Join the BlackSky Team
At BlackSky, we’re doing work with impact. It’s complex. It’s high tech. It’s deep. And, it’s transformational. We know none of that can happen without a group of talented people who give their best and are both rewarded and respected for their effort.
We need your expertise and your passion. In exchange, we’ll give you the chance be part of something bigger than any one of us.
We’re a fast-paced team focused on accelerating the innovation curve of space. If you’re driven and creative, you’ll find BlackSky is a catalyst for your career like no other. Not only will you make great friends, you’ll achieve great things!
You will enjoy a wide range of benefits and perks designed to help you achieve personal, professional, and financial growth. Ours is an environment of opportunity and progress.
Our work is fast-paced and, at times, demanding. But we know that when we ask a lot, we have to provide a lot. Our goal is to always strive for balance and support our people to be well-rounded, healthy individuals and not just BlackSky employees.
BlackSky employees all contribute to and are part of a culture that helps us show up at our best. You can expect ongoing professional development and support, and we are strongly committed to diversity, inclusion, and making sure all voices are both represented and heard.
The Best in the World
Deserve the World’s Best
We offer competitive compensation as well as 401K with employer match.
New birth mothers receive up to 8 weeks of paid leave for medical recovery due to childbirth, supplementing employer-provided disability insurance.
100% Health Insurance Coverage
We cover 100% of our employee’s health premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance.
Striking a balance between work and our personal lives is important! We offer 3 weeks of paid time off annually and paid holidays including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
For births or adoptions, new parents are offered paid time off to care for and bond with their new child.
We pay for certain workplace commuting expenses, including mass transit and parking, on a pre-tax basis. Ride your bike to work? We have indoor parking for you.
Like to work out at lunch? Visit our on-site gyms. Yoga your thing? Make it happen. And recharge afterwards with free snacks and beverages
Team Get Togethers
We host events across teams. Learn who they are, not just where they sit and what they do.
Want to work in a stuffy office environment? Not at BlackSky. We want you for who you are, not what you wear.
Flexible Work Schedules
Need to focus on family certain hours of the day? Are you a night owl? We can work with you to build a schedule that works best for you and your teammates.
PC, Mac or …
You select the type of computing environment that works best for you. And, yes, we are deeply into cloud computing.
Lots of companies offer embroidered hats and gear (and we do, too). But, which of them offer Mission patches? Your friends will envy our unique swag.
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The BlackSky Family
“I joined BlackSky to solve challenging remote sensing problems that enable global insight for our customers. Our team is what makes BlackSky special!”Image Processing Engineer
“I have never before been part of a company with teammates and management this talented, who always act ethically, and who foster a welcoming and friendly community within the company as well.”Senior Software Architect
“We get to do really cool things in space with a relatively small team, which offers a lot of opportunity to those seeking it!”Staff Software Engineer
“Blacksky is the right place for me because I love living and working in Virginia, and I whole-heartedly agree with the company’s forward stance on justice and support for all.”Senior Systems Engineer
“This job gives me the flexibility to make sure i am spending quality time with my family. I never feel like I am under appreciated!”Systems Engineer
“It has been exciting to watch our satellite launches with my family, know the potential impact of BlackSky’s products and services for our commercial and government customers, and think of the limitless possibilities for the future.”Legal Counsel
“Our leadership is an outstanding blend of experienced DoD and IC professionals with an awesome balance of wild, exciting ideas but also practical, constructive plans for how to achieve them. I’m so grateful to be here.”Sr Director for Advanced Concepts
“A previous boss invited me to join her at BlackSky. We are encouraged to always look for ways to improve. My colleagues are amazing: caring, understanding, appreciative, collaborative, smart…”Accounting Manager
“Our Finance team is a close knit bonded family and we work very well together. Finance can be highly stressful, but our team somehow still makes it fun to work together, even virtually.”AP/Payroll Specialist
“I’m excited to help shape the revolution in AI-aided insights through responsive space imaging. I enjoy the challenge of coordinating the activities. When it all comes together, it’s like music from a well-played violin!”Senior Mission Planning Engineer
“Every day there are new problems to solve and challenges to tackle. Never before have I worked somewhere where an individual can have such a large impact, and where a team is so inexorably driven towards a common goal.”Sr. Constellation Operations Engineer
“I find numerous parallels between climbing and BlackSky. In both, I am often faced with challenges in which I’m able to use creative problem solving techniques (either individually or collaboratively) to accomplish desired outcomes.”Core / Geospatial Services Lead
“I love working at BlackSky because I get to work on really cool technology with coworkers whom I truly believe to be among the best at what they do.”Manager, Platform Services
“I chose to join BlackSky because I loved the idea of working for a groundbreaking company. Every day is something different and these are constant reminders of how we are innovators in commercial satellite imagery.”Director, IT
“What I love most about BlackSky is the atmosphere. We have such a talented and fun team here. Oh, and tasking satellites is cool too!”Intelligence Analyst
“I chose to join the BlackSky team because I saw so much potential for changing how we use imagery and geospatial information, and I wanted to be a part of bringing that change to life.”Senior Intelligence Analyst
“I’ve been involved in many exciting projects such as supporting the launch of new satellites. The challenge and learning experience that BlackSky provides each day keeps me excited to work here!”Software Development Engineer
“Working at BlackSky in Seattle has allowed me to enjoy a great work-life balance, from designing and modeling the BlackSky constellation to spending time in the outdoors looking at Mount Rainier.”Constellation Systems Engineer
“One of the things I love most about working at BlackSky is having the opportunity to work with an extremely talented group of individuals who are all passionate about what they do.”Manager of Platform Site Reliability Engineering
“I left my previous company after 14 years because BlackSky was on the front end of new space. My career focuses on customers needing critical data to make decisions… BlackSky is an exciting fit.”Senior Director, Account Management
“I joined BlackSky because I was inspired by the people I met from the very start. They made me feel like I was family. I felt supported, engaged and valued by all levels of the organization.”Sr Platform Infrastructure Engineer
“The work is fascinating. As a CSM I get to look over the shoulders of MOD’s from around the world. What they are interested in, the current events, the areas and sites that may be pivotal in the near future.”Customer Success Manager
“Blacksky drew me in with its promise of pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo of the space industry, and working alongside professionals with a drive to get it all done.”Image Processing Engineer
“BlackSky is at the cutting edge of geospatial intelligence and space operations. We use our technical skills and architectural knowledge to get creative and drive improvements with autonomy and full support from leadership.”CONSTELLATION OPERATIONS MANAGER
“The company’s overall reputation, drive, and intelligence drew me in. BlackSky promotes the best work/life balance and is committed to supporting, valuing and empowering all employees to do their best.”PEOPLE OPERATIONS PARTNER
“One of many reasons I joined BlackSky is that our satellites get to do something every 90 minutes I wish I could do more often…capture the world.”SR. DIRECTOR OF ANALYTICAL PRODUCTS