- 206391 - Satellite Systems Engineer II
- Fort Belvoir
- Up to $54.37 DOE
- 12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Satellite Systems Engineer II for a contract opportunity in FortBelvoir, VA.
This position is 100% onsite.
In this role as a Satellite Systems Engineer you will have the opportunity to conduct mission/program-specific operations during readiness, execution, and evaluation phases. You will develop detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support in areas such as orbit dynamics and performance analysis, provide technical direction for mission support, plan for critical activities, and provide alternate operating techniques. You will have the opportunity to work with different organizations and sites to implement various efforts across the IC. This includes resiliency test and tactics development as well as ops development. During the initial training period, the successful candidate will learn the system and may concurrently support tools creation, data analysis, and maintenance.
o Experience or understanding of spacecraft operations
o Experience supporting critical operations
o Experience in any of these Engineering functions:
- System integration
- Software testing
- System modeling or analysis
o Experience with astrodynamics and orbital mechanics including classical orbital (Keplerian) elements
o Understanding of Satellite maneuver tools/techniques
o STK/orbital analysis program experience
o Microsoft Office proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
o Matrix mathematics, vector analysis, and an understanding of physics
o Knowledge of feedback control and classic mechanics
o Knowledge of basic coding skills in one or more programming language
o Experience with MATLAB, SQL, HTML, Python, UNIX/Linux
o Experience establishing customer intimacy
o Problem solving, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work across sites
Accredited Bachelor's Degree
5/40 work schedule
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.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252
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.