Terra Command & Data Handling Subsystem Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


Terra Command & Data Handling Subsystem Engineer

KBR is looking for a Terra Command and Data Handling (C&DH) Subsystem Engineer for the GSMO-2 Project at Goddard Space Flight Center.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Directly report to the Terra Flight Systems Manager (FSM)

• Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the C&DH. subsystem for the spacecraft (components include Solid State Recorder, Science Formatting Equipment, the Master Oscillator, etc)

• Monitor the trending and analysis data for the C&DH subsystems on a daily, weekly, monthly and long term basis

• Submit monthly and other report status of the C&DH subsystem as needed

• Assist online engineers in identifying and correcting C&DH problems encountered in real-time at anytime, including off-hours/weekends

• Assist offline engineers in identifying and correcting spacecraft issues

• Understand Fault Detection, Isolation and Recovery (FDIR) and how to respond to all C&DH related spacecraft anomalies

• Develop/Create process improvements, enhancements for the C&DH subsystems and spacecraft in order to improve accuracy or efficiency

• Assist Operations Engineer to plan and develop EOS Automation SSR data capture monitoring and notification.

• Create and update C&DH procedures, telemetry pages, telemetry plots, etc

• Attend all necessary meeting related to the C&DH subsystem and spacecraft. This can include leading C&DH related meetings and/or providing inputs for the C&DH subsystem.

• Plan/execute/analyze all C&DH activities (e.g. clock and leap second adjustments)

• Train new online engineers about the C&DH subsystem, including refresher CORE exercises

Education Requirement:

BS degree in engineering or related discipline (Math and Physics)


At least 6 months spacecraft operations experience

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

Prefer 1-year spacecraft operations experience

Prefer 1 year of experience on EOS missions (Terra, Aqua, or Aura)

Prefer experience with Terra, ECLIPSE, ITPS, MMS, SSIM, MS Office, VBA, Matlab, Python

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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