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-McLean
Job ID 2022-2136
The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you’ll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 23, 2022 to August 12, 2022. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished.   The FP&A intern will learn about the financial, accounting, and strategic issues faced by a publicly traded satellite communications company. As an FP&A intern, you'll gain hands on experience with financial analysis required to plan and budget for the future, the accounting decisions required to support public financial disclosures, and the key trends and market players in the space and satellite marketplace.   What You’ll Do:  - Be part of a team conducting financial analysis in support of near-term and long-term revenue and cost projections - Support ad hoc analysis and build models to understand the implications of potential business decisions - Develop dashboards with key metrics from various data sources - Research various aspects of the satellite communications market as well as the broader space economy - Summarize key findings and present insights to finance and business management Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projects - Critical thinking and analytical skills - Working in and contributing to a team environment - Organization and time management - Deeper understanding of financial budgeting and metrics - Opportunities to develop presentation development skills - Working knowledge of financial planning software tools  What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Attention to detail and accuracy
Category
Accounting/Finance
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2127
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking an Engineer III to join our Engineering team. As an Engineer III, you’ll be responsible for verifying the reliability and robustness of Iridium products and communication services. Working in this role, you’ll contribute to the research, development, testing, and sustaining of engineering activities of the Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure. You’ll thrive in this role if you are highly motivated and have a vested interest in the long-term success of your work.   What You’ll Do: - Facilitate teamwork across various functional disciplines (including software, hardware, and system development engineers) to ensure high product quality -   - Work within team objectives to plan and execute software releases per stakeholder/program schedules and budgets - Assist team members in the implementation and maintenance of communication, products, automated test systems, and software - Work with team members to integrate, maintain, and operate Gateway hardware, as well as lab hardware and software systems - Help to develop optimized code for both scalability and re-usability - Work within the Agile/Scrum framework for software development (Atlassian tool suite) - Develop scripts and/or systems that will automatically: - Test and validate products - Collect test artifacts - Produce product test metrics - Generate reports - Recreate and isolate reported software and/or hardware defects using test infrastructure and document any non-compliances, as well as recognizing and proposing solutions to issues - Reduce cycle time by way of analyzing tests and applying new processes, procedures, or automation to increase efficiency - Research and implement hardware upgrades for ground infrastructure and test systems - Maintain configuration management of the test automation software and scripts - Identify and develop processes, procedures, tools and/or scripts to maximize system uptime and operational efficiency - Decompose requirements into verifiable test objectives - Develop and maintain test plans and procedures - Develop, maintain, and execute test scripts for feature, defect, and regression testing - Analyze test results; generate and present reports based on test execution and analysis, determine key output(s) of analysis, and use that data to make routine decisions - Effectively communicate to stakeholders, through meetings and briefings, any documentation, planned implementation, or issue resolutions - Conduct on-site customer acceptance tests - Document system functionality and related networks - Update, maintain, and create new technical product documentation What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate a range of behaviors and factors as they relate to issues and performance - A customer-oriented mentality and responsiveness to programmatic needs - Possess an analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions or come up with solutions - Be comfortable managing upward, including being a proactive communicator and asking for help when needed - Have confidence and be able to establish valuable relationships with others - Be able to work well both independently and in team structures - A drive for continuous innovation, adding value, and reducing cycle time and cost - Must be able to prioritize key tasks and have a strong sense of ownership over your work - Be active in seeking out ways to continuously improve yourself and gain new knowledge - The ability to appropriately and safely work with laboratory test equipment (network analyzers, state machine driven traffic simulators, protocol analyzers, etc.) - The ability to work with minimal supervision
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2126
