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Test and Evaluation Engineer

True Anomaly

True Anomaly

Other Engineering
Denver, CO, USA · Colorado Springs, CO, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

A new space race has begun. True Anomaly seeks those with the talent and ambition to build innovative technology that solves the next generation of engineering, manufacturing, and operational challenges for space security and sustainability.


The peaceful use of space is essential for continued prosperity on Earth—from communications and finance to navigation and logistics. True Anomaly builds innovative technology at the intersection of spacecraft, software, and AI to enhance the capabilities of the U.S., its allies, and commercial partners. We safeguard global security by ensuring space access and sustainability for all.


  • Be the offset. We create asymmetric advantages with creativity and ingenuity
  • What would it take? We challenge assumptions to deliver ambitious results
  • It’s the people. Our team is our competitive advantage and we are better together


As a T&E Engineer with True Anomaly, your work will directly contribute to the success of our missions. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our space vehicles can withstand the rigors of space and perform as expected in various space environments, from low Earth orbit (LEO) to geostationary orbit (GEO) and beyond. Your efforts in testing and validating on the ground with a state-of-the-art space vehicle factory and on orbit will help maintain national and global security in the space domain.


  • Lead True Anomaly's testing and evaluation initiatives
  • Craft practical test and evaluation plans from new space strategies, engineering insights, and operational requirements
  • Employ mathematical tools for rigorous and effective test and evaluation
  • Distill test findings into clear observations and actionable recommendations
  • Engage in the creation and refinement of True Anomaly mission documentation
  • Generate and revise testing documentation, including test cards, resource plans, test injects, and space vehicle coding
  • Perform mission readiness evaluations to bolster test events and critical milestones
  • Enhance test planning through simulation of space vehicle software and hardware
  • Orchestrate data collection efforts in collaboration with software, hardware, and operations teams
  • Utilize modeling to forecast space vehicle performance limits to inform and optimize future missions
  • Oversee and enhance the True Anomaly data analytics tools suite


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or Engineering
  • Over 10 years of experience in test or analysis roles, space test experience preferred
  • Applied statistics, test and evaluation, modeling, and test scripting language proficiency
  • Adaptability to rapidly changing tasks and responsibilities inherent in a dynamic startup environment
  • Exceptional data analysis skills, adept at leveraging complex telemetry data.
  • Specialization in space operations.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance.


  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or Engineering.
  • Testing & Evaluation certifications, including space testing, DoD qualifications, and academic achievements
  • Experience with DoD clients in the space industry
  • Familiarity with astrodynamics and physics-based modeling
  • Proficiency in Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) and Software-in-the-Loop (SIL) operational testing
  • Competence with scripting languages, cloud usage, databases, and version control
  • Expertise in utilizing operations research to turn organizational needs into practical analyses, experimental designs, and simulations


  • Base Salary: $158,000-$210,000
  • Equity + Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, HRA/HSA options, PTO and paid holidays, 401K, Parental Leave


  • Work Location—Successful candidates will be located near Colorado Springs, CO. While we observe a hybrid work environment, some work must be done on site.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

We value diversity of experience, knowledge, backgrounds and perspectives and harness these qualities to create extraordinary impact. True Anomaly is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, maternity or related condition (including breastfeeding) or any other basis as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.