Flight Operations Engineer

Professional State College, Pennsylvania


Job Title: Flight Operations Engineer

Job  ID:          #344

Job Description: 

Seeking a full-time Flight Operations Engineer for the mission operations of an on-orbit NASA satellite mission.  Responsibilities include:

  • Mission operations support including mission planning and scheduling, real-time operations, health and safety monitoring, performance analysis and trending, and anomaly investigation and resolution
  • Maintenance and configuration management of operations procedures and operations products (command procedures, project database, display pages, and configuration monitors)
  • Ground system automation monitoring and data distribution verification
  • Ground system sustainment support including testing of system upgrades
  • On-call operations support on rotational basis, respond to alerts and investigate anomalous conditions
  • Coordination with NASA customers and interfacing organizations, status reporting

 Required Experience:          

Candidate must have at least 2-5 years of experience with mission operations and be familiar with spacecraft systems, ground systems, interfaces, and mission operations processes. Candidate must possess excellent communications skills and ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.


Prior flight operations experience on a NASA or NOAA mission is preferred.  Knowledge of RF communications, and spacecraft command and control systems is also preferred.  Ability to perform System Administration functions is a plus.

US citizenship required.  EEO/AA

Required Degree:     

BS degree in relevant field (Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Engineering)


Job Location:

State College, PA.     


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.