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Satellite Ground System Sustainment Engineer

Company: Metis Technology Solutions, Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Previous satellite operations and/or technical advisor experience is required. Excellent analytical problem solving skills are imperative. Must be a self-starter and able to accomplish tasks in a timely manner with limited direction. Must be able to work both independently as well as part of a diverse integrated team of contractors, subcontractors and Air Force personnel. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Will be required to work some shift work and weekends specifically, in support of anomaly resolution and special test events. Overtime, travel, and shift work as required. Availability for 24/7/365 recall to site within 75 minutes Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 4 years of professional experience; or 2 years of experience required with a related master's degree. Considered experienced, but still a learner.

Secret clearance to start

Job Specifics:

The successful candidate will perform the duties of an on-site Resident Technical Advisor as a member of the DSCS Site Sustaining Engineering Team at Schriever Air Force Base, in Colorado Springs Colorado. This Resident Technical Advisor position is responsible for the day in the life technical support to 4 SOPS with respect to the bus and payload. This position provides spacecraft bus/payload engineering support of current mission objectives; plans and performs seasonal satellite performance assessments to trend key data and determine operational effectiveness and longevity; provides satellite operations recommendations to the Air Force to maximize effectiveness and minimize adverse impacts on the DSCS mission; provides engineering and operations technical advisor support to the Air Force crews, engineers and leadership to include on-console support of complex vehicle activities; provides spacecraft engineering support to the Air Force to resolve operational problems and vehicle anomalies; reviewing and approving spacecraft bus/payload related command plans, job aids, and other crew procedures; analyzes satellite telemetry using site and factory tools to define and tune operational monitoring limits; performs satellite telemetry trending to proactively identify any adverse trends or potential problems; interfaces regularly with Factory operations and maintenance engineers as well as Air Force engineering counterparts

Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance

EOE, including disability/vets - provided by Dice

Keywords: Metis Technology Solutions, Inc., Colorado Springs , Satellite Ground System Sustainment Engineer, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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