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United Launch Alliance plans to increase its activities in the commercial launch market using both the current Atlas and future Vulcan rockets, while acknowledging that the U.S. government will remain its major customer for the foreseeable future.
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Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:24:56 +0000
WASHINGTON — The Air Force on Wednesday awarded two major launch contracts to SpaceX and United Launch Alliance. Under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, SpaceX received a $290 million firm-fixed-price contract for three GPS 3 missions. ULA was awarded a $351 million firm-fixed-price deal for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-8 and AFSPC-12 satellites […]
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:25 +0000
Despite uncertainty about who will lead the agency after the end of April, NASA's current acting administrator says he expects little change in the agency's activities in the near future.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:14:02 +0000
The downward trend of satellite capacity pricing, brought about largely by the increase in more powerful high-throughput satellites, has prices trending between 35 and 60 percent lower than where they were two years ago, according to Northern Sky Research.
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     Date Submitted:27-04-2012
     Last Modified:27-04-2012 (01:55)
    Job information
     Current job:Satellite Network Controller/Coordinator
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsSignal Analyst, Geo location Operator, Management, Senior Wideband Controller, Defense Satellite Communications System and associated control subsystems, RF engineer, Electrical Engineer, Payload Control, Network Access, Troubleshooting, Circuit Maintenan

    Country of Citizenship:

    United States

    Veterans' Preference:

    5-point preference based on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces (TP)


    Job Type: Permanent after Dec 1 2012
    Work Schedule: Full-Time



    Work Experience:





    U.S. Army
    Frederick, MD    US

    01/2010 - Present



    Senior Satellite Network Controller/Coordinator

    Supervisor: Garrison Mothershead
    Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

    Subject Matter Expert for Defensive Space Operations and signal analysis. Plan, Develop and Implement training for 50 operators. Collaborate and Brief Senior Level Experts on Concept of operations, and development of new Tactics, Techniques and Protocols for 3 Defensive Space systems throughout the SMDC/ARSTRAT AOR. Responsible for training and overall well being of 2 Soldiers. Wideband Satellite Operations Center Senior Wideband Controller. Responsible for Payload Command and Control, Spread Spectrum Communications, Bandwidth Allocation, Link Budgeting, and End to End user troubleshooting. 




    United States Secret Service
    Washington DC, DC    US

    06/2011 - Present


    Communications Management and Control Agency Augmentee

    Temporary assignment as Communications Specialist in Support of United States Secret Service Activities. Directly interact with Special Agent in charge to develop communications requirements for mission. Install and maintain communications equipment (Astro-X, MC3000, XTS3000, XTS5000, XTVA) for duration of mission with frequent short notice travel throughout the continental United States.





    U.S. Army
    Colorado Springs, CO    US

    01/2009 - 01/2010


    Senior Defensive Space Systems Operator Maintainer

    Supervisor: Eric Johnson
    Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

    Senior Defensive Space Systems Operator. Directly responsible for the training and development of 3 Soldiers.




    U.S. ARMY
    Ft. Bragg, NC    US

    10/2006 - 01/2009


    Senior Ku-Band Tactical Satellite System Operator/Maintainer

    Supervisor: James Matthews
    Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

    Senior Ku-Band Tactical Satellite System Operator Maintainer on Joint Nodal Network/Satellite Transportable Trailer system in support of Brigade level Frequency Distribution Multiple Access Communications in Iraq. Directly responsible for the training and development of 3 soldiers.



    Thomas Edison State College  Trenton, NJ  US
    Some College Coursework Completed 05/2013

    Credits Earned: 47 Semester hours
    Major: Appled Sciences - Electronics Systems

    Job Related Training:

    Satellite Communications Operator Maintainer Tactical Systems(7D) - (Completed September 2006)
    National Space Security Institute - Advanced Satellite Communications Course - (Completed April 2009)
    Satellite Communications Operator maintainer Strategic Systems(7E) - (Completed July 2009)
    Satellite Network Controller/Coordinator Course(ASI 1C) - (Completed December 2009)
    Replacement Satellite Configuration Command Equipment Course - (Completed November 2010)









    James Matthews (*)

    U.S. Army

    Eric Johnson (*)

    U.S. Army

    Henry Eye (*)

    Integral Systems

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