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Northrop Grumman Engineer Field - Space Operations Staff in Aurora, Colorado

Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. We design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

Whether it's making a 200 ton airplane invisible, predicting cyber-attacks before they happen or solving the mysteries of the universe, wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there.

For 60 years, Northrop Grumman has anticipated the future of military space. From the launch pad to orbit, we deliver everything from missile systems to spacecraft to launch and command and control systems. We are dedicated to providing strategic defense, secure and reliable communications, robust missile warning and advanced space situational awareness to support our customers.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as an Engineer Field - Space Operations Staff based out of Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

This position has two major areas of responsibility (AOR).

  • The first AOR is to attain and maintain space operations crew qualification as a System Crew Chief (SCCH).

  • The first AOR is that of SCCH who provides technical capability in the area of Telemetry, Tracking and Commanding (TT&C) and Ground Control.

  • Analyze and optimize system software and test for appropriate commanding, tracking and telemetry monitoring capability.

  • The SCCH commands and executes promoted tasking schedules.

  • Monitor all ground status as required, report system status to the crew commander and provide technical recommendations for system issues and anomaly response.

  • The SCCH works across internal and external organizations to ensure appropriate information is available for execution of payload/satellite operations.

  • Analyze system upgrades to show appropriate dependencies, risks and impacts. Ensure system upgrades are integrated to meet operational and configuration requirements.

  • The second AOR is to perform duties and responsibilities as a member of the space operations staff.

  • The second AOR is a staff member of the operations directorate.

  • Duties and responsibilities are defined by the branch they are assigned to.

  • These branches include, but not limited to, Training, Standardization and Evaluation, Current Operations, and Rehearsals.

  • Individual will perform support functions as defined in each branch while maintaining SCCH qualification.

  • Additional duties may be assigned commensurate on performance or due to business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: 2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters; 4 years with an Associate, or 6 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Top Secret security clearance that is or has been active within the past two years

  • Able to obtain and maintain SCI

  • Must be willing and able to work a continuously rotating shift schedule, which includes weekends and holidays, supporting 24/7 operations.

  • Must have the ability to work and travel between 2 locations, Aurora, CO., and Boulder, CO

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field

  • Active TS/SCI

  • SBIRS Ground Systems experience and/or Telemetry, Tracking and Commanding (TT&C) experience a plus.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering