Spacecraft Controller / Satellite Operations Specialist


    ARCA Resourcing Ltd

    Spacecraft Controller / Satellite Operations Specialist


    Competitive starting salary, with a 12.5% shift allowance post-certification, significant benefits, and a 10% performance-related annual bonus

    Dive into the heart of satellite communications as a Spacecraft Controller, a pivotal role that ensures the seamless operation of cutting-edge geostationary communications satellites. As part of a dynamic team, your mission is to safeguard the satellite fleet, ensuring high-quality service delivery through meticulous monitoring and expert execution of satellite operations. Engage with state-of-the-art technology and play a key role in the safety and effectiveness of our space assets, making a significant impact on the global communications infrastructure.

    This role is particularly suitable for ‘early career’ professionals or graduates eager to gain a foothold in the space industry. It offers significant and specialist operational training, making it an attractive option for those wishing to advance their engineering careers.

    Why You Should Apply

    • Be at the forefront of space technology and satellite operations.
    • Work within a supportive environment with a 24/7 on-call team of Spacecraft Operations Engineers.
    • Engage in a wide range of operations, including station keeping, sensor blinding, and payload configurations.
    • Opportunities for training and development in various spacecraft operations roles.
    • Receive a competitive starting salary, a 12.5% shift allowance upon training and certification, a significant benefits package, and a 10% performance-related annual bonus.

    What You’ll Be Doing

    • Monitor and control a fleet of geostationary satellites.
    • Perform satellite commanding and supervise automated flight operations.
    • Maintain operational activity logs and generate health and status reports.
    • Provide first-line response to satellite contingencies.
    • Support operations preparation, development, and system validation.

    About You

    • Be capable of performing the job as described.
    • Have a keen attention to detail and a methodical approach.
    • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • Must have a valid visa to work in the UK.
    • Be able to obtain an SCI Clearance for access to controlled information.

    (Satellite Communications, Geostationary Satellites, Spacecraft Control, Mission Control System, Station Keeping, Sensor Blinding, Eclipse Operations, Payload Configurations, Spacecraft Operations, Satellite Health Monitoring, Space Technology, Flight Operations Procedure, Satellite Engineering, Ground Control Systems, Space System Engineering, Satellite Anomaly Resolution, Space Operations Team, Communications Infrastructure, Space Asset Management, Operational Procedures Validation)