On-Site Satellite Systems Engineer (Clearance Required)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 4, 2022
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, 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.
Northrop Grumman in Azusa, CA is seeking a level 2 Satellite
Systems Engineer to support our payload & ground systems team. This
position will be reporting on-site daily. What you will get to
do: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
- 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
- Support development and test command procedures, telemetry
pages, and other products
- Support operations readiness activities including customer
- 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
- Support internal and external customer meetings through
proficient verbal and documented (MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel)
- 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 or Python
- Active & Current DoD Secret security clearance
- Prior experience conducting on-orbit mission operations and
resolving satellite and ground system anomalies.Preferred
- Master's Degree or higher specifically in Aerospace or
- Unix environment experience.
- Experience with engineering tools such as STK. Salary Range:
$74,900 USD - $112,300 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
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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