CACI International Sr. Operations Technician in Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado
Sr. Operations Technician
Job Category: Engineering and Technical Support
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 Operations Technician to join our Advanced Solutions Group, within the National Security and Innovative Solutions Sector.
What You’ll Get to Do :
This individual is a full-level Mission Operator in support of the mission systems at the NRO Network Operations Squadron (NOPS). The Operator will conduct mission/program specific real time spacecraft/satellite flight and must be able to convey information in a clear and articulate manner as well as clearly communicate the impacts, effects, and interconnections with other NOPS mission parameters to all levels of leadership. The Operator will be required to lead a team supporting mission integration and Day-of-Launch planning, as well as cradle-to-grave launch and on-orbit support activities. This Operator should have a desire to develop themselves, maturing both the program and their own professional growth, as well as mentor subordinates to enhance their professional growth. The Operator should be able to work as an essential part of a team of teams executing aggressive DEVOPS approach willing and able to clearly communicate operational requirements to developers to sustain a developing operational baseline in a badgeless and mission-focused environment.
More About the Role
Leader supporting Office of Space Launch NOPS mission, operations personnel, and infrastructure. 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 of system security. You will conduct mission/program specific real time spacecraft/satellite flight operations during readiness, execution and evaluation phases. Develop detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support in areas such as orbit dynamics, satellite performance analysis, command and control of on-orbit satellites. Provide technical direction for on orbit mission support, plan for critical vehicle malfunctions and recommend alternate operating techniques to continue maximum mission support. Provide failure analysis of the performance of the orbiting satellites via telemetry data. Utilize system software to accomplish all spacecraft control tasks and recommend improvements. Analyze and validate software performance. Perform flight length orbit adjust and daily special event studies. Requires successful completion of a certification program executed as on-the-job training. This position is 24x7 and will require rotating shifts for training and periodic vacation coverage. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves program support deficiencies. Assist with designing and defining information technology (IT) system architecture for integration of multiple platforms, operating systems, and applications across the NOPS enterprise. Develops and documents the framework for operations and standards. Assists in the development and management of an architecture governance process. Maintains knowledge of changes in technologies.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications :
Active TS/SCI with polygraph, will consider without a poly if willing to take one
5-7 years launch or satellite operations
Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant technical experience in launch or satellite operations
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
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with a strong work ethic
Effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail NRO experience
Willingness to mentor and lead other operational professionals
Thorough knowledge of Government launch policy and procedures
Thorough understanding of Government Satellite Vehicle launch and on-orbit interface requirements
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:
Experience with agile management tools
Experience with scripting, knowledge and expertise with Java, Python etc.
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: The proposed salary range for this position is $71,800-$147,200. 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.