Job Description

Remote Work:
Job Number:
Aberdeen Proving Ground,MD,US
SATCOM Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Monitor network administration and maintenance operations, manage the design evolution of existing operational networks, and resolve network incidents to ensure the smooth running of the network operation. Apply advanced consulting skills or extensive technical expertise, including full industry knowledge. Develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Work without considerable direction, and mentor and supervise team members.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience with SATCOM engineering
  • Experience supporting the planning, engineering, and implementation of satellite-based communications systems
  • Experience managing and documenting systems configurations, trouble incidents, test procedures, and test execution or results
  • Experience supporting SATCOM network planning, set up, configuration, troubleshooting, testing, and teardown
  • Experience coordinating with key stakeholders such as RSSC and ARSTRAT, to assist in the certification and satellite request process
  • Experience assisting units in correcting problems with interference impacting operational missions in the development of plans to optimize transponder utilization for each unit, and in the SAR and GAR processes
  • Experience developing and presenting briefings regarding status of SATCOM planning, or test efforts as required
  • Ability to exercise technical leadership to obtain agreement on required actions, schedules, and the resolution of conflicting points of view concerning support operations and Tactical Network systems
  • Secret clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in acquisition, including Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering
  • Experience performing work as an engineer in the industry, or as an officer or soldier within an active reserve or National Guard unit
  • Knowledge of tactical SATCOM systems, and SATCOM engineering, processes, and methodologies
  • Ability to configure SATCOM devices, including NCW, FDMA, and TDMA modems, and understand SATCOM network monitoring and troubleshooting procedures
  • Ability to perform link budget analysis over commercial and military satellites for X, C, Ka, and Ku-Band frequencies
  • Ability to coordinate and communicate with Teleport and Regional Hub Node strategic nodes
  • Ability to plan and coordinate military networks to meet operational mission objectives
  • Ability to coordinate activities across the support team to obtain concurrence, implement plans of action to accomplish PM objectives, coordinate system development tasks with other system engineering program leads based on integration challenges or new requirements, and ensure satellite operational requirements, system control requirements, and user requirements are satisfied
  • Bachelor's degree


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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