Manager, Mission Operations

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
Palo Alto, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

ExperienceRequired

More than 10 years About US SSL is a leading provider of commercial satellites and spacecraft systems, with broad expertise to support satellite operators and innovative space related missions.  The company designs and manufactures spacecraft for services such as direct-to-home television, video content distribution, broadband internet, mobile communications, and Earth observation.  Based in the heart of the Silicon Valley, SSL's advanced product line also includes state-of-the art small satellites, and sophisticated robotics and automation solutions for remote operations.  A career with SSL could shape your future in ways that you've never imagined.  

Due to the nature of our business, SSL has export control and security sensitivities that require all of our employees to be a United States Citizen, Permanent Resident of the United States, an Asylee, or a Refugee. SSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Job Description

Business Partner for the Operations Control group within the Mission Engineering and Opertions organization.  Operations Control is responsible for the TT&C infrastructure (internal to SS/L and for some of our external customers) and the planning and execution of all SSL operations activities, including LEOP and long term operations.  Execute work in accordance with financial, technical, and schedule requirements. 

 The Business Partner will work with the Technical Partner and cover all management aspects for the group.  The primary focus of the Business Partner is:

  • Work to ensure employee development and skill broadening
  • Develop career paths
  • Conduct 1-on-1 reviews with staff
  • Participate in manpower resource meetings
  • Provide long-term strategy for the direction of the organization

 The Operations Control group is comprised of:

  • Mission Managers
  • Flight Engineers
  • Network Coordinators
  • Ground Field Engineers
  • Operations Administrators

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree
  • More than 10 years experience
  • Experience in management, either direct reports or cross-functional teams
  • Able to be a champion for change and empower employees

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