GPS Transition Engineering Advisor Job
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Colorado Springs, CO 80915, US
Engineering & Technology
BAE Systems is seeking a GPS Operations Transition Technical Adviser for the Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Team in Colorado Springs, CO. The GPS SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support, and subject matter expertise to Space Systems Command (SSC) and other GPS customers. The Team also provides systems engineering and analysis services to include system development, enterprise and system architecture, acquisition, testing, operations, and sustainment support for existing and new capabilities. Team members provide an enterprise perspective for identification and review of risks and risk mitigation plans and work to institutionalize systems engineering best practices across the SSC.
Major duties of this position include:
Provides Analytics for Transition execution with key insights in Data Migration and Synchronization Accuracy, and Operational Control Segment-Next (OCX) Transition Performance Criteria and Transition Comparison Tolerances
Analyzes and leads coordination of the eight (8) required Transition Comparison Tool SME Teams to include: Commanding, GPS Information Network (GIN) IN Zero Age of Data (ZAOD) Products, Ephemeris and Clock (Pre/Post Processed), Navigation Uploads, High Accuracy Navigation User (HANU) message files, Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR) Schedule Processing, Processed S-Band Telemetry, and Operational Limits and Thresholds
Plans, integrates and makes technical recommendations in the execution of GPS Transition to Operations activities to create a seamless transition from Architectural Evolution Plan (AEP) to OCX
Coordinates with government and external test organizations to integrate and synchronize test and transition activities
Assesses and provides technical recommendations to the GPS Transition Director based upon analysis, test, and observation of OCX system performance and readiness for operations, coordination with developers, government customers, and fellow SE&I team members
Salary Range- $117,000-198,900
Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications such as skills, education, and experience.
At BAE Systems, we believe in supporting our employees in all aspects of their life including health, financial, and well-being. Employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance, health savings accounts, 401(k), disability coverage, life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program and other perks that offer discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance, as well as a legal plan. Our leave programs include paid time off, holidays, as well as other types of leave including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor’s Degree with 20+ years of relevant experience
Current DoD Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance
Knowledge of GPS Operations, Sustainment, Test, and Transition
Development or sustainment engineering knowledge of OCX and/or AEP
Knowledge of development lifecycle, project integration, and stakeholder processes
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Master or Doctorate in technical field, such as Engineering, Math, or Sciences
Active TS/SCI Clearance
Direct experience managing operational transitions and fielding of complex systems
AF acquisition professional education
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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