Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in national security? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.

As a Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape the Army by leading SATCOM engineering efforts. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like Army tactical satellite systems. Grow your skills by merging your engineering talent and system experience to create SATCOM systems for the Warfighter to communicate from anywhere in the world. Join our team and create the future of Army Tactical Satellite Communications.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with systems engineering evaluations of satellite and terminal designs

  • Experience in analysis of system performance, throughput and response time, analysis of operational requirements, and system loading

  • Knowledge of systems engineering methods and processes to perform SATCOM system analysis and evaluations for both commercial and military systems

  • Knowledge of WIN-T satellite communications, including Frequency-division multiple access (FDMA) and Multi-frequency time-division multiple access (MF-TDMA), including iDirect, LinkWay, or Network Centric Waveform

  • Knowledge of ARSTRAT Military Standards (MIL-STDs) and certification processes

  • Ability to support the design of system architectures, terminals, waveforms and access protocols

  • Ability to translate complex technical issues into meaningful terms for others involved

  • Ability to support design reviews and perform evaluation of satellite and terminal contractor designs at field locations

  • Secret clearance

  • HS Diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience in Network Centric Waveform

  • 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.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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