Northrop Grumman Imagery Analyst 3 (Sensor Operator) in Patuxent River, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technical Services has an immediate need for an experienced Imagery Analyst to work in Pax River, MD. Seeking dependable SO/IA (sensor operator/ imagery analyst) professional knowledgeable in image processing and in the integration/operation of sensor systems and peripheral equipment on the BAMS-D UAV platform.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring the sensor payload system; regularly check setup parameters of sensor equipment; responding to ad hoc and dynamic re-tasking as required by mission objectives based on customer requirements

  • Coordinating directly with pilot during tactical imaging portions of flight; providing assistance to pilot in performing communications duties and emergency procedures

  • Coordinating with external users as required; maintains data logs collected during mission; and disseminates information as needed.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with various contractors, government civilians, and military members during technical training and product briefings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science with six (6) plus years of related experience with a background as a sensor operator/imagery analyst. (10 plus years experience as an imagery analyst in lieu of degree will be considered.)

  • Strong avionics and computer experience.

  • Secret Level Security Clearance required.

  • FAA Class III Flight Physical required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Military Aircrew with UAV Sensor Operator or Mission Payload Operator experience.

  • Previous Global Hawk experience a plus.

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