Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity within the space industry. Our motto "From Strength to Success" reflects a commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and classified customers. We are an agile and innovative solutions provider in that we integrate Kratos-developed products with 3rd party software, as well as design and develop new tools and applications to provide end-to-end systems that solve mission unique requirements.
The candidate will work closely with 4 SOPS Satellite System Operators (SSO), Satellite Vehicle Operators (SVO), Orbital Analyst (OA), Mission Planners (MP’s) and CCS-C Support Desk to maintain a fully operational command and control system for DSCS, WGS, MILSTAR, and AEHF. The candidate should have a proven ability to assess problems, research solutions and resolve hardware and software issues. Other related tasks: Good communication and organization skills. Must be able to articulate technical concepts orally and in written forms. Other related skills: installation, configuration and administration of mission unique applications, administration of commercial technologies like VMware, Microsoft and various Linux distributions.
Experience and Skills
-Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics or related field. Equivalent job related experience may be considered.
-Security+ certification required.
-Minimum of 2+ years technical experience related to Systems Administration.
-Experience with satellite or space programs, and System administration (Solaris/Unix, Windows Active Directory, Cisco switch, VMware) are highly desirable.
-Candidate must be self-motivated and capable of working independently.
-Candidate must be able to articulate technical concepts orally and in written forms.
-Active Secret clearance required.
-Position located in Colorado Springs, CO.
U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.