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Mission Planner, Engineering Planner II Raytheon
Suitland, MD

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What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program is developing the next-generation weather satellite system and operating the current weather satellite constellation to provide decision quality weather data to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the nation's weather data users. Raytheon is developing, deploying, and sustaining the JPSS Command, Control, and Communications Segment (C3S), the Interface Data Processing Segment (IDPS), and the Field Terminal Segment (FTS). For more information on JPSS, see:

The Mission Operations Team (MOT) of Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is seeking a an engineering Mission Planner to provide support to the JPSS Common Ground System (CGS) operated by Raytheon at the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility (NSOF) in Suitland, Maryland. This position is located at the NSOF.

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and scheduling ground and satellite activities within the JPSS CGS. The position is staffed normal business hours however does require occasional shift work when necessary. The Mission Planner will be responsible for understanding the entire system to include Space/Ground links, Ground Station support equipment, data transport systems, Mission Planning software, hardware and architecture, and the White Sands (TDRSS) system, and other internal and external interfaces and the interdependencies therein.

Must be able to pass a national agency background check in order to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) for access to customer IT systems.

Required Skills:

* Define scheduling tasks and events used to allocate system resources.
* Use Raytheon Equinox® scheduling software conducting resource allocation and de-confliction.
* Determine when contacts with ground stations are needed.
* Generate stored command loads for satellites.
* Distribute the completed, validated schedule.
* Generate performance assessment reports to improve performance of the JPSS CGS.
* Receive and process Mission Task Requests from authorized sensor vendors.

Desired Skills

* Proven teaming skills fostering synergy among the various ops teams.
* Excellent communications skills.
* Experience in the IBM Rational Suite of systems.

Required Education:

University Degree and 2 years relevant experience,


Minimum of eight years relevant experience.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 137500BR 137500

Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

None / Not Required


Engineering Technology

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

MD - Suitland

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

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