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Senior Orbit Analyst

Job ID: 2117567
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an individual for an Orbit Analyst to join the Space Systems Technology Group. This group provides specialized program management, engineering, analysis and operations support to a variety of Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. You would support the cutting-edge programs in national security-related systems based in space, in the air and on the ground.

This Orbit Analyst role will work in a collaborative team-focused environment in performing tasks such as orbit determinations, maneuver propagation and covariance analysis which will be used in modeling and simulating space vehicle missions.  This position will help progress, establish, incorporate, and advance current and promising concepts to inform tactical decision making timelines.  This position is available immediately and is in direct support to the community’s space situational awareness mission. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Conduct analysis of mission data applicable to space vehicles and sensors
- Utilize orbit analysis tools and application frameworks, and libraries
- Working with a team of analysts to develop solutions to studies and analytic questions 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors and three (7) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (5) years or more experience; PhD 
  • Experience with some orbit modeling tools such as STK or Free-Flyer
  • Experience with using a programming language
  • Desire to develop simulation software as required to complete analytic studies
  • Active TS/SCI w/Poly

 


 


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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 more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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