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Orbital Analyst

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Job ID: 2213244
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

Job Description:

The Advanced Plans Orbital Analyst requires a detailed understanding of orbital mechanics.  The position requires an ability to assist the customer with development and verification of requirements dealing with the amount of delta-V needed to support all necessary functions of the spacecraft mission.  The position requires that a successful candidate demonstrate a technical understanding of space systems, orbital mechanics, and the ability to create models to analyze verification data.  The position also includes a working knowledge of RF systems.  The candidate will perform Systems Engineering activities related to Engineering to include: 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Track, monitor, analyze, and verify all spacecraft orbit capabilities.
  • Supports development and verification of delta-V requirements.
  • Supports payload calibration activities by analyzing real-time data and providing feedback to the government.
  • Assist in requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, and system & operational performance analysis.
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software or engineering specifications. 
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Plans and executes modeling and simulation systems development projects. Designs and develops simulation systems and modeling of simulation objects.
  • Other duties as specified by the COTR and Program Manager.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or more of related experience; Masters and thirteen (13) years or more experience; PhD or JD and ten (10) years or more experience.    
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering or other engineering discipline
  • Previous Orbital Analysis experience
  • Previous experience developing software models
  • Basic understanding of satellite systems and architectures
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills
  • Experience in NRO, IC, and DoD satellite programs
  • 5+ years of experience with STK
  • 5+ years of experience with Matlab
  • 3+ years of experience with Python and QT Designer
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

 

Clearance: 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active TS/SCI with CI Poly. 

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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