Iridium Satellite

Iridium’s mission is to create and enable innovative connectivity solutions for individuals, organizations, and governments all over the world.

 

Iridium is committed to being a fulfilling and rewarding place to work where people are proud of what they do and are inspired to be the best they can be. We are committed to helping our employees and their families lead healthy, productive lives.

 

Some of our benefit offerings include:
    ● Competitive, market-driven salaries

    ● Premium Medical, Dental, and Vision plans

    ● Health Savings Account (HSA) / Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

    ● Annual Bonus Plan and Annual Merit Increase Opportunities

    ● Employee Equity Awards

    ● Retirement 401(k) Plans and Employer Matching

    ● Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

    ● Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

    ● Career Development & Training Assistance

    ● Charitable Grants and Donation Matching Program

    ● Vacation, Sick Days, Floating Holidays, and Volunteer Time Off

    ● Paid Holidays

    ● Paid Parental Leave

    ● Headspace Membership

 

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Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3511
What We’re Looking For: Are you a space enthusiast with a passion for cutting-edge technology and a desire to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Iridium is seeking a motivated RF Systems Engineer to join our Strategic Government Programs Systems Engineering Team. As an RF Systems Engineer II, you will autonomously complete tasks as it relates to radio frequency (RF) and communications analysis, generation of system requirements and their allocation, and providing inputs for system architecture designs. You will develop skills to provide technical knowledge throughout the entire life cycle of Iridium projects and you will interact with engineers across a multi-disciplinary team that include Operations, Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V), Systems Engineering, and Software Development. You will thrive in this role if you are looking to take your engineering career to the next level.   What You’ll Do: - Assist with performing radio frequency (RF) analysis for Iridium communications systems related to coverage areas, link margins, intermodulation products, overall RF environment, and impacts of internal and external interference sources - Assist in defining and documenting RF communication system requirements - Work collaboratively with the team on designing, developing, and testing RF communication systems through simulation and modeling - Assist with performing simulation and modeling of terrestrial and orbital communication systems - Provide support in analyzing system performance data and conducting technical feasibility analysis and trade studies for the optimization of the Iridium satellite spectral resources - Work collaboratively with others to identify, define, and develop interfaces between system segments - Work with the team to perform system top-level architecture design and specifications - Assist in translating customer requirements for RF Links and RF/Antenna subsystems into top-level system requirements and allocate to appropriate segments - Collaborate with system architects, RF engineers, antenna engineers, modem/Digital Signal Processing (DSP), and Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) engineers to partition functions between hardware and software domains - Play a role in briefing summaries of project results, issues tracking, and reporting to management - Assist with generating documentation for system functional specifications and various review meetings such as Systems Requirements Review (SRR) meetings, Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings, and Critical Design Review (CDR) meetings
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3510
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented RF Systems Engineer III who is ready to take an exciting step in their professional career. As an RF Systems Engineer III you’ll be responsible for identifying and independently delivering high-quality work as it relates to the development and implementation of innovative system engineering solutions for several Iridium projects. In this role, you will be part of a team who is responsible for radio frequency (RF) and communications analysis, generation of system requirements and their allocation, and providing inputs for system architecture designs. You will also play a role in providing technical knowledge throughout the entire life cycle of Iridium projects. As an RF Systems Engineer III, you will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, mentor junior engineers, as well as work with various Iridium engineering teams such as Operations, Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V), Systems Engineering, and Software Development. If you’re enthusiastic about joining an innovative team of engineers, then we want to talk to you!   What You’ll Do: - Be responsible for performing radio frequency (RF) analysis for Iridium communications systems related to coverage areas, link margins, intermodulation products, overall RF environment, and impacts of internal and external interference sources - Work independently to define and document RF communication system requirements - Design RF communication systems that meet requirements - Develop and test RF communication systems - Analyze data and conduct technical feasibility analysis and trade studies for the optimization of the Iridium satellite spectral resources - Identify, define, and develop interfaces between system segments - Work independently to perform system top-level architecture design - Translate customer requirements into top-level system requirements and allocate to appropriate segments - Develop and execute process/procedure/program training and documentation materials, and support project management documentation - Participate in implementation tracking and non-conformance resolution - Play a role in briefing summaries of project results, issues tracking, and reporting to management - Mentor and review work of junior engineers - Interact with external agencies and organizations to represent Iridium’s network and regulatory position - Generate documentation for system functional specifications and various review meetings such as Systems Requirements Review (SRR) meetings, Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings, and Critical Design Review (CDR) meetings
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3509
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented Senior RF Systems Engineer who is ready to take an exciting step in their professional career. As a Senior RF Systems Engineer you’ll be responsible for identifying and autonomously implementing ideas and solutions as it relates to the development and implementation of innovative system engineering solutions for several Iridium projects. In this role, you will be part of a team who is responsible for radio frequency (RF) and communications analysis, generation of system requirements and their allocation, and providing inputs for system architecture designs. You will also play a key role in providing technical knowledge throughout the entire life cycle of Iridium projects. As a Senior RF Systems Engineer, you will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, mentor junior engineers, as well as work with various Iridium engineering teams such as Operations, Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V), Systems Engineering, and Software Development. If you’re enthusiastic about joining an innovative team of engineers, then we want to talk to you!   What You’ll Do: - Be responsible for both technical and programmatic teamwork with Iridium personnel and contractors - Perform radio frequency (RF) analysis for Iridium communications systems related to coverage areas, link margins, intermodulation products, overall RF environment, and impacts of internal and external interference sources - Define and document RF communication system requirements - Design RF communication systems that meet requirements - Develop and test RF communication systems - Analyze data and conduct technical feasibility analysis and trade studies for the optimization of the Iridium satellite spectral resources - Identify, define, and develop interfaces between system segments - Work indepently to perform system top-level architecture design - Translate customer requirements into top-level system requirements and allocate to appropriate segments - Develop and execute process/procedure/program training and documentation materials, and support project management documentation - Lead implementation tracking and non-conformance resolution - Play a key role in briefing summaries of project results, issues tracking, and reporting to management - Mentor and review work of junior engineers - Interact with external agencies and organizations to represent Iridium’s network and regulatory position - Generate documentation for system functional specifications and various review meetings such as Systems Requirements Review (SRR) meetings, Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings, and Critical Design Review (CDR) meetings
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3508
What We’re Looking For: If you are looking for a collaborative work environment where you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world, then you will be excited about the Systems Engineer III, Proposal Development opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a System Engineer III, you’ll assist with independently delivering high-quality results and solutions as it relates to short and long-term strategic proposals, plans, and objectives under the direction of senior management. In this role, you’ll collaborate with Engineers and Program Management (PM) and support technical aspects of the architecture and design of the ground segment.   This position requires an active/current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do: - Play a role in developing the technical execution of the program proposal process, working in tandem with other stakeholders to develop Request for Proposals (RFP) and Basis of Estimates (BOE) - Use depth of knowledge to drive and define line of business/functional knowledge, ensuring system engineering best practices and processes are applied to ground and payload controller systems developed for various external projects - Work independently to perform requirements analysis, definition, decomposition and management for Space and Ground Segments - Independently recognize and propose solutions to issues; consider past experiences and stakeholder needs in decision making - Work closely with other project System Engineers on current government-based projects - Collaborate with the Program Managers and other key stakeholders to determine resource needs, technical development schedules, and major milestones - Play a role in conducting required system analysis (functional & performance), interface definition, and detailed trade studies, analyzing multiple data sources to respond to frequent, complex, and high impact situations - Be responsible for the coordination and delivery of technical assignments designed with end goals in mind - Be responsible for ensuring that projects meet technical performance targets, deliver quality results, and activities are well-designed and meet overall project objectives
Category
Other
Job Locations US-ND-Grand Forks AFB
Job ID 2024-3506
What We’re Looking For: If you are enthusiastic about working in the space industry, then you will be excited about the Engineer I, Mission Planner opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Mission Planner, you’ll autonomously participate in monitoring and controlling ground systems at the Operations Center in Grand Forks, ND. You will work 12-hour shifts with a team in a 24-hour, multi-satellite operations environment. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world and are highly motivated and passionate about engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Top Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do: - Assist your team in the scheduling of all satellite and ground resources to accomplish mission objectives; help with performing activity deconfliction, resource allocation, and determining optimal load balancing for traffic on the network - Participate in creating, validating, and distributing all necessary products for the network including satellite and ground site schedules, antenna acquisition tables, and satellite routing almanacs - Work closely with other teams to incorporate and deconflict maintenance events and special scheduling tasks - Play a role in crafting the development and maintenance of Mission Planning procedures - Continuously look for ways to improve tools and processes for streamlined operations
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-ND-Grand Forks AFB
Job ID 2024-3505
What We’re Looking For:  If you are enthusiastic about working in the space industry, then you will be excited about the Engineer III, Mission Planner opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Mission Planner, you’ll participate in monitoring and controlling ground systems at the Operations Centers in Grand Forks, ND. You will work 12-hour shifts with a team in a 24-hour, multi-satellite operations environment. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world and are highly motivated and passionate about engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Top Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do: - Perform the scheduling of all satellite and ground resources to accomplish mission objectives; perform activity deconfliction, resource allocation, and determine optimal load balancing for traffic on the network - Create, validate, and distribute all necessary products for the network including satellite and ground site schedules, antenna acquisition tables, and satellite routing almanacs - Work closely with other teams to incorporate and deconflict maintenance events and special scheduling tasks - Take an active role in the development and maintenance of Mission Planning procedures - Continuously look for ways to improve tools and processes for streamlined operations
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3501
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Cyber Security Specialist to join our team! This person will be responsible for discovering vulnerabilities and risks on IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology) equipment located both locally and remotely at locations in the US and non-US. This role with ensure ongoing vulnerability scans, monitoring of network traffic, and ensuring hardware and software applications are updated. On the Space Development Agency (SDA) Cyber IT Operations team, as a Cyber Security Specialist, you’ll be responsible for ensuring all of the necessary security updates are documented, applied, and reported in a timely manner. You will thrive/succeed in this role if you are able to work independently for specialized Cyber security tasks, and also as a team when new products or solutions are required to be evaluated and proposed to the customer.   This position requires an active/current Top Secret Security/SCI Clearance or the ability to obtain a Top Secret Security/SCI Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do: - Evaluate, implement, and document security for all identified systems and components - Support efforts necessary to receive ATO (Authority to Operate) certification from various government customers - Document and apply necessary controls to identified Systems to achieve self-certification required to meet 800-171, 800-172, and 800-53 compliance - Initiate automation, where possible, to effectively triage and address security alerts - Serve as an escalation point for security analysts and admins on the Government Special Services team - Actively identify areas of improvement within the processes of the GSS (Ground Support Services) team to ensure response activities align with best practices, minimize gaps in response, and provide comprehensive mitigation of threats - Engage with Admins and Engineers across various Iridium organizations to respond to and remediate events - Research, extraction, and dissemination of industry provided intelligence on threat actors targeting the Aerospace and Telecommunications industry - Respond to service requests and incident tickets within established Service Level Agreements (SLAs) - Maintain existing IT security elements; implement upgrades, replacements and new equipment as directed - Foster security awareness and ensure security controls are operating effectively - Maintain operational reports for Key Performance Indicators as well as weekly and monthly metrics - Maintain proper Change Control and Configuration Management processes - Maintain all monitoring systems and travel to remote sites to perform scans and gather data not accessible from the home site
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-ND-Grand Forks AFB
Job ID 2024-3499
