Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
KBR is seeking an Orbital Analyst to join our team at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM.
This position supports satellite operations at the RDT&E Support Complex (RSC) on Kirtland AFB, performing orbit analysis and provide satellite mission engineering support to a variety of satellites in Low Earth, Medium, and Geosynchronous Orbits. This person is responsible for ensuring accurate determination of spacecraft orbits, collision avoidance (COLA) analysis and plans, maneuver planning, scripting to automate tasks, identification of solar and lunar intrusion conditions on spacecraft sensors, generation of satellite event tables and evaluation of future orbit software and systems. The position supports a 24/7 operations center. The position may require periodic shift work and availability for on-call support.
KBR operates a variety of satellites for the Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) as part of the Space Test & Engineering Contract (STEC) contract at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM. This contract supports on-orbit operations of six unique satellites, with more scheduled to launch over the next 3 years. We are looking for high quality, motivated professionals to join our team.
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WHO WE ARE:
KBR Government Solutions delivers mission critical, full life cycle services that improve military readiness, drive innovation, and help ensure mission success. Since WWII, we have led many of the federal government’s most important programs in the areas of defense, space and technology. Today, our employees are solving some of the world’s most challenging problems and inspiring the future. KBR Government Solutions core capabilities include engineering, operations, logistics, science, program and acquisition management, IT, cyber and security services.
Learn more about KBR by visiting www.kbr.com/careers .
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Job: Engineering Operations
Primary Location: US-US-NM-Albuquerque
Req ID: 1084488