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Simulation & Automation Engineer III

Company: Iridium
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

What We're Looking For:Iridium is seeking a Simulation & Automation Engineer III to contribute to the development, automation, research, testing, and sustaining engineering activities of the Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure. In this role, you'll gain valuable experience developing automation to verify the reliability and robustness of Iridium products and communication services. You'll thrive in this role if you enjoy software engineering, devops, deep-dive troubleshooting with root-cause analysis, and detail-oriented tasks. What You'll Do:

  • Work with industry standard tools and software such as Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana, Amazon Web Services, DevOps pipelines, containers and more.
  • Participate in an Agile software team to collaborate and coordinate with team members on a variety of tasks including:
  • Software architecture design
  • API definition and implementation
  • Virtualization
  • Transceiver communications
  • Testcase driver creation based on system requirements
  • Data transformation and visualization
  • Solve complex problems and offer creative solutions by becoming a technical leader within the automation organization.
  • Maintain and expand existing software tools, lab environment, and hardware componenets.
  • Interface with projects through all stages and milestones to ensure automated testability.
  • Learn the details and protocols of the Iridium satellite constellation and ground systems to accurately and quickly identify issues and defects.
    What You'll Need to Succeed:
    • An analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions and come up with solutions
    • Strong communication skills, with the ability to confidently present data, analysis, and defect information
    • The confidence and comfort to manage upward, including being a proactive communicator and asking for help when needed
    • The desire to work in a collaborative environment with team members.
    • The ability to prioritize key tasks and have a strong sense of ownership over your work
    • Proactivity in seeking out ways to continuously improve yourself and gain new knowledge
    • Must have a drive for continuous innovation, adding value, and reducing cycle time and cost Things You Must Bring to the Table:
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field experience
      • 5+ years' experience with test automation, test execution and analysis, and/or software development
      • Experience developing software in Python and/or other object-oriented software languages
      • Experience working with Linux and/or Unix via the command line
      • Demonstrated understanding of software development for maintainability, extensibility, and reusability
      • Experience with Jira or similar tool
      • Experience in the Agile software development process
      • Experience with Git and distributed version control (feature-branch workflow)
      • Demonstrated systems and/or troubleshooting experience
        We'll Also Need You To:
        • Willing and able to travel up to 15 days annually
        • Willing and able to be on-call to support operational issues
        • U.S. citizenship required Iridium requires all employees/new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable state or local law. Iridium is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law. Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

Keywords: Iridium, Chandler , Simulation & Automation Engineer III, Engineering , Chandler, Arizona

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