Career Opportunities at SS/L
our culture
Military

Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) is seeking individuals from the Armed Forces to bring their passion for knowledge, leadership and great work ethic to build the satellites of the future. Help us face the challenges of tomorrow with your skills and unique experiences. You will have the opportunity to thrive in an environment where our core values govern who we are and what we do.

We at SS/L believe in:
   - Acting with Integrity
   - Doing it right
   - Learning, applying and improving
   - Making the company strong



Meet Some Of Our Great People
Lt Col Eric K. Spittle, U.S. Air Force
Lt Col Eric K. Spittle, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), is the Vice President of Government Strategic Development at Space Systems/ Loral (SS/L) and established the company's Washington D.C. office. Eric is responsible for establishing, resourcing, and directing all of the strategic US Government pursuits for SS/L. He is also the primary SS/L liaison to the Pentagon, NASA headquarters, ODNI and Capitol Hill.

Prior to joining SS/L in 2009, Eric worked in all lifecycle phases of weapon system acquisitions throughout his career in the Air Force with a majority of his career in space system acquisitions. He held numerous research, testing, and program management assignments in human biomechanics, software development, fixed-wing aircraft, satellite development, and launch system operations support.
Nancy Weidenbacher, U.S. Air Force
Nancy Weidenbacher, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), is a Mission Director at Space Systems/Loral, where she is responsible for the Mission Operations team assigned to a satellite program. The Mission Operations team manages the vehicle and satellite from launch, early orbit phase, in-orbit test, and handover to the customer. Nancy has over 40 years of mission operations experience and is starting support on her 74th mission.

During Nancy's military career in the U.S. Air Force, she received training on spacecraft, ground systems, and spacecraft launches. She worked with the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN), including an assignment with the Royal Air Force in Bentwaters, England.
Maceo Johnson, U.S. Coast Guard
Maceo Johnson, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.), is a Facilities Electrician supporting the electrical systems on the Space Systems/Loral campus, including the critical Mission Control Center. He coordinates and manages electrical, crane, and maintenance project with outside vendors.

Maceo served in the U.S. Coast Guard as a lead electrician at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Island, supporting nine sub Coast Guard units through the greater bay area. In his work, he maintained many San Francisco Bay Area lighthouses, including Alcatraz Island, Point Montara, Pigeon Point, and Point Bonita.