Orbit Engineer (Satellite Systems Engineer) - Journeyman

US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Grounds
1 month ago
Requisition ID
2017-27374
# of Openings
1
Category
Communication
Minimum Clearance
Secret

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.

Description

Engility is seeking senior level personnel to serve as an orbital engineer with experience relative to:

  • Capable of defining Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCSDSCS) III Operational Database changes and/or modifications and the corresponding Housekeeping and Anomaly Program (HAP) procedures with expertise in the following spacecraft subsystems areas: Altitude Control, Propulsion, Electrical Power and Distribution, Payload, Thermal, Telemetry, Tracking and Command, and Orbit Control.
  • Expertise is required to translate mission requirements to software requirements in order that software engineers can develop/modify ground system software. 
  • Requires expertise in the Mission Analysis and Design areas. 
  • Must possess the ability to locate effectively and efficiently those locations in the ground systems software code where a software resolution is required or an improvement can most expediently be inserted. 
  • Must have a working knowledge of higher order software languages such as FORTRAN 77 or C. 

 

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline.
  • Must have 4 years of experience as an Orbit Engineer or performing Orbit Engineer related activities within the last 10 years with SATCOM domain.                                                                                                                    
  • 7 years minimum experience as an Orbit Engineer or performing Orbit Engineer related activities within the last 10 years.
  • Measurable expertise in the following spacecraft subsystems areas: Altitude Control, Propulsion, Electrical Power and Distribution, Payload, Thermal, Telemetry, Tracking and Command, and Orbit Control. Defining HAP procedures requires an understanding of the relevant subsystem to complement code development/maintenance expertise.
  • Expertise in the Mission Analysis and Design areas.
  • Expertise to translate mission requirements to software requirements in order that software engineers can develop/modify ground system software.
  • Must posses the ability to locate effectively and efficiently those locations in the ground systems software code where a software resolution is required or an improvement can most expediently be inserted.
  • Must have a working knowledge of higher order software languages such as FORTRAN 77 or C.  
  • Capable of defining Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) III Operational Database changes and/or modifications and the corresponding Housekeeping and Anomaly Program (HAP) procedures. 
  • Must have a Secret security clearance.                                                                    

Desired Qualifications

  • A Master's degree is desired.                                                                                                                               

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