Linquest Corporation Engineering Lead, Satellite Ground System Operations in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Engineering Lead, Satellite Ground System Operations

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Job Description

You will support the Space Test and Engineering (STEC14) contract at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM, functioning as the Engineering Lead for satellite operations and support services, focusing on ground system development

Key Activities include:• Collaborating with our customer (SMC/ADGD) to perform concept exploration, develop operational concepts, and determine system requirements for future satellite programs• Providing technical expertise related to satellite operations to influence ground system architecture development, test, and automation• Supporting the development of mission-unique ground system components, including development of automation on satellite ground systems • Overseeing the developmental test efforts associated with new system implementation and architectures. • Leading operational test acceptance test development and execution• Support the transition of satellite programs to other units after the test and readiness phase of operations is complete

Required Skills

• BS in Electrical or Systems Engineering, or related engineering disciplines, or equivalent experience• Knowledge of satellite systems and operations • Familiarity with Government programs and processes• Excellence in technical communication (written and verbal)

Required Experience

• 10 years’ experience in directly related areas (satellite operations, ground system development)• Experience with satellite command and control systems on Air Force, NASA, commercial, or other satellite programs. • Experience in satellite ground system systems engineering, including requirements analysis, design, test, and operation.• Leadership experience in system integration, testing, and/or operations

Preferred experience:

• Experience with Air Force Space Command satellite and/or ground systems • Knowledge of Multi-Mission Satellite Operations Center (MMSOC) architecture, Enterprise Ground Services (EGS), or other satellite Telemetry, Tracking, and Control (TT&C) systems• Government satellite command and control systems sustainment• Development of in-house software tools and processes and practices to reduce operator workload and risks. • Familiarity with scripting tools such as Perl, C#

Job Location

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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Clearance Level Required

US Citizenship and active DoD Secret clearance