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Spacecraft Controller II

Company: DISH Network
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than 13 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service - Sling TV - that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television. Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers. We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win - it's in our DNA. We're looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story. Opportunity is here. We are DISH. DISH Space Systems in Cheyenne, WY and Gilbert, AZ is looking for a Spacecraft Controller II to support the Dish Network Spacecraft Operations Center by providing state-of-health monitoring, support commanding sessions, initiate troubleshooting procedures for both the ground system and spacecraft. Responsibilities Specifically, duties include (but are not limited to) Perform routine spacecraft operations activities of state-of-health monitoring, telemetry trending, and commanding Maintain and reconfigure the TTC system for optimum performance Maintain a high level of situational awareness of spacecraft state-of-health and broadcast operations activities Coordinate and establish ground system reconfigurations to maintain a robust TTC link capability Determine when controller intervention is appropriate and perform escalation procedures to maintain continuous ground system and spacecraft operations Performs or coordinates maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of operational equipment Basic Requirements High School Diploma Minimum 2 years of satellite operations experience U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident status Ability to fulfill a non-traditional 12 hour rotating shift Essential Qualifications Ability to visually monitor computer screens Ability to respond to audible alarms Ability to verbally interact on the telephone Preferred Qualifications Ability to adhere to policies and follow procedures Possess an understanding of a RF equipment chain and basic equipment function. Uses the following types of equipment resources preferred (not all inclusive) spectrum analyzer, windows based pc, and client based computer resource scheduling software. Must possess excellent communication interpersonal skills, written verbal LI-VP1 DICEVP Compensation 37,350.00Yr. - 49,925.00Yr. 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.

Keywords: DISH Network, Cheyenne , Spacecraft Controller II, Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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