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NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract (NSROC) IV

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Job ID: 2303115
Location: WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NM, United States
Date Posted: Jul 14, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is pursuing the high profile and scientifically crucial NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract (NSROC) IV effort in support of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and Sounding Rocket Program Office (SRPO) at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility (WFF).   


The NASA Sounding Rocket Program (NSRP) has a 40 year history of service to the Nation, and NSROC is a key element of that endeavor.  NSROC supports sounding rocket (scientific research rocket) vehicle and payload designs, production, environmental testing, and launch operations from many facilities in both the Continental United States (CONUS) and other launch ranges around the world.  This contract supports the scientific and engineering community, serving the research interests and needs of NASA and their many partners across government, academia, and industry.  It is an exciting and fast-paced engineering, manufacturing, and launch operations program with as many as 20 individual launch missions each year. 

NSROC needs the best sounding rocket engineers, technicians, and professionals in the country, right here on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland.  NSROC needs you!

These employment opportunities are contingent upon NSROC contract award with an anticipated start date in the spring/summer of 2023.

We are searching for incumbent personnel and external talent.  Below are some of the skillsets we are seeking in support of the program:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Engineer
  • CNC Technician Journeyman
  • Communications Analyst
  • CM Specialist
  • Contracts Administrator
  • Developmental Metalsmith
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Shop Supervisor
  • Electrical Technician, Engineering
  • Electronic Technician
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Operations Manager
  • Environmental Test Technician
  • Equipment Custodian
  • Financial Analyst
  • Flight Performance Engineer
  • GNC Engineer
  • GNC Technician
  • IT Manager
  • Launch Vehicle Engineer
  • Launch Vehicle Technician
  • Launcher Systems Technician
  • Logistician
  • Machinist Maintenance
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Materials Clerk
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Shop Supervisor
  • Mechanical Technician, Engineering and Production
  • Mission Engineer
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Production Manager
  • Program Administrator
  • Program Manager
  • Property Administrator
  • Property Manager
  • Quality Assurance, Technician
  • Safety & Mission Assurance Manager
  • Safety Engineer
  • Schedule Integrator
  • Stock Technician
  • Subcontracts Administrator
  • Surface Mount Technician
  • System Administrator
  • Tool Crib Attendant
  • Trade/Export Analyst
  • Vehicle Shop Supervisor
  • Web Design/Administrator
  • Welder 1

Job Site Locations:

  • NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia
  • White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico

May be travel to these locations:

  • Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR), Fairbanks. AK
  • Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, HI
  • Andoya Rocket Range and Svalbard, Norway
  • Woomera Rocket Range and Northern Australia
  • Other International locations





  • Minimum requirements will vary based on role, level, education and experience



  • Most positions do not require a security clearance
  • Some positions may require the ability to obtain a Secret clearance
  • Some positions may require a current Secret clearance


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