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Orbital Debris Laboratory Measurement Analyst - Space Systems

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) develops, integrates, and applies new and innovative technologies to meet the challenges of working in space and other harsh environments. We are ideally positioned to meet the growing needs of NASA and the expanding commercial and Department of Defense (DOD) markets.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Are you passionate about solving complex problems? Join our talented team as an Orbital Debris Laboratory Measurement Analyst and become a vital contributor to support NASA as an Oceaneering Teammate on the JSC Engineering, Technology, and Science (JETS) II contract. As an integral part of our organization, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the flawless execution of NASA's mission working is a laboratory environment used to simulate ground-based telescopic measurements and perform microscopic inspections of spacecraft materials, including materials returned from space .

This role will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the thrilling world of deep space exploration. Your contributions will ensure that our services not only meet - but outperform all standards and expectations. As an Orbital Debris Laboratory Measurement Analyst , you'll find yourself at the forefront of innovation, collaborating with a passionate team who shares your dedication to excellence. If you're seeking to immerse yourself in an environment where your skills and expertise will make a genuine impact, we invite you to join our team!

We are seeking someone with a keen eye for detail, a strong commitment to owning their work, and providing superior quality. You should be a person who thrives in a diverse environment and who is comfortable communicating at all levels of the organization. To be successful in this role, you should have a sense of genuine, engaging curiosity, and a desire for growth and continuous learning.

Someone in this role would typically have a bachelor's degree in Engineering.

**International travel may be required/straight time overtime/9-80 work schedule (every other Friday off) may be available**

Duties & Responsibilities

Some of your major responsibilities will include:

  • Support scientific data acquisition, analysis, and development of an in-situ sensor to be used in low Earth orbit.
  • Work closely with JETS Orbital Debris Research & Science Operations (ODRSO) colleagues and NASA customers.
  • Present work products to customers and counterparts in written and verbal formats.
  • Support and participate in technical interchange meetings.
  • Perform other tasks assigned.


    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience with spectroscopy, microscopy, Charged Coupled Devices (CCDs) and/or telescopes.
    • Experience in data analysis using MATLAB, Python, or other similar programming languages.
    • Experience with design of experiment methodology.
    • Experience with laboratory measurement methods and record keeping.
      • BS degree in Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Astronomy or relevant discipline from an accredited college or university plus two (2) years of relevant experience.
      • Experience with Space Situational Awareness astronomy, orbital debris, and micrometeoroid environments.
      • Astrometric/photometric/radiometric data reduction and analysis experience.
      • Experience with spacecraft design, development, testing, and/or documentation.
      • Familiarity with orbital mechanics.
      • Work effectively in interdisciplinary teams and possess excellent oral and written skills.
      • Exhibit the qualities of creativity, conception, vision, and personal initiative, and will be expected to develop new cooperative relationships and team capabilities.

        Equal Opportunity Employer

        All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, veteran status,disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Houston , Orbital Debris Laboratory Measurement Analyst - Space Systems, Professions , Houston, Texas

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