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Expert Orbit Analyst

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Perspecta is seeking a part-time Expert Orbit Analyst to join our team.

Perspecta is a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nations most complex challenges.Our team of engineers, analysts, and developers work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.We continually push ourselvesto respond, to adapt, to go further.

When you join Perspecta, you ally yourself with some of the smartest, most dedicated people in the industry. From mission domain experts with decades of experience, to engineers and developers using the latest agile techniques, you will find a team of people youll be proud to learn from and work with.

Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many waysnot only through highly competitive salaries and benefits packages, but also with the opportunity to create a meaningful impact on projects that matter. We will provide you the flexibility to shape a role that helps develop the career you want.

Responsibilities include providing Orbit Analysis support to the following areas:

  • Perform and report on orbital analyses and trade studies for existing and future overhead SIGINT constellations
  • Coordinate, confirm and recommend adjustments to asset placement to meet current requirements and ensure utilization optimization
  • Utilize tool suites (government provided and in-house developed) to support the positioning of constellations
  • Respond to planner requests for collection potential, creation of data for orbital studies and reports, and support for outreach plans to explain asset adjustments to the community
  • Leverage expertise in orbitology, SIGINT topics, and applicable tools to support customer outreach and training initiatives


On-Call Employee - Responsibilities will vary

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience working in the Intelligence Community, preferably with a strong background in SIGINT and orbital science
  • Expertise with at least one SIGINT discipline
  • Experience in collection strategies, nodal placement, movement plans, and intelligence analysis experience is desired
  • Experience analyzing constellation-level system performance is desired
  • Experience evaluating and developing orbital adjustments to meet operational requirements is desired
  • Experience with SIGINT databases is desired
  • Strong systems analysis skills, with the ability to identify and accurately describe system issues
  • Extensive domain knowledge and demonstrated understanding of user needs and operational environments
  • Familiarity with the collection management processes, specifically the workflow to translate requirements to SIGINT collection tasking, and have a thorough understanding of TCPED process
  • Familiarity with payloads, and capabilities of on-orbit and future SIGINT spacecraft
  • Basic knowledge of RF
  • High degree of computer literacy with ability to rapidly learn complex applications and data tools
  • Familiarity with STK and SOMMS
  • Familiarity with Matlab, C++, C#, Perl, or Java
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; Demonstrated ability to clearly explain technical issues to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Customer focused and capable of representing the customer in community forums
  • Demonstrated motivation for learning and deepening of subject matter knowledge base

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About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-01-22 Expires: 2021-02-20

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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