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Satellite Subsystems Specialist, #4118

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a Satellite Subsystems Specialist to join our team in Albuquerque, NM. The Satellite Subsystems Specialist will provide technical support on a satellite program and should have subsystem knowledge on multiple satellite subsystems (Attitude Control, Power, Thermal, TT&C, Payload).

LinQuest operates a variety of satellites for the Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) under the STEC contract at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM. This contract supports on-orbit operations of six unique satellites, with more scheduled to launch over the next 3 years. We are looking for high quality, motivated professionals to join our team. 



  • Monitor the performance of, and maintain, the health and welfare of satellite subsystems
  • Perform and evaluate satellite station keeping maneuvers and special operations 
  • Support of the development and integration of the associated TT&C ground system
  • Support and participate in the development of automation processes for real-time contacts
  • Anomaly resolution support during satellite failures and ground system failures
Required Skills:
  • Understanding of spacecraft subsystems, satellite communication systems, spacecraft operations, and ground control systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Work autonomously and perform self-directed efforts
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or similar engineering field) or directly applicable equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience working at a satellite command and control facility
  • Operations of satellite command and control systems 
  • Experience in TT&C of Air Force, other military, NASA or commercial satellites 
  • Experience as a Subsystems Specialist on Air Force, other military, NASA or commercial satellites
  • Experience resolving satellite and ground station anomalies
  • Experience supporting development of satellite ground systems
  • Experience with Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) or equivalent
  • US Citizenship and an active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility is required to be considered for this position


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.


Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Albuquerque, New Mexico
United States
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