Northrop Grumman Orbital Analyst 4 in Aurora, Colorado

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TheSBIRS Contractor Logisticsteam at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Orbital Analyst 4 based out of Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • The Orbital Analyst (OA) in general will engage in the creation of OA products for a multi-billion dollar operational satellite constellation covering five main disciplines: Ephemeris Generation, Collision Monitoring and Avoidance, Station Keeping, Satellite Repositioning and End-of-Life Disposal.

  • The OA will provide other related logs and relevant data for in-depth analysis, as needed, of orbital precision and other related concerns

  • Provide Problem Report and Discrepancy report generation in coordination with factory and Site Sensor and Spacecraft TA teams

  • Provide out briefs on preliminary Starting and Stopping Delta-Velocity/Station-Keeping burn precision assessments from an Ops Crew performance perspective to on-site and factory Leadership.

  • The OA will provide off-hours/on-call support for OA-related issues, most notably COLA discoveries

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 9 Years with Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD or 14 years in lieu of a degree will be considered.

  • 2 years' experience performing orbital determination, maneuver planning and monitoring satellite orbits for multiple SBIRS/DSP assets and experience analyzing collected data

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance and a current background investigation.

  • Candidate must have the ability to maintain clearance.

  • The ability to work and travel between 3 locations in Aurora, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, and Azusa, CA is required.

  • Experience with upgrade and maintenance of DSP Sensor commanding schedule to de-conflict and arrange system delivery

  • Ability to develop and implement processes, scripts and tools for installation and deployment of products

  • Can identify causes of operating system/application software problems and determine appropriate solutions

  • The position may require the ability to work a continuously rotating shift schedule including weekends and holidays as operations dictate, both on day staff and supporting 24/7 launch operations

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience interacting with the following organizations and systems:i. MCSii. MCSBiii. SMCSiv. Integrated Correlation and Display System (ICADS)v. Relay Ground Stations (RGSM, RGSB, RGSE, RGSP)vi. Satellite Payload Orbital Test Station (SPOTS)vii. SBIRS Auxiliary Support Center (SASC)viii. SIPRNETJSpOCJTAGS2SWS Sharepoint

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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