Satellite Ground System Network Operator

Position Summary

SSC Space enables its customers to make better use of space.  Through the efforts of more than 600 employees around the world, we provide specialized competence in design, test, launch and operation of space and air systems. The Satellite Management Services Division provides satellite operations and satellite communications services using a network of SSC stations and partner stations worldwide as well as consultancy services.

Satellite Ground System Network Operator

Position reports to Ground Network Operations Manager

Job Summary

SSC Space is in search of Satellite Ground Systems Network Operators. The successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring timely, reliable spacecraft support and delivery of telemetry and data to our customers, to include configuring for mission execution and responding to status changes as well as responding to system and network alarms. Will operate and manage the daily functions required to support successful operation of the ground network. Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule, work well under pressure and have excellent communication skills. This position will work out of SSC’s corporate headquarters located in Horsham PA, and is a permanent full time, entry-level position.

Mandatory Skills and Experience

  • Prior experience in the operations of a satellite ground station or satellite control facility is a plus
  • Knowledge of data communications protocols and experience in troubleshooting and maintaining LAN/WAN and telecommunication links
  • Associates degree in Computer Science or IT is highly desirable
  • Strong understanding of Windows operating systems, tools and applications
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational, multitasking, prioritizing, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and pass a full security background check


SSC Space is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. SSC Space is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected Veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.