Requisition ID: R10085620
Location: Azusa, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.
Northrop Grumman in Azusa, CA is seeking a level 2 Satellite Systems Engineer to support our payload & ground systems team. This position will be reporting on-site daily.
What you will get to do:
Conducts mission and program specific real time spacecraft and satellite flight operations during readiness, execution and evaluation phases. Develops detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support in areas such as orbit dynamics, satellite performance analysis, command and control of on-orbit satellites. Provide on-orbit mission support. Interest in Telemetry Tracking & Commanding of space hardware is required, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Additional responsibilities may be assigned commensurate with performance or due to business needs.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
Provide mission operations support to the SBIRS program.
Support system maintenance activities such as procedure updates, architecture upkeep, and formal program milestones.
Work with systems engineers to conduct anomaly review board investigations as necessary.
Support testing using simulators and help resolve discrepancies.
Support development and test command procedures, telemetry pages, and other products
Support operations readiness activities including customer meetings.
Support operations, including shift work.
Monitor vehicle state of health across all subsystems and perform short and long-term telemetry trending.
Provide status reporting through both the functional and program reporting branches.
Support internal and external customer meetings through proficient verbal and documented (MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel) communications .
Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) & 2 years of related engineering experience, OR a Master’s Degree in a STEM field
Experience working with MATLAB or Python
Active & Current DoD Secret security clearance
Prior experience conducting on-orbit mission operations.
Master’s Degree or higher specifically in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering
Unix environment experience.
Experience with engineering tools such as STK.
Salary Range: $77,100 USD – $115,700 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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