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Spacecraft Operations Technician 3

Requisition ID: R10089976

  • CategoryCategory: Technical Support
  • LocationLocation: Aurora, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: SCI
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Rotating Shifts (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean to stealth bombers to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage, and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity, and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

 

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, and innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

 

With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. #definingpossible

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Space craft Operations Technician to join our team at a facility in Aurora, Colorado.

Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

The candidate will be responsible for monitoring and verifying multiple ground and spacecraft systems hardware/software configurations and operational performance. The candidate will perform mission event data extraction and analysis, data backups and retrievals and will perform command and control and monitor satellite state-of-health of multiple assets and analyze collected data. The applicant must have the ability to learn and understand satellite sensor subsystem functions and interfaces. Timely problem identification and resolution is a must along with the ability to multi-task in a time-critical environment. Satellite command plan generation and test, telemetry processing, and early on-orbit test experience a plus.  Interface with hardware and software peers and government personnel to accomplish customer's mission.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned commensurate to performance or due to business needs.

Basic Qualifications:

-High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years related experience

- Active/Current Top Secret Security clearance and SCI eligible.

-Must be able to work a continuously rotating shift schedule including weekends and holidays supporting 24/7 operations

- Experience performing command and control and monitoring satellite state-of health for multiple assets and experience analyzing collected data.

- The ability to work and travel between 2 locations in Aurora, CO, and Colorado Springs CO is required.

- Have a basic knowledge of SBIRS Sensors and Ground Operations

- Report, track and document all System problems and present recommendations of system updates to both the customer and program management

- Determine root cause of hardware, software failures, and other system deficiencies. Investigates system anomalies through system analysis, investigation, comprehensive troubleshooting procedures, inspection of system logs, and provides solutions to complex system problems

Preferred Qualifications:

- Satellite command plan generation and test, telemetry experience, and early on orbit testing is a plus.

- Mission processing experience and performed post event analysis

- Understand UNIX command language and can perform basic programming in UNIX or PERL

- Experience with MATLAB for the performance of data analysis and sensor performance

- Familiar with Satellite Toolkit (STK) software


Salary Range: $64,100 USD - $106,900 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.