ASRC Federal Technical Services is seeking a Satellite Controller to perform real-time 24/7 operations in support of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite GOES-N satellite constellation and Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite in Suitland, MD as a member of the Engineering and Mission Operations Support Services -- V (EMOSS-V) contract at the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility.
The GOES-N/DSCOVR Satellite Controller will be responsible for understanding and operating the flight systems and ground systems to include Space/Ground links, Ground Station support equipment, Data delivery systems, data processing systems, all ground software, hardware and architecture, interfaces.
Duties can include, but are not limited to:
* Respond to Flight and Ground System anomalies. * Manage and configure Flight and Ground Systems. * Coordinate with Engineering and Mission Planners for specialized activities. * Coordinate deviations from planned operations as well as anomaly responses or diagnostic mode. * Write, track and report Incident Report. * Maintain and validate shift logs. * Coordinate support and system resources. * Create and maintain Ground Ops Products (SOPs, etc.) as required.
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
* The position is staffed 24/7 and ability to work shift work is required. Work in typical office building. * Associates Degree -OR- HS diploma plus 4 years of relevant experience. * Relevant military experience and training in satellite operations or similar field. * Transitioning veterans with relevant work experience are highly encouraged to apply. * Must meet US citizenship requirements and pass a government background investigation.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
* 0-3 years satellite operations center experience supporting operations. * 0-3 years satellite operations and or science data processing experience. * Knowledge of complex, distributed ground systems to include satellite ground station equipment and procedures, * Familiarity with network (LAN/WAN) architecture, protocols and equipment, Linux, * Satellite Operations knowledge and experience is a plus. * Knowledge of Ground System and Satellite operations or I&T experience a plus. * Knowledge of software and system test and validation processes. * Operations procedures (SOP) development and validation. * Experience in dealing with science data processing systems.
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