Communications Services Controller (CSC) Trainee
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: April 13, 2019
Peraton is seeking a Communications Services Controller (CSC)
Trainee in Las Cruces, NM. As a member of the NASA Space Network
Operations Group, the Satellite Communications Services Controller
is the technical focal point for the operation of the
Space-to-Ground Link Terminal (SGLT) between the WSC ground station
and the operational NASA Tracking and Data Relay Satellites
Peraton is the prime contractor for NASA at the White Sands Complex
(WSC) near Las Cruces, New Mexico. Operating here are two
functionally identical satellite ground terminals: The White Sands
Ground Terminal, and the Second TDRSS Ground Terminal. These ground
terminals ensure uninterrupted communications between various
ground stations, NASA's orbiting fleet of Tracking and Data Relay
Satellites (TDRS), customer spacecraft (satellites), and the
computer systems that support such spacecraft. WSC serves as an
interface for distributing satellite data to control centers and
scientists who then use the daily influx of data to expand our
ever-growing knowledge of the Earth and the universe.
What you'll do...
* Configuring, operating, and monitoring the SGLT equipment needed
to communicate with the Mission Spacecraft
* Configuring, operating, and monitoring the TTC resources needed
to control and communicate with the TDRS
* Monitor TDRS telemetry and transmit commands to the TDRS as
* Must have the ability to quickly resolve system anomalies
* Generate and/or maintain pertinent documentation
* Respond quickly and effectively during critical and emergency
* Assimilates data quickly and consistently extends the scope of
* Implement appropriate routine and contingency procedures with
* Provide on the job training to other controllers
* Must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate security
* Subject to working rotating shifts, weekends and holidays on a
rotational basis as a part of normal shift scheduling
* Must be able to pass physical examinations consistent with the
* Rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime, on a
rotational basis as a part of normal shift scheduling. Works in a
general office environment.
* Physical requirements include lifting up to 20 lbs., extended
sitting or standing, and repetitive motion of the wrists, hands,
and/or fingers. Visual, hearing, and speaking acuity is required.
Handles continued high levels of stress.
You'd be a great fit if...
* You have a High School Diploma (or equivalent) and 2-4 years of
* You have 2 years of technical training (4 years of related
experience can be substituted for 2 years of technical
* You acknowledge this position will be union and you will be
required to join.
* You are able to obtain a secret security clearance.
It'd be even better if you...
* You have an active Secret security clearance.
* You have great communiction skills, both written and verbal.
* You are motivated, safety minded, and demonstrate a team
* You work well under pressure.
This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a Secret
security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a
US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.
Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security?
Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established
portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work
differently than our peers - with agility, the freedom to innovate,
an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part
of the Peraton team, you'll be part of our movement to build a
great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind
today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to
secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation,
and our way of life.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We
consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age,
national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran
status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or
membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local
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