(On-Site) Engineer Satellite Systems - Clearance Required
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: January 16, 2023
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
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. Provide on-orbit mission support. Interest in Telemetry
Tracking & Commanding of space hardware is required, as well as the
ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Additional
responsibilities may be assigned commensurate with performance or
due to business needs.
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 help 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.
- 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 or Python
- Active & Current DoD Secret security clearance
- Prior experience conducting on-orbit mission
- Master's Degree or higher specifically in Aerospace or
- Unix environment experience.
- Experience with engineering tools such as STK. Salary Range:
$77,100 USD - $115,700 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
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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most
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