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Mission Operations Training Specialist (TS/SCI) in Pasadena, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Pasadena, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is hiring immediately for a  Mission Operations Training Specialist  in Pasadena  California.

Must have a current U.S. Government Top Secret (TS) security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) accesses.

The Successful candidate will have the opportunity to support exciting projects with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The successful candidate will have overarching responsibility for execution of mission operations training and readiness activities. Will be the primary training interface to customer. This is a position for an energetic and multi-disciplined lead engineer who is customer-focused, articulate, reacts well to changes, can multi-task, and work well independently and within an integrated team environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Providing leadership for detailed system level operations training and execution
•Developing and documenting training plans, flight school curriculum and certification records
•Designing operations simulations and training scenarios
•Assessing and ensuring readiness of operations support personnel
•Contributing and participating in mission operations system validation
•Participating in the design and execution of the Integrated Ground V&V campaign
•Supporting program milestones

Education / Work Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, EE, CS, or related technical discipline with a minimum of 9 years of related experience; Master's degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 7 years of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 5 years related experience.

Required Skills:

•Systems Engineering knowledge and lifecycle experience in one or more of the following areas: mission operations systems (MOS), ground data systems (GDS), and system verification and validation (V&V).
•Demonstrated life cycle experience in the development and transition of mission operations.
•Direct experience in developing operations support elements.
•Direct experience in designing operations simulations and flight school curriculum.
•Direct experience in working effectively across multiple organizations.
•Experience using requirements management systems such as DOORs.
•Ability to quickly grasp new concepts and incorporate innovations.
•Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills required for customer interface

Desirable Skills:

•Knowledge and experience in applicable DoD policies and procedures pertaining to Ground Systems and Mission Operations •Strong Information Technology skills and proficiency in: database applications such as FileMaker Pro and MySQL; scripting languages such as Python and STOL; Linux operating systems; and cloud computing services

•Experience in ground operations modeling and simulation

•Demonstrated understanding in ground software systems engineering

•Prior experience working in a 24x7, high-availability, operations engineering environment

•Understanding of JPL Flight Project Practices and Design Principles

Work Location:

The successful candidate will be required to work in Pasadena CA, there may be limited travel required for this position.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and redeployment assistance.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.