Posted by: Perspecta on Nov 10, 2021
Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities, providing innovative, reliable solutions to the nation's most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. We are recognized as a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, homeland security, and communications capabilities.
Peraton is a mission integrator, focused on cyber tools development, secure network engineering, spectrum management, and delivering quick reaction solutions from the lab to the field. Our team partners with Defense agencies and the Intelligence Community on a variety of critical missions.
Peraton supports national security decision makers across all operational regimes of air, land sea, space and cyberspace. Our scientific discovery and research empower our employees and help our government keep America and our allies secure. We solve our nation's toughest challenges by sharing our technical innovation and groundbreaking insights. All of this is possible due to the human insight and ingenuity of our most important asset, our employees.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Flight Operations Engineer to support our unique customer in Greenbelt, MD. This position requires an active Secret security clearance and is contingent upon contract award.
The purpose of this contract is to acquire engineering services for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for ground systems and mission operations support (GSMO-3) in all phases of a mission life cycle. The scope encompasses concept studies, design, development, integration, test, verification, operations, and sustainment of mission operations systems and subsystems, and operations processes and procedures.
Applies specialized knowledge of primary technical discipline, e.g., aerospace, mechanical, electrical, computer science to support research, planning, development, design, analysis, production, maintenance, and operation of devices, equipment, complex systems, or processes; Design activities generally involve customer specifications, constraints, operating environments, and autonomous, unattended operation; State-of-the-art product development activities may require modification and extension of existing methods and may require advanced techniques and/or tools.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (e.g. Aerospace, Electrical, Electronic, Optics, Mechanical, Mathematics, or Physics); At least 12 years of related experience; Requires broad knowledge of several fields and extensive knowledge of own specialty - The Flight Operations Engineer shall develop processes and procedures and perform real-time and off-line satellite operations including command and control of the satellite and/or instruments, process and analyze telemetry, mission planning, scheduling communication contacts, and identification, resolution, and prevention of anomalies. Supports the development, integration and test, operations and maintenance of mission or science operations control center systems for spacecraft/instrument command and control, telemetry data processing and analysis, mission planning, and automation functions including generation of email and phone alert notifications.. The Flight Operations Engineer shall work with the flight and ground systems developers prelaunch to specify the operations concepts and requirements, develop operations test plans, and perform integration and test functions. The Flight Operations Engineer shall work with systems maintenance personnel post launch to sustain and enhance the control centers and systems. Key skills and abilities : Knowledge of structured development of systems and processes, including requirements definition, and test methodology. Experience in operational work environment. Must demonstrate solid judgment in evaluation, selection, and adaptation and/or modification of methodologies and tools Eligible for a Secret Clearance
Comprehensive understanding of satellites and ground systems concepts through experience or education Technical Documentation Skills Oral and written presentation skills Education: A Master's degree may substitute for 3 years of experience. Active Secret Clearance
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
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