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-ND-Grand Forks AFB
Job ID 2024-3464
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 2024-3463
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-AL-Redstone Arsenal
Job ID 2024-3461
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 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 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-AL-Redstone Arsenal
Job ID 2024-3459
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 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 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-AL-Redstone Arsenal
Job ID 2024-3452
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 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:  - 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-AL-Redstone Arsenal
Job ID 2024-3451
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-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3447
What We’re Looking For: If you have 5+ years of experience in accounting, then you will be excited about the Project Accounting opening with Iridium.  In this role, you will be a critical member of the Project Accounting Team and you’ll deliver high-quality work that includes the ownership of the Company’s projects in accordance with company policies and procedures.  In this role you will directly support the Company’s Government contracts as well as provide support for internal efforts incluidng Capital, R&D and operating projects.  You will thirive if you are a self-starter, detail-oriented, great at developing relationships and passionate about helping others succeed.   What You’ll Do: - Perform Government Contract Accounting support - Prepare, analyze and review journal entries including cost accruals, amortizations, allocations and revenue recognition - Ensure compliance with labor reporting (timesheets) to company policies - Review travel expenses reports and purchase requisitions for allowability to Government programs - Review accounting records and financial reports to ensure accuracy, completeness, and conformance - Prepare, maintain and present various reports, schedules, and analysis in support of Government programs - Support Project Management with technical guidance on actual project costs, forecasts and EAC’s - Provide support for internal and external inquiries, reports, and audits as well as any tax, government related documentation and support - Ensure adherence to established internal controls, and GAAP - Project stewardship of Government, Commercial and Internal Projects - Review and approve new project requests: research and document accounting classifications - Setup projects in the accounting systems, ensure proper overhead rates are applied, ensure proper access for employees and contractors, ensure proper margin rates - Maintain project access lists, project ownership assignments, active project listings - Communicate with the business on project status, track expected completion dates and ensure any construction-in-progress assets are placed in service as appropriate - Develop, implement, and improve processes and procedures and initiate corrective actions - Build and maintain relationships with internal customers ensuring open lines of communication and follow through on requests or suggested solutions
Category
Accounting/Finance
Job Locations US-VA-McLean | US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3444
What We’re Looking For: Iridium has experienced remarkable growth as a direct result of our unique system and high-quality services. To continue this trajectory, we’re searching for an experienced Vice President to report directly to the Chief Operations Officer and work closely with her leadership team and across the company.  You will have direct impact on the business through your ability to drive (a) strategic initiatives (b) service and product quality, and (c) investment decisions that align with our business needs, growth opportunities and improved operational efficiencies.  Your primary focus will be on shaping and guiding major functional areas within the company, making this a unique opportunity for a seasoned leader looking to take on significant responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a key leadership/management role, with a special focus on executive-level advising, project execution, business accumen and key interdepartmental collaboration. Ultimately, the primary function of this role is to ensure everything runs smoothly throughout Iridium’s technology development and operations.   What You’ll Do: - Serve as a trusted advisor and thought partner to the COO, handling confidential matters, and being a liason with other organizations to ensure her agenda is clear, communicated and exectued. - Operate at a tactical, strategic, and operational level, handling the oversight of projects that do not neatly fit within the organizational chart or fall between departments - Create opportunities and iniativies with the COO, and then champion those iniatives to improve customer experience, quality, and opertional efficiency while finding opportunities to reduce costs over time. - Foster and develop a highly effective senior team to lead major corporate-wide initiatives - Run the Iridium Investment Committee and provide analsyis and recommendations to drive corporate decisions around Capex, Opex and R&D, and then ensuring excellent communications of decisions with all departments. - Manage overall budgets for the COO and drive decisions against priorities/corporate goals. - Foster a culture of excellence and manage the quality organization to drive continuous improvements through formal corrective actions both internally and externally to customers. - Advocate for our customers by surfacing deep insights from Iridium services, users, and products to develop recommendations. - Lead the team in the collection of data and then turning that into information to properly generate insights and recommendations for executives to make high impact decisions - Work closely with finance and HR on long term planning for the COO.
