Specialist Orbital Analyst (active TS/SCI)
Description: Job Title: Specialist Orbital Analyst - Modeling & Simulation (active TS/SCI) Job Code: SAS20211404-59752 Job Location: Dahlgren Naval Base, VA Job Description: L3Harris Technologies currently has an opening for an Orbital/Operations Analyst in Northern Virginia. The Analyst will be member of a dynamic team supporting cutting edge systems for the space industry and will support satellite space situational awareness (SSA) activities, primarily as an Orbital/Operations Analyst as part of National Security program at the Dahlgren Naval base. The Analyst will operate orbit determination and satellite characterization systems utilizing data from a variety of phenomenology's (radar, passive RF, optical). Analytical prediction requires use of analytical tools, such as Freeflyer, STK, and MATLAB to calculate orbit trajectories, maneuvers, and to establish design reference missions. Essential Functions: Responsible for algorithm development, quantitative analysis, orbit determination, decision analysis, capability analysis, system engineering requirements analysis and trade studies, analyses of alternatives, design of experiments, and architecture analysis. Support programs by creating models, simulations, and analysis tools to support national security space analysis activities. Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluations alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include concept, design, and operations. The candidate will work with software development teams to implement and validate models, ultimately resulting in user capabilities. Develop new algorithms and processes, enhance current tool capabilities, and perform analyses. Interaction with customers and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of senior technical personnel. May act as a technical lead for limited aspects of a project. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications: 3+ years of experience in Spacecraft Systems engineering or 3+ years of Spacecraft Operations experience. Experience in requirements development and management, space vehicle design and operations, payloads, and mission operations. Experience evaluating and implementing new and state-of-the-art technology to address challenging customer problems BS degree in Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Computer Science, or related discipline. Active TS/SCI security clearance. Preferred Additional Skills: Experience in supporting modeling, simulation, and analysis of national security space related problems desired Experience with both Waterfall and Agile approaches to Systems Engineering Experience working with software development teams and associated Agile development processes. Familiar with Java or similar object-oriented languages enabling one to read And follow the logic of the code written. Experience working with JSON and XML files often used for data exchange and API definitions. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Effective organization level communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills Software: STK/Astrogator, Astrodynamics Standards, SOAP, Pro Engineer Experience with MATLAB, Python, Java, Parallel Computing, UNIX/Linux Strong oral and written communication skills.