Company Origins

The technology behind the tiny computing components needed for smartphones also makes it possible to build smaller satellites that are also faster and easier to launch. But when these satellites first sent millions of detailed images from space, nobody had the software to make sense of them. Orbital Insight was born out of this need. Now, satellite images are more than just beautiful pictures, they are a source of cutting-edge insights about our changing world. Will the rest be history?

Satelite Image - Baku_Azerbaijan © CNES 2014

The Team

Our team is defining a new industry, geoanalytics at an unprecedented scale, and re-defining what it means to understand our world.

  • Adam Kraft

    Senior Software Engineer
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  • AJ DeRosa

    VP of Global Sales
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  • Alex Avtanski

    Senior Software Engineer
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  • Boris Babenko

    Senior Software Engineer
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  • Chris Bollinger

    VP Public Sector
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  • Connor Brooks

    Data Operations Engineer
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  • Elizabeth Smith

    Senior Data Scientist
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  • Glenn Sterenborg

    Director, Head of Data Science
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  • Greg Coladonato

    Director, Product Management & Global Consumer
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  • Hadley Johnson

    Senior Data Scientist
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  • James Crawford

    Founder and CEO
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  • Jason Lohn

    VP, Head of Core Engineering
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  • Jasper Lin

    Core Software Engineer
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  • Javier Barreiro

    Chief Architect
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  • Ken Kubiak

    Staff Design Engineer
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  • Kevin E O’Brien

    Chief Business Officer
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  • Marc Hobeychi

    Staff Software Engineer
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  • Matthew Chwastek

    Senior Technical Program Manager
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  • Michael Baxter

    Senior Software Engineer
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  • Mike Kim

    Director of Business Development
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  • Ralph Lafferty

    Sales Director
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  • Shwetank Kumar

    VP, Head of Product Engineering
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  • Soohyun Yang

    Data Operations Engineer
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  • Steven Bickerton

    Senior Data Scientist
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  • Suz’Anne Sullivan

    Director, HR & Operations
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Company Culture

We are on a quest to find truth and transparency in the growing supply of satellite images. Our mission is to transcend individual markets to create a new, accurate, and high-resolution image of how the world works. Are you in?

Transparency
We’re lifting the veil on things that can’t be seen with the naked eye. We’re introducing transparency that will help predict and prevent drastic price shifts; insure against crop destruction; rapidly identify climate change trends; track shortcomings in supply chains; and enable other positive global changes. We’re working towards a better world.

Data Quality
We’re in the business of data quality. We hire highly skilled engineers and PhDs who take a rigorous and scientific approach to data because we care deeply about giving people around the world access to transparent information they can rely on: no more manual counting subject to problems of scale and human error.

Big Picture
Our ideas are limitless and we’ve only just begun building. The beauty of the macroscope is that with each new idea, iteration, and piece of code, we create a more precise view of the modern world. Our team operates the same way. We thrive off the big ideas and cutting-edge possibilities. No matter who comes up with it, the best idea wins, always.

Help us discover more about our world

We've imagined so many ways data can better inform the world and only scratched the surface of what we can do. We seek creative types who aren't intimidated by the extraordinary. There's a lot of work to do and we're up for the challenge. Are you?

Open Positions

Data Operations

Research Analyst - Data Operations Team

Mountain View, CA
Temp

 We are currently looking for a motivated and passionate individual to join us in the role of Data Operations Research Analyst Intern. As a Research Analyst Intern, you will influence the development of new products from the data operations side. You will quickly get up-to-speed in various fields of industry and help build out [...]

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Data Operations Lead Analyst

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

Orbital Insight is a product company, and each of our products is unique and rooted in a different domain. We combine multiple different types of data to provide our customers with unprecedented insights. However, that only works if the data is actually good. Whether the data comes from external sources, or we generate it [...]

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Data Science

Project Manager - Data Analytics/Research

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

We are looking for a Project Manager that can help us drive rapid and relentless improvement in all of our Big Data analytics products and in the processes we use to build them. The results-driven Project Manager will work with an awesome team who are exploring multiple domains and developing innovative new products which will [...]

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Data Scientist

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

We are data detectives and the job is difficult because although we have Big Data, we exist in a persistent state of spatio-temporal data starvation. The work is fast-paced, highly iterative, and continuously trading off between what works and what’s best. Before we even start analyzing real world data we typically build simulations to [...]

