Satellite Operations Engineer

Satellite Operations Engineer

19 May 2021
California, Santaclara, 95050 Santaclara USA

Satellite Operations Engineer

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Salary: $100,000 - $150,000 per year

A bit about us:

Astro Digital is based in Santa Clara, Ca and provides customers with complete space-based systems and mission support services for applications such as earth observation, satellite communications, science, and technology demonstrations.

Why join us?

Competitive pay
Highly collaborative environment
Full benefits including, Healthcare FSA, Unlimited Vacation Policy, and 401K

Job Details

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Execute pass plans and operations procedures on-console.
Generate and maintain up-to-date Satellite Operations documentation, including a flight log for each satellite.
Design on-orbit pass plans and operations procedures to meet commissioning requirements.
Test on-orbit pass plans and operations procedures on the flat-sat test beds.
Analyze satellite telemetry to assess subsystem state of health and operations procedure outcomes.
System anomaly investigation.
Use software tools to manage tracking of multiple satellites and keep satellite tracking information up to date.
Maintain and configure satellite operations workstations and servers.
Maintain and configure the flat-sat test beds.
Develop satellite operations tools and automation.
Collaborate with the wider team to develop the concept of operations (CONOPS) for each mission.
As required, conduct System Functional Testing on spacecraft in production.

BS in Aerospace Engineering or related field.
Experience in a scripting language - Python preferred.
Comfortable with command-line environments (Linux).
Fundamental understanding of orbital mechanics and classical mechanics.
Basic understanding of spacecraft subsystems and a willingness to further this understanding.
Ability to work independently.
Good written and verbal communications skills, especially during time-critical situations.

Direct experience working with CubeSat systems and/or satellite operations.
Experience developing software automation.
Experience using a version control repository.

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