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Remote Systems Operator Maxar Technologies Reston, VA Apply Now on Partner Site Please review the job details below.Maxar s looking to add a Remote Systems Operator to our team in Reston, VA. In this role, you will be doing operational technology demonstrations for maritime-based sensor collection.Life with UsProject:We're supporting a customer with the exciting mission of operationally testing maritime collection platforms that fill key intelligence gaps.? ??Career:?We?re very serious about professional development and continuing education. We offer everyone the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has some amazing resources at its disposal specifically for this purpose. You will work with your direct supervisor and/or a mentor to set appropriate goals and design a plan to help you make consistent progress.This position:We are looking for someone who understands the criticality of mission operations and can execute at ops tempo. You will receive training for this position ? you bring operational experience, an exposure to Linux and various GUIs, and a desire and willingness to learn, and we?ll train you on the rest!?Ideal candidates for this position will have had exposure to computer programs with ?unrefined? GUIs, Matlab, Unix, GIS, Open Jump, QGIS, or basic programming experience.? You will not be expected to program, but you?ll need to be nimble in how you approach software.?Who has succeeded in transitioning to these types of positions historically?? Military who have deployed, are used to working with an operational checklist and a dynamic and changing target set.?Those with a background in meteorology, oceanography, fishery, or marine sciences. Those who have worked on a submarine. P3 pilots. UAV operators. People who are excited about this mission and willing to learn, regardless of their background!Day-to-Day with your Colleagues:You will work with the senior watch stander and watch commander and support the operation of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) and evaluate physical oceanographic UUV data.?You will be provided with tasking and in turn recognize basic instrument and/or data inconsistencies and inform your superiors.?Using your experience understanding and applying standard operating procedures for the control of UUVs, you will assist with the deployment, operation and recovery of UUVs and collection of physical oceanographic data.You will stay on schedule and perform accurate analysis of collected data.You will leverage Matlab and other tools to automated data analysis through scripting.You will leverage specialized command and control (C2) software.Your schedule will vary; shift work and/or call-back duty will be required.You will need to follow records (hard and soft) management instructions to ensure maintenance, storage and destruction procedures are followed.You won?t be expected to know everything on Day 1; you will attend formal training courses, receive tailored instructions, guidance, on-the-job training and supervision to help you operate independently over time.You will be required to work shifts (12 hr on / 12 hr off) for a few weeks at a time, a few times a year.You will have the opportunity to support other missions during ?down time,? with the details depending on what best matches your skills and interests.Minimum Requirements:Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be willing and able to obtain a CI polygraph.Requires 1 year of relevant experienceRequires a Bachelor?s degree in a physical science or related field. 4 years of additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.Experience supporting the DOD and/or IC.Desired Qualifications:Experience using Matlab and other analysis tools to automate analysis through scripting.Experience adjusting basic UUV parameters as they apply to data collection.Experience with automated data collection and application of scientific methods to data analysis.Experience with Unix-based and PC computers for data processing and analysis.An understanding of UUV control systems.Strong oral and written communication skills.#cjpostMAXAR Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off. New Posted Jan 24th Apply Today