Category
Management
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3441
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a motivated 3GPP Standards Principal RAN Architect to join our System Architecture Team and lead integration efforts between Iridium and 4G/5G networks. As a 3GPP Standards Principal RAN Architect, you’ll work closely with peer system architects and senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives in support of Iridium’s goals in evolving terrestrial and non-terrestrial radio access networks. This role will encompass leading efforts to advocate for Iridium in 3GPP standards, as well as driving adoption of 5G technologies within Iridium’s network roadmap. As such, it is a unique opportunity to be at the intersection of satellite and terrestrial networks. You’ll be successful in this role if you enjoy developing a long-term vision and leading cross-functional teams to establish partnerships and coalitions to pursue common goals in the standards bodies and industry.   What You’ll Do: - Analyze options for deploying 3GPP radio access network architectures to support our long-term strategic goals - Craft proposals to align 3GPP standards and Iridum system architecture roadmaps to benefit from 3GPP standard architectures and commercial components - Lead the process of setting standards for new service developments. Act as a standards representative/agent of change within the company - Represent Iridium in standards meetings and lead the development of 3GPP standards relevant to Iridium’s business - Manage competing constraints for both long-term goals and operational requirements when architecting solutions - Provides subject matter expertise to ensure standards options are well communicated and well documented to ensure the system architecture is supportable within the approved standards
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean | US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2024-3440
What We’re Looking For: Our people are at the heart of everything we do. Reporting to the VP, HR this role will play a key role in defining the Company's approach to compensation, benefits and total rewards for our people. The ideal candidate is someone who cares deeply about designing and maintaining programs that attract, reward and retain the best talent and thrives in coaching and developing a team of HR professionals.   What You’ll Do: - Foster and develop a highly effective team of HR professionals to manage and improve our HR processes and ensure we are delivering a great employee experience - Mentor and train your team by performing regular check-ins, discussing career growth opportunities, giving constructive feedback, and managing conflict when necessary - Manage and oversee compensation, benefits and total rewards programs for Iridium, including base pay, bonuses, incentive plans, and equity - Develop and define creative solutions that support and align with corporate objectives - Establish, design and maintain reporting to validate effectiveness of strategies; conduct in depth analysis of current programs and recommend and implement new or modified compensation, benefits and total rewards programs to remain competitive - Oversee the participation in compensation/benefit surveys, monitor survey data and create benchmarking models to illustrate trends and ensure corporate compensation objectives are achieved - Lead relationships with external vendors including benefit broker. - Serve as the resource to leadership, HR Business Partners, the HR team and the business on all benefits and compensation-related processes, programs and issues; - Work collaboratively with the HR business partner, talent acquisition and operations teams to ensure programs meet Iridium’s needs - Ensure compliance with various employment laws, EEO regulations, and organizational policies
Category
Human Resources
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3439
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking an exceptional and experienced Manager. In this role you will lead a team that is responsible for the research, development, testing, and sustaining engineering activities of Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure. Working in this role, you’ll lead a team that is also responsible for 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 managing a team responsible for engineering practices and software/hardware testing is necessary for success in this position.   What You’ll Do: - Foster and develop a highly effective team of engineers to facilitate test activities and projects - Mentor, guide and coach your team by regularly performing check-ins/one-on-ones, discussing career growth opportunities, giving feedback, and acknowledging performance issues - Lead the integration and test efforts of multiple simultaneous objectives that span several functions - Develop and maintain the overall budget, goals, and schedules for the team - Develop and maintain test programs while coordinating multiple test resources and external stakeholder expectations - Lead the test execution, analysis, issue resolution, reporting efforts of the team - Drive the development of processes, methods, tools, and automation resources to reduce test cycle time and improve quality - Utilize broad knowledge to assess and direct team members and to provide high-quality, cost effective system integration, test and support services to customers
