Engineer I - Satellite Systems Operator - Las Cruces, New Mexic with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jun 13, 2024
Jul 11, 2024
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

The Engineering, Science and Analysis (ESA) Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the technical talent and organizational leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution. What You'll Do: Conduct mission/program specific real-time spacecraft/satellite flight operations during pre-launch readiness, operational and evaluation phases.
Provide technical direction for on-orbit mission support, plans for critical vehicle malfunctions and recommends alternate operating techniques to continue maximum mission support.
Provide failure analysis of the performance of the orbiting satellites to include subsystems and instruments.
Utilize system software to accomplish all spacecraft control tasks and improvements.
Support test and validation of software performance.
Perform a variety of activities associated with the analysis of both ground operational systems and spacecraft operational systems.
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.
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.
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.
Provide initial troubleshooting of operational problems, assist in determination of root causes, documentation of these problems, and participate in corrective and prevention activities.
Issue commands, directives, and other instructions to fixed, deployable, and mobile-tracking stations within specified timelines.
Conduct post-pass critiques with tracking stations and other real-time support work centers and participate in technical meetings.
Maintain daily activity logs, that provide 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.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary. On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions: Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 2 or more years related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.
Must be eligible for CI Polygraph.
Demonstrated knowledge of ground and vehicle systems for spacecraft operations.
Solid System engineering / SEIT skills. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills CI Polygraph. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $91500 - $113500 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.