EDIS/EGS Satellite Ground Support Engineer

Professional Colorado Springs, Colorado


Job Title: Satellite Ground Support Engineer

Job ID: #371

Job Description:
Omitron is looking for qualified Satellite Ground Support Equipment Engineers to support the engineering, development, integration and sustainment of numerous state-of-the-art satellite ground systems in Colorado Springs, CO. The Satellite Ground Support Equipment Engineers will report directly to the program Engineering Manager and support all Satellite Ground System needs. 

Primary duties may include:

  • Oversee the operational integration and sustainment of the satellite ground systems, conduct and lead root-cause investigations, conduct testing of communication equipment and systems.
  • Lead trouble shooting efforts on operational satellite ground systems.  Perform technical analysis such as root cause and MTBF.
  • Track and record satellite ground systems performance to understand trends.
  • Analyze, design, model, and simulate satellite ground systems, subsystems, and algorithms for satellite command and control.
  • Design, develops, documents, test and debugs application software and systems to a low level control process (interrupts, digital I/O and serial communication protocols) for electronic equipment.  Well versed in modern Operating Systems such as UNIX, Red Hat and Windows.
  • Model and simulate wide and local area networks, point-to-point systems, secure systems, signal coding and modulation schema, digital radio/communications technology and network architecture design.
  • Analyze and provide information on space segment lease cost, bandwidth requirements, and frequency management and develop strategies to effectively leverage and integrate new technologies into existing network infrastructure.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Network Engineering with fourteen (14) or more years relevant experience, Master’s degree and twelve (12) years or more experience, or PhD and nine (9) years or more experience. May substitute eighteen (18) or more years of experience for degree.
  • Minimum of 8 plus years of experience directly working with satellite ground systems and/or flight hardware.
  • Active Secret Required with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI – Active TS/SCI Desired.
  • Must have a proven understanding of Systems Engineering processes – IEEE 15288

US citizenship required / EEO/AA / E-Verify Participation
For compliance with new Executive Order 14042 regarding Government Contractors, you will be required to provide documentation of Full Coronavirus Vaccination Status to Omitron, and to the designated personnel of the subcontracting, contracting and/or federal officials.

Benefits include:

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

HSA or FSA accounts

Company paid ST/LT Disability and AD&D insurance

Paid Federal Holidays

Paid Vacation Leave and Sick Leave

401k with company match

Supplemental Insurance options like AFLAC

Education Assistance

Voluntary Life Insurance

Company Overview: 

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a regional office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.

Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply. E-Verify Participation.