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3437
What We’re Looking For: If you are excited about working with a global customer base and coaching your team to success, you will be excited about the current opening for a Manager postion within our Customer Care team.  As a manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the customer care team.  In this role, you’ll gain valuable experience working with a global network of partners,  Iridium’s portfolio of products and services while making a meaningful impact  managing overall activities within the support organization.  You’ll thrive in this role if you possess exceptional customer service skills  as well as the ability to coach and grow a team of individuals to reach their highest potential.   What You’ll Do: - Foster and develop team members into high performing individuals, who understand and embrace the difference they make - Mentor and develop your team by performing regular check-ins, provide constructive coaching, establish rapport and develop relationships, discuss career growth opportunities, and acknowledging performance issues when necessary - Responsible for the overall direction and activities within the care team to ensure the team has the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to support Iridium’s Products and Services, as well as Iridium’s various customer base - Work cross-functionally with project managers, technical teams and other managers/directors within the organizations to successfully launch new products and services, as well as implement enhancements to systems and existing processes and procedures - Utilize problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles and pro-actively identify issues with processes that cause potential customer issues and improve the overall support process - Facilitate tactical meetings in an effort to build/strengthen relationships within the department and cross-functionally across other departments - Perform analysis within key areas to determine the overall needs of the team to evaluate deficiencies /efficiencies within the organization
Category
Customer Service/Support
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2024-3431
What We’re Looking For: If you have 5 or more years of hands-on experience administering and maintaining VMware, Linux and/or Windows, you’ll be excited about Iridium’s Systems Administrator III position on the Information Technology Network Systems team. As a Systems Administrator, you’ll be responsible for the administration and maintenance for multiple groups within Iridium’s IT environment and working with the users to maintain accounts and trouble shoot issues for both local (VA) and remote sites across the company. Working in this role, you’ll gain valuable experience, knowledge, and skills in in Linux, VMware, UCS and other systems/platforms. You’ll thrive in this role if you enjoy learning and adapting to a fast-paced environment where you can use multiple skills to deliver high quality solutions.   What You’ll Do: - Be responsible for administering, maintenance, tuning and troubleshooting development and production operations of Linux environments - Work independently to support users in setting up accounts and troubleshooting issues as they arise - Develop systems monitoring and automation, utilizing tools and multiple scripting, for Linux systems - Create and deploy virtual machines with vSphere - Rack and cable new servers - Play a role in the development and maintenance of IT Documents (diagrams, procedures, etc.)
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3427
Director, Software Engineering (Tempe, AZ) Iridium Satellite, LLC seeks a Director, Software Engineering (Tempe, AZ) to manage strategic relationships between internal IT resources, business units, end users, vendors, and partner organizations. Foster and develop a highly effective, teamwork environment where accountability, and clear effective communication is demonstrated. Work closely with lines of business, peers and executive leadership, play key role in the growth of the department and organization. Directly implement initiatives for new software products, billing system and revenue management applications. Organize software update process for existing billing system applications and coordinate the roll-out of software releases, ensuring adherence to specifications, deadlines, and budgets. Ensure product deliveries meet business requirements and are delivered in a complete and well-packaged manner for the operations team to deploy and operate. Hold accountability for resolution of significant risks and issues to leadership and implementation of lessons learned. Ensure team resources have a defined training plan to provide career growth, new skills, as well as provide properly trained resources to execute on long term roadmap. Manage 7 direct reports holding the titles of 1 Manager, 3 Senior Software Engineers, and 3 Software Engineers. 20% domestic travel and 20% international travel required. Local telecommuting permitted up to 2 days per week.
