ARES Corporation Systems Analyst, Sr - Launch Performance Analysis Vandenberg AFB, Lompoc, CA in Lompoc, California
ARES Corporation seeks an experienced candidate to support the operation, maintenance, and sustainment of the US Air Force's Launch and Service Contract (LISC). As part of this team, your work will directly support Vandenberg Air Force Base’s efforts to successfully launch rockets into space.
Performs moderately complex systems analysis and research activities on LTRS Range system hardware and software to identify root causes for anomalous performance and develop graphics and narrative reports that effectively communicate analysis results and recommended mitigation strategies to the customer
Performs post-launch systems analysis functions using analytic software modeling tools such as AGI Satellite Tool Kit (STK), MatLab, and all MS Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access and Outlook) to model theoretical vs. actual performance of launch vehicles to support Radar, Command Destruct, Range Safety and Telemetry anomaly analysis and equipment commitment planning
Resolves customer concerns with analysis details and products and responds to suggestions for improvements
Evaluates technical documentation of peer analysts as part of structured peer review process for all documents
Researches, analyzes and reports on emerging negative anomaly trends to help coordinate with Sustaining Engineering principals for corrective actions needed to ensure continued mission support capabilities
Evaluates junior analyst reporting products to ensure accuracy and compliance with Company quality standard
Desired analytical and design skills at multiple product levels
Effective communication skills to interface with customers, support personnel and management, and for providing high-quality documentation to customers
Excellent problem-solving skills for detailed data analysis and detection of latent issues in data products or equipment and vehicle performance
Creative thinking and methodical analysis and documentation skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to switch between tasks quickly
Solid conflict management skills
The ability to exercise diplomacy within a team environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills with specific emphasis on attention to detail
Experience working with modeling software such as AGI STK, GIANT and MatLab desired; ability to use modeling techniques to analyze pre-/post-launch performance trends and anomalous behavior of Range systems and launch vehicles
Desired experience working in a systems engineering environment and supporting design, developmental and sustainment engineering disciplines
Experience working in a fast-paced, diverse environment with regimented reporting structure and short suspense dates on reports to customers
Experience working with relational databases, scheduling software and other related technologies
The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours, on holidays or weekends to support specific launch mission or project requirements
Occasional travel may be required
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance, which includes U.S.
Citizenship or U.S. naturalization
Valid U.S. Driver’s License required
In order to be selected for this position you must have:
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, math or related technical field preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Five or more years of detailed analysis of aerospace system performance
Security Clearance Statement: Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
ARES is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.