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Satellite Network Operations Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Understanding of satellite communications and earth station components
  • Experience in customer facing roles
  • Ability to craft highly polished reports and presentations
  • Process oriented mindset - constantly seeking more efficient ways of doing things, anticipating features needed from both internal and external tools
  • Understanding of Link budgeting / Link analysis
  • Enjoy a fast paced environment, with just the right amount of chaos ;)
  • Point of contact for all Astranis customers concerning network operations activities
  • Support/supervise carrier activation/deactivation on Astranis satellites as per defined process
  • Investigate and troubleshoot satellite interference
  • Network Management System configuration and operation
  • Digital payload configuration
  • Monitor health and status for critical mission or network systems
  • The role provides a balance of technical and business / customer facing responsibilities and is high visibility and high impact. Mid-level to senior management roles are available, depending on the candidate
Desired Qualifications
  • GEO High Throughput Satellite (HTS) network operations experience
  • Experience in VSAT platform operations, i.e. iDirect, Gilat etc
  • Some scripting language experience, preferably Python
  • IP network knowledge or direct experience

51-200 employees

Next generation internet satellites
Company Overview
Astranis' mission is to help get online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.
  • An equity stake in the company.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Unlimited vacation days.
  • Healthy, delicious, free lunch catered in every day.
  • Complementary OneMedical membership.
  • Great office chairs, stand-up desks, and a machine shop.
  • Reimbursement to spend on commuting from outside SF
  • Generous, fully-paid parental leave.
Company Core Values
  • Master Your Craft - We take pride in our work and go the extra mile.
  • Step Up - We are unapologetically ambitious and take on great responsibility.
  • Assume Good - We assume the best of intentions and communicate with kindness and candor.
  • Stay Curious - We seek out new knowledge and are happy to teach others what we know.
  • Space is Hard - We are resilient in the face of adversity and get help when needed.
  • Take the Time - We level up not just at work but beyond — mind, body, spirit, family, community.