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Experienced Spacecraft Operations Systems Engineer

Company: BOEING
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us. The Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS), Space and Launch Division, is seeking an Experienced Spacecraft Operations Systems Engineer (Level 3) to join our team in Springfield, VA. The Command and Control Engineering team is responsible for all aspects of spacecraft operations and maintenance. In addition, our team work with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. Our group works all facets of spacecraft operations from spacecraft control, spacecraft system engineering, mission planning, vehicle engineering. Position Overview: The Experienced Spacecraft Operations Systems Engineer will be a part of a high-performing team that are immersed in high intensity projects. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to serve as a focal point for ensuring spacecraft safety of flight and coordination between contractor and government operations teams on a rotating 24/7 shift. This role will support the spacecraft ground station operations, and will be responsible for the mission planning or command and control responsibilities for all aspects of spacecraft operations and maintenance. Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of spacecraft operations, including mission planning and/or monitoring and trending the on-orbit spacecraft telemetry looking for adverse trends that could affect operations, as well as planning and execution of all required spacecraft and ground system maintenance and recovery from spacecraft anomalies. This also includes ensuring the integrity of the ground system and operational software to maintain command and control.
  • Coordinate with external groups on current and future ground system testing and integration; spacecraft launch, transfer and initialization (LT&I); as well as participate in war rooms in support of anomaly resolutions.
  • Analyze technical data, verify and sustain specific system configurations in accordance with defined constraints and operational requirements.
  • Coordinate with management and peers to ensure the integrity and continuity of high quality operational products including procedures, tools, detailed event logging, training material and system configuration.
  • Create and collaborate on process improvements that aim to increase operational efficiency, for example, by developing new software tools, creating new operational procedures and increasing system automation.Work Authorization:This position requires an active U.S. Top Secret/SCI Clearance with the ability to obtain an Adjudicated Counter-Intelligence Polygraph Pre-Start. ( A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.). Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
    • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
    • Experience working in a 24x7 operations environment.
    • Willingness to work a rotating shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime.
    • Ability to complete a certification program. Specialized training will be provided (combination of self-study and on-the-job training) in order to learn the necessary skills related to the ground and spacecraft configuration management allowing them to obtain the necessary certifications required for this position. Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
      • Experience working in a 24x7 operations environment.
      • Classroom or professional experience working directly with Aerospace Vehicles.Typical Education/Experience:Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.Relocation:This position does offer relocation for eligible candidates.Drug Free Workplace:Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.Equal Opportunity Employer:Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: BOEING, Bethesda , Experienced Spacecraft Operations Systems Engineer, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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