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Satellite System Payload Operator IRES - SAFB

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description of Duties:

The Satellite System Payload Operator supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Provide technical ability in the area of telemetry, tracking, and commanding (TT&C) and ground system control.
  • Analyze and optimize system software and test for appropriate commanding, tracking and telemetry monitoring capability.
  • Command and execute promoted tasking schedules and will monitor all ground status as required, report system status to the Crew Commander and provide technical recommendations for system issues and anomaly response.
  • Work across internal and external organizations to ensure appropriate information is available for implementation of payload/satellite operations.
  • Support system upgrades and testing events to identify appropriate dependencies, risks and impacts to the operational system.
  • Support daily on-console operations - Perform ground system and payload performance monitoring, payload operations and operational procedure definition, refinement, and execution.
  • Support occasional overnight shift work/support of major test events, as necessary.
  • Perform system checkout after system upgrades and/or system maintenance.
  • Ensure system resources are available to support all mission operations, training and maintenance activities.
  • Write standard operation procedures and startup scripts to configure the system, as needed, for various operational configurations.
  • Execute daily pass plan and mission schedule activities - Assist System Engineering team with documentation support for contract deliverables and system upgrades.
  • Support planning functions in support of space operations.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to support mission unique tool design and implementation.
  • Have excellent technical communication skills (written and verbal).

This position will be filled at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO.

This position is expected to pay $55,800 - $89,250 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one our teammate companies.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

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Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 1 year of general experience; Associate's degree, or higher, and 0 years of general experience.

  • Must have at least 2 years of directly related experience in Satellite System Payload and Command and Control operations
  • Must have an active DOD Secret Security Clearance

Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Colorado Springs , Satellite System Payload Operator IRES - SAFB, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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