HQ: Herndon, VA
 Aviation & Aerospace

Meet BlackSky

BlackSky is a geospatial intelligence solutions provider that enables organizations to task, collect, and transform data from earth observation, global sensor networks, mobile devices, and social media to deliver on-demand insights about places, events, and assets that are critical to their operations. BlackSky provides satellite collection, data, and cloud-based processing and analytic solutions to organizations that are capitalizing on the exponential growth of a wide range of sensor and collection platforms for delivering the next generation of geo-intelligence and location intelligence solutions.


BlackSky has extensive expertise and capabilities in commercial remote sensing, multi-source analytics, cloud computing, open source software development, Amazon Web Services, and big data geospatial analytics. BlackSky is operating and deploying a constellation of high-resolution imaging spacecraft to image the planet in near real time.

Tech Challenges at BlackSky

Technical challenges involve preparing for satellite launches and managing the operations – leading up to (and after) launches to manage satellite status, troubleshooting, anomaly responses, design verification etc.

Culture at BlackSky

BlackSky is a company that has a family-feel essence to it. We support each other even on the good and bad days, welcome all varieties of individual perspectives and contributions, and have a flexible, casual and easygoing nature to the community built within the organization. We value putting people first, having high integrity, being innovative and results oriented, maintaining accountability, having a positive impact and celebrating our wins!

Be the First to Know. With BlackSky.

Speed changes everything for global intelligence and commercial industry. Through the BlackSky satellite constellation, unique collection of sensors, signals, and analytics, we give you an unprecedented view of your world. If situational awareness is important, your alerts can be measured in minutes. BlackSky combines data and images from space, industrial IoT and environmental sensors, and hyperlocal news to create timely and relevant insights. On-Demand. Real time. Right now. Are you ready?

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

BlackSky is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company’s achievement as well.


We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

Meet Our Team

Careers at BlackSky

  • Sr. Software Developer (Innovative Solutions)


  • Machine Learning Quality Engineer