Ground Systems Engineer

Dulles, VA

Posted: 11/19/2018 Employment Type: Direct Industry: ADMIN Job Number: 80016
  • Candidate will be responsible for design/deployment/test/installation of satellite ground stations.  This will include developing and executing test procedures to certify the stations for operation.
  • Troubleshoot and debug ground stations.
  • Assist in the procurement of new ground stations including design, specification, and subcontracts oversight. 
  • Minimum of 10 years of Experience in the areas of satellite ground station design, operation, and/or repair and       maintenance               
  •  Requires ability to read schematics, operate RF test equipment and debug down to the component level
  • Experience in the design, assembly and certification of satellite communications test equipment
  • Must be familiar with satellite ground station specifications and test procedures    
  • The candidate will be required  to have the skills necessary to interface with test equipment via software
  • Interfaces and develop software to automate the testing.
  • Experience in developing hardware interface and software for test environments
  • Candidate will be responsible for developing ground station simulators for use in testing of space flight communications hardware Experience in VxWorks
  • Experience in developing and executing test and certification procedures
  • This will include the development of test equipment hardware requirements, specifications, and certification test procedures
  • Preferred Experience:
    • Security Certifications: Security+ or CCISP
    • Experience with vendor and subcontractor management
    • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Computer Science and 10+ years experience required
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