Satellite Operations Specialist [2020-59]

Prototype Operations I (POPS-I)

• Function as a Satellite Operations SME and perform real-time satellite contacts, configuring command and control ground equipment during pre-pass, pass and post-pass periods

• Support system readiness, planning, preparation, execution, and evaluation for satellite launch and early orbit operations, on-orbit operations, and end-of-life retirement and disposal

• Perform mission and pre-pass planning, scheduling, data trending and analysis, real-time operations, and spacecraft anomaly resolution.

• Establishment, implementation, and maintenance of standardized operating procedures

• Conflict resolution to support the acquisition, tracking, commanding, control, and telemetry data acquisition for space vehicles

• Mission data reduction and analysis and data delivery to the customers

• Operational transition of satellites to different ground support complexes as required

• Develop automated operations procedures and tools

• Implementation of anomaly response plans including participation in tiger-team discussions, recovery actions proposal and evaluation, implementation of approved solutions and anomaly report generation

• Accomplishment of long-term trending of vehicle telemetry and notification to the government of these trends that indicate potential vehicle problems

• Real-time evaluation of spacecraft, payload, and ground systems status in accordance with established mission requirements

• Initial troubleshooting of operational problems, assisting in determination of root causes, documentation of these problems, and participates in corrective and prevention activities

• Position will require shift work or support during off-shift hours

Required Skills:

• Applicant must have Satellite Operations experience to include mission lead, vehicle SME, payload SME, contact management, mission planning, and advanced orbital analysis.

• Ability to script and program (Perl, C#, others)

• Experience operating multiple satellite families in different orbits (LEO, HEO, GEO)

• Familiarity with AFSCN and TDRSS

Bachelor of Science degree preferred, but years of satellite operations experience can be used as substitute

2-10 years of experience

Albuquerque, NM

TS/SCI or SCI eligibility preferred

Spring 2022


U.S. Citizenship is required.
EOE including disability/vet

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