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CACI International Assistant Space Operations Controller in Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado

Assistant Space Operations Controller

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI seeks a talented Aerospace Engineer – Operations Controller, to join TEAM FROST as an Assistant Space Operations Controller helping to lead a team supporting the NROs Operations Squadron at Schriever SFB. CO.

What you’ll Get To Do:

Assist leading a team of 5-7 Ops Controllers and Resource Schedulers that are the heartbeat of NOPS operations by operating, sustaining and contributing to the development of the NOPS LANCE system and supporting networks enabling satellite commanding on-orbit and launch activities. Engage with ground stations and remote ground terminals to command-and-control NRO satellites. TEAM FROST emphasizes strong teaming skills, engagement at all levels, and sustained professional development. We expect to start with your assigned position, and then grow your skills and professionally expand your skills over time. Candidates for this position should have experience supporting system integration, testing, readiness support and ascent operations. This position encompasses duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Establish voice, messaging, and data communications for multiple-satellite programs of varying priorities and classifications

  • Configuration and monitoring of displays for computer and network equipment during normal mission operations

  • Multi-program coordination and scheduling using custom software tools

  • Ground system inputs toward overall engineering development and testing

  • Determination and resolution of anomalous conditions

  • Generation of downtime reports and other associated documentation for operational outages

  • Provide inputs to process improvement

  • Collaborative mindset toward continuous process improvement

  • Provide operational inputs to overall engineering development and testing

  • Support to various operations status, engineering review, and problem boards

  • Support to ground system development work, working groups, and test and checkout

  • Support to cross-contract operation resiliency efforts at SSFB

  • A willingness to work in a 24/7 Shift Schedule

More About the Role:

  • Supporting Office of Space Launch NOPS mission, operations personnel, and infrastructure.

  • Maintain awareness of system requirements and extant challenges to identify areas of concern or improvement

  • Works with the enterprise to solve mission challenges with processes and technology including hardware, software, databases, operating systems, and networks.

  • Maintains systems operations, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance

  • Provide technical direction for on orbit mission support, plan for critical vehicle malfunctions and recommend alternate operating techniques to continue maximum mission support.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Current Top Secret/SCI clearance with requirement to obtain a CI polygraph

  • 5+ years experience with solving complex and/or parallel problems

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to work within a dynamic operational environment

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to pivot within a dynamic operational environment

  • Proficiency with MS Office products

These Qualifications Would Be Nice To have:

  • NRO experience

  • Experience with testing, development work, or system integration

  • Collaborative mindset toward continuous process improvement

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $71,300-$146,200. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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