Fleet Operations Ground Controller

At OneWeb, we’re on a mission to provide affordable, high-speed Internet access for the world’s unconnected and to achieve the #1 target of the World Society of Information – to create a community access point at every school in the world. We realize this isn’t easy, but we have designed a combination of satellites and ground systems that we know can achieve this, and we believe it is too important not to do. Eliminating extreme poverty, enabling relief for communities during emergencies or disasters, providing health care, clean water and education, starting a business, individual empowerment and civic transparency are all important goals and Internet access is a foundation for solving these global issues.

OneWeb is a technology and infrastructure provider. Our infrastructure enables Mobile carriers, ISP’s and governments, to provide Internet Access to their local and remote populations. Our team’s talent spans fields from semiconductor design, telecom core network and small cell production and deployment, to hyper local rural regulatory and educational challenges. We are developing leading edge technology to solve some of the world’s largest problems – and having a lot of fun doing it!

If building the infrastructure to connect 2 million schools is something you would like to make happen, then joining OneWeb may be a great personal and career move. We can provide an intellectually challenging workplace and fast growing opportunity with a clear purpose. Come join the team that is making affordable communication ubiquitous on a global scale.

The Fleet Operations United States Operations Center (USSOC) Ground System Controller (GC) position is a shift-working position, reporting to the on-shift Mission Director.  The successful candidate assists in the implementation, configuration, operation and support of the Fleet Management Segment (FMS), Earth Station Control Element (ECE).  This is a rotating shift work position providing 24/7 operations support.  When on-shift, The GC monitors the ground to satellite link hardware and software, responds to faults, failures, and performance issues to restore the system to nominal operation.  This individual shall be familiar with satellite to ground systems, associated application software, infrastructure hardware and software.  This position requires working closely with the FMS Ground System operations support staff in development and deployment of the satellite to ground link system applications throughout the system development through real-time operations.


  • Working a rotating shift to support 24/7 operations
  • Maintain satellite command and control ground system to ensure nominal operations and troubleshoot complex technical issues
  • Identifying, analyzing, and troubleshooting satellite operational data flow related issues in OneWeb Fleet Management Segment (FMS) ground system including firewalls, routers, switches, cloud computing infrastructure, FMS application software layer, remotely hosted hardware, and MPLS network
  • Maintain the network integrity and security of FMS infrastructure systems
  • Monitoring and measuring availability, latency, and overall system data flow health

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Excited about the OneWeb challenge.
  • Experience with continuous monitoring tools, including Kibana and Nagios
  • Experience with network administration of Cisco and/or Arista platforms
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN inter networking technologies and all OSI layers including the application layer
  • Experience with Satellite ground communication system including Radio Frequency (RF) antenna equipment, and wide-area communications networks

*No visa sponsorship is available for this position 

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