What We’re Looking For: If you are a science and space enthusiast who is excited about working on cutting-edge technology and with a talented team of professionals, then you will be excited about the Ground System Operator I opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Ground System Operator I, you will participate in monitoring and controlling ground systems at the SDA Operations Center in Grand Forks, ND. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PROVIDED!!! Inquire about details.  You will work 12-hour shifts with a team in a 24/7, multi-satellite operations environment. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to learn and execute new technical skills and are highly motivated and passionate about engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do:  - Assist with real-time monitoring of the ground system in support of the SDA mission - Participate in analyzing operational data and executing first level troubleshooting to resolve issues - Assist with monitoring spacecraft fleet-level health and status - Work collaboratively with the team to detect and recover from issues within the Iridium ground system applications, and for a global network of remote teleport antennas and Wide Area Network (WAN). - Support real-time anomaly investigation and resolution and follow established Fault Escalation policies and procedures - Support process improvement initiatives by properly documenting all events through an anomaly and issue reporting process - Create accurate, timely, and descriptive event logging for all ground system outages or system events
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-ND-Grand Forks AFB
Job ID 2024-3498
What We’re Looking For: If you are a science and space enthusiast who is excited about working on cutting-edge technology and with a talented team of professionals, then you will be excited about the Ground System Operator II opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Ground System Operator II, you will participate in monitoring and controlling ground systems at the SDA Operations Center in Grand Forks, ND. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PROVIDED!!! Inquire about details. You will work 12-hour shifts with a team in a 24/7, multi-satellite operations environment. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to learn and execute new technical skills and are highly motivated and passionate about engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do:  - Perform real-time monitoring of the ground system in support of the SDA mission - Analyze operational data and execute first level troubleshooting to resolve issues - Monitor spacecraft fleet-level health and status - Work collaboratively with the team to detect and recover from issues within the Iridium ground system applications, and for a global network of remote teleport antennas and Wide Area Network (WAN). - Support real-time anomaly investigation and resolution and follow established Fault Escalation policies and procedures - Support process improvement initiatives by properly documenting all events through an anomaly and issue reporting process - Create accurate, timely, and descriptive event logging for all ground system outages or system events
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3495
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented and motivated ServiceNow Administrator to join our team! ServiceNow is a cloud computing software service that provides a host of applications to our customers. As a ServiceNow Administrator, you will assist with designing, developing, building, and customizing applications as well as provide support responsibilities to end-users of the software. You’ll work closely with other IT specialists to ensure that solutions are implemented uniformly across the network. You will thrive in this role if you enjoy a fast-paced environment and have the ability to apply a technical mindset to problem solving and current process analysis.   What You’ll Do: - Administer, configure, extend, and maintain Iridium’s ServiceNow platform - Contribute to the team that is responsible for working closely with management and end-users to drive business performance through process automation - Coordinate and work ServiceNow service requests daily, creating and updating all tickets in ticketing software; conduct follow up calls; perform tests and troubleshooting - Participate in Agile software development ceremonies including sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily standups, and retrospectives - Perform QA testing for system upgrades and enhancements - Participate in creating and maintaining integrations between systems and execute new reporting requests
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3492
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented and motivated entry level Technical Support Specialist to join our Customer Care team. As a Technical Support Specialist, you will contribute to providing level two support and troubleshooting to Iridium’s global network. Working in this role, you’ll gain valuable experience in Iridium voice and data products and services while making a meaningful impact on providing 24x7  customer care to our service providers and internal customers. You’ll thrive in this role if you enjoy solving problems and providing quality customer service.   What You’ll Do: - Contribute to the team that is responsible for providing second level support and troubleshooting to Service Providers and Customers for all Iridium voice and data products and services - Work collaboratively with team members and other departments - Assist with responding to general inquiries received from the Iridium public website - Provide second level support and troubleshooting to Service Providers and Customers for all Iridium voice and data products and services - Assist in timely resolution of reported issues while documenting and tracking in the appropriate databases - Participate in the testing of new Iridium products, services, apps and firmware prior to commercial introduction
Category
Customer Service/Support
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3491
What We’re Looking For: If you enjoy learning about and working with breakthrough technologies, we want to hear from you!  We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our Aireon/Iridium HPOC Development team. As the Principal Software Engineer, you will apply advanced expertise in cutting edge technologies to develop and deploy Aireon/Iridium payload ground control software and supporting user service capabilities. You will also provide expertise and peer mentorship within the larger development team to support cross-functional efforts and collaboration across design and full stack development activities.   What You’ll Do: - Lead collaborative efforts and initiatives with the Aireon/Iridium development and engineering team to develop new ground software components founded upon modern languages and deployment techniques - Develop optimized code for both scalability, performance, and availability in support of customer concepts, requirements, and operational use cases - Independently deliver results following Aireon processes for prioritization, configuration management, risk management, and software development processes. - Proactively prototype, build, and test software implementations to roadmap design and implementation concepts to production - Develop software within the Aireon-defined Agile/Scrum framework and DevOps Azure development environment - Plan and execute software releases, providing input into stakeholder/program planning, schedules, and budgets - Confidently present complex information to groups outside of your team through briefings, demonstrations, and documentation covering planned implementation, or issue resolutions, with limited preparation - Utilize your expertise with cloud and on-premises computing to architect and deploy geographically diverse high available micro-service solutions - Leverage knowledge to make enhancements to process/procedure/training documentation and identify technical training needs - Mentor junior level developers in the design and implementation approaches - Deliver constructive, meaningful feedback and proactively offer guidance and knowledge-sharing with team members
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AL-Redstone Arsenal
Job ID 2024-3489
What We’re Looking For:   If you are enthusiastic about working in the space industry, then you will be excited about the Flight Dynamics Analyst opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Flight Dynamics Analyst, you’ll autonomously participate in monitoring and controlling ground systems at the Operations Center in Huntsville, AL. You will work 12-hour shifts with a team in a 24-hour, multi-satellite operations environment. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world and are highly motivated and passionate about engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do: - Assist in performing near real-time constellation position trending, monitoring, and management - Play a role in developing and validating all station-keeping maneuvers to maintain tight pointing and crosslink requirements and assist in the execution all maneuver planning for ascent, collision avoidance, and cross-track maneuvers - Support the team by assisting in real-time conjunction analysis to assess the risk of collision and execute mitigation efforts as deemed necessary - Aid in ensuring the quality and timely generation of predictive orbital events to support other domains - Continuously look for ways to improve tools and processes for streamlined operations
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AL-Redstone Arsenal
Job ID 2024-3488
What We’re Looking For:   If you are enthusiastic about working in the space industry, then you will be excited about the Flight Dynamics Analyst opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Flight Dynamics Analyst, you’ll participate in monitoring and controlling ground systems at the Operations Center in Huntsville, AL. You will work 12-hour shifts with a team in a 24-hour, multi-satellite operations environment. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world and are highly motivated and passionate about engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do: - Perform near real-time constellation position trending, monitoring, and management - Develop and validate all station-keeping maneuvers to maintain tight pointing and crosslink requirements and assist in the execution all maneuver planning for ascent, collision avoidance, and cross-track maneuvers - Support the team by conducting real-time conjunction analysis to assess the risk of collision and execute mitigation efforts as deemed necessary - Ensure the quality and timely generation of predictive orbital events to support other domains - Take an active role in the development and maintenance of Flight Dynamics procedures - Continuously look for ways to improve tools and processes for streamlined operations
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2024-3482