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented and motivated entry level Engineer I to join our Engineering team. As an Engineer I, 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. You’ll thrive in this role if you are highly self-reliant, have a keen desire to learn, and have a vested interest in the long-term success of your work. Education or demonstrated work experience in engineering practices and software/hardware testing, as well as a desire to build leadership skills, is also necessary to your success in this position.   What You’ll Do: - Work collaboratively with team members (software, hardware, and system development engineers ) across various functional disciplines to ensure high product quality - Integrate, maintain, and operate gateway hardware, lab hardware, and software systems - Support the design, implementation, and maintenance of automated test system software - Assist in recreating and isolating reported software and/or hardware defects using test infrastructure and document non-compliances - Collaborate with your team to identify test, programmatic, and services implementation risks - Support the mitigation of risks and issues identified - Research and implement hardware upgrades of ground infrastructure and test systems - Work on maintaining configuration management of the test automation software and scripts - Assist in decomposing requirements into verifiable test objectives - Contribute to the development and maintenance of test plans and procedures - Develop, maintain, and execute test scripts for feature, defect, and regression testing - Identify areas for continuous innovation, adding value, and reducing cycle time and costs - Generate and present reports based on test execution and analysis - Assist in conducting on-site customer acceptance tests - Assist in updating and maintaining technical product documentation What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate key messages and ideas clearly and effectively - The ability to work well both independently and in team structures with supervision - Can cultivate meaningful relationships with your manager and members of your team, while being open and responsive to constructive feedback as they guide and mentor you - The ability to think outside the box to help solve problems, with the humility to ask for help when needed - Adaptable to a dynamic environment and ready to take on any new tasks that are handed to you - Have a motivation to achieve outcomes and results - Capable of handling multiple tasks at once and completing them on time with mostly no errors - Possess an eagerness to develop professionally, continuously learn, and share knowledge with others
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2022-2124
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Quality Engineer III to join our team. As a Quality Engineer, you’ll be responsible for independently delivering high-quality work, ensuring that products sold by Iridium meet high standards for performance and appearance. Working in this role, you’ll develop and drive implementation of quality improvement plans for subscriber equipment products (Phone Handsets, Modems, Transceivers, etc.) with both internal organizations and outside suppliers to achieve ever-higher performance standards.   What You’ll Do: - Support the identification of new ideas and approaches to drive electronic, mechanical, and cosmetic appearance quality improvements of subscriber equipment - Establish key metrics and make decisions using data to meet business objectives and customer expectations - Develop, communicate, and deploy systematic procedures and processing instructions that drive improvement of Supplier Quality - Present products, deliverables, analyses, and information exchange between Iridium, multiple ODMs, contract manufacturers, and key sources of supply - Analyze warranty returns and repair requests to determine root cause and independently propose corrective actions - Coordinate the issuance of Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCARs) and conduct follow up verification and validation of actions taken by suppliers - Represent the quality function on new product introduction teams What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate issues, impacts, and corrective actions - The ability to exercise wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments - Possess an analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions or come up with solutions - Be comfortable managing upward, including being a proactive communicator and asking for help when needed - Have excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to establish valuable relationships with leadership and both internal and external colleagues - A depth of technical skills in dealing with complex issues and the ability to transfer findings into report and presentation formats - The ability to interpret drawings and specifications - Must be able to prioritize key tasks, take ownership over your work, and operate with minimal supervision - Be active in seeking out ways to continuously improve yourself and gain new knowledge
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2116
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a motivated Senior Systems Engineer to join our Solutions Engineering Team. As a System Engineer, you’ll work with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives, including managing delivery of high-quality results and complex solutions.  In this role, you’ll be responsible for being the Project Engineer for Iridium’s CERTUS Project initiative  andyour primary focus will be all technical aspects of the architecture and design of  CERTUS and CERTUS Messaging.  You’ll be successful in this role if you have extensive experience as in Systems Engieering and in-depth knowledge of both space and ground networks.     