Trainer - Mission Operations

Dulles, VA

Posted: 04/03/2020 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80481

Job Description

*** 3 Locations available - Colorado Springs CO, El Segundo CA or Dulles VA ***

Our client is looking for a Mission Ops Trainer who can provide key training developmental knowledge to multiple team’s National Security Space programs.  As a trainer, the selected candidate will be required to design and develop training material to support automated scenarios, mission exercises and certification check rides for the customer operations personnel. Other responsibilities include working with the Program Training Lead to identify training needs and develop training plans and curriculum such as reference guides, operational guides and evaluation tools.  The MOPs Trainer will also work with systems engineers to ensure training curriculum and scenarios accurately represent current operational documentation used during on-orbit checkout and commissioning of satellites as well as during execution of primary mission(s). The MOPs Trainer may also support system development activities such as requirements management, architecture development, integration and test and formal program milestones.  S/he will also be required to interface with program and customer personnel regularly.  Occasional shift work may also be required for the position to stay mission proficient on console.

Job Requirements

Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related field and at least 5 years of experience
  • Developing and delivering training plans, classroom training curriculum, classroom material and training aids for technical subjects
  • Designing and implementing training scenarios and requirements for training simulations; developing training requirements and operator certification requirements
  • Classroom instruction experience
  • Current TS/SCI clearance required
Desired Experience
  • Planning & execution of real-time spacecraft commissioning activities for commercial, NASA and/or 
  • DoD space missions
  • Space System simulator and test bed operations experience
  • An basic understanding of space/ground system components and spacecraft subsystems 
  • Instructional System Design experience- Detailed familiarity with space system operational documentation and procedures development
  • Development and testing of real-time executable mission operations procedures and executable scripts
  • Space system engineering activities such as requirements management, I&T, architecture, software    development of flight/ground software
  • - Instructional System Design (ISD) development experience
  • - CONOPS understanding and familiarization
  • - Scripting languages (Perl, Python, etc.) and/or Matlab; Agile development concepts
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