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Metis Technology Solutions, Inc Satellite Ground System Sustainment Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Position Description:

The COOLR MILSATCOM Subsystem Technical advisor position is located at Schriever Air Force Base located 10 miles east of Colorado Springs. Candidate will support the Day in the Life satellite activities to maintain and sustain the current MILSATCOM constellation of MILSTAR and AEHF spacecraft. Specific subsystem focus will be Payload operations. Candidate will perform system level planning and execution of subsystem task in support of the mission. The individual is expected to become a subject matter expert (SME) of the assigned subsystem and work closely with and provide operational guidance and technical recommendations to the 4SOPS customer. The candidate will perform subsystem trending to proactively identify and resolve adverse trends. Must be able to work both independently as well as part of a diverse integrated team of contractors, subcontractors and Air Force personnel. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Will be required to work some shift work and weekends specifically, in support of anomaly resolution and special test events. Overtime, limited travel, and shift work as required. Availability for 24/7/365 recall to site within 75 minutes

Skills Required:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education Due to the support to the mission all candidates must be American citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a minimum Secret clearance with possible upgrade to Top Secret.

Skills Preferred:

Previous satellite operations experience - Experience with MATLAB, PERL or other programing languages Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related master’s degree. Experience with STOL code and task automated operations

Experience Required: 2 Years

Experience Preferred: 2-5 Years

Education Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education

Education Preferred: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related master’s degree.

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