Satellite Operations Controller

Job Locations US-CO-Schriever AFB
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Ready to make an impact! Peraton is seeking motivated Satellite Operations Controllers in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to support our NOALS program, and to provide satellite support service to our mission critical Government customer.


The NOALS (NOPS Operations and Launch Support) conducts real time on-orbit support, launch ascent support and End-of-Life operations for all NOPS supported operations.  You will provide the NRO with a single operational and engineering interface to the AFSCN, and perform Facility duties as required.  Most of the work is performed at Schriever Garrison. This position performs satellite operations and health checks on satellite systems.

  • Establish voice, messaging, and data communications for multiple-satellite programs of varying priorities and classifications.
  • Configuration and monitoring of displays for computer and network equipment during normal mission operations.
  • Multi-program coordination and scheduling using custom software tools.
  • Determination of any anomalous condition and providing corrective actions as required.
  • Generation of downtime reports and other associated documentation for operational outages.
  • Support to various operations status, engineering review, and problem boards.
  • Identification of areas of concern, issues, inefficiencies, and other non-value-added activities, as well as proved recommended solutions, as appropriate.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to government security investigations and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED and five (5+) years of related experience with Satellite Operations, including military or civilian training and experience
  • Must have an active TS/SCI with a POLY

Desired Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED and six (6) years of related experience with Satellite Operations, including military or civilian training and experience
  • Ability to solve complex problems in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Analytical skills and the ability to perform assigned technical tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite 

For Colorado Residents:

Colorado Salary Minimum: $50,400

Colorado Salary Maximum: $100,000


The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$51,000 - $82,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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