Logo of Huzzle

Team Lead - Satellite Network Operations

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • IT & Cybersecurity
  • $150K - $200K
  • San Francisco
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need 5+ years in network operations, Python scripting, RF expertise, L2/L3 Networking, and strong communication skills. Satcom experience is a plus.
  • You will lead satellite network operations, including payload configuration, antenna system operations, spectrum monitoring, platform management, and network performance optimizations.


  • 5+ years experience in large scale network operations
  • Comfortable scripting, preferably in Python
  • Strong wireless communications fundamentals
  • Comfortable with link budgets
  • Strong fundamentals in RF
  • Understanding of Satcom antenna systems
  • Comfort with L2/L3 Networking
  • Strong Verbal Communication skills
  • High Quality Documentation practices
  • Bonus:
  • 2+ years Commercial Satcom experience
  • Experience in commercial VSAT platform operations, i.e. iDirect Dialog, Gilat SE 2c/4c
  • Experience operating digital channelizer satcom payloads
  • Experience in software development
  • Experience operating large satellite earth stations
  • Experience in Satcom Networks


  • Network operations functions include:
  • Payload operations:
  • Payload configuration changes (carrier bringup/teardown, subchannel routing, power allocation)
  • Payload Performance Optimizations
  • Manage and execute Payload In Orbit Testing
  • Antenna System Operations:
  • Operate Gateway Antenna Systems
  • Operate TTC Antenna Systems
  • Spectrum Monitoring Operations :
  • Monitor spectrum, manage thresholds and alarms
  • Maintain spectrum monitoring systems
  • Platform Operations:
  • Manage Platform Hub Configuration
  • Network Performance Optimizations


What responsibilities does the Team Lead - Satellite Network Operations have?

The Team Lead is responsible for leading and building up the Network Operations procedures, tools, and team for both commercial and US government programs.

Is experience in satellite network operations required for this role?

Yes, experience in satellite network operations is required for the Team Lead position.

Will the Team Lead be involved in both commercial and government programs?

Yes, the Team Lead will contribute to both commercial and US government programs.

What skills are necessary for a successful candidate for this position?

Some of the necessary skills include strong leadership abilities, experience in satellite network operations, and familiarity with Network Operations procedures and tools.

Small, low-cost communications satellites, in higher orbits.

Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Astranis is building small, low-cost telecommunications satellites. Our mission is to help get online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.