Space Integrated Protection Strategy (IPS) Specialist (active TS/SCI w/Poly)
Virginia; Herndon, Virginia; Springfield, VirginiaJob ID SAS20210604-59281
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Job Title: Space Integrated Protection Strategy (IPS) Specialist (active TS/SCI w/Poly)
Job Code: SAS20210604-59281
Job Location: Colorado Springs-CO or Northern Virginia
L3Harris Technologies has an opening for a Space Integrated Protection Strategy (IPS) Specialist for an important national Security Program.
The successful candidate will support a high performing team of Government and Contractor professionals to support and conduct astrodynamics, orbit determination, and propagation analysis in support of the Space Warfighting Mission. The candidate will be pivotal in supporting the management, tracking and planning of operational assets for the Space Warfighting Mission. The successful candidate will have experience executing orbit determination, propagating various ephemerides, analyzing spacecraft maneuvers and assisting in identification, classification and tracking of space assets. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated the ability operate in a dynamic and high energy environment with constantly changing tasking and priorities. This position will be supporting the Space Superiority Business Division of the Space Superiority and Geospatial Sector within the Space and Airborne Systems Segment.
- Executes orbit determination, propagating various ephemerides, analyzing spacecraft maneuvers and assisting in identification, classification and tracking of space assets.
- Responsible for quantitative analysis, decision analysis, capability analysis, and safety of flight analysis.
- Support programs by creating models, simulations, and analysis tools to support national security space analysis activities.
- Interaction with customers and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of senior technical personnel.
- Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
- Aerospace Engineering or other equivalent degree
- Familiar with satellite operations
- Familiar with DoD/NRO spacecraft
- Expertise in Astrodynnamics
- Experience using astrodynamics tools such as STK, GMAT, and ODTK
- Work is at customer site
- TS/SCI with CI Poly
Preferred Additional Skills:
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Effective organization level communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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