Peraton Corporation

  • Systems Engineer - MILSATCOM

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2019 12:20 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a MILSATCOM (Military Satellite Communications) Orbital Analyst/Trainer in Colorado Springs, Co.  Orbital Analyst (OA) will provide on-site system technical support to perform Orbital Analyst (OA) functions for the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS), Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS), Milstar, and/or Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites on the Command and Control System – Consolidated (CCS-C) ground system and the Orbital Analysis System (OASYS). OA will support 24/7 on-call with satellite anomaly resolution, software and hardware validation, training, and procedure development.  Daily customer interface and reporting will be required as well as potential travel to a backup location.


    • Evaluate spacecraft performance and assist with performing required tasks to maintain the health of the satellite constellation.  This may include orbit determinations, maneuver planning, and/or repositioning actions.
    • Assist with performing satellite and orbit anomaly resolution actions to ensure the continued maximum mission utilization of the satellite constellation.
    • Develop and maintain operational procedures and tools to maximize the support for the satellite operators, satellite engineers, and mission planners.
    • Complete trending and analysis with the satellite, orbit, attitude, and close approach data.
    • Analyze and validate software and hardware updates to ensure they meet mission performance and fulfill mission requirements.
    • Perform necessary reporting processes and procedures per the government guidelines.
    • Train new team members and military to become OA certified.
    • Interact with government customer and other outside agencies.
    • Support 24/7 on-call including holidays and weekends.
    • Possible travel to the back-up location on an as needed basis.




    • 0+ years of experience with Bachelor's degree or 4+ years with a 2 year degree or 8+ years with no degree 
    • Active Secret Security Clearance

    About Peraton

    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. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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