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NASA announced Feb. 13 that it was ending efforts to restore contact with the Opportunity Mars rover, bringing its mission to an end more than 15 years after it landed on the planet. SpaceNews.com
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As NASA marks the latest milestone in the ongoing testing of the James Webb Space Telescope, agency officials are downplaying any additional delay to the troubled mission caused by the recent government shutdown. 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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