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LinQuest Operations System Engineering SME, #4711 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

DescriptionLinQuest is seeking a Operations System Engineering SME to join our team inColorado Springs, CO.The Range and Network Division (RN) delivers space systems operationstraining management, system modernization, sustainment development, andsupport 24/7/365 for launch, on-orbit anomaly resolution and operationsfor over 150 DoD, civil, and allied satellites.The Operations System Engineer SME will focus on end to end architecturalinput for satellite and ground modeling driving scenarios that support currentand future operations concepts. Understanding of satellite constellations andtheir usage of unique IRON configurations (ie U/D, frequency, PRN vTone, data rates). Working knowledge of orbital dynamics of theconstellations driving unique ground support needs. Prior experience withscheduling contact operations, end to end operational knowledge of systemconfiguration and response of both the ground and satellite operations.Ability to work with mission partners and ground system teams to capture andanalyze mission and ground station impacts based on future state architecturalconcepts. Comm knowledge to understand infrastructure, SLA with commpartners (ie DISA) to include those in the future state architectures withuse of assets such as Civil and Commercial entities.Responsibilities:Supports engineering efforts that provide engineering, technical, andmanagerial direction for problem definition, analysis, requirementdevelopment, and implementation for complex systems in the engineeringdiscipline required to meet technical requirementsParticipates in efforts that develop recommendations and advice on systemdevelopment, improvements, optimization, or support effortsDevelop documents and briefings to communicate program status to includebriefing the customer as requiredSupporting Government/Contractor Working Group meetings by creatingbriefings, leading discussion, and writing minutes to resolve risks,requirement gaps, and action itemsServe as a subject matter expert to assess technical issues and to preparebriefings to U.S. Air Force managementSupport management of risks, issues, interdependencies, identifyingschedule disconnects and conflicts, developing action plans forresolution, and assisting the Government in executing selected solutionsRequired Skills:Manages own time to plan and complete elements of assigned projects.Preferred Skills:Engineering, systems analysis, programming and other technical areasPreparation of proposals by providing data and other presentation material(or) Demonstrates expertise and/or proficiency in selected scientific areasRequired Experience:BS in technical field, such as electrical engineering, other engineeringdisciplines and computer science or equivalentMinimum 5 years in pursuing a systems engineering career, demonstratedthrough participation in club/internships/class/project experiencedealing with space systemsAbility to obtain a Secret clearance is required to be considered for thispositionPreferred Experience:Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering with communication systemsemphasisMaster's Degree or higher with communication systems emphasisGround stations, ground antenna and ground sites knowledge/experience a plusExperience with space or aeronautical systems engineering .and. integrationprograms and projects QualificationsLicenses .and. CertificationsAbility to Obtain (required)Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate againstemployees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, ordisclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.However, employees who have access to the compensation information of otheremployees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannotdisclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do nototherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is(a) in response to a forma

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