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Systems Engineer

Company: SES-Government Solutions
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:


In this role as a Systems Engineer, RF SME, you become part of the Systems Engineering group at SES GS, focused on the end-end design & development of Turnkey Managed Services. You will be a key member, and SME on System Design of a cross functional team of problem solvers working on turnkey managed services for US Government customers. You will design, develop and lead projects focused on RF Subsystems, Ground Stations and end-end system architecture.Competencies:

  • Organizational skills with high attention to details
  • Collaboration skills with both customers and fellow team members
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with ability to explain complex concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Technical Project management & Systems Engineering Experience
  • Curious personality, with a knack for understanding newer technologiesRoles & Responsibilities:
    • Develop procedures and designs for comsatcom baseband ground systems, define hardware and software interfaces for MEO & GEO ground systems
    • Develop procedures and designs for RF earth station solutions including antennas, RF electronics, inter-facility connection equipment and general electrical requirements
    • Identify M&C links and optimize processes for control channel transmission of RF Channel Data
    • Analyze link budgets to support business development and customer services activities, in particular link/level budget calculations, development of software tools/scripts as necessary, block/design drawing and other detailed studies in support of gateway ground systems
    • Generate ground system integration & test plans, scenarios to support day to day and strategic business activities
    • Design remote lights out solutions for gateway infrastructure
    • Develop procedures and perform periodic calibration of ground systemsQualifications:
      • BSEE or equivalent + 2 Years of related Work Experience or MSEE Equivalent from an accredited school
      • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
      • Self-motivated. Takes initiative. Sense of Ownership. Passionate. Positive attitude.
      • Excellent communication skills and technical writing skills
      • Ability to bridge the gap between RF Engineering Systems & Complex System Architectures
      • Fundamental understanding on M2M interfaces: REST, Kafka etc
      • Strong foundational knowledge on college Level Physics and Math
      • Fundamental Understanding of Networking Technologies - Routing & Switching, Linux & Network AutomationPreferred Qualifications:
        • Prior experience with Satellite Earth Imaging technology is a plus
        • Experience with Satellite Imaging Payloads, and SATCOM Relay systems
        • Flexible and able to, quickly, adapt to changing conditions.
        • The ability to align technical features with business value.
        • Knowledge of Satcom systems and technologies: Link budgets, modems, Antenna and RF Technologies, and associated system software
        • Satellite Communication experience with DVB-S2/S2x, TDMA, SCPC & Hands-on experience with VSAT network products.
        • Good knowledge of IP Networking protocols and standards, including TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP, MPLS, IPSec, Multicast, etc.
        • Knowledge of technologies around SD-WAN, Virtualization, Cloud, IoT

          SES Government Solutions is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. SES Government Solutions is committed to workplace diversity, equity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: SES-Government Solutions, Reston , Systems Engineer, Other , Reston, Virginia

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