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STAMP-Mission System Operator

  •  Posted 13 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Shalimar, FL
  •  R0011922
  •  Security Clearance Required

We are seeking a Mission Systems Operator (MSO) with at least 3+ years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to administer pre-/post-flight manned ISR aircrew missions to support the design and creation of the the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow. What to look forward to: As an MSO/Airborn Mission Commander (AMC), you will be using your skills and expertise to support our OCONUS operational missions using RADAR, MX-15, ORM and CRM principles. You'll be responsible for operating our airborne sensor equipment to acquire, track, and monitor airborne, ground and/or maritime objects of interest in routine and dynamic target area searches and performing preflight, inflight, and post-flight duties.

At SNC’s Integrated Mission Systems (IMS) team we are an agile, high-caliber contractor that engineers, builds, integrates, modifies and supports turnkey air- and ground-based Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) products and services. Our years of experience supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers have established us as the systems integrator of choice. We take great pride in the customer mission we support. Learn more about IMS


  • Completion of pre-mission briefing and mission coordination
  • Completion of required coordination and systems checks
  • Responsible for radio communications procedures and proficiency
  • Ability to identify, characterize and report customer targets
  • Facilitate direction and coordination with the PIC/SIC to position the aircraft
  • Responsible for consistent and effective operation of mission systems
  • Ability to demonstrate crew discipline and knowledge of aviation requirements
  • Adhere to standardized procedures; checklists, safety and security considerations

*This role is on a 60/60 rotation which may be subject to change*


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and at least 3+ years of relevant experience
    • A higher level degree may substitute for experience
    • Related experience, including military training, may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Advanced sensor system operations (location, identification and tracking of targets) in a maritime and littoral environment
  • Experience with radar systems; Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), as well as Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR)
  • Counter surveillance training desired
  • EO/IR (Full Motion Video) experience preferred
  • Tactical communications/Airborne command and control (C2) (coordinating and directing ground and water borne assets)
  • Knowledge and application of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Interrogation system/s
  • Knowledge and application of Automatic Identification System (AIS) system/s and architecture
  • Target rigging procedures
  • Crew Resource Management (CRM) training desired    
  • An active TS/SCI U.S. Security Clearance is required


  • ISR experience
  • Experience with Windows 10 Falcon View or Force Map technology
  • Experience as a CRM/ORM Instructor


This position requires current/active TS/SCI U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC