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.
What We’re Looking For:
Iridium is seeking a motivated Principal 3GPP Network Architect to join our System Architecture Team. As a Principal 3GPP Network Architect, you’ll work closely with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives, including managing delivery of high-quality results and complex solutions. The Principal 3GPP Network Architect is responsible for developing the strategic vision for the evolution of Iridium ground network to support new services and users as terrestrial and satellite networks converge. An important element of this will be identifying opportunities to leverage emerging 3GPP technologies and other wireless technologies and standards to extend and enhance the current suite of capabilities available to our customers. In this role, your primary focus will be building and aligning the strategy, and working with technical teams to build a roadmap for adoption. You’ll be successful in this role if you enjoy developing a long-term vision and working with cross-functional teams to establish best practices, create roadmaps, and deliver on that strategic vision.
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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 in-person meetings, 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.