KBRwyle Systems Engineer in Greenbelt, Maryland

Systems Engineer


The EOS Operations Engineer(s), under the technical direction of the EOS Operations Manager or Deputy Operations Manager, is responsible for monitoring the health-and-safety of NASAs Terra, Aqua, Aura satellites, while assisting with all aspects of EOS operations. Tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform Online Operational shift work for the EOS spacecraft if needed

-Health and safety evaluation of spacecraft subsystem performance

-Manage the onboard solid state recorder and ensure that all data is captured

-Daily load verification and uplink (Stored Command loads & Ephemeris/NAV loads)

  • Execute special commanding (i.e. spacecraft maneuvers, instrument activities)

  • Respond to Real-Time and Back-orbit out of limit (OOL) conditions

  • Respond as required to off-hour anomalies

  • Coordinate and collaborate with the other FOT leadership members to effectively and safely implement the EOS mission requirements.

  • Assist with the EOS Operations training and certification plan

  • Assist with Contingency Operations Readiness Exercises (COREs)

  • As a senior Online Engineer act as a role model and mentor to the Online

  • Operations team to ensure that the EOS Online team continues to deliver a quality product

  • Work in concert with the Online Engineers to ensure that sound engineering and operations processes are practiced and continuously improved

  • Facilitate process improvements for EOS operations

  • Assist OCEs with additional projects and tasks including automation tools/scripts

  • Augment the Online Engineering expertise provided by the Online Engineers, with broad operational knowledge and overall mission perspective

  • Update/Maintenance/Creation of spacecraft documentation (SOPs, R&Is, MIRs, etc. to maintain information to current operational level)

  • Disseminate information to other FOT stakeholders

  • Coordinate with the FOT Management, Software Development and Ground System Engineering and other mission stakeholders to help maintain ground system hardware/software delivery schedules

  • Perform hardware, software & interface tests as directed by the Operations Manager

  • Assists in reducing operations resource contention and mitigate risks in performing ground system activities thereby ensuring safe operations for all missions

  • Support EOS Automation development

-Automation testing (I&T and OPS testing)

-Evaluate new ways for implementing automation or streamlining Operations

-Develop, maintain, and improve tools to automate EOS Operational processes

-Assist with automation related training

  • Represent the EOS missions at routine, ad hoc, and other periodic meetings, including:

Weekly Operations status meetings

-Ground System Activities

-FOT Automation Meetings

-FOT Configuration Control Board (CCB)

Discrepancy Review Board (DRB)

EMOS Configuration Control Board (ECRB)


BS Degree in Engineering or a related science plus 0 to 2 years of related experience.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: US-US-MD-Greenbelt

Req ID: 1063470