• Full Time
  • USA
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Security Clearance Required: Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Company Details

Apogee is an exceptionally-rated provider of Engineering & Science, IT, Software Solutions, Mission Support, Management Services, and Cyber Security across multiple Defense and Civilian customers.


Apogee is actively seeking a full-time COMSAT Analyst to support USSPACECOM located in Colorado Springs, CO at Peterson Space Force Base (SFB). This position provides provide technical and engineering support services to the Commercial C-SSE which includes technical engineering services to support technical analysis, plans, and operations to C-SSE staff and customers.

Why work with us?

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber, intel, training, technical services, financial and administrative expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Our company was founded on the commitment of making a positive difference for our customers and our people. Apogee’s culture is infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, which has propelled us into the ranks of an elite small business company. Apogee is known for an unwavering dedication to our client’s success, a warm and employee-centric work environment, and an enthusiasm to provide the right solution at the right time.

What you will be doing:

  • Serves as technical consultant for transmissions management and control in the Super High Frequency (SHF) and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Commercial satellite systems
  • Develop/coordinate policy and plans for commercial satellite communication programs. Develop definitive technical solutions that consider systems architecture, interoperability, interfaces, protocols, networking, expansion potential and overall end-to-end compatibility
  • Analyze, evaluate, and recommend solutions to future communications and automation operational challenges using knowledge of satellite communications systems and their relationship to other telecommunications networks
  • Provide technical and operational planning, system configuration and operational mission support
  • Develop technical and management comments reflecting the command position with respect to USSF and Joint actions, interface with other commands and higher authorities
  • Assist in managing commercial SATCOM ground segment and gateways for transition to current/future satellites through concept, development, testing, procurement, production, and fielding
  • Coordinate and assist CCMD J6s and Service components with the development of commercial communications in support of theater OPLANS
  • Collect and maintain critical data related to Service terminal basis of issue and capabilities as a knowledge management function
  • Collect and maintain knowledge base on commercial satellite constellation coverage and status

 What you will need:

  • Security Clearance Required: Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4+ years operational experience with Commercial SATCOM systems
  • 4+ years of relevant experience with the SATCOM apportionment planning and allocation processes taking into consideration all ground, space, and control networks, and operational control of sub-networks for apportioned SATCOM resources

Compensation & Benefits:

  • The pay range for this position is $90,000 – $105,000 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Apogee’s careers site
  • Apogee offers two medical plans, a high deductible health plan with a HRA and a traditional POS plan with co-pays, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, parental, military and jury duty paid leaves. Regular part time employees scheduled for twenty-four or more hours per work week are eligible for benefits on a pro-rated basis
  • This position is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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