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler | US-Remote
Job ID 2024-3420
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 Risk Management Specialist III opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Risk Management Specialist III, you’ll independently deliver high-quality work and drive projects and deliverables to completion, including identifying, developing, and implementing ideas and solutions as it relates to program Risk, Issues, and Opportunties. You will work closely with the Iridium development team to anticipate future requirements, develop, and evaluate plans that meet the urgent operational needs of the customer.   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: - Work independently to assess and develop recommendations/documentation for risk mitigation requirements by conducting mission and requirements analysis - Provide technical writing assistance in the development of Basis of Efforts (BOE) - Be responsible for assigned documentation within the SharePoint, Teams, or other relevant databases or tools - Facilitate Integrated Product Team (IPT) Risk Opportunity Working Group Meetings - Participate in technical meetings to capture risk and opportunity information as it is discussed to manage risk mitigation measures to achieve an acceptable risk level. Provide meeting support such as scheduling, notes, and action tracking. - Be responsible for maintaining, tracking, and updating relevant technical/risk documentation - Interview technical and management stakeholders at all levels to help identify and document program related risks, opportunities, and issues - Collaborate with program leadership to assess risks and provide recommendations for improvement
Category
Other
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3405
What We’re Looking For: If you are an experienced Business Manager with 15+ years’ experience managing programs in a fast-paced environment, then you will be excited about the Director, Business Management opening with Iridium on our Space Development Agency (SDA) team. As Director, Business Management, you will be be responsible for implementing continuous improvements cross-functionally by setting objectives, establishing strategic plans, and effectively managing multiple priorities as it relates to a high-impact program with a multi-million-dollar impact to the company.  In this role, you will focus primarily on delivering business insight so that program leadership can make decisions and formulate effective strategies. You’ll bring enthusiasm to leading and mentoring your team and peers. You will succeed in this role if you have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to work closely with customers, build relationships, and coordinate with technical teams to identify solutions that will meet our customer’s needs, budget, and expectations.   What You’ll Do: - Foster and develop a highly effective cross-functional team that supports the business functions and contractual requirements of the SDA program - Serve as a focal point for program coordination with other corporate and enterprise support functions, to include but not limited to Finance, Enterprise IT, and Program Controls & Business Operations - Lead the creation of monthly and quarterly financial status reports and streamline associated processes that produce forecasts used by program and executive leadership to make critical decisions - Develop processes and standards for collecting, tracking, analyzing, and disseminating cost and schedule data and minimize errors in compiled earned-value data - Responsible for scheduling risk analyses, generating comprehensive at-completion cost estimates, coordinating earned value management (EVM) analysis, and the preparation of formal reports and briefs - Develop, implement, and utilize assessment techniques to ensure EVM-related services and quality work products are timely and responsive to program needs - Perform data & trend analysis, assist Control Account Managers with their monthly activities and reporting requirements, and assist with the development of government Estimates at Completion (EAC) - Develop long-range financial models in collaboration with the management team and oversee program dashboard prototypes, transition, and maintenance, including but not limited to actual expenses and forecasts - 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 - Ensure contractual requirements are met and monthly EVM and Financial deliverables are accurate and on time - Generate creative solutions to address evolving program challenges as they arise
Category
Management
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2024-3403
What We’re Looking For: If you are passionate about space and deploying disruptive space technology, then you will be excited about the Senior Manager, Systems Engineering opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Senior Manager, Systems Engineering you’ll manage multiple activities/projects including managing delivery of high-quality results and complex solutions, along with collaborating with cross-functional teams. In this role, you will focus primarily on technical aspects of the architecture and design of the program. You will thrive in this role if you have extensive experience in systems engineering and strong knowledge in design of satellite command and control networks.   This position requires an active/current Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).     What You’ll Do: - Foster and develop a highly effective team of Systems Engineers to facilitate EPT (Engineering Product Team) activities and projects - Mentor and train your team by performing regular check-ins, discussing career growth opportunities, giving constructive feedback, and managing conflict when necessary - Use your breadth 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 - Perform required analysis, definition, decomposition, and management of Space and Ground Segments - Work closely with other project System Engineers on current government based projects - Be responsible for exercising technical authority over projects - Work closely with Program Managers and other key stakeholders to determine resource needs, technical development schedules, and major milestones - Conduct required system analysis (functional & performance), interface definition, concept of operations definition, detailed trade studies, and analyzing multiple data sources to respond to frequent, complex and high impact situations - Lead the segment technical team in support of major reviews such as: Systems Requirements Review (SRR), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Test Readiness Review (TRR), and Operations Readiness Review (ORR) - Be accountable for the coordination and delivery of multiple or complex technical assignments designed with end goals in mind, including managing shifting priorities - Be accountable for ensuring that projects meet technical performance targets, deliver quality results, and activities are well-designed and meet overall project objectives - Serve as a sounding board on strategic project decisions and provide system engineering best practices in program design and delivery, utilizing critical thinking skills to better design new or developing systems
