At World View, we believe in hiring only the best, brightest, and most passionate people on earth. We're opening up a new era of discovery at the edge of space. We're not fond of mediocrity; we think differently than most. We think big. We're pioneers charting new territory, opening access to near space, and writing history in the process.
At World View, we believe in the power of bringing together great people to change the world in a very tangible way. As the old adage states, "if you love what you do, you never work a day in your life." We love what we do, and we're always looking for people who are equally as excited and passionate about space, innovation, and progressive thought as we are.
World View is about seeing the world in an entirely different way. We strive to introduce a diversity of perspectives to the World View family, to challenge each other to see things
differently and approach problems creatively, with a healthy disregard for the impossible and a hunger for success. We're members of an ambitious and demanding culture, but one that is also mistake-friendly and fun.
World View is leading the way in the emerging stratospheric economy, unlocking affordable new applications with the introduction of the uncrewed Stratollite flight vehicle, and pioneering new perspectives. World View is a Tucson based company that launches large balloons into the Stratosphere for a variety of applications.
The primary responsibility of this position is to lead a Mission Control team during stratospheric missions. To also help refine and develop the procedures, and operations necessary to operate World View's Stratollite system within the Mission Control Room. As such experience with Flight Test, and / or procedure development is required.
Additional responsibilities may encompass any or all other aspects of flying a mission including: command and telemetry monitoring of the vehicle, coordinating with payload providers, and communicating with both external regulatory and internal World View entities during flight. Leadership during flight operations will require maintaining authority over all critical phases of flight and acting as the approval authority for the issuance of all vital/major commands for the vehicle and the mission.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
- Leads a team of Mission Control operators in all aspects of a stratospheric mission from planning to mission execution to reporting.
- Identifies operational shortfalls and problems by observing and studying operational processes, tools (HW & SW), organizational structures, systems and subsystems
- Develops operational solutions by defining, studying, estimating, and screening alternative solutions and determining impact on total flight system.
- Anticipates operational problems by studying telemetry streams, GUIs, modes of operation, system and subsystem limits; and monitoring ground systems and flight unit performance.
- Improves operational results by determining success criteria, studying, evaluating, and recommending process redesign and implements changes.
- Provides operational leadership information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating and engineering data and trends.
- Maintains configuration control of Mission Control hardware, software, and procedures.