Satellite Communications Systems Engineer - the opportunity
Our client is renowned for innovation in Satellite Communications, working with a wide variety of clients in the commercial and defence sectors. They also develop their own cutting-edge products for deployment into highly novel, global wireless communications solutions.
Due to growing demand from their customers, as well as the continued progression of their own product set, they are looking to hire a Satellite Communications Systems Engineer. The role is focused on the design and modelling of satellite communications networks and the communications systems they support.
This role will have plenty of variety, including analysis and validation of requirements, modelling of satellite networks, end-to-end design, ground segment engineering, payload engineering, testing, preparation of ConOps and service delivery documentation
We're looking for someone with proven knowledge of commissioning and testing of satellite systems, gained either in a commercial or military environment.
You'll need to have strong analytical skills, the proven ability to develop innovative solutions and good customer-facing skills.
Satellite Communications Systems Engineer - responsibilities
- End-to-end satellite communications design - including RF systems, IP networks and OSS/BSS
- Requirements analysis and assessment of various solutions to meet customers' requirements
- Modelling of satellite networks based on end-user needs
- Input into test strategy and documentation of VV&T plans
- Ground Segment engineering
- Terminal design & development
- Payload engineering, design & testing
- Preparation of documentation including Concept of Operations
Satellite Communications Systems Engineer - requirements
- A thorough understanding of communications systems and the associated engineering concepts
- Practical experience of satellite comms systems engineering - ideally across ground segment, satellite ops, payload engineering, IP networks, security
- Excellent problem-solving skills and strong practical knowledge of good systems engineerin practices (Model Based Systems Engineering experience would be a plus)
- Experience of documenting systems design, test plans & operational procedures
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