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Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:25:18 +0000
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson made news last week at the Space Symposium with major announcements on the reorganization of Space and Missile Systems Center and the standup of a new office to eliminate bottlenecks in the system. SpaceNews.com
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Iceye, the Finnish company flying a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) microsatellite, forged an alliance with Ursa Space Systems, a firm that offers economic insights from geospatial data. SpaceNews.com
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Geospatial data companies are focusing intently on acquiring satellite imagery quickly and speeding data delivery to customers. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:14:24 +0000
The light-lift Vega rocket is Europe’s vehicle of choice for small satellites, but has mainly launched spacecraft weighing hundreds of kilograms. While that’s smaller than what Arianespace normally launches on an Ariane 5 or Soyuz, it’s not the “small” that people generally think of when they think smallsats. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:09:21 +0000
Lockheed Martin executives said April 24 they are confident they will win an Air Force competition for the next set of GPS 3 navigation satellites as questions swirl about what other companies, if any, submitted proposals. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:42:28 +0000
An Ariane 5 launch has been cancelled after an unexplained problem with an Indian space agency satellite that was supposed to ride on the mission. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:34:24 +0000
In its quest for cutting edge commercial solutions to military problems, the U.S. Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) is not ignoring the talents of traditional government contractors. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:47:23 +0000
Speedcast’s revenues more than doubled in 2017 as the satellite network operator began leveraging its acquisitions of U.S. companies Harris CapRock and UltiSat. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:18:18 +0000
NGA Director Cardillo: “I want the market to work … but government shouldn’t be their first customer. We should be their second customer.” SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:00:57 +0000
NASA’s new administrator said he’s “very excited” about leading the space agency as he takes office after an extended confirmation process. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:24:12 +0000
USD Kernan: "we really haven’t taken all the advantage we can of technology.” SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:01:42 +0000
Wilson sat down with SpaceNews at the recent Space Symposium in Colorado Springs to discuss the ongoing reorganization of the Space and Missile Systems Center, space investment priorities and her plans to secure congressional support for budgets and management reforms. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:54:23 +0000
In the months preceding the launch of Avanti’s Hylas-4 satellite, the British operators didn’t mince words when it described the importance of a successful mission as “critical.” SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:23:19 +0000
"We are trying to effectively link air, land, sea and space. The geospatial context on the ground may give you some type of indications and warning of something happening in space," said Chirag Parikh, director of NGA's Office of Source Strategies. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:53:45 +0000
NASA’s next administrator, Jim Bridenstine, is set to be sworn into office April 23 as the space industry breathes a sigh of relief that his extended confirmation process is finally over. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:31:54 +0000
Within the top five space contractors, from 2011 to 2017, ULA surpassed Boeing and became the top overall vendor. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:53:32 +0000
"Other transactions authorities" allow the Air Force to go faster to prototyping. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:19:54 +0000
GEOShare, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary matching missions with orbital slots in an effort to boost satellite sales, has signed up over 150 missions and over 100 orbital locations, said Lon Levin, GEOShare president and chief executive. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:46:40 +0000
As Lockheed Martin prepares to complete assembly of the Orion spacecraft flying on the first SLS mission, the company says it’s making progress in lowering the costs of the future spacecraft, including through reuse. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:06-05-2014
     Last Modified:06-05-2014 (02:11)
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     Current job:Satellite System Crew Chief
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsSatellite Operations, Training, Instruction, Testing
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    SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

     

    • Active U.S. government TS/SCI security clearance and U.S. Citizenship
    • 11+ years of experience operating military satellite systems
    • Proven ability at solving problems in high-pressure, fast-paced environments
    • Results-driven manager with successful record of leading effective teams

     

     

    EXPERIENCE

    2010-present Satellite System Crew Chief/Ground System Operator U.S. Air Force, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado

    • Supervised 15-member team translating best practices into technical operations procedures for 300+ satellite operators
    • Led 7-member crew managing network configurations to provide reliable data paths and communications for $16 billion missile warning satellite system
    • Managed routine operations as well as malfunction troubleshooting for a worldwide network of 20+ antennas and ground stations
    • Maintained communication links between ops center and $3.2 billion Defense Support Program satellite constellation
    • Directed hardware/software configurations of equipment on-site as well as around the world to enhance performance of space-based sensors
    • Provided operator insight into design and testing of next generation space-based missile warning satellite network

     

    2008-2010 Manager of Standardization/Evaluations Office U.S. Air Force, Morón Air Base, Spain

    • Performed all operations tests and evaluations for the $5 million Morón Optical Space Surveillance System
    • Utilized exceptional verbal and written communication skills to manage and implement training and evaluation programs for space operators
    • Analyzed crew member performance to correct adverse trends and optimize process enhancements

     

    2007-2008 Missile Warning Crew Chief/Instructor U.S. Air Force, Thule Air Base, Greenland

    • Led military and contractor design and test teams responsible for missile defense operations integration at Thule Air Base
    • Coordinated construction, hardware installation, software development, testing and operations at extremely remote location
    • Operated a $500 million dollar radar detecting missile launches and earth orbiting satellites
    • Provided critical tactical warning data enabling attack assessment against North America

     

    2003-2007 Defense Satellite Communications System Satellite Vehicle Operator/Instructor U.S. Air Force, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado

    • Managed and conducted training programs for 200+ operators of $2.1 billion military satellite communications system
    • Designed training program for new $146 million satellite command and control network
    • Led 3-person mission control team in charge of all spacecraft functions, commanding, verifications and troubleshooting
    • Analyzed spacecraft information to determine operational status and continually optimize performance and stability of satellite communication systems

     

    1999-2003 Electro-Mechanical Team Chief U.S. Air Force, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana

    • Led team performing maintenance on 200 Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles
    • Troubleshot and repaired faults on physical security, power distribution, and command and control systems
    • Used, inspected, and ensured accountability for support/test equipment, tools, and special-purpose vehicles
    • Ensured proper handling, storage, and disposition of hazardous materials



    EDUCATION

    • Bachelor of Science, Space Studies, American Military University, expected graduation in August 2014
    • Associate of Applied Science, Air and Space Operations Technology, Community College of the Air Force, 2007
    • Associate of Applied Science, Electronic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, 2007
    • Space Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) Systems Course, U.S. Air Force
    • Ballistic Missile Early Warning System Course,U.S. Air Force
    • Defense Satellite Communications System III Satellite Vehicle Operator Course,U.S. Air Force
    • Enlisted Space Prerequisite Training,U.S. Air Force
    • Noncommissioned Officer Academy,U.S. Air Force
    • Airman Leadership School,U.S. Air Force


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