Instructor – Space Command & Control (C2) Operations (CA)

Vandenberg SFB, CA, CA
Full Time
Mid Level

Job Description:

Omitron is seeking candidates for an instructor/courseware developer to provide foundational and advanced courseware development, courseware maintenance, platform instruction, hands-on training (in-person & virtual) covering the suite of applications on both the Astrodynamics Support Workstation (ASW) and the Correlation, Analysis and Verification of Ephemerides Network (CAVENet).  Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Developing syllabi for multiple course offerings
  • Maintaining curriculum standards for educational material depth and breadth
  • Generating course schedule sequencing that contains a mix of classroom lessons and hands-on training using operational data and software
  • Coordinating with customers on the dates, location, and classroom/equipment support requirements of class offerings
  • Coordinating with the training project manager to ensure adequate funding is available to support training  
  • Engage in collaborative courseware development sessions with the government customer to define requirements for future courses and advance lesson content for multiple space C2 centers
  • Develop/conduct examinations and provide feedback to government customer on student performance

Required Skills:

  • Developer/Instructor must have the ability to present diverse, technical astrodynamics concepts in a clear and coherent form
  • Must have deep in-depth knowledge of astrodynamics theory and implementation of this theory in the various ASW applications
  • Must be able to effectively present instruction to a wide variety of training audiences possessing different skill levels
  • Must be able to keep current on all ASW Version Releases to ensure instructional material is kept up to date with the operational system
  • Must be able to develop new course materials from scratch or update existing materials following updates to ASW applications, host system upgrades, or C2 operational procedures
  • Must have excellent computer, technical, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint)

Beneficial Skills:

  • In depth knowledge of instructional systems development applied to U.S. Government (USG) training courses
  • Experience working with multiple government customers and organizations
  • Ability to perform needs assessments for the various target audiences (18 SDS, 19 SDS, NSDC Det 1, NOC, Department of Commerce, Foreign Partners) to determine required course materials or modifications/updates to existing material
  • Ability to lead collaborative courseware development sessions with diverse stakeholders to define requirements for future courses and systems
  • Ability to identify gaps in training programs and suggest solutions to fill them within training needs assessment documentation
  • Knowledgeable in linux operating systems, linux command line interface, and experience with one or more scripting languages (e.g., bash, PERL, or Python.)

Required experience:

  • 3 years of experience in Space C2 Operations
  • 2 years of experience teaching and performing curriculum development 

Desired experience:

  • 5 years of operational or training experience on either ASW, SPADOC or both
  • 3 years of experience in Instructional Systems Development (ISD) processes
  • 3 years in Space C2 operations training

Required Degree:

Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred). A degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) area is preferable. A degree in a space-related engineering discipline is preferable.  5 years’ experience in training or space operations in lieu of degree.


Clearance and Other Requirements:

Secret clearance required; Top Secret/SCI preferred.

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

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


As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated to be eligible for the position. 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.

Job Location:

Vandenberg SFB CA, Dahlgren, VA, or Colorado Springs, CO

Company Overview:

Welcome to Omitron! A quick background on us before getting into the fun stuff. Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business with locations all over the US. Our headquarters is located in Beltsville, Maryland with a regional office in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and so many other locations we don’t have the space to list them all. We’ve been around for over 35 years since 1984 to be exact. Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military programs and is recognized across the industry for that excellence.

We recognize that outstanding people are the key to our success, so we take our time in selecting highly qualified and motivated individuals. We make sure to provide them with an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture continued growth.

To provide that environment, Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package (that our employees rave about), and excellent career growth opportunities. Omitron also strives to foster a fun and welcoming work culture, the various offices often hold moral events (paintball anyone? Or how about a nice picnic?) in addition to holiday parties and the like.

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. E-Verify Participation.


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