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Satellite Systems Engineer (Clearance Required)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Azusa
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10018070
Category: Engineering Location: Azusa - CA, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time Positions Available: 1

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.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector in Azusa, CA is seeking Satellite Systems Engineers (Level 2) to join our team.
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, 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!
Conducts mission and program specific real time spacecraft and satellite flight operations during readiness, execution and evaluation phases. Develops detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support in areas such as orbit dynamics, satellite performance analysis, command and control of on-orbit satellites. Provides technical direction for on-orbit mission support, plans for critical vehicle malfunctions and recommends alternate operating techniques to continue maximum mission support. Conducts failure analysis of the performance of the orbiting satellites via telemetry data.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
Provide mission operations support to the SBIRS program.
Support system maintenance activities such as procedure updates, architecture upkeep, and formal program milestones.
Work with systems engineers to conduct anomaly review board investigations as necessary.
Support testing using simulators and resolve discrepancies.
Support development and test command procedures, telemetry pages, and other products
Support operations readiness activities including customer meetings.
Support operations, including shift work.
Monitor vehicle state of health across all subsystems and perform short and long-term telemetry trending.
Provide status reporting through both the functional and program reporting branches.
Provide mentoring, guidance and manage tasks for the operations team.
Support internal and external customer meetings through proficient verbal and documented (MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel) communications.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) & 2 years of related engineering experience, OR a Master's Degree in a STEM field
Experience working with MATLAB
Active & Current DoD Secret security clearance
Prior experience conducting on-orbit mission operations and resolving satellite and ground system anomalies.
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree or higher specifically in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering
Unix environment experience.
Experience with engineering tools such as STK.

Salary Range: 74900 - 112300

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Azusa , Satellite Systems Engineer (Clearance Required), Other , Azusa, California

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