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Part Time Satellite Operator with Security Clearance

Company: Arcfield
Location: Louisville
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.Sgovernment and its alliesThe company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nation's most critical national security missionsHeadquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers' missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISRVisit for more detailsResponsibilities Who We Are Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, L.L.C(dba Orion Space Solutions) was born out of the vision for applying fundamental space physics knowledge to address real-world problemsFounded in 2005, and based in Louisville, Colorado, Orion Space Solutions is a leader in the "New Space" small satellite industryWe leverage our scientific and engineering expertise to develop unique solutions to address complex space physics challenges, including instrumentation, modeling capabilities, and data analytics; Orion Space Solutions turns science into data, data into knowledgeWe are scientists, researchers, engineers and businesspeople dedicated to solving global problems that affect how people live, work and play on our planet and in space through applied science backed by empirical knowledgeIf you want to be part of a highly collaborative team, work in an amazing environment surrounded by the best and the brightest, solving BIG problems for our planet, read onThis Opportunity We are seeking passionate and enthusiastic part-time Satellite Operators (we have a few openings) to join our team at our headquarters in Louisville, ColoradoOur offices are a few miles from both downtown Louisville and Boulder with easy access to several restaurants and cafesThis is an opportunity to be a part of the space industry and make an impactThis is a critical role for the company and requires dedication and commitment with the ability to work evenings and weekends as neededThis would be an ideal opportunity for someone currently attending University studying aerospace engineering, mechatronics engineering, astrodynamics, or similar fieldYour Impact--- Perform telemetry, tracking, and control (TT&C) for assigned satellites--- Receive and process satellite telemetry and mission data--- Upload spacecraft commands and verify responses--- Monitor spacecraft performance and detect anomalies--- Monitor payload performance, including science instruments and instrument support subsystems--- Ensure that ground system network assets are available, functioning, and configured to support mission requirements--- Prepare status reports for management--- Operate spacecraft in accordance with approved procedures and the daily operations plan--- Strive to achieve and keep highest possible level of competency to perform all assigned duties and have the awareness to know when to escalate for assistance--- Reliable and accurate execution of spacecraft operating procedures--- Operate ground station independently or in partnership with responsible employee--- Rotate shifts on 24-hour schedule, 7 days per week, approximate 29 hours a week--- Maintain a professional personal and workplace appearance--- Maintain technical proficiency by periodically reviewing procedures and other spacecraft documentation Qualifications Required--- Proficient with industry standard office computer software such as word processors, and spreadsheet applications--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills--- Must BE ABLE TO OBTAIN and maintain a Secret clearance--- Ability to work without direct supervision--- Ability to work error free in (perceived) high stress situations--- Ability to follow approved operational procedures--- High operational awareness--- Flexibility in working times--- Display an ability and interest to continuously learn--- Stay calm under pressure--- HS 5-6 Years Preferred--- Technical training and experience in satellite communications and operation, electronics, telecommunications, IT, or another related field--- Experience with Linux, and Windows Operating Systems--- Experience with Linux/Unix shell languages like Bash and Ruby--- May require security clearance or ability to obtain a security clearance Equal Pay Act This role will pay $21 per hour EEO Statement EEO Arcfield proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employerWe do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active-Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Arcfield, Denver , Part Time Satellite Operator with Security Clearance, Other , Louisville, Colorado

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