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Senior Spacecraft Engineer

Company: DISH Network
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Dish Spacecraft Operations is looking for an experienced Spacecraft Engineer who will plan, support, execute, and oversee subsystem operations on a fleet of geosynchronous spacecraft. Duties include performing spacecraft commanding, stationkeeping, spacecraft subsystem procedures, anomaly response, and trending and analysis of vehicle health data. Additional responsibilities include preparing reports and communicating status of spacecraft, projects, and operational activities to all levels of the organization while focusing on customer service. This position is available in Gilbert, AZ or Cheyenne, WY.Evaluate spacecraft performance and troubleshoot operation of all spacecraft subsystems to optimize quality of service and extend spacecraft mission lifeMaintain and re-enforce situational awareness of spacecraft and broadcast operations, company objectives, and advances in the spacecraft and communication industryProvide direction and support to spacecraft controllers during operational activitiesPerform 24x7 on-call engineering support on a rotating basis. Respond to anomalies, provide direction to controllers, initiate and support anomaly resolution efforts.Create, review, manage, evaluate quality, and optimize spacecraft procedures, tools, and processes needed for safe and efficient execution of operational activitiesReview, edit, and publish operations activity schedule. Update and review spacecraft status reports.Plan and direct complex payload reconfigurations to support broadcast operationsSupport new spacecraft development efforts. Analyze design documentation to verify requirements, participate in ground testing of new spacecraft, and manage in-orbit test and evaluation vestigate and analyze long- and short-term spacecraft performance trends. Establish standards used for monitoring all spacecraft subsystems.Oversee, plan, and execute spacecraft maneuvers and perform maneuver reconstruction, orbit determination, and prepare long-term orbit strategies. Direct planning and execution of spacecraft orbital relocation operations, as necessary.Research, develop, and present intermediate-level training materials to meet initial or recurring requirements.Conceptualize, develop, and review new processes, methods, scripts, and other tools used by both the engineering and operations teamsMay assist with hiring, onboarding, and mentoring interns or junior-level engineers including guiding and assigning work on occasionApply experience and professional judgment to evaluate, create, and implement innovative strategies to support dynamic operational anize projects involving multiple subsystem or functional areas.Coordinate with external partiesBasicRequirements:Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in engineering, physics, or math from an accredited four-year college or universityMinimum of 6 years of spacecraft engineering experienceMust be a U.S. Person (a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident) as position requires access to U.S. export restricted materialsAble to fulfill a 24x7 on-call rotation and respond onsite within 30 minutesPreferred Qualifications:Mathematical Skills"Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference, calculus, differential equations, and fundamentals of plane/solid geometry and trigonometry. Uses and applies concepts such as integration, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to solve problems and reach conclusions.Engineering Skills"Ability to apply engineering principles and scientific methods, such as laws of mechanics of particles and solid bodies and application of these laws to real-world engineering problemsReasoning Skills"Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, apply visual and spatial reasoning, and draw valid engineering conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.Ability to utilize mathematical and computational tools to solve engineering problemsSpacecraft engineering experience with MAXAR FS1300 or Lockheed Martin A2100 spacecraft highly desiredExperience working with Kratos ISI EPOCH TT&C and OASYS, MATLAB, AGI STK software a plusGeneral or specialized knowledge in one or more of the following spacecraft subsystems: Attitude Control, Propulsion, Power, Data Handling/Onboard Processing, Thermal, Mechanisms, TT&C, Payload, Flight Dynamics and Orbit Mechanics a plusAttentive to details, proactive, and confident personality with good communication skillsAble to collaborate in a multi-team environment to plan and accomplish tasks and meet objectivesCommunication Skills"Ability to understand, analyze and interpret business periodicals, technical procedures, or government policy. Able to write reports, correspondence, and operations procedures. Uses effective written, visual presentation, and oral strategies to communicate technical problems and concepts to a range of technical and non-technical audiences#LI-VP1 Compensation: $90,000.00/Yr. - $125,000.00/Yr. From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website.Employment is contingent on Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.SDL2017

Keywords: DISH Network, Cheyenne , Senior Spacecraft Engineer, Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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