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Tracking T2 Technical Lead

Company: Altus LLC
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Altus provides best value engineering, management consulting, and information services to exceptional customers in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, other government agencies, academia, and commercial industry. Altus is a trusted advisor and a forward-thinking provider of service to our customers. We integrate technical, programmatic, and acquisition disciplines to build fully defined and executable solutions - all focused-on mission success.
Altus is looking for candidates to fill the role of a senior level Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) lead. This position is a Telework position, acceptable from these locations: DC Metro, Colorado Springs, CO; Huntsville, AL; Los Angeles, CA; Melbourne, FLKey Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and guide integration of multiple space vehicles in the Tracking Layer (MFOV/OPIR) constellation to form low-latency mesh network and connect to other layers, warfighters, partner systems.
  • Oversee and guide integrated space vehicle systems, including integration of mission payloads (OPIR Payloads, RF communications, Optical communications, onboard data processor) with satellite buses.
  • Oversee and guide OPIR payload design, development, integration, and test activities.
  • Oversee integration of the Space vehicle (SV) into the SDA's ground system network design and with the other satellite vendors to create the mesh network.
  • Coordinate the development of operational procedures for optical link payloads, including joining networks, maintaining connections, and mission planning.
  • Oversee the development of the SV's flight software and solutions to maintain the on-orbit mesh network.
  • Oversee Integration, Assembly and Test activities.
  • Characterize the impact of space vehicles and payload design decisions on mission effectiveness.
  • Support M&S development and analysis for Transport Layer
  • Identify capability gaps and devise Transport Layer actions to help address those gaps
  • Frequent interaction with government, SETA, FFRDC, and external stakeholders
  • Identifying key architecture and system level trades
  • Developing Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) for new capabilities and coordinating them across the affected organizations
  • Developing enterprise, system, functional, performance, and interface requirements
  • Preparing briefings for senior decision makers
    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in STEM (science, technical, engineering, math) or related discipline with at least 10 years of relevant experience
    • Active Top-Secret clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI;
    • Prior experience with satellite acquisition, design and test
    • Ability to evaluate contractor designs and support schedule/risk related issues.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and energetic environment.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Telework is acceptable from these locations: DC Metro, Colorado Springs, CO; Los Angeles, CA; Huntsville, AL
      Altus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status or domestic violence victim status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment and hiring, job assignment/placement, promotion, upgrading, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, rates of pay or other compensation, internship, and training.

Keywords: Altus LLC, Chantilly , Tracking T2 Technical Lead, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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