Mission Planner

Albuquerque, NM

Posted: 03/10/2022 Job Number: JN -032022-14306 Division: Government/DOD

Job Description

Mission Planner

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Industry: Department of Defense

Employment Type: Direct Placement (6 month project)

Clearance: TS/SCI

Job Duties:
  • Responsible for quantitative & decision analysis, orbit determination, attitude modelling, and maneuver planning
  • Support mission planning through astrodynamics simulation and analysis via provided tools
  • Interact with software development teams to implement and validate capabilities to enhance provided tools
  • Interact with customers, mission partners, and various subject matter experts to collect necessary info to perform analyses, and to present results
  • Will act as a technical lead for limited aspects of a project
  • Support anomaly planning
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • 6+ years of experience with satellite operations
  • 6+ years of experience with orbital mechanics and flight dynamics, with experience in attitude & maneuver modelling
  • BS degree in Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work/military experience
  • Capable of resolving intricate, real-time prioritization and planning situations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills for direct communication with the customer and mission partners, and procedure generation
  • Ability to understand and use complex software applications
  • Strong knowledge of STK, GMAT, or similar astrodynamics tools
  • Experience with MATLAB, and using tools designed within that environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Skills:
  • Direct experience in an operational, space-based mission environment
  • Experience with rendezvous & proximity operation planning
  • Software development experience (.NET preferred)
  • Experience or demonstrated understanding of spacecraft from a multi-system view

SRG Government Services (SRG) is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.



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