Systems Engineer - SatCom

A market leading consultancy operating in the Military and Commercial Communications sector are seeking a Systems Engineer with expertise in Satellite Communication Systems

Role :
The successful candidate will responsible for undertaking communications systems engineering tasks to support the Company's consultancy , technical studies and pre-sales activities using analysis , monitoring and project management to support overall engineering of end-to-end satellite systems

Desired experience :

  • Significant experience in satellite communications systems engineering with a thorough understanding of communications systems , gained in either commercial or military sectors

  • Experience of system design , ground segment design , satellite operations and payload engineering ( including RF systems design , digital communications , air interface communications standards such as DVB-S2, DVB-RCS )

  • Strong practical knowledge of systems engineering practices ( from Requirements Engineering through Design / Development and on to VV&T )

  • Knowledge of IP networking and networking protocols , understanding of networking principles ( routing , QoS , etc. )

Other desirable experience :

  • Experience of engineering concepts, e.g. link budget analysis , IP networking , radio spectrum management , modulation and demodulation , security , interference

  • Experience developing requirements , systems design documentation , test plans and procedures , and operational procedures

  • Experience of drafting concept of operations documents

  • Experience in working confidently and directly with potential customers , suppliers and subcontractors at a technical level

  • Practical experience in the commissioning and testing of satellite systems , either in-orbing or ground based