Lead Engineer - Sr. Research Engineer - Sr. Research Scientist - Mission Operations - Boulder, Colorado
Company: Southwest Research Institute
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Who We Are:
As a recognized leader in space science research and spacecraft
instrumentation, avionics, and electronics, we are helping to
reveal the secrets of our solar system and the universe.
Objectives of this Role:
- Assist in the leading of the Mission Operations section which
operates the CYGNSS constellation and will launch the PUNCH
- Assist the department in writing future mission proposals to
grow the Mission Operations section, specifically in the Aerospace.
space mission design, trajectory analysis and design, space vehicle
navigation, and flight dynamics.
- Serve as a reviewer as needed for engineering reviews.
Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:
- Daily operations of 8 spacecraft. Check Command Uploads, Data
downlink, spacecraft health and trending. Perform trending and
analysis of spacecraft/payload performance and assist with anomaly
- Work with Mission Planning, Flight Controller teams in
successful operation of spacecraft. Monthly report generation for
NASA and other customers.
- Evaluate software updates to mission planning, data processing,
command, control, and telemetry system. Improve Mission Operations
by evaluating deficiencies, new requirements, and participate in
proposals for future missions.
- Create and maintain requirements for ground and flight segments
and assist with requirements verification and validation.
- Support integration and test of spacecraft.
- Requires a Bachelors with a 3.00 GPA in Aerospace Engineering,
Physics, Astronomy, Applied Mathematics, or Engineering
- 5 years: Mission Operations, Science Operations
- Constellation experience or interest in related principles
- Mission Design, flight dynamics and GN&C work
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