Principal Satellite Operation Controller-19013557

Location: Schriever AFB
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: SCI
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

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The NOALS team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Satellite Operation Controller based out of Schriever AFB in Colorado Springs, CO.

What Youll get to Do:
  • Establish voice, messaging, and data communications for multiple- satellite programs of varying priorities and classifications.
  • Configurations and monitoring of displays for computer and network equipment during normal mission operations.
  • Troubleshoot end-to-end communication issues.
  • Multi-program coordination and scheduling using COTS software tools.
  • Determination of any anomalous conditions and providing corrective actions as required.
  • Generation of downtime reports and other associated documentation for operational outages.
  • Support to various operations status, engineering review and problem boards.
  • Identification of areas of concern, issues, inefficiencies, and other non-value added activities, as well as proven recommended solutions.
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.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
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.


Youll Bring These Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years; associates degree and 2 years related experience in direct flight operations, ground control operations, or ground processing operations.
  • Experience conducting satellite operations with the Air Force Satellite Control Network in a real-time operations environment.
  • Experience monitoring the activities of satellites.
  • Familiarity with satellite ground systems, including hardware, software, and communications architecture.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, demonstrated by frequent and successful application of technical standards, theories, concepts and techniques.
  • Familiar with UNIX and Windows-based computer systems.
  • Willingness and ability to work multiple shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as well as overtime.
  • Ability to create and follow standard processes and clearly document results.
  • Able to distinguish the difference between colors on a computer monitor. (specifically red, blue, and green).
  • Active TS/SCI (access) security clearance.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Bachelors Degree within a technical degree in a related discipline with 0 years of experience and/or other
  • Polygraph
  • Proven teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interface effectively with users, customers, management and engineering personnel.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable using intercom systems, in addition to phone systems, as a frequent medium for communications.
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:
  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19013557

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
SCI Required