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Statistics Data Scientist

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

You are a Data Scientist. In close cooperation with our engineers the Data Science team works to hypothesize, track, tease out, and identify any and all signals of use to our customers. We are data detectives and the job is difficult because although we have Big Data, we exist in a persistent state of [...]

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Machine/Deep Learning Data Scientist

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

You are a Data Scientist. In close cooperation with our engineers the Data Science team works to hypothesize, track, tease out, and identify any and all signals of use to our customers. We are data detectives and the job is difficult because although we have Big Data, we exist in a persistent state of [...]

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Engineering

Computer Vision Engineer

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

To support this work we need creative and expert engineers who are not afraid of taking on computer vision problems that have never been tried before. They must be familiar with a broad range of techniques and able to research and utilize the best methods to complete the task. We also need them to [...]

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Core Software Engineer

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

You’re in the core, the middle, the center. All roads go via you. Whatever it is they want, it requires you. You have deep experience using Python and varied open source packages to build serious cloud computing pipelines. We ingest many kinds of geospatial data and then we dice, slice, stretch, rotate, and combine them. We use [...]

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Software Engineering Lead

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

You drive small teams (2-5 people) to create these new products. The results of these predictive models are delivered to customers in the shape of datasets and insightful, actionable reports and visualizations. The world is a very big place. With a single photograph of Earth, like the famous "Blue Marble" from Apollo 17, the [...]

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Front End Engineer

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

You will be working with other Front-End and Core Engineers to implement entire web applications - including database access, web services in Python, a modern Javascript framework, and dynamic data visualizations in the browser.The world is a very big place. With a single photograph of Earth, like the famous "Blue Marble" from Apollo 17, [...]

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Director of Engineering

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

We're a team that truly believes in delivering near real time insights to our customers and live and breathe geospatial imagery and data. A few minutes in conversation with members of the team and you’ll see that we love what we do and our enthusiasm is contagious. Come join us and be at the [...]

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G&A

Executive Assistant

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

Orbital Insight is looking for a versatile Executive Administrator to provide support to the CEO, including general Administrator and office support.  In addition to traditional EA responsibilities, you can expect your role to be ever-changing as the company continues to grow. This role reports to the Director, HR & Operations.The world is a very [...]

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Product

Product Manager

Mountain View, CA
Full-time

Orbital Insight is developing a family of products that convert real world observation at scale into actionable insights on what usually constitutes the largest component of the economy: consumer consumption. This comprises the value of consumption of food, clothing, housing, heating and energy, transport, house furniture and appliances, communication, culture and schooling, health and [...]

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Public Sector

Senior Software Engineer - Public Sector

Washington DC
Full-time

You drive small teams (2-5 people) to create these new products. The results of these predictive models are delivered to customers in the shape of datasets and insightful, actionable reports and visualizations. The world is a very big place. With a single photograph of Earth, like the famous "Blue Marble" from Apollo 17, the [...]

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Solutions Engineer - Public Sector

Washington DC
Full-time

In this role, you will be responsible for the deployment, management and development of our technical architecture in support of Public Sector customers. Responsibilities will also include the implementation of new and extension of existing software analytics products that ingest satellite images and other geospatial data at terabyte scale, apply machine learning/machine vision algorithms [...]

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Sales

Energy Analyst

New York, NY
Full-time

The primary role for the Analyst will be to create and prepare unique models and analyses utilizing Orbital Insight’s unique geo-analytic data offerings for current and prospective clients. Additionally, the Analyst will assist in client facing presentations and due diligence efforts, participate in proposal generation and client support/interaction. The Analyst will assist the company’s product management team in identifying information [...]

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Sales Administrative Assistant

New York, NY
Full-time

Orbital Insight is looking for a bright, energetic, and passionate Sales Administrative Assistant to support our team and office as we expand into a larger space in New York City.  You will assist with sales reporting and analysis, vendor management, and be a master of Salesforce. The ideal individual has a can-do attitude, a [...]

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Sales Engineer

New York, NY
Full-time

To succeed in this role you will need to be entrepreneurial and client focused with a background in data analysis.  You will need to be comfortable managing the expectations of prospects and clients across multiple verticals such as Finance, Energy, Insurance, etc.  You must be capable of working within a highly motivated team to [...]

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