Astrodynamics Researcher (MATH) 370 views


We strongly prefer working with interns and employees who are passionate about space and willing to work with us for long term

Job Title: Astrodynamics Researcher (Mathematics)

If you like thinking about triangles whose internal angles don’t add up to 180 degree – this job is for you. If you think parallel lines intersect well before infinity – this job is for you.

If you think Euclid is overrated – this job is for you.


  • Leads/Co-leads the mathematical and physical design problem of trajectory design for a continuously accelerating rocket
  • Implements approaches for numerical methods used in fast computation problems
  • Guides application of Non-Euclidean geometry in astrodynamics and its use in coordinate transformations.
  • Designs mathematical models (along with the control systems engineers) for the control, navigation and guidance systems of the rocket
  • Documentation of analysis and test results with a focus on automation and efficiency of reporting
  • Testing math and physics assumptions behind simple flight software

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics or Mathematics
  • Understanding of Celestial body mechanics, classical dynamics
  • A basic understanding of spherical trigonometry

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Masters degree in Physics or Mathematics
  • Passion for physics and mathematics
  • Passion for advancing the commercial space industry and human spaceflight
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Additional Requirements

Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed.

What you could take away?

  • Your work will directly impact the company’s (and the rocket’s) trajectory
  • You will learn rocket science from some of the most senior and respected minds in ISRO
  • You will work on shaping space policy in India
  • You will dirty your hands in a global supply/chain optimization problem


  • Chennai, India
  • Remote working can be considered on a case-by-case basis

Employment Type

  • Internship
  • Part Time
  • Full Time
  • PhD Programs support

In conclusion

A rocket, like anything else, is just the outcome of the right group of individuals coming together and working towards a common vision. We deeply value people we work with and are looking to collaborate with some of the best minds in the country to bring space closer to earth.

Pls. send us a three-line email about yourself and a resume to: if you are interested.

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