What You’ll Do: - Use subject matter expertise 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 projects - Perform requirements analysis, definition, decomposition and management for new CERTUS based services - Work closely with other project System Engineers on current CERTUS based projects - Be responsible for excerising technical authority over projects - Work closely with the Program Mangment office to determine resource needs, technical development schedules and major milestones - Conduct required system analysis (functional & performance), interface definition, and detailed trade studies, 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: SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR & ORR - Accountable for the the coordination and delivery of multiple or complex technical assignments designed with end goals in mind, including managing shifting priorities - Accountable for ensuring that projects meet technical performance targets - Accountable for ensuring that projects deliver quality results, activities are well-designed and meet overall project objectives - Serve as sounding board on strategic project decisions and provides system engineering best practices in program design and delivery - Partner with stakeholders to understand their technical needs - Demonstrate the ability to understand how complex issues are affecting project operations and identify and design the formation of innovative solutions from concept through to completion. - Comfortably present complex results with limited preparation and develop ability to speak persuasively to those within team - Identify and manage issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of complex factors - Utilize critical thinking skills to better design new or developing systems - Provide expertise for other group projects - Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to build relationships with senior leadership - Recognize and adapt to different communication styles based on stakeholder style and preferences What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Be a strategic thinker who demonstrates good judgment and decisiveness - Be able to analyze a situation or problem and come up with effective solutions - Excellent communication skills, with the ability to confidently present independent event/outage analysis - Can easily form relationships with upper management and encourage cross-functional team building - The ability to thrive in a dynamic environment by handling multiple tasks according to deadline and budget limitations - Be proactive in finding new and enhanced ways of doing things and sharing your knowledge with others
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2021-2101
Iridium is seeking an exceptional entry level Revenue Assurance Analyst to contribute to our Commercial Billing team’s daily, cyclical, and monthly billing and invoicing activities stemming from our Products and Services. In this role, you will be responsible for providing accurate information to customers and management to ensure accurate billing. Education or demonstrated work experience in billing and invoicing practices, as well as producing precise and consistent work output, is essential for success in this position.   Duties and Responsibilities: - Assist with the handling of pre- and post-billing verification - Regularly send invoices and supporting reports to customers - Prepare invoice files for foreign subsidiaries - Assist with researching billing disputes or variances and drive for resolution - Regularly engage with customers, especially as it relates to clarifying their invoices - Upload rate card files into billing and settlement systems for accuracy - Assist in preparing the reconciliation of Iridium Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) invoicing for net settlements and review - Assist in preparing monthly General Ledger accruals for review by the Finance team - Collaborate with the Operations team to ensure daily input files are processed from commercial network elements and to ensure that any failures are identified and reported - Assist in supporting the Channel Management team to mitigate billing issues Participate in User Acceptance Testing of relevant finance/billing systems and applications - Participate in special projects involving pricing, billing, and settlements, as needed Job Requirements: - Understanding of billing activities - Familiar with the impact of downstream data flows - Must have an interest in providing a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in work product - Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Must be highly organized with the ability to prioritize tasks and projects (asking for guidance and assistance, as needed) - Must have a basic ability to gather combined data from multiple source points and apply to various analyses - Must have good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to quickly build relationships with various departments and management - Ability to quickly gain an ability to work independently to accomplish tasks
Category
Accounting/Finance
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2021-2098
Job Summary Iridium seeks an exceptional entry level engineer to contribute to the research, development, testing, and sustaining engineering activities of the Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure.  Education or demonstrated work experience in engineering practices and software/hardware testing, as well as a desire to build leadership skills is necessary for success in this position. The ideal candidate will assist in verifying the reliability and robustness of Iridium products and communication services, have a vested interest in the long-term success of their work with a keen desire to learn, and be highly self-reliant.   Essential Responsibilities include but not limited to: - Work collaboratively with software, hardware, and system development engineers - Integrate, maintain and operate gateway hardware, lab hardware and software systems - Assist with design, implementation, and maintenance of automated test system software - Assist in recreating and isolating reported software and/or hardware defects using test infrastructure and document non-compliances - Collaborate with team to identify test, programmatic, and services implementation risks - Assist in the mitigation of risks and issues identified - Research and implement hardware upgrades of ground infrastructure and test systems - Assist in maintaining configuration management of the test automation software and scripts - Assist in decomposing requirements into verifiable test objectives - Develop and maintain test plans and procedures - Develop, maintain, and execute test scripts for feature, defect and regression testing - Generate and present reports based on test execution and analysis - Assist in conducting on-site customer acceptance tests - Assists with Update and maintain technical product documentation - Collaborate with team members across various functional disciplines to ensure high product quality Job Requirements: - Understanding of software production - Must have an interest in test automation systems development - Must have an interest in providing high quality, cost effective system integration, test, and support services - Must be proficient with the Microsoft Windows and Office product suite - Strong written communication skills - Results driven with strong sense of ownership - Ability to work well both independently and in team structures with supervision - Assist in identifying areas for continuous innovation, adding value, and reducing cycle time and costs - Must strive to develop professionally, continuously learn and share knowledge with others  
