Company: Peraton Corporation
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 3, 2021
seeking a Satellite Controller Trainee to join our
team in Las Cruces, NM. As a member of the NASA Space Network
Operations Department, the Satellite Controller
(SATCON) is the technical focal point for the operation
and health of NASA Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS)
constellation. The SATCON is responsible for continuous monitoring,
and performing activities, to maintain the health and welfare of
the on-orbit constellation of TDRS spacecraft.
monitoring, and performing activities, to maintain the health and
welfare of the on-orbit constellation of TDRS
and execution of established local operating procedures, command
plans, and TOCC special instructions such as eclipse operations and
- Responding to
anomalies and making timely decisions while adhering to established
accurate, timely, and descriptive satellite event logging and
reporting for all satellite or system events.
initial investigation of spacecraft anomalies and effectively
working with TDRS spacecraft engineers through resolution including
follow up reporting and Root Cause Analysis.
in pre and on-orbit testing and validation of new series on
certification and technical proficiency by participating in
required training and self-initiated study and review of procedures
and other available documentation.
with and providing training to other personnel as
- Overtime may
be required to cover vacation, absenteeism, and special training
- Complete the
certification process, which is 5 - 8 months in duration on average
and consists of a combination of in-house classroom training and
On-the-Job (OJT) apprenticeship culminating in formal job task
demonstration and examination.
shifts, weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime, on a rotational
basis as a part of normal shift scheduling. Works in a general
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.
- 2 years
technical training (4 years of related experience can be
substituted for 2 years of technical training).
- 2-4 years of
year experience with SATCOM Operations from Military or
requires the candidate to be able to obtain a secret security
- Active secret
clearance highly desired.
technical degree highly desired.
excellent written and verbal communication skills.
motivated, safety minded, and demonstrate a team
Must have the
ability to work well under pressure.
Peraton drives missions of
consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest
reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability
integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated
national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe
and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential
government agencies, including the Intelligence Community,
Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and
NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the cant be done, solving
the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
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 law.
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