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Parsons Corporation Operations Support Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret

Job Description:

MAJOR FUNCTION: Maintain proficiency of Flight Operations Procedures (FOP), spacecraft subsystems, ops tool, and ops concepts. Support of routine, special and contingency operations during on orbit operations, mission readiness and Satellite Operations for a unique satellite system and Colorado Springs, CO.

Responsibilities - Essential Functions

Operations Support Specialist

  • Ability to perform duties assigned to the operations team.

  • Support operations to include satellite launch and early orbit operations, on-orbit operations, and end-of-life

  • Perform payload mission, scheduling, data trending and analysis, real-time operations, and spacecraft anomaly identification and resolution

  • Support and coordinate with Operations Director and mission partners in the daily coordination of the mission to include anomaly resolution, system conflicts and daily status as required

  • Responsible for scheduling and supporting ground system sustainment and system upgrades

Required Skills/Abilities – Competencies

  • Experience with orbital operations and mission management

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with and communicate with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team

  • Analyze activities associated with both ground operational systems and spacecraft operational systems

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools

  • Experience with Ground equipment/RF equipment

  • Experience in integration, and/or verification and validation

  • Experience with complex satellite ground systems, particularly previous deployment of developed systems to ground station operations

  • Experience working in an Agile or DevOps development environment, being part of a highly integrated team working closely with the spacecraft, software, hardware, integration and development

Required Education and Experience

  • No degree and 10+ years related technical experience

  • Associates and 5+ years, or

  • Bachelor’s and no experience.

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $67,400.00 and a maximum annual salary of $118,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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