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2023 Associate Mission Operations Engineer/ Mission Operations Engineer - Colorado Springs, CO or Gilbert, AZ

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: No

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on projects and programs that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to improve the present, invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an endless drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

The TSS Human Spaceflight Integration & Operations (HSI&O) department is responsible for ensuring that all operations procedures, technical documentation, and flight operations personnel are ready to support on-orbit spacecraft operations. The team supports a broad range of human spaceflight customers ranging from communications to earth/space science, space situational awareness, and space logistics vehicles in LEO, GEO, and HEO.

**The successful candidate:**

+ Works with a Mission Operations, Cargo, or other lead to develop, review, and validate mission operations procedures, scripts, and telemetry pages

+ Works with a Mission Operations, Cargo, or other lead to develop and review mission operations documentation to be both used internally as well as delivered to the customer.

+ Works with a Mission Operations, Cargo, or other lead to develop and review training material to be both used internally as well as delivered to the customer.

+ May witness or support spacecraft testing in the factory.

+ Coordinates with systems and subsystems engineers to obtain technical inputs for operations documentation & procedures

+ Supports simulations, rehearsals, and other test activities.

+ Supports 7x24 flight operations during Launch & Early Orbit, spacecraft commissioning, and long-term operations (depending on the mission requirements).

**Basic** **Qualifications for Associate Mission Operations Engineer** **:**

+ Be completing or has completed their degree (Bachelor’s) from an accredited institution.

+ Be majoring in or having majored in a STEM degree.

+ Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)

+ Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

+ Ability to work periodic nights/weekends/holidays in support of on-orbit operations is required

**Basic** **Qualifications for Mission Operations Engineer** **:**

+ Be completing or has completed their degree (Master’s) from an accredited institution.

+ Be majoring in or having majored in a STEM degree.

+ Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)

+ Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

+ Ability to work periodic nights/weekends/holidays in support of on-orbit operations is required

**Preferred** **Qualifications:**

+ Ability to obtain DoD security clearance is preferred, but not required

+ Ability to read and interpret scripted languages (e.g. PERL, Python, STOL) is preferred, but not required

+ Internships and/or university clubs/projects associated with spacecraft operations or ground systems are desirable, but not required

**Colorado Springs, CO**

Associate Salary Range: 68,100.00 - 102,100.00

Engineer Salary Range: 82,400.00 - 123,600.00

**Gilbert, AZ**

Associate Salary Range: 58,800.00 - 88,200.00

Engineer Salary Range: 71,100.00 - 106,700.00

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Salary Range: $58,800.00 - $88,200.00Salary Range 2: $71,100.00 - $106,700.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.