I am a technically proficient, dedicated, and goal-oriented professional with 7 years of experience in satellite/RF communications and personnel management. As an Army Satellite Communications Operator I trained for and worked in all positions within military satcom, which includes everything from tactical satcom and strategic heavy terminals, to satellite control and space control. As a Non-Commissioned Officer I have lead and trained many soldiers on multiple types of Satellite equipment. I enjoy telecommunications and I strive to understand all aspects of it. I am familiar with Line of site microwave communications, Linux/Unix, Cisco routers, and TCP/IP protocol. I am proficient with MS Excel, Word, and Power Point. I have exemplary oral and written communication skills, and I am capable of interacting with and leading a diverse group of individuals. I possess an excellent ability to multitask and set priorities within dynamic, multicultural working environments, and I am a creative troubleshooter equipped with the solid leadership and motivational skills needed to facilitate the attainment of goals, and bottom-line objectives.
The ability to conduct system level and bench level electronics troubleshooting on High-Power Amplifiers (HPA), fiber-optic systems, up converters, down converters, RF switching units, Antenna Control Units (ACUs), Low-Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) and Low-Noise Block Down converters (LNBs).
Work with UHF, VHF, SHF baseband equipment and transmit/receive equipment.
Understanding of Telemetry, Tracking, and Control.
Perform maintenance and develop Standard Operating Procedures for preventative maintenance on various satellite antenna types to minimize downtime.
The ability to understand technical manuals and schematics.
Effectively communicate with supervisors and give real time status reports.
Interface with users to isolate transmit and receive issues.
The ability to identify, isolate and resolve electro-magnetic interference.
Use of TDOA/FDOA Geolocation equipment.
Security Clearance: TS/SCI SSBI
◊ Mountain View College – Dallas, TX – June 2013 – Present
Full time student – AAS with emphasis in Pre-Mechanical Engineering
Current GPA 4.0 and was invited to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
◊ United States Army – Satellite Communications Operator Maintainer April 2006 – April 2013
Supervisor SSG Jeffery Everett
Staff Sergeant E-6/ Wounded Warrior/Satcom Controller Supervisor(25S3O1C)/ Satcom Chief (25S3O7E3Y)/ Senior Satcom Operator (25S3O7D)
Trained subordinates in the day to day operations and responsibilities of a 24 hour Wideband Satellite Communications Operations Center (WSOC)/Network Operation Center (NOC); coordinated missions involving government support Government agencies and armed forces tactical users; implemented all directives and procedures governing the operation and maintenance of satellite communications networks in the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean satellite regions while maintaining 24 hour communication; maintained and operated an AN/GSC-39 heavy terminal with 98% efficiency. Served as a Satellite Communication Chief and Crew Non-Commissioned Office in Charge in a Space Control Detachment with a worldwide mission to conduct ground mobile surveillance and assessment of space command and control systems in support of Combatant Commanders, Joint Force Commanders, and Army Forces; train personnel in space control operations, emplacement, and sustainment operations of mobile strategic terminals. Also Served as Satellite Communication Team Chief on a Joint Network Node (JNN) Squad for a rapid deployable signal company; supervises, installs, operates the Satellite Transportable Trailer (STT), the Mounted Battle Command on the Move (MBCOTM), and Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT); deployed with the unit to Iraq for 15 months, during which time the JNN and the STT were emplaced and continuously provided secure digital voice and data communication to the war fighter for the duration of the deployment; trouble shot and repaired all issues with minimal downtime.
Awarded an Army Achievement Medal from the Battalion Commander for single-handedly rebuilding the Secure, non-secure, and State Department commercial networks and fixing a long time broken VSAT terminal at the Diyala Province Governor Center, Iraq
Helped build from the ground up and train a Space Command and Control Detachment. Put in place policies and procedure that became Detachment Standard Operating Procedures in maintenance and training.
Deployed to Iraq April 2007- July 2008 Provided 24 hours a day satellite and network communication.
Helped bring networks back on line and re-acquired control of satellites after repairs were done to a 30 foot antenna that was destroyed by a typhoon.
Supervised and trained 10 Non-Commissioned Officers and 18 Soldiers.
◊ United States Army – Cavalry Scout October 2002 – March 2006
Supervisor SSG Peter Heap
Sergeant E-5Cavalry Scout (19D2OD3)
Performs duties as crew member, operates, and performs operator maintenance on scout vehicles: Cavalry Fighting Vehicle (M3 Bradley CFV), HMMWV (Humvee), crew-served weapons, anti-armor weapons, and communications equipment; Loads, clears, and fires individual and crew-served weapons; Engages enemy armor with anti-armor weapons; Operates and performs operator maintenance on wheeled vehicles; Performs mounted and dismounted navigation; Serves as member of observation and listening post; Gathers and reports information on terrain features and enemy strength, disposition and equipment; Applies principles of escape, and evasion; Collects data for the classification of routes, fords, tunnels, and bridges; Performs dismounted patrols; Employs principles of cover and concealment and camouflage; Assists with construction of light field fortifications, laying and removal of mines, and emplacing demolitions; Requests and adjusts indirect fire.
Deployed to Iraq Feb 2004-Feb 2005 completed 450 combat patrols reducing insurgent activity in our area of operation.
Earned an Army Commendation with a Valor device for actions during an engage in Iraq.
Set the standard for vehicle maintenance, and had the only M3 Bradley in the Troop that did not break down during the deployment to Iraq and was recognized by the Commander with a coin and an Army Commendation.
Awarded a Purple Heart for injuries sustain from being hit by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
AAS with emphasis in Pre-Mechanical Engineering – Mountain View College – In progress
AAS and Electronic – Thomas Edison State College – In Progress- 2 classes from completion.
Military Training - Satcom System Operator-Maintainer Common Core, Army; Tactical Satellite System Operator- Maintainer with Honors (Additional Skill identifier ASI - 7D), Army; Joint Network Node - Network Ku-Band (JNN-N) and Satellite Transportable Terminal (STT) Course, General Dynamics Corporation; Satcom System Operator-maintainer Advanced Leaders Course, Army; WIN-T Network System Overview, General Dynamics Corporation; Space Fundamentals Course, Nation Security Space Institute (ASI 3Y); Strategic Satcom Systems Operator Maintainer (ASI - 7E), Army; Satellite Systems/Network Coordinator (ASI - 1C), Army Primary Leadership Development Course with Honors.
CW4 (Ret) Darryl Fisher
SFC Paul Martin
Mr Raymond Delabruere
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!
2019 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)622757477 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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)622757477.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 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 email@example.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.