Northrop Grumman Launch Operations Engineer 2 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Launch Operations Engineer 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located on-site in a government customer facility at Schriever AFB, CO.

The Launch Operations Engineer will participate in team implementation of mission CONOP on the day of launch for the assigned missions. This position will achieve proficiency on the operations floor and certification will be maintained as a requirement for qualification to provide for launch operations support. Must possess strong oral, written and interpersonal communications skills and be able to lead discussions and work in a dynamic team environment. This position will provide internal process improvement initiatives and leadership insight to a team of varied level engineers. Candidate must be able to work in an operational location with government (civilian and military) personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a BS within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics discipline from an accredited college with 2 years of work related experience

  • Requires an active TS/SCI Clearance

  • Direct flight operations, ground control operations, or ground processing operations experience

  • Knowledge of orbital mechanics relative to ballistic and orbital rocket trajectories

  • Create and follow standardized processes and clearly document results for post flight analysis to external customers

  • Knowledge of and experience with project management concepts

  • Very proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Demonstrable skills in both written/oral communications, including the ability to understand/explain technical concepts in briefing and working group formats

  • Ability to identify and achieve multiple milestones spread across various calendars and schedules

  • Self-motivated and able to provide solutions to highly technical problems

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to handle multi-tasking

  • Possess strong interpersonal and communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to efficiently and independently multi-task in an extremely demanding and deadline-driven environment

  • Knowledge and experience working with Collaborative Task Management tools and process work flow tools

  • Ability to interface effectively management, and other engineering personnel

  • Knowledge and experience in systems engineering methodology and related engineering processes

  • Knowledge and experience with satellite command & control theories and methodologies

  • Knowledge of communications (network and RF) topologies, including SGLS, K and X band design

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