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Satellite Operations Engineer



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, November 24, 2023

Pixxel is a space data company building a health monitor for our planet. We are doing that by deploying a constellation of some of the world's most advanced earth imaging satellites in lower earth orbit and an analytics platform (on ground) with tools that enable easy application of this data across a multitude of sectors. Our fully deployed constellation will be capable of beaming down daily imagery of any place on earth.

The primary responsibility of this role is to monitor and control the satellite as per the mission plan and schedules.

If you love working at the cutting edge of technology and want to contribute towards making the world a better place by bringing down the benefits of space down to earth, this is the place for you.

1. Conduct spacecraft monitoring and control operations on a 24/7 basis during assigned shifts.
2. Provide detailed accounts of activities conducted, telemetry observations, and assist with smooth shift handovers.

3. Identify and report anomalies and utilize contingency procedures to troubleshoot issues. Prepare thorough reports for documentation.
4. Engage in operations planning meetings, and when requested, furnish supplementary documentation for telemetry analysis.

Basic Qualification:
1. Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in science or any branch of engineering (physics, maths software, electronics, aerospace) is preferred.

1. Systems engineering background in satellite and ground systems.

2. Good communications skills (in English), both in speaking and writing.

3. Exceptional observation skills with a keen attention to detail and strong analytical abilities.

4. Highly systematic and process-oriented with the ability to stay calm and follow the process during a stressful situation.

5. Proficiency in working with the Unix (Linux) platform.

- Insurance cover for you and your family, free access to mental health professionals, paid sick leave and other benefits (vaccination drives, etc.).
- Be a part of the adrenaline rush in the mission control centre as you hit first contact with the spacecraft.
- Get to work and regularly interact with some of the top scientists and professionals in space technology at Pixxel.

- Get exposure to the international space community and the chance to publish research on behalf of Pixxel.