Operations Technical Director

Space Systems/Loral, LLC

SSL is a leading provider of commercial satellites and spacecraft systems, with broad expertise to support satellite operators and innovative space related missions. The company designs and manufactures spacecraft for services such as direct-to-home television, video content distribution, broadband internet, mobile communications, and Earth observation. Based in the heart of the Silicon Valley, SSL’s advanced product line also includes state-of-the art small satellites, and sophisticated robotics and automation solutions for remote operations. A career with SSL could shape your future in ways that you’ve never imagined. Due to the nature of our business, SSL has export control and security sensitivities that require all of our employees to be a United States Citizen, Permanent Resident of the United States, an Asylee, or a Refugee. SSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 1. 2. 1. 2. Provide technical oversight and peer review across all aspects of operations engineering and customer support. 3. Collaborate across SSL directorates to advocate design and manufacturing for reliable operability of spacecraft. 4. Directly represent SSL to customers in providing real-time recommendations ensuring maintenance or restoration of operations for on-orbit spacecraft. Mentor other engineers to develop their ability to do the same. 5. Provide technical leadership for launch and orbit raising of SSL spacecraft including oversight and execution of sequence of events 6. Provide technical leadership for post-anomaly investigation and operations. Requirements 1. 2. 1. 2. Excellent communications skills, written and verbal 3. Demonstrate leadership ability for technical teams 4. Strong spacecraft attitude controls and FDIR background 5. Strong risk assessment ability 6. Experience in a spacecraft operations environment is preferred 7. Available, on-call, beyond normal working hours 8. Internet access from home 9. Must carry a mobile phone (Company will provide if personal mobile phone is not desired)

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