Space Training Specialist L4 - #9820331

Na Oiwi Kane

Date: 1 week ago
City: Colorado Springs, CO
Salary: $225,000 - $235,000 per year
Contract type: Full time

Job Title: Space Training Specialist L4 -4444

Job Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919

Job Salary: $225,000 - $235,000

Job Summary

Galapagos Federal Systems LLC is looking for an enthusiastic, well-qualified individual to fill the Space Training Specialist position and to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

In this role, the primary focus is to provide comprehensive training engineering support encompassing the planning, analysis, acquisition, and development of Space Force Training Capabilities. The incumbent will play a central role in delivering integrated support for requirements development, conducting training reviews, facilitating curriculum development, strategizing training initiatives, and overseeing related activities.

Candidates are expected to bring substantial experience in crew training, training evaluation, and analysis, with a proven track record in the development of crew consoles and aids for both space systems and military applications. Moreover, the role entails active participation in drafting and recommending space training policies, procedures, and concepts to enhance the efficacy of space training operations. Independent assessment of safety and mission protection/security implications will also be integral, alongside advanced planning and deconfliction of training assets, coordination and scheduling of training missions, and utilization of visualization, planning, and scheduling tools. Real-time monitoring of safety and security during training activities is paramount.

Technical proficiency in areas such as human-machine interfaces, operational aspects of training environments, and the operation of training simulators is essential to excel in this position. Join us in driving forward the advancement of space training capabilities and ensuring readiness in this dynamic field.

Job Requirements:

Skills / Experience Required

  • 15 years of relevant work experience within the Department of Defense (DoD), providing a wealth of expertise in diverse operational contexts
  • Demonstrates a robust background working within System Program Offices (SPOs) and/or Program Management Offices (PMOs), showcasing adeptness in strategic oversight and project management.
  • Exhibits comprehensive knowledge and practical experience in Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E), leveraging sophisticated test and training materiel systems to drive innovation and progress.
  • Possesses a nuanced understanding of the fielding and sustainment processes associated with space test and training materiel systems, ensuring seamless integration and sustained operational readiness.
  • Proficient in the application of Model Based Systems Engineering, employing advanced methodologies to streamline system development and optimization.
  • Familiarity with a broad spectrum of domains including Space System Architectures, Satellite and Ground Segment design, electro-optical (EO) Infrared (IR), and Radio Frequency (RF) Sensors, Astrodynamics, Propulsion, Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC), Space-related data communications, and Space Battle Management and Control, highlighting a comprehensive grasp of space technology domains.
  • Demonstrates exceptional written and oral communication skills, coupled with a demonstrated ability to lead effectively and foster collaborative teamwork.
  • Acknowledged as an industry leader, renowned for outstanding analytical skills and significant contributions to the field, establishing a reputation as a trailblazer and influencer in the domain

Education / Certifications

  • BA/BS - STEM or equivalent experience (mandatory)
  • MS/MA (preferred) - STEM or equivalent experience (mandatory)
  • Key Skills/Experience Required for Interview Selection ONLY
  • Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) of test and training materiel systems
  • Fielding and Sustainment of test and training materiel systems
  • Model Based Systems Engineering, human machine interfaces, operations of training environments, and training simulators
  • Space System Architectures, Satellite and Ground Segment design, electro-optical (EO) Infrared (IR), and Radio Frequency (RF) Sensors, Astrodynamics, Propulsion, Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC), Space-related data communications, or Space Battle Management and Control
  • Recent experience working in a classified environment with classified programs


  • Medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid federal holidays

Security Clearance

Must be a U.S. Citizen. A high-level Department of Defense active security clearance may be required. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to government information.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time and typing and reading from a computer screen. The candidate must have enough mobility, including bending, reaching, and kneeling, to complete daily duties in a prompt and efficient manner and that may include lifting to thirty pounds, as necessary.

Company Summary

Headquartered in Hawaii, Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an SBA Certified Native Hawaiian Organization 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services.

Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects found around the world, our team has innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technological solutions. Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget."

Company Employment Statement

Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing as positions, functions, and qualifications may vary depending on business needs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.

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Colorado Springs, CO (Onsite)

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