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Associate Systems Engineer, Satellite Control Systems at Intelsat

Associate Systems Engineer, Satellite Control Systems

Intelsat McLean, VA Full-Time
Job Description

Your role in helping us shape the future:

You will play a vital role in a Software Development, Integration and Test team dedicated to building the Intelsat Satellite Control Systems. You should have a desire to learn and creatively tackle challenging technical problem, ensure operational readiness of state-of-the-art software solutions as well as provide critical support to a highly skilled Satellite Engineering and Operation team. Your projects will range from participating to the integration and testing of new satellites and associated tools inside and outside the existing infrastructure, to improving the Ground Network System (GNS) architecture, design and testing environment by leveraging on new technologies.

Are you up to the challenge?
  • Use your love of learning and first-rate communication and leadership skills to interface with software development teams to get in depth understanding of the software architecture and design
  • Use your superior organization skills and continuous improvement drive to perform and improve the deployment of the Ground Network
  • Showcase your testing and troubleshooting skills to test and support our Ground Network System in close collaboration with IT Operations, development teams, Satellite engineer and operation teams.

Can you drive these processes?
  • Investigate and identify root cause of software and environmental issues and provide recommendation for a solution.
  • Automate operational tasks, Identify and contribute to automation activities.
  • Test the GNS, Commanding Systems and Implement automation that will support our testing environment.
  • Continuous monitoring of production environment for health and performance.

You should definitely have:
  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Linux skills.
  • Script skills in bash.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Experience with Python, Java through modern IDEA.

It would be nice if you had:
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and frameworks.
  • Understanding of internet technologies such as TCP/IP, HTTP, JavaScript , JSON, XML and Data Web Services highly desirable.
  • Understanding how Machine Learning works.

What it's like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.
  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture

Other Job Info:
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Job requires ability to sit for long periods of time


About Us

As the foundational architects of satellite technology, we apply our expertise to develop breakthrough solutions that advance and secure boundless applications for our customers and partners.

At Intelsat, we increase human potential by connecting people, communities, businesses, and governments. Our employees enjoy a casual and collaborative environment, where we celebrate professional excellence in pursuit of the corporate mission. We hire skilled professionals who work in various areas such as: satellite engineering, network operations, cloud architecture, accounting, sales, legal, and more. Browse our current job openings or create a professional profile to stay informed about opportunities that match your interests and expertise.

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  • Automation
  • Bash (Scripting Language)
  • Business Process Improvement
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