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Sr. Mission Operations Development Engineer

Albuquerque, New Mexico · Information Technology
Sr. Mission Operations Development Engineer (Space/Satellite Systems)
Location: Albuquerque, NM, US
**Must be a US Citizen**
Clearance: TS/SCI
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel: Up 20%
Summary/ Responsibilities
We are seeking a mid to senior level Mission Operations Engineer to support programs in the Albuquerque, NM locations.
The specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide mission operations support to NGIS Satellite programs.
  • Support system development activities such as requirements management, architecture development, integration and test and formal program milestones.
  • Work with systems engineers to develop operational documentation for use during on-orbit checkout and commissioning of satellites.
  • Conduct testing using simulators and resolve discrepancies.
  • Work with a small team of engineers in accomplishing Mission Operations Development tasks.
  • Develop and test command procedures, telemetry pages, and other products derived from vendor provided documentation
  • Develop test procedures and test execution for system level, end-to-end tests with the spacecraft.
  • Support mission readiness activities including mission rehearsals, mission timeline development, and post launch test development.
  • Support launch, including shift work, for instrument and spacecraft LEO&A activities.
  • Monitor vehicle state of health across all subsystems.
  • Perform short and long-term telemetry trending.
  • Track space vehicle configuration, to include both hardware, software, and configurable item parameters.
  • Support anomaly resolution efforts.
  • Make modifications to existing operations procedures to incorporate lessons learned from in-flight performance. Develop new procedures as required.
  • May require shift work and travel up to 20% of the time for simulation and launch support.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math with a minimum of 9 years of professional experience  OR Masters Degree with 7+ years of professional experience
 Skills & Experience:
  • Experience with multiple S/C Subsystems (ADCS, CDH, COMM, EPDS, Thermal, FSW)
  • Experience with launch campaigns and spacecraft operations
  • Support readiness activities such as; Mission Readiness Tests (MRTs), Mission Rehearsals (MRs), Day-in-the Life (DITL) and daily operations testing.
  • 2 years of system design experience including the development of system design documents
  • 2 years of experience writing technical documents for external customers
  • 5 years System Design Experience including the development of system design documents
  • Experience working on government systems and/or government process environment
  • Experience working on satellite telecommunications systems.
  • Experience with a requirements management tool (e.g. DOORS)
  • Experience with a configuration management tool (e.g. Clearcase)
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, including ability to make persuasive presentations to external customers.
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