Northrop Grumman Principal Satellite Network Monitor/Ops Crew - Secret Clearance (Schriever AFB, CO) in Schriever AFB, Colorado
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Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems is seeking a Principal Satellite Network Monitor familiar with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) mission requirements. Located at Schriever AFB, CO , the selected candidate will be part of the STSS on-orbit operations crew .
Primary duties as a member of the operations crew will consist of:
Participate in the technical direction, coordination and management of spacecraft, payload, and ground systems support to STSS flight operations
Provide day-to-day expertise monitoring spacecraft bus health and ground system status
Execute spacecraft commanding/ground perform files, procedures, memograms, and operations alerts
Coordinate with Test Conductor for payload and spacecraft subsystem related activities
Review, incorporate, and execute AFSCN (Air Force Satellite Control Network) contacts for mission flight operations
Review pass plans for accuracy
Perform schedule change actions as necessary
Perform validation checks prior to command execution
Perform pre-pass checks using AFSCN Remote Tracking Stations (RTS)
Ensure successful transmission of commands and receipt of telemetry
Assess system state of health and trending of satellite parameters
Implement satellite safing procedures, as required
Coordinate activities with mission planners and system test team
Participate in operations test activities and MDA test events
Perform post-pass data archival
Troubleshoot satellite and ground system anomalies and recommend recovery actions
This position requires working a rotating shift schedule in support of 24/7 flight operations.
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