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Systems Engineer II

Company: Iridium Satellite
Location: Chandler
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
Iridium is an award-winning and innovative satellite communications company with bragging rights to the only network that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world. -For over 20 years, Iridium's unique network and services have supported critical communications needs for individuals, businesses, and the evolving Internet of Things.

At Iridium, we understand the importance of staying connected and the limitations of traditional communications networks. People across the globe, including first responders, humanitarians, global militaries, scientific researchers, and lone workers, as well as ships, aircraft and remote operations all rely on Iridium to stay connected. We take our responsibility for providing these essential communications very seriously and pride ourselves on offering a reliable lifeline when needed. -Likewise, Iridium is committed to providing an exciting and innovative workplace, where employees are challenged to think outside the box and collaborate on new, bold ideas and solutions. -Our talented teams are passionate about their work and the impact our company makes around the world. -Iridium fosters an empowering and inclusive culture that allows employees to genuinely be their best selves. -We are looking for others who want to join this truly unique company that celebrates our employees and provides the opportunity to truly make a difference in the world.
Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities
What We're Looking For:
Iridium is seeking a motivated Systems Engineer to join our Solutions Engineering Team. As a Systems Engineer, you will participate in system requirements analysis, decomposition and management, functional and performance analysis, system design, system integration, as well as troubleshooting -of network systems, providing significant value to the team. -You will thrive in this role if you are looking to take your engineering career to the next level.

What You'll Do:

  • Apply system engineering best practices and processes to ground and payload controller development for various projects
  • Perform requirements analysis, definition, decomposition, and management
  • Work with Project Systems Engineers in exercising -technical authority over projects
  • Conduct required system analysis (functional & performance), interface definition, and detailed trade studies
  • Participate in providing input for major reviews such as: SRR, PDR, Program Increment Demonstrations
  • Perform analysis that ensures system designs meet technical performance targets
  • Participate in Modeling and Simulation of new services
  • Gather information from stakeholders to understand their technical needs to manage the requirements and planning of the assigned projects
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to support your team in applying new ideas and approaches, such as designing and developing existing and new systems

    Experience & Education Requirements / EEO
    What You'll Need to Succeed:

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field OR equivalent relevant experience in lieu of degree
    • 2+ years of related system engineering experience for complex technical projects, preferably direct experience in telecommunications, ground networks, electronic products development/manufacturing, or satellites
    • Strong communication skills, with the ability to clearly present to others
    • Have confidence and be able to easily build meaningful relationships with your manager and members of your team
    • Must be able to prioritize your tasks, be self-aware enough to identify and correct your mistakes, and not be afraid to ask for help when needed
    • Be active in seeking out ways to improve yourself and gain new knowledge, and be enthusiastic in sharing knowledge with others

      Things That Would be Great if You Brought to the Table:

      • Programming languages such as C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, Shell scripting
      • Working knowledge of networking protocols, routers, switches, etc.
      • Familiarity with Tool Suite such as R4J, Jira and Confluence
      • Strong knowledge of system engineering methodologies
      • A good understanding of tools and software applications that support system engineering best practices

        We'll also need you to:

        • Be able to travel up to 25%
        • Be able to work in the office at least 2 days a week to foster collaboration with the team and stakeholders
        • Be a US Citizen with no dual citizenships

          Work Environment:
          This position primarily works in the company office or in a home office. The position is largely sedentary with the majority of the position sitting in a chair and working with a computer. The role uses basic office equipment including a phone, video, computer, keyboard, mouse and printer. For meetings in-person, this position will need to be able stand, walk within the office and climb stairs on occasion.
          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 Satellite, Chandler , Systems Engineer II, Other , Chandler, Arizona

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