Lockheed Martin Satellite Systems Engr Asc in Colorado Springs, Colorado
This is a Lockheed Martin Space Systems position on the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Site Activation Team (SAT) / Mission Control Team (MCT) at Schriever AFB (SAFB) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The AEHF Program develops and fields a constellation of geo-synchronous satellites to provide worldwide, secure, survivable, protected communications to Milstar and AEHF users. The AEHF SAT/MCT is responsible for conducting AEHF satellite launch readiness planning, and will perform console operations during launch, orbit raising, payload activation, and on-orbit test using Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) ground system resources and the AEHF Command and Control System - Consolidated (CCS-C) ground system. This is an AEHF Operations Controller 1 (OC1) position as part of the on-console real-time support to the AEHF MCT launch and orbit raising operations team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: provide technical support of AEHF ground systems operations by successfully completing the MCT training program and achieving OC1 certification, perform ground system configuration and trouble-shooting tasks associated with 24/7 on-console ground system operations, perform CCS-C contact planning and scheduling, monitor and analyze ground system connectivity data, support launch readiness events, develop and review ground system procedures, and develop telemetry display definitions, as needed. Work shift: Normal day-time shift hours during readiness planning and training activities, but will require off-shift and weekend support during exercises, rehearsals, and the multi-month period (7 months) of Launch/Orbit Raising/Test operations.
Basic Qualifications Demonstrated technical ability to learn in detail the AEHF satellite subsystems. Demonstrated technical ability to perform AEHF on-orbit satellite operations. Demonstrated teamwork, communications, and inter-personal skills. Ability to receive a DoD Secret or Interim DoD Secret clearance within 6 months of hire. Must be able to work off shifts and weekends.
Desired skills Demonstrated experience performing launch or on-orbit satellite operations. Demonstrated experience analyzing satellite telemetry data. Demonstrated experience with MILSATCOM CCS-C or other C2 ground systems. Demonstrated experience with the AFSCN. Software and/or tool development experience.
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Job Location(s): Colorado Springs Colorado