Job Title: Flight Safety Watch Stander

Job ID: #395

Job Overview:

Omitron is seeking candidates for a Flight Safety Watch Stander crew position opening. The Flight Safety Watch Standers perform and maintain 24x7 flight safety operational readiness by validating orbit data for integrity and consistency prior to use in orbit analysis and operating flight safety systems to calculate and report on-orbit conjunctions between objects and radio frequency deconfliction predictions.

The Flight Safety Watch Stander also supports launch and other operations throughout the mission lifecycle and operates communications networks and displays during special events. Additionally, the candidate will use their analysis and situational awareness to coordinate and integrate findings across multiple crew positions and functional areas to develop and deliver products enabling prioritization of courses of action. This position requires shift work.

US citizenship required. EEO/AA. E-Verify Participation.

Skill Requirements:

  • Satellite Tool Kit (STK, AGI), Astrodynamic Support Workstation, Matlab.
  • Programming with Perl or other scripting languages, familiarity with Fortran, C and C++. Experience with Linux Red Hat, Fedora, or CentOS.
  • Must have excellent computer, technical, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint)
  • Must have the ability and willingness to multi-task in a dynamic crew environment, and be capable of applying innovative technical analysis to solve client problems
  • Must have the ability to prepare and present complex ideas in a clear and coherent form and present them to an audience
  • Shift work required


Required Experience:

4 years in Space Operations. Demonstrated ability to apply problem solving methodologies to complex, ambiguous problems.

Required Degree:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or Operations Research is required plus 4 years’ experience preferred. 10 years’ experience in space operations in lieu of degree.

Job Location:

Ft. Belvoir, VA area

Security Clearance and Other Requirements:

A Top Secret/SCI clearance; current polygraph or agreement to take a polygraph.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

For compliance with new Executive Order 14042 regarding Government Contractors, you will be required to provide documentation of Full Coronavirus Vaccination Status to Omitron, and to the designated personnel of the subcontracting, contracting and/or federal officials.US citizenship required. EEO/AA. E-Verify Participation.

Company Overview:

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.


Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer. Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.