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Satellite Ground Equipment Engineer

Job ID: 212372
Location: ALBUQUERQUE, NM, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Field Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is looking for qualified Satellite Ground Support Equipment Engineers to support the engineering, development, integration and sustainment of numerous state of the art satellite ground systems in Albuquerque, NM. The Satellite Ground Support Equipment Engineers will report directly to the program Engineering Manager and support all Satellite Ground System needs. 
 
Duties:
  • Oversee the operational integration and sustainment of the satellite ground systems, conduct and lead root-cause investigations, conduct testing of communication equipment and systems.
  • Lead trouble shooting efforts on operational satellite ground systems.  Perform technical analysis such as root cause and MTBF.
  • Track and record satellite ground systems performance to understand trends.
  • Analyze, design, model, and simulate satellite ground systems, subsystems, and algorithms for satellite command and control.
  • Design, develops, documents, test and debugs application software and systems to a low level control process (interrupts, digital I/O and serial communication protocols) for electronic equipment.  Well versed in modern Operating Systems such as UNIX, Red Hat and Windows.
  • Model and simulate wide and local area networks, point-to-point systems, secure systems, signal coding and modulation schema, digital radio/communications technology and network architecture design.
  • Analyze and provide information on space segment lease cost, bandwidth requirements, and frequency management and develop strategies to effectively leverage and integrate new technologies into existing network infrastructure.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (ABET accreditation) or a STEM discipline from a recognized US Department of Education accredited program. 
  • Minimum of 14 years’ experience.  Direct years of related experience may be substituted for education requirement.
  • Minimum of 8 plus years of experience directly working with satellite ground systems and/or flight hardware.
  • Active TS with SCI eligibility or able to obtain within six months.
  • Must have a proven understanding of Systems Engineering processes – IEEE 15288



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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