Northrop Grumman Orbital Analyst in Schriever AFB, Colorado
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The NOALS team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Orbital Analyst based out of Schriever AFB in Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
Orbit analysis, orbit product generation and product distribution functions supporting daily orbit activities, launch nominal planning and day of launch activities.
Perform daily orbital determination and analysis functions for customer-supported space systems. Provide orbit data to execute numerous satellite contacts a day and also provide orbit data to external users.
Perform orbital engineering tasks required to support launch operations including sensor coverage and telemetry collection planning using link margin analysis and other tools, predicting trajectory and estimating the final orbit.
Participate in Orbit Analysis technology insertion initiatives.
Participate in program to customer interface requirements definition. Interface with external users to ensure program and customer mission success.
Interface with external customers to maintain tracking station location, obscura, and Transmit Inhibit Zone data.
Participate in testing efforts of newly upgraded tracking stations. Participate in customer education of basic astro-dynamics.
Support and perform future Orbit Analyst software and hardware upgrades leading to the automation of many of the Orbit Analyst functions supporting both daily OA activities and OA launch support activities.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
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Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited college with 2 years' relevant experience, or a Masters Degree with zero (0) years' relevant experience
Active TS/SCI securityclearance
Willing to submit and obtain a C.I. Polygraph
Successful applicant must have good organizational skills and the ability to handle multi-tasking
Ability to identify and achieve multiple milestones spread across various calendars and schedules
Possess strong interpersonal and communications skills.
Ability to create and follow standard processes and clearly document results
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, demonstrated by frequent and successful application of technical standards, theories, concepts, and techniques
Proven teamwork and interpersonal skills
Ability to interface effectively with users, customers, management, and other engineering personnel
Knowledge and experience with satellite command & control theories and methodologies
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Active TS/SCI access with C.I. Polygraph
Capable of evaluating established and emerging technologies for applicability to architectural initiatives
Experience in executing the project life cycle of requirements analysis, design, hardware and/or software development, integration, test, and sustainment
Experience in evaluating viability of vendor and government-provided HW/SW as part of technology/product trade studies
Experience with project management and requirements analysis and requirements management
Knowledge and experience in systems engineering methodology and related engineering processes
Knowledge of communications (network and RF) topologies, including SGLS, K and X band design
Understanding of Satellite C2 architectures and related state of art in emerging C2 systems
Knowledge and experience with STK, ODTK, Matlab and other COTS products
Knowledge in AFSCN and Comm systems and topology
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
Employee Discount Program
On-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Job Category : Engineering