The position supports real time operations and monitoring of the Gateways, Telemetry, Tracking, & Control stations, the MPLS network and the Message Termination Controller (MTC) of the Iridiumâ Satellite constellation Ground Network. The Iridium Teleport Network (TPN) consists of 32 tracking antennas positioned all over the globe and a vast network of switches, routers, and tunnels connecting all the ground stations, operations centers, and satellites. Candidate will work alternating 12-hour shifts, days and night.
Duties and Responsibilities:
All applicants must complete Iridium Teleport Network Controller (TNC) certification. The certification process is a 4 - 6 month, average, combination of in-house classroom training and On-the-Job (OJT) apprenticeship culminating in formal job task demonstration and examination. The applicant must be proficient in the UNIX operating system, as well as standard PC usage and applications.
Minimum of a BS in engineering or related technical area, or the equivalent work experience in a network operations or spacecraft operations environment. Typically requires 1-5 years of experience in Network Operations, preferably in the field of Spacecraft operations.
Aireon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.