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CACI International Orbital Analyst (OA) in Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado

Orbital Analyst (OA)

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 Orbital Analyst (OA) to join our Advanced Solutions Group, within the National Security and Innovative Solutions Sector.

What you’ll Get To Do:

CACI is currently looking for a orbital Analyst to join our FROST (Front Range operations and Sustainment Team) Sustainment Team supporting the National reconnaissance Office (NRO) client located at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, Colorado! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals as part of the operations team supporting the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. NRO builds and operates a series of spacecraft at the cutting edge of technical innovation.

More About the Role:

  • This individual will participate in the operations of the NOPS LANCE and supporting networks enabling satellite commanding on-orbit and launch activities. FROST thrives in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. As part of a hardworking team of engineers and operators, you will optimize acquisition of space vehicles for a range of launch vehicle configurations, including modeling the corresponding kinematic and dynamic characteristics, develop integrated design solutions, and support trade studies on system design and architectures. Other responsibilities include documentation and maintenance of analysis inputs, models, and reports.

  • Strong orbital mechanics fundamentals

  • Strong flight mechanics/dynamics fundamentals

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with a TS/SCI and eligible/willing to take CI polygraph

  • 5 years OA experience

  • Experience in launch, spacecraft and reentry systems

  • Experience using trajectory analysis tools such as POST, OTIS, STK Astrogator, or Copernicus

  • Experience with SPADOC

  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with post-flight data analysis

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent technical field

  • Familiarity with satellite command and control systems

  • Demonstrated understanding of launch vehicle and satellite launch ascent, test, and on-orbit operational processes, practices, and procedures

  • Be a team player and work in a genuinely collaborative team environment

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with a strong work ethic

  • Effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with other Government agencies and mission partners

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, mission-focused environment

These Qualifications Would Be Nice To have:

  • NRO experience

  • Experience using MATLAB/Simulink

  • Thorough knowledge of Government launch and on-orbit commanding policy and procedures as well as interface requirements.

  • Experience with Agile Management tools

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 55 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: There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, 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, life insurance, retirement and savings.

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$65,300.00 - $134,000.00

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.