What We’re Looking For: As the Senior Manager, Tax, you will lead a variety of domestic and international tax matters.  In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to manage and lead members of the tax team as well as work with and lead projects involving a variety of cross-functional teams.  You’ll report to the Vice President of Tax and will be responsible for a variety of US Federal, state and international tax matters, ASC 740, Sarbanes Oxley compliance as well as ad hoc special projects, corporate and partnership taxation and other items as appropriate.  We are a small, hands-on, highly technical tax department looking for someone eager to develop their career as an integral member of our leadership team.   What You’ll Do: - Foster and develop highly effective members of the Tax team of through training, mentoring and coaching. - Mentor and train your team by performing regular check-ins, discussing career growth opportunities, giving constructive feedback, and managing conflict when necessary - Responsible for proactive tax planning to minimize global taxes and insourced and outsourced tax compliance engagements - Work extensively with cross functional teams, leveraging breadth of knowledge to make decisions - Lead technical research and planning in all areas of taxation including US Federal, state and international tax for corporations and partnerships - Manage relationships within the organization as well as with one or more joint ventures with a willingness to manage relationships with other investors in the joint venture  - Present complex topics and results related to tax to your team and those outside of your immediate team - Lead cross-functional teams on a variety of tax and non-tax projects as well as manage outside relationships with service providers - Guide and teach junior members of the team to take on more responsibility
Category
Accounting/Finance
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3480
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Manager who is looking to take an exciting next step in their career. As a leader within our Software Delivery team, you will be responsible for managing the Quality Assurance Test and Integration activities. In this role, you’ll be responsible for comprehensive testing, integration and validation of Iridium business and billing system releases/enhancements. You’ll be successful in this role if you have the domain expertise of telecom billing, can lead the testing activities for complex front end and back end systems, are a good communicator, active listener and creative problem solver with an analytical mind. If you’re enthusiastic about the possibility of getting to lead and mentor your fellow employees, then we want to talk to you.   What You’ll Do: - Foster and develop a highly effective and customer-oriented team, recruiting, selecting, training, and coaching employees, while supporting and providing opportunities for their personal and professional growth - Mentor and train your team by evaluating employees’ performance, recognizing areas for improvement, and providing reliable solutions to problems that may impact your team’s effectiveness - Be responsible for the creation of comprehensive test cases and plans for functional, performance, stress and regression testing needs for all assigned projects, systems, and applications - Lead inter-departmental coordination of testing schedules, plans and results effectively to ensure that all testing needs are being assessed and addressed - Be accountable for effectively and accurately documenting delivery and integration results and concerns as well as communicate them to developers, stakeholders, and project managers - Oversee the QA integration and test automation design and execution efforts - Participate in projects beyond immediate team, represent as a testing leader of billing team in larger project initiatives involving multiple departments
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-AL-Redstone Arsenal
Job ID 2024-3477
What We’re Looking For: If you are a science and space enthusiast who is excited about working on cutting-edge technology and with a talented team of professionals, then you will be excited about the Ground System Operator II opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Ground System Operator II, you will participate in monitoring and controlling ground systems at the SDA Operations Center in Huntsville, AL. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PROVIDED!!! Inquire about details.  You will work 12-hour shifts with a team in a 24/7, multi-satellite operations environment. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to learn and execute new technical skills and are highly motivated and passionate about engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do:  - Perform real-time monitoring of the ground system in support of the SDA mission - Analyze operational data and execute first level troubleshooting to resolve issues - Monitor spacecraft fleet-level health and status - Work collaboratively with the team to detect and recover from issues within the Iridium ground system applications, and for a global network of remote teleport antennas and Wide Area Network (WAN). - Support real-time anomaly investigation and resolution and follow established Fault Escalation policies and procedures - Support process improvement initiatives by properly documenting all events through an anomaly and issue reporting process - Create accurate, timely, and descriptive event logging for all ground system outages or system events
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3474
