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Satellite Operations Specialist - TS/SCI

Company: KBR
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Title:Satellite Operations Specialist - TS/SCIKBR is seeking a Satellite Operations Specialist at Schriever SFB in Colorado. Join a winning team! This is an exciting time at KBR and here is a great opportunity to showcase your skills! Position Title: Satellite Operations Specialist - TS/SCI Position Summary:+ Conducts mission/program specific real-time spacecraft/satellite flight operations during pre-launch readiness, operational and evaluation phases.+ Develops detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support and analysis in areas such as orbit dynamics, satellite performance analysis, and on-orbit command and control and special operations.+ Provides technical direction for on-orbit mission support, plans for critical vehicle malfunctions and recommends alternate operating techniques to continue maximum mission support.+ Provides failure analysis of the performance of the orbiting satellites to include subsystems and instruments.+ Utilizes system software to accomplish all spacecraft control tasks and improvements.+ Support test and validation of software performance.+ Performs flight length orbit adjustments, special event studies and technical briefings.+ Performs all other duties as assigned. Duties and Responsibilities:+ Performs a variety of activities associated with the analysis of both ground operational systems and spacecraft operational systems. The role will support the following activities:+ Planning, support, and to conduct operations for orbital space systems, ballistic missiles, upper stages, launch vehicles, and other special test activities.+ Establishment, implementation, and maintenance of standardized operating procedures.+ Issuance of instructions to and coordination with appropriate elements of the Satellite Control Network (SCN), and/or other government organizations+ Accomplishment of conflict resolution that supports the acquisition, tracking, commanding, control, and telemetry data acquisition for space vehicles+ Accomplishment of mission data reduction and analysis and data delivery to the customers+ Support of operational transition of satellites to different ground support complexes as required+ Creation, validation, and compliance with documentation products+ Implementation of anomaly response plans to include, at a minimum, participation in tiger-team discussions, propose and evaluate recovery actions, and implementation of approved solutions. Further, depending on the anomaly, generate an anomaly report+ Accomplishment of long-term trending of vehicle telemetry and notification to the government of these trends that indicate potential vehicle problems+ Accomplishment of mission and pre-pass planning, scheduling, orbit analysis and orbit product generation functions, as well as the required coordination to achieve contact success+ Accomplishment of real-time evaluation of spacecraft, payload, and ground systems status in accordance with established mission requirements+ Accomplishment of real-time trend analysis that includes but is not limited to, the identification of anomalous conditions+ Providing initial troubleshooting of operational problems, assisting in determination of root causes, documentation of these problems, and participates in corrective and prevention activities+ Issuing commands, directives, and other instructions to fixed, deployable, and mobile-tracking stations within specified timelines+ Development and implementation of commanding, tracking, and telemetry pre-pass tests+ Conducting post-pass critiques with tracking stations and other real-time support work centers and participates in technical meetings+ Maintaining of daily activity logs, that provides an accurate summary of operations and maintenance events as well as end-of-mission reports+ Maintenance of data, historical files and logs of operational support provided, as well as report contact statistics daily+ Accomplishment of operational testing on Customer Workload assets, Core Operations assets in support of Core System upgrades. This includes, but is not limited to, planning and preparation, operation of the equipment, database validation, performance evaluations, and suitability assessments.+ Development and review of test plans and procedures+ All other related duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications and Skills Requirements:+ Minimum of 3 years' experience in satellite systems operations+ Must possess an active DOD TS/SCI clearance with an adjudicated polygr+ Available to work shifts supporting a 24/7/365 day operations+ No relocation funds are available for this position+ Must be able to successfully complete a thorough background investigation associated with working in a secured environmentPreferred Qualifications and Skills Requirements:+ Associates degree preferred+ Certified operator of DOD and/or NRO programs+ Familiar with AFSCN and 22 SOPS scheduling requirements, (PAP, SAT and MOSAT)+ Experience in operating multiple satellite families is a plus Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Basic Compensation: 28.75 - 43.07 USD Hourly The offered rate will be based on the selected candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience and in consideration of internal parity. Additional Compensation: KBR may offer bonuses, commissions, or other forms of compensation to certain job titles or levels, per internal policy or contractual designation. Additional compensation may be in the form of sign on bonus, relocation benefits, short term incentives, long term incentives, or discretionary payments for exceptional performance. Benefits: KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development. KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: KBR, Colorado Springs , Satellite Operations Specialist - TS/SCI, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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