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Senior Orbit Analyst

Job ID: 2207256
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 12, 2022
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 has a funded need for a Senior Orbit Analyst to support a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA.

Note:  The role offers a flexible work schedule, where we generally ask our team to be available for team meetings during core business hours, e.g., 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Orbit Analyst in on a program that is responsible for assessing current and future SDA missions through modeling, simulation ((M&S) and analysis in order to provide recommendations to the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) to improve SDA performance.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Orbit event processing, maneuver determination, maneuver solving, and conjunction analysis
  • Modeling counterspace weapons systems, such as kinetic, electronic warfare, and directed energy attacks
  • Model space conflict scenarios for system evaluation and mission effectiveness
  • Work in a collaborative team environment seeking to improve SDA performance through novel algorithms and advanced processing techniques.
  • Consistently and pro-actively works with team members to solve complex problems
  • Fusing sensor data to perform observation association, orbit determination and orbit state propagation
  • Use scripting or programming to automate data processing and modeling
  • Collect, organize, analyze data, and summarize findings
  • Develop simulation software as required to complete analytic studies

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
  • Active Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
  • Experienced with orbit determination methods such as batch and sequential estimation filters
  • Experience with some orbit modeling tools such as STK or Free-Flyer
  • Understanding of space object tracking sensors, networks and data, including capabilities and limitations
  • Knowledge or familiarity with orbit mechanics and Rendezvous and Proximity Operations (RPO) concepts
  • Experience with using a programming or scripting language

 

 



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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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