***About You*** We invite applicants with a minimum of a BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or similar field to apply. Substitution of additional relevant education or experience for stated qualifications may be considered. 5
to 10 years of progressively responsible experience in flight operations with a minimum of 1 to 3 years of that experience in a role of primary simulator scenarios developer and simulator configuration manager for an operational mission, including:
• Thorough understanding of flight operations
• Experience with large/complex ground systems used to control and monitor space based astronomical observatories
• Experience operating large/complex spacecraft simulation systems
• Experience scripting the operations of spacecraft simulators • Experience using, analyzing, maintaining and troubleshooting sophisticated telemetry and command systems as well as writing procedures using advanced scripting languages to conduct operations
• Technical writing experience, including prior experience writing requirements, decomposing requirements into lower level requirements and preparing acceptance test procedures
• Demonstrated ability to interact with numerous contractors, institutional organizations, external partners and agencies
• Prior experience in ground system, spacecraft or instrument integration and test will be considered an asset
• Prior experience with a Raytheon ECLIPSE based Telemetry and Command System will be considered an asset
• Available/capable to travel: Required for local meeting support at Goddard Space Flight Center as well as occasional travel to the observatory simulator developer in Los Angeles, California
• Candidates must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident for ITAR clearance
To Apply: Interested candidates are requested to complete an on-line application through our website at http://www.stsci.edu/opportunities or the “Apply Online” link at the bottom of this posting. Please provide
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