206161 - Guidance Navigation and Control Engineer 3
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
El Segundo
Up to $74.42 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Guidance and Navigation and Control Engineer 3 for a contract opportunity in El Segundo, CA.

The client is seeking a Mid-Level Spacecraft Mission/Operations System Engineers to provide support to several programs. The main responsibility will be supporting the Mission Systems Engineering and Operations (MSEO) team on a Government program located in El Segundo, CA. The team has many responsibilities, including: operating the Satellite vehicle, architecting Satellite transfer orbit ConOps, operational procedures design & development, and end-to-end validation with our vehicle simulator.As a Mission Operations Systems Engineer, you will be a hands-on contributor in a strong and highly motivated team responsible for flying our Satellites to their final orbit and responsible for developing the required operations procedures to accomplish this. In this role you will directly support all execution phases of Mission Operations campaigns, from vehicle development to Launch and On-orbit operations. This position will challenge you to think at a systems level about ambiguous problems and use strong logic and computation to develop high-quality products and processes.

Design Satellite Mission ConOps
Designing Procedures to operate the vehicle in orbit
Initializing Vehicle In-Orbit
Providing Customer support On-Orbit
Opportunity to support other programs within the MSEO (less than 10% of time)
This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at the listed location.

Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate proficiency in Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking while applying their theoretical knowledge in resolving real world problems. Excellent analytical skills, good communication, and the ability to effectively work with various engineering disciplines is also highly preferred.

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree or higher in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry, (e.g. Bachelor and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience such as PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master + 7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

1st Shift

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Melody Mullins
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x186 or (800) 927-9318 x186

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.