Satellite Communications Engineer

Fort Meade, MD 20755 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 07/09/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -022024-18387 State: Maryland

Job Description

SATCOM Engineer

Salary: Up to $160k/yr.

Location: Fort Meade, MD

**This position is currently 80% remote, 1 day on-site**

Industry: Department of Defense

Clearance: Active Secret


  • BA or BS Degree (MS preferred)
  • 10-15 years of hands-on experience with DoD and/or commercial SATCOM systems to include Systems Requirements, Operational Requirements, Test and Evaluation and Training.
  • Experience with the Iridium satellite constellation, and correlated terminal devices
  • Knowledge of terrestrial and gateway architectures and solutions.
  • Career interest in SATCOM systems
  • Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS


  • Develop and maintain the Integrated Logistics Sustainment Plan (ILSP) for the two DoD Gateways.
  • This entails an understanding of the components of the two gateways and how there failure will impacts services.
  • Risk assessment and recommendation on where the government should invest limited dollars to best maintain all services.
  • Technical analytical studies of satellite communications systems and recommend architecture designs and/or modifications
  • Define implementation requirements; coordinates programmatic and technical issues with CSCO contractors and other government organizations
  • Reviews contract proposals and make recommendations for resolving technical issues, as well as oversees testing and inspection activities; and participates in technical reviews or management evaluations among other related duties.
  • Thinks independently and demonstrates exceptional written and oral communications skills.
  • Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to the development of new principles concepts and strategies.
  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives.
  • Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.
  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development towards execution.
  • Perform technical reviews of all EMSS acquisitions packages, particularly PWS/SOW reviews.





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