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Associate Engineer, Asset Provisioning (McLean, VA, US, 22102)

Intelsat West McLean Full-Time
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Your role in helping us shape the future:

Join an innovative team that is responsible for transforming the customer experience by creating and bringing to market new products and services based upon globalized connectivity without boundaries. We reach beyond the traditional satellite industry and the broader communications landscape.   As part of the Intelsat vision, we will define new products with the performance, features, and flexibility required to open new profitable markets, drive new revenue streams and ensure the most reliable and secure communications globally. To accomplish our goal, we are looking for bold thinkers who will continue our legacy of innovation for decades to come.

Ensure that satellite configuration is optimized to maintain an operational environment which supports the designated role and beam strategy. Recommend and implement changes that ensure that service performance meets customers’ expectations Support and implement capacity grooming plans, transitions and various other projects.

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Under the Manager’s supervision analyze, approve, and issue transmission plan updates for customer leases
  • Under the Manager’s supervision coordinate the configuration of spacecraft payload to support commercial opportunities and support an optimal noise environment.
  • Maintain accuracy of service loading in the inventory system at the link level.
  • Support the implementation tactical & strategic grooming projects which optimize utilization of satellite capacity.
  • Support and coordinate various plans and activities as required.

You should definitely have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Communications Engineering, Physics, Math or equivalent.
  • Some experience but less than one year is typical.
  • Knowledge of link budgets.
  • Computer literacy with MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Desire and ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and well developed communication skills (oral, written, listening).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to effectively manage competing priorities and handle multiple projects.
  • This is an On-Call position, you may be required to report for duty during off working hours.
  • Willingness to occasionally work additional hours.

It would be nice if you had:

  • Knowledge of satellite transmission impairments.
  • Ability to create and maintain machine learning and statistical models that drive automation.

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

  • This role is subject to ITAR; candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • 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.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.
 

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Intelsat operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services.

Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live.

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