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Satellite Communications Systems Engineer

Satellite Systems Engineer - Permanent - Attractive - Hertfordshire

A Satellite Systems Engineer is required within a leading Telecommunications and Satellite and Space Systems Technology Company. The successful Satellite Systems Engineer will join a specialised team in this sector and will report to the Communications Systems Manager.

The Satellite Systems Engineer will be involved within the commercial and defence satellite telecommunications sector with engineering design, technical support and technical advice.

The Skill Set / Responsibilities / Requirements for Satellite Systems Engineer

  • A Degree in a relevant subject (Electronics, Physics or Engineering)
  • Providing support through all phases of system / product development
  • Requirements definition and engineering, design of new systems /equipment
  • Integration and test, handover and transition to operations
  • Communications Payload Engineering (including understanding of digital payload design)
  • Advising customers on design of satellite systems RF & digital communications
  • Technical representative both within and outside of the Company
  • Participation in relevant operations and procurement reviews
  • Coordination, planning and implementation of Ground and Satellite Operations
  • Experience of capacity and coverage planning
  • Development of design and analysis toolkits for modelling and simulation
  • Potential to be responsible for validation and verification of systems
  • Maintain awareness of technology trends and assist in the development of new products
  • Experience in satellite communications systems engineering
  • Understanding of communications systems, gained in commercial or military sectors
  • Experience of system design, ground segment design, satellite operations and payload
  • RF systems design, digital communications, air interface communications standards
  • Strong practical knowledge of systems engineering practices
  • Knowledge of Requirements Engineering through Design / Development
  • Knowledge of IP networking and networking protocols, networking principles
  • Proven track record of identifying and solving problems efficiently in this environment
  • Experience developing test plans and procedures, and operational procedures
  • Experience in working confidently and directly with potential customers and suppliers
  • Practical experience in the commissioning and testing of satellite systems
  • Member of a professional industry body (e.g. Chartered Engineer)
  • Ground segment system engineering experience will be considered as an advantage
  • Experience in Military Satcoms Systems also advantageous
  • Enthusiastic with a desire to learn about systems and develop skills
  • Good interpersonal skills: the candidate will need to be able to quickly build relationships
  • Good technical writing, verbal and presentation communications skills
  • Willing to travel and work at customer sites in London, South West and elsewhere

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Satellite Systems Engineer then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's

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