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Viper Mission Operations Integration Engineer

Company: Qualified Technical Services, Inc
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

-Work Location: NASA Ames Research Center - Mountain View, CAMinimum Citizenship: U.S. Citizen or Permanent ResidentJOB DESCRIPTION - -Viper Mission Operations Integration EngineerNASA, working with private industry, is planning our return to the Lunar Surface. For the first time since 1972, we are planning surface operations on the Moon. For the first time ever, we will conduct Lunar Polar explorations on the surface. These explorations will include both human and robotic missions. Join the team planning the first robotic lunar polar surface exploration. At NASA in Silicon Valley, we are designing a Lunar prospecting mission to search for water ice in a polar region on the Moon. The VIPER rover will launch as early as 2023.Responsibilities:As the Mission Operations Integration Engineer, you will be a member of the VIPER Mission System Team, responsible for the design and planning of real-time operations. This includes involvement in the development of procedures, flight rules, mission operational processes, mission timelines, command procedures, and operational integration of payloads. -REQUIREMENTS - -Viper Mission Operations Integration EngineerEducation: BS in Engineering (preferably Aerospace)Year(s) of Experience: 5+ years of experience in spacecraft operations on flown missions, either real time command and control in Earth orbit, and/or Cis-Lunar space, and/or sequenced operations in interplanetary space, or on a planetary surfaceCitizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent ResidentQualifications, Skills and Traits: -

  • Experience in developing, testing and simulating spacecraft operations processes, such as
  • Procedures
  • Flight Rules
  • Mission Timelines
  • Command Procedures
  • Demonstrated understanding of spacecraft systems from an operational perspectiveDesired Skills: -
    • Experience leading teams
    • Experience in payload integration
    • Spacecraft command scripting languages (YAMCS/Python, cFS/ATS-RTS)The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the QTS is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. QTS hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. QTS believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables them to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere. -

Keywords: Qualified Technical Services, Inc, Mountain View , Viper Mission Operations Integration Engineer, Engineering , Mountain View, California

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