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2024-3400
What We’re Looking For: Embark on an exciting journey in the world of satellite communication as a Configuration Control Specialist at Iridium. With your experience, you'll play an important role in the success of our Satellite Communication Systems. Joining our dynamic team, you'll help execute program and project Operations Configuration Control efforts, implementing release processes and software builds. Additionally, you'll contribute to change management, product release strategies, and other related tasks. If you're seeking a stimulating environment where you can utilize your skills and make an impact, we invite you to apply. Join us in revolutionizing the way satellite communication is executed and take your career to new heights.   What You’ll Do: - Support Software, Systems and Operations Engineering in the identification of project/program configuration items and associated configuration documentation - Collaborate with our architecture, infrastructure, and core CRM development teams to automate operations for the software development teams - Facilitate Change Control Boards and track change records from creation to release and implementation - Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and internal and external customers to ensure compliance with all regulatory and Software CM requirements - Oversee software builds, and deployments - Troubleshoot failed builds, and collaboratinge with the appropriate development team when needed - Participate in emergency incident response and investigations - Show willingness to research and implement continuous process improvements to processes and utilize technologies used more effectively - Produce Software CM related metrics and report to project/program stakeholders - Ensure compliance with manufacturing license agreements, export compliance, security regulations and Iridum’s information protection processes - Perform Scrum Master role for projects following an Agile based methodology
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2024-3398
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Product Manager to join the IoT Product Management team. As a Product Manager at Iridium, you will support existing and future IoT product and service technologies. You will be the front face of the customers’ needs and work cross-functionally with all aspects of the organization to ensure product success. Best of all, you will have responsibility and your efforts will directly impact the revenue and profitability of Iridium. The successful candidate will manage Iridium and Partner resources closely, deal with complex issues and technology challenges, and be part of a team to manage existing IoT products and to successfully commercialize new IoT products and services, generating revenue for the partner and Iridium.    What You’ll Do: - Collaborate with Iridium’s IoT line of business leaders to: - Define new IoT products, services, and applications based on customer needs and competitive offerings which will lead to success in the market - Develop detailed and fact-based business cases, market demand descriptions, product definitions, features, and functionality for executive presentations and roadmap decision-making - Develop marketing requirements and product specifications for IoT products and their corresponding services, as well as network, gateway, or billing/provisioning systems - Partner with the engineering teams to translate marketing requirements into technical implementation - Develop and maintain product plans for hardware and services, including competitive analysis, sales strategy, market share attainment, partner engagement, and pricing/rate plans. You may not always be the owner of a final decision, but you must drive the decisions forward to meet the required product commercialization - Develop and manage the project plan with Program Managers and lead the product through development, beta trials, and commercialization - Create technical, user, and marketing documentation for internal and external use for related data products and services - Support sales teams via technical presentations, sales training material, white papers, lab demonstrations, and other customer engagements - Assist the sales and marketing product readiness teams ensuring that all organizations are prepared to launch products and services on the plan of record launch date
Category
Marketing
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2024-3397
What We’re Looking For: Are you ready to embark on an exhilarating journey in the world of product management and lead Iridium into its growth phase with Direct To Device?  Iridium is seeking a motivated Product Management Associate Director to join our Product Management team. In this role, you’ll be responsible for driving the development of new products and services, orchestrating strategies for using new technologies, and working with new chipset partners or manufacturing partners to create important, exciting new IoT solutions. Your primary focus will be the product management of Iridium’s to-device service, products, and capabilities. You’ll be successful in this role if you have the relevant technical knowledge, can think on both tactical and strategic levels, can communicate and persuade at all levels of the organization, and are adept in a matrix-management, virtual/in-person, ever-changing environment.   What You’ll Do: - Focus on building the foundations established in Iridium services to create a world-class implementation of Iridium’s NTN/NB-IoT. - Define short- and long-term initiatives to position Iridium as a leader in NB-IoT for industry stakeholders. - Develop a framework for the evolution of capabilities through internal and external partnerships. - Own the roadmap for the commercial team at Iridium. - Serve as the primary point person for new products, services, feature enhancement requests, and defects. - Develop solutions and major product and service offerings through the full product life cycle. - Analyze opportunities, establish the business case and model, define requirements, partner on development, identify and evangelize the go-to-market strategy, and maintain the product through and beyond launch. - Proactively work across all relevant functions to ensure products and services fit into company functionality, processes, and procedures. - Support products and services as partners and customers adopt them. - Facilitate the enhancement of capabilities and partner in maintenance activities, including regulatory changes, issues in operation, etc. - Facilitate the broader ecosystem of direct-to-device opportunities with chipset partners, MNOs, MVBOs, and other value-added partners in the supply and service/solution chain.
Category
Engineering