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking an exceptional and experienced Engineer to help lead research, development, testing, and sustaining engineering activities of Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure. As an Engineer III, you will contribute to the research, development, testing, and sustaining of engineering activities of the Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure. Working in this role, you’ll assist in verifying the reliability and robustness of Iridium products and communication services and will participate in the development activities related to our test automation efforts. Demonstrated work experience in engineering practices and software/hardware testing and a desire to build leadership skills are necessary for success in this position. The ideal candidate will have a vested interest in the long-term success of their work with a keen desire to learn and be highly self-reliant.   What You’ll Do: - Use depth of knowledge to solve problems and offer creative solutions by becoming a technical leader within the organization. - Recreate reported software and/or hardware non-conformances using test infrastructure and document non-compliances - Play a key role in Identifying and developing processes, procedures, tools and/or scripts to maximize system uptime and operational efficiency - Learn the details and protocols of the Iridium satellite constellation and ground systems to accurately and quickly identify issues and defects. - Develop and maintain test plans, procedures, and product documentation - Analyze test results, generate and present reports based on test execution and analysis - Work with industry standard tools and software such as Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana, Amazon Web Services, CI/CD DevOps pipelines, containers and more.
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2024-3472
What We’re Looking For: If you are someone who can dive into a role where you'll independently manage your workload, with a special focus on stock plan administration and ensuring strict adherence to internal policies and regulations, check out this opportunity on the Iridium Total Rewards team! Join us in the dynamic realm of compensation planning, contributing your knowledge to refine and optimize our strategies. It's time to bring your skills to a role that promises challenge and impact!   What You’ll Do: - Administer compensation programs, including merit, bonus, and equity components, - Actively participate in equity planning, utilizing previous experience in stock plan administration - Prepare and provide information to employees about stock plan eligibility, vesting schedules, and exercsie process - Manage day-to-day operations of the stock plans, including equity grants, exercises, and releases, preparing grants and processing employee transactions - Participate in other compensation related activites such as proposals, job evaluations, promotion requests, and salary surveys - Respond to employee inquiries regarding equity and compensation programs while providing excellent service to team members at all levels - Support HR reporting and analytics, ensuring quality data and metrics are available for business needs, including data analysis - Stay updated on changes in regulations and compliance requirements affecting stock plans - Participate in HR projects, contributing to initiatives with a focus on project tasks and deliverables, demonstrating a willingness to learn and grow in the role
Category
Human Resources
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3471
What We’re Looking For: If you are passionate about space and deploying disruptive space technology, we want to talk to you!  Iridium is seeking a motivated and experienced Principal Engineer, Mission Systems Integrationto join our team. In this role, you will support the integration of our core ground system components, including constellation mission management and ground transport capabilities, that will manage operations for a new constellation of space vehicles on behalf of the Space Development Agency (SDA). You will also coordinate with Space Vehicle Vendors and the SDA customer to ensure that our system level development meets mission objectives. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world and are highly motivated and passionate about system engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Top Secret/SCI U.S. Security Clearance with the ability to obtain CI Polygraph (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).    What You’ll Do: - Plan, organize, and integrate current and emerging operational and system capabilities to achieve desired warfighting mission effects - Deliver engineering results to identify enhanced capabilities, technologies, system interdependencies, and architectures in development of reference missions and close mission capability gaps - Use systems in an operational mission context to inform stakeholders about building the right functions and guiding capability maturation to address warfighter mission needs - Provide technical leadership and oversight for the integration of multiple components within a satellite ground system, ensuring compatibility, functionality, and performance at the system level - Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware, software, and network engineers, to ensure integration and interoperability of system components - Conduct system-level analysis and troubleshooting to identify and resolve complex technical issues, coordinating with relevant stakeholders to implement effective solutions - Develop and maintain system-level architecture and design documentation, ensuring alignment with project requirements, industry standards, and best practices - Conduct risk assessments and mitigation planning for system integration activities, identifying potential risks, developing contingency plans, and implementing risk mitigation strategies - Collaborate with system architects and project managers to define system-level requirements, establish technical baselines, and track performance metrics throughout the integration process - Collaborate with government agencies and stakeholders to understand mission objectives, requirements, and constraints, and ensure that system engineering activities align with these objectives - Develop and implement mission assurance plans and processes to assess and mitigate risks associated with system design, integration, testing, and operations, ensuring mission success and resilience
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Engineering