GPS III Operations Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18
Denver, CO
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18

Responsibilities

Provide direct technical support to GPS III space and ground operations.

These activities will include:

  • GPS III Early Orbit Operations and associated exercises and rehearsals
  • GPS III Orbit Test and Checkout activities
  • GPS III orbital operations prior to control transfer to Schriever AFB
  • Technical support of Launch Control System operations, upgrades, and testing

 

The primary job location for this position will be at the Launch Control Center, Lockheed-Martin Waterton Canyon facility, Littleton Colorado. The selected candidate will also spend time working at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs Colorado. 

 

Key Functions

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct technical support to GPS III Early Orbit activities and preparations as an Aerospace Lead Technical Advisor or early orbit Mission Planner
  • Provide direct technical support to GPS III On Orbit Testing and Checkout, covering both vehicle bus and payload activities
  • Provide direct technical support to GPS III on-orbit operations as the Aerospace Lead TA and payload technical analyst, to include anomaly response and resolution
  • Coordinate with Schriever AFB operations personnel as needed to support GPS III operations
  • Keep management and the customer well informed on system and vehicle status, including testing and anomaly reporting

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline
  • 8 or more years overall experience in engineering or scientific disciplines
  • General space operations experience, including vehicle bus and/or payload operations
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic technical environment at an offsite contractor facility
  • Occasional travel
  • A current DoD Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret Clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance. 

 

Preferred

  • An advanced degree in an engineering or science discipline
  • GPS specific space operations experience, including vehicle bus and/or payload operations
  • Detailed design knowledge of the GPS space vehicle families, both current and future, and the GPS Control Segment
  • Detailed knowledge of GPS system design and operation
  • Detailed design and operations knowledge of the GPS III space vehicle family
  • Knowledge of GPS Launch Control System (OCX Block 0) design and operation
  • Detailed design and operations knowledge of the current GPS Space and Control Segments

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENTS

 

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

 

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title: PROJ ENGINEER  

Clearance Requirement: Secret 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  Yes 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time

Requisition ID: 39281

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