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 Front Range Operations and Sustainment Team (FROST) program, and to provide satellite support service to our mission critical Government customer


FROST 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 Satellite Control Network (SCN) 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 


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan


Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

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


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