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Blue Canyon Technologies

Mission Operations Engineer

Systems Engineering – Boulder, Colorado
Department Systems Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

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 Engineer to join our team. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current TS/SCI security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Engineering, System or Computer science discipline
  • 5 or more years of experience in satellite operations, including real-time spacecraft/payload operations support and flight product development and test
  • Familiarity with all aspects of the satellite system life cycle, including mission and instrument operations system design, launch, commissioning and operations
  • Experience in generation of conops plans, procedures, and timelines
  • Proficiency in verification and/or validation of operations procedures and software

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to mission operations concept and flight product development
  • Create and maintain requirements for ground/flight segments and assist with requirements verification and validation
  • Create mission operations documentation, procedures, command scripts and timelines
  • Develop and maintain ground segment software and tools in support of flight operations
  • Support integration and test of the ground segment and flight segment
  • Provide training to Spacecraft Engineers and Online Operations Engineers
  • Perform and/or assist with real-time spacecraft/payload command and control during launch and early orbit
  • Perform trending and analysis of spacecraft/payload performance and assist with anomaly investigations.
  • Perform and/or assist with real-time spacecraft/payload command and control during launch and early orbit
  • Perform trending and analysis of spacecraft/payload performance and assist with anomaly investigations.

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.

 Please submit a resume plus cover letter.

Please provide salary history and expectations.

 

www.bluecanyontech.com

 

 

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  • Location
    Boulder, Colorado
  • Department
    Systems Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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