RESEARCH ANALYST - RESEARCH ENGINEER - SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER - Deputy Mission Operations - Boulder, Colorado
Southwest Research Institute

Boulder, Colorado

Posted in Science and Research

$78,624.00 - $159,931.00 per year


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Job Info


Who We Are:

Our team, the Space Operations section, is dedicated to executing Science and Mission Operations Centers for Solar System Exploration.

Objectives of this Role:

  • This position would assist in the leading of the Mission Operations section which operates the CYGNSS constellation and will launch the PUNCH, QuickSounder and CubiXSS missions.
  • The individual will also assist the department in writing future mission proposals to grow the Mission Operations section.
  • Serve as a reviewer as needed for engineering reviews.
Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:
  • Daily operations of up to 13 spacecraft.
  • Check Command Uploads, Data downlink, spacecraft health and trending.
  • Perform trending and analysis of spacecraft/payload performance and assist with anomaly investigations
  • Work with Mission Planning, Software Development, Flight Controller teams in successful operation of spacecraft including building up MOC systems for new missions. Monthly report generation for NASA and other customers.
  • Evaluate software updates to mission planning, data processing, command, control, and telemetry system.
  • Improve Mission Operations by evaluating deficiencies, new requirements, and participate in proposals for future missions.
  • Create and maintain requirements for ground and flight segments and assist with requirements verification and validation.
  • Support integration and test of spacecraft. This includes simulation test creation and execution, mission rehearsals, and training of personnel.
Requirements:
  • Requires a Bachelors degree in Aerospace Engineering. Electrical Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Astronomy, Applied Mathematics or Engineering Physics or closely related degree with relevant professional level work experience.
  • Shift work required.
  • 2+ years: Mission Operations Center experience using Horizon, EPOCH, COSMOS, MAESTRO, OASIS, ASI MAX GDS, AMMOS, Ruby, STOL, ITOS, Galaxy, or another command and control system.
  • 1 years: Experience with automated processes to include working in Linux extensively with cronjobs, bash shell scripting. Experience with python. Ability to query a database and analyze engineering data related to trending and health of the spacecraft observatory.
  • 1 years: Experience in developing standard operating procedures and contingency operations procedures for use in a MOC.
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Requirements:

Work assignment is in Boulder, Colorado. Must be a U.S. person (i.e., U.S. citizen, non-U.S. citizen national, lawful permanent resident, asylee, or refugee) due to ITAR work in section.

Job Locations: Boulder, Colorado

Salary Range: $78,624.00 - $159,931.00

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An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disabled/Veteran
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace


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