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Blue Canyon Technologies

Mission Operations Success Engineer

Mission Success – Boulder, Colorado
Department Mission Success
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Blue Canyon Technologies is a leading provider of turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, and ESPA-class. We specialize in precision pointing platforms based upon our high-performance attitude determination and control components. BCT’s highly experienced staff has developed low-cost, flight-proven, high-performance, high-reliability spacecraft systems and components that enable a wide range of missions for academic, commercial, and government applications. Our state-of-the-art spacecraft and subsystems are supporting LEO, GEO, Lunar, and interplanetary missions.

Blue Canyon Technologies is looking for Mission Operations Success Engineer to join our team. The Mission Operations Success Engineer reports to the Safety & Mission Success Manager and works in concert with program management team members.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a technical discipline (e.g., engineering field) or equivalent discipline (e.g., math, physics, chemistry, etc.).
  • 5 years’ experience in a key Mission Operations or Success role
  • Experience in any of the following discipline; Reliability, Parts Engineering, or Radiation Effects
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems and Processes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Anomaly Resolution Team activities as required.
  • Improves operational reliability of programs during mission operations
  • Active participation in Operational Readiness Reviews, and other reviews and audits with the ability to make risk-informed decisions for Mission Success.
  • Facilitate, when appropriate, Software Quality Assurance (SQA) support during post launch software development, Flight Software modifications, and resolution of software related Anomaly Investigation Reports.
  • Provide program manager with visibility into mission operations success processes and recommend actions as appropriate
  • Provides leadership in the identification, mitigation, and communication of Mission Operations Success status and Risk Assessments to Safety & Mission Success.
  • Understand and mitigate risks associated with radiation effects

Working conditions

This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filling cabinets and fax machines.

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

*All employees of BCT possessing or attempting to gain government clearance will be required to successfully pass a drug test.

Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other protected factor.

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