I was employed by the Boeing Company for the past 15 years. My title was “Technical Advisor for the Space Based Space Surveillance program”.
I recently worked on the new Space Based Space Surveillance or SBSS. My primary responsibilities were to advise the military crews on all actions and situations pertaining to the full operations of a satellite program. I am certified in Ground and Satellite command and control; and knowledgeable with payload operations. I have been on this program since development, and I have trained mission operation crews that now sit console. Currently those of us in Operations Engineering advise the total crew force, but we can and have stepped in to assume crew positions when needed.
Immediately after launch my primary responsibilities were to exercise the bugs out of this position and then to train Air Force Officers and Enlisted to assume control of this position as we (Boeing Operations) took a more advisory role on the day to day operations of this program.
Prior to launch, my job was more in the role of an analyst/developer in the Research and Development side of this program, which we developed from scratch. I have developed operational procedures and also data compatibility tests. We performed these tests in order to gauge the ground software and hardware against the Ball satellite configuration, while still on the ground. We had to test and configure our ground system using the Air Force satellite Communications Network. A great deal of time went into developing procedure and software for our ground command and control, especially on such a tight budget.
Before I joined the SBSS team back in September 2008, I had been working in Aurora at the ADF on a Boeing System for 11 years. I was completing training for certification as a lead on the classified Boeing System when the request came for me to join the SBSS team. Prior to training as a Lead, I sat “on the Operations floor” as an operator in an “Online” position, and before that I started out in the Boeing “Offline” position, which is jargon for Computer Controller.
All total I have 5 satellite programs in my career with greater than 21 years of actual experience in training and Satellite Operations. I am very excited and looking forward to my sixth program.
Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.
All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.
All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide.
Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!
2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):
|1 month - Discovery||450 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1150 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1950 euros||convert|
|12 months - Gold||3200 euros||convert|
If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at email@example.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.
Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.
Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
- if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
- if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)
For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.
Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.
We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.
To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
* The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
* Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.
Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.