Northrop Grumman Satellite Resouce Scheduler 3 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector organization is seeking applicants for a Satellite Operations Resource Scheduler at Schriever Air Force Base, CO.

Responsibilities include:

  • The planning, scheduling, coordination, and de-confliction of numerous high priority, national interest, satellite programs

  • Evaluating the Remote Ground Facility (RGF) downtimes and equipment outages, assess operational impact, and approve/disapprove requests based upon potential mission impact

  • Briefing local and external users on scheduling contingencies, recommending alternative courses of action, and directing rescheduling efforts

  • Rescheduling satellite contacts during Vehicle Emergencies (VEs) to ensure spacecraft safety

  • Building initial satellite schedule before submitting to Range for final de-confliction.

This position also requires the selected candidate to perform as a Satellite Operations Controller in a back-up capacity.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting real-time operations in a 24/7 environment using the AFSCN, SOCEM ground equipment, government furnished communications, antennas, and other systems

  • Performing on-console AFSCN operations support

  • Supporting the Flight Commander, providing mission planning support, building/generating command support plans and provide initial troubleshooting to all operational problems; Implementing anomaly response plans, participating in Situation Assessment and Recovery Teams, and implementing approved solutions

  • Maintaining data and historical files and logs of operational supports

  • Performing real-time evaluation of spacecraft, payload, and ground systems status in accordance with mission requirements

  • Performing real-time trending analysis

  • Issuing all commands, directives, and other instructions as required within specified timelines

  • Conducing post-pass critiques with all parties (other ops centers, tracking stations, etc.)

  • Performing ops testing and support readiness requirements as needed.

. Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experienceinreal time operations in a 24/7 environment

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance and pass required CI polygraph

  • Ability to provide solutions to highly technical problems.

  • Ability to interface effectively with users, customers, management, and other engineering personnel

  • Knowledge and experience with STK, ODTK, Matlab and other COTS products

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

  • Ability to travel on occasion to customer locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Engineering, Aerospace, Math or related field

  • Experience with project management and requirements analysis and requirements management

  • Knowledge in AFSCN and Comm systems and topology

  • Proven teamwork and interpersonal skills

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.