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Satellite Systems Engineer

Company: Contract Professionals, Inc.
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Applicant will have the opportunity to conduct mission/program-specific operations during readiness, execution, and evaluation phases. They will develop detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support in areas such as orbit dynamics and performance analysis, provide technical direction for mission support, plan for critical activities, and provide alternate operating techniques.

You will have the opportunity to work with different organizations and sites to implement various efforts across the IC. This includes resiliency test and tactics development as well as ops development. During the initial training period, the successful candidate will learn the system and may concurrently support tools creation, data analysis, and maintenance. This Position requires the completion of a formal training program and certification to perform duties.

Candidate must have an active TOP SECRET Security Clearance prior to hire to be considered for this position.

This position will require periodic off-hour shifts in support of program activities as well as on-call support. Some positions will require 24x7 rotating shift support.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience or understanding of spacecraft operations
  • Experience supporting critical operations
  • Experience in any of these Engineering functions:

  • System integration
  • Planning
  • Software testing
  • System modeling or analysis

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with astro-dynamics and orbital mechanics including classical orbital (Keplerian) elements
    • Understanding of Satellite maneuver tools/techniques
    • STK/orbital analysis program experience
    • Microsoft Office proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
    • Matrix mathematics, vector analysis, and an understanding of physics
    • Knowledge of feedback control and classic mechanics
    • Knowledge of basic coding skills in one or more programming language
    • Experience with MATLAB, SQL, HTML, Python, UNIX/Linux
    • Experience establishing customer intimacy
    • Problem solving, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work across sites

      Education Requirements:
      Bachelor of Science plus 3 years' experience OR Master of Science plus 1+ years' experience.

      Candidate must have an active TOP SECRET Security Clearance prior to hire. All applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, US citizenship is required.

      No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third-party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Keywords: Contract Professionals, Inc., Germantown , Satellite Systems Engineer, Other , Herndon, Maryland

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