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Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
The Tactical Space Systems Divisions Operations Development group is responsible for ensuring that all operations procedures, technical documentation and flight operations personnel are ready to support on-orbit spacecraft operations.
This position is for a full-time senior-level technical and management role in Albuquerque, NM.
Responsibilities may include the following:
Provide mission operations support to NGSS Satellite programs.
Lead a diverse team of engineers/operators.
Support system development activities such as requirements management, architecture development, integration and test and formal program milestones.
Work with systems engineers to develop operational documentation for use during on-orbit checkout and commissioning of satellites.
Conduct testing using simulators and resolve discrepancies.
Develop and test command procedures, telemetry pages, and other products derived from vendor provided documentation
Develop test procedures and test execution for system level, end-to-end tests with the spacecraft.
Support mission readiness activities including mission rehearsals, mission timeline development, and post launch test development.
Support launch, including shift work, for instrument and spacecraft LEO&A activities.
Monitor vehicle state of health across all subsystems.
Perform short and long-term telemetry trending.
Track space vehicle configuration, to include both hardware, software, and configurable item parameters.
Support anomaly resolution efforts.
Make modifications to existing operations procedures to incorporate lessons learned from in-flight performance. Develop new procedures as required.
Provide status reporting through both the functional and program reporting branches.
Provide support to multiple programs.
Maintain standards associated with the established Integrated/Developmental Operations functional group processes.
Provide mentoring and guidance to the mission operations team.
Support internal and external customer meetings through proficient verbal and documented (MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel) communications.
May require shift work and travel ~ 10% of the time for simulation and launch support.