Space Operations Safety Analyst

Professional Fort Belvoir, Virginia


Job Title:  Space Operations Safety Analyst

Job ID: #331


Job Description: 

Omitron is seeking candidates for Space Operations Safety Analyst positions. Depending on their qualifications, a candidate will initially fill one of four positions and cross-train into others. Positions include prediction and analysis of orbital conjunctions and close approaches between space objects; electromagnetic interference prediction and analysis; and 24/7 crew shift operator. Requires sometimes being on-call or shift work.


The selected analyst will use systems and software, applying their expertise to perform technical and operational analysis, and to produce products for reports and briefings. Additionally, the analyst must coordinate and integrate relevant information and findings with others to develop and deliver products enabling the customer to understand situations and make decisions.


US citizenship required. EEO/AA


Technical Skill Requirements:


Satellite Tool Kit (STK, AGI), Matlab.  Programming with Perl or other scripting languages, familiarity with Fortran, C and C++. Experience with Linux Red Hat, Fedora, or CentOS.


Must have excellent computer, technical, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint). Must have the ability to multi-task in a dynamic crew environment, and be capable of applying innovative technical analysis to solve problems. Must have the ability to prepare and present complex ideas in a clear and coherent form and present them to an audience.


Required Experience:

Space operations experience including at least one of the following: radar, electronic warfare or related field or phenomena; Orbit Analysis; electro-opical systems and laser operations. Ability to apply problem solving methodologies to complex, ambiguous technical and operational problems is required for this position.


Required Degree:

Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or Operations Research is required plus 4 years’ experience. Master's degree is highly desired.


Job Location:

Chantilly, VA and Ft. Belvoir, VA area


Security Clearance Requirements:

A Top Secret/SCI clearance; current polygraph or agreement to take a polygraph.

US citizenship required.   EEO/AA.  E-Verify Participation.


Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.



Company Overview

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.

 Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply. E-Verify Participation.