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Satellite Subsystems SME in Albuquerque, NM at Point Solutions Group

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

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Job Description

Point Solutions Group is seeking a Subject Matter Expert who will lead/mentor the junior team members in the performance of duties.  In addition, the SME will:

  • Technical support as a Subject Matter Expert (Subsystem Specialist) on a satellite program with subsystem knowledge on multiple satellite subsystems (Attitude Control, Power, Thermal, TT&C, Payload)
  • Monitor the performance of, and maintain, the health and welfare of satellite subsystems
  • Perform and evaluate satellite station keeping maneuvers and special operations 
  • Support of the development and integration of the associated TT&C ground system
  • Support, and participate in, the development of automation processes for real-time contacts
  • Anomaly resolution support during satellite failures and ground system failures


Required Skills:

  • Understanding of spacecraft subsystems, satellite communication systems, spacecraft operations, and ground control systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Work autonomously and perform self-directed efforts

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or similar engineering field) or directly applicable equivalent work experience
  • Operations of satellite command and control systems 
  • Experience in TT&C of Air Force, other military, NASA or commercial satellites 
  • Experience as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) or Subsystems Specialist on Air Force, other military, NASA or commercial satellites
  • Experience resolving satellite and ground station anomalies
  • Experience supporting development of satellite ground systems
  • Experience with Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ experience working at a satellite command and control facility
  • Active TS/SCI clearance is required to be considered for this position.


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