection and threat analyses for an integrated team
  • Ability to conduct extensive astrodynamics domain analysis in support of software development efforts 
  • Ability to work directly with a software engineering team to investigate and improve software capabilities
  • Ability to operate with limited direct supervision and functions as an organizational leader
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Orbital Mechanics, Physics, or Engineering Technology

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with model-based systems engineering
  • Experience with developing software or software platforms
  • Experience in orbit determination or spacecraft trajectory design
  • Experience with mathematics, including partial derivatives, coordinate systems, transformations, and estimation theory
  • Knowledge of domain areas, including low-thrust trajectory optimization, general trajectory optimization, optimal control, attitude control and determination, or orbit determination
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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