The White Sands Complex Operations Department in Las Cruces, NM has an opening for an Operations Supervisor (OS). Operating here are two functionally identical satellite ground terminals: the White Sands Ground Terminal and the second TDRSS Ground Terminal.
These two terminals ensure uninterrupted communications between various ground stations, NASA’s orbiting fleet of Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS), customer spacecraft (satellites), and the computer systems that support such spacecraft. The WSC also serves as an interface for distributing satellite data to control centers and scientists who then use the daily influx of data to expand our ever growing knowledge of the earth and the universe.
In this role, you’ll be responsible for the supervision of assigned operations personnel, oversees and coordinates all administrative/operational aspects for his or her assigned crew (14-16 people). The WSC OS is the focal point during TDRS or ground equipment anomalies and responsible for providing timely reporting and status to site management as well as government representatives and the Space Network (SN) customer community. Additional duties are:
This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.
Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada.
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