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The Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) organization is seeking an Entry Level Spacecraft Operations Systems Engineer to join our team in Springfield, Virginia.
You will work at a spacecraft ground station as part of a Mission Operations team. The Command and Control Engineering team is responsible for all aspects of spacecraft operations and maintenance.
Responsible for all aspects of spacecraft operations, including mission planning and/or monitoring and trending the on-orbit spacecraft telemetry looking for adverse trends that could affect operations, as well as planning and execution of all required spacecraft and ground system maintenance and recovery from spacecraft anomalies. This also includes ensuring the integrity of the ground system and operational software to maintain command and control.
Coordinate with external groups on current and future ground system testing and integration; spacecraft launch, transfer and initialization (LT&I); as well as participate in war rooms in support of anomaly resolutions.
Analyze technical data, verify and sustain specific system configurations in accordance with defined constraints and operational requirements.
Coordinate with management and peers to ensure the integrity and continuity of high quality operational products including procedures, tools, detailed event logging, training material and system configuration.
Create and collaborate on process improvements that aim to increase operational efficiency, for example, by developing new software tools, creating new operational procedures and increasing system automation.
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. (Pre-Start)
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelors, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry by December 2021
Ability to obtain a TS/SCI U.S. Security Clearance with adjudicated CI Polygraph prior to starting
Willingness to work a variety of fluctuating schedules (to include 24x7). The shifts would be rotating shifts to include working days, nights, weekends and/or holidays.
Ability to complete a certification program. Specialized training will be provided (combination of self-study, in-class training, and on-the-job (OTJ) training) in order to learn the necessary skills related to the ground and spacecraft configuration management allowing them to obtain the necessary certifications required for this position
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Classroom/professional experience working directly with Aerospace Vehicles
Experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Python, Matlab, Java or Linux
Active TS/SCI U.S. Security Clearance
Typical Education/ Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience. In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.