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.
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
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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