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-VA-McLean | US-AZ-Tempe | US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2021-2097
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Program Controller to assist in providing guidance to the program manager and team members regarding cost, schedule, and C/DM process implementation. In this role, you will support the program manager in communicating the program plan and status and its key dependencies between programs or projects. You will thrive in this role if you take direction well and are able to anticipate program needs and plan accordingly.   What You’ll Do: - Create and maintain weekly status for complex project schedules including critical path analysis, milestone variance, look ahead, and baseline vs. actual reports - Perform budget and schedule process audits to ensure compliance - Create and maintain weekly project status for complex budgets including baseline vs. actual costs, variance analysis, expense authorizations, purchase order closures, etc. - Provide initial recommendations to Project Manager identifying budget and schedule risks for the project - Generate weekly/monthly/quarterly project status slides in support of program reviews - Gather portfolio performance data for projects, analyze the data, and report results - Monitor the progress of the portfolio regarding project plans, budget, and cost tracking, customize reports, resource management as well as capacity management - Assist in the development of workflow diagrams and other visuals to convey project status and processes - Facilitate change control boards and process change requests - Perform CM release of project documents - Create and maintain project baselines - Communicate with all levels of the organization on all matters related to project (project plan, risk analysis, issues, action items, scope definition, assumptions, and gap analysis) What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong verbal and written communication skills - Confidence and the ability to build meaningful relationships with your manager and members of your team - Self-motivation and the ability to work independently - Must be self-aware enough to identify and correct your mistakes and not be afraid to ask for help when needed - The flexibility needed to respond to multiple requests and sudden shifts in priorities while still meeting deadlines - Dependability and trustworthiness with sensitive information - Be active in seeking out ways to improve yourself and gain new knowledge, and be enthusiastic in sharing knowledge with others
Category
Management
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2021-2096
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Program Controller III to support the program manager in communicating program plan and status. Working in this role, you’ll be responsible for providing guidance to the program manager and team members regarding cost, schedule, and C/DM process implementation. You’ll thrive in this role if you consistently deliver high quality work, anticipate program needs, and independently drive projects to completion.   What You’ll Do: - Create and maintain weekly status for complex project schedules including critical path analysis, milestone variance, look ahead, and baseline vs. actual reports - Perform budget and schedule process audits to ensure compliance - Create and maintain weekly project status for complex budgets including baseline vs. actual costs, variance analysis, expense authorizations, purchase order closures, etc. - Provide initial recommendations to Project Manager identifying budget and schedule risks for the project - Generate weekly/monthly/quarterly project status slides in support of program reviews - Gather portfolio performance data for projects, analyze the data, report results, and use data to make routine decisions - Monitor the progress of the portfolio regarding project plans, budget, and cost tracking, customize reports, resource management as well as capacity management - Responsible for the development of workflow diagrams and other visuals to convey project status and processes - Facilitate change control boards and process change requests - Perform CM release of project documents - Create and maintain project baselines - Communicate with team on all matters related to project (project plan, risk analysis, issues, action items, scope definition, assumptions, and gap analysis) What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong communication skills, with the ability to confidently present products, deliverables, analyses, and/or issues to your team - The ability to analyze a problem and think critically to make decisions or come up with solutions while considering past experiences and stakeholders needs - Can demonstrate open-mindedness, active listening, and asks substantive, thought-provoking questions - The ability to create, edit, and structure documents with minimal guidance - Be comfortable managing upward, including being a proactive communicator and asking for help when needed - Must be highly self-motivated and able to prioritize key tasks in a deadline driven environment - Dependability and trustworthiness with sensitive information - Be active in seeking out ways to continuously improve yourself and gain new knowledge
Category
Management
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2021-2093
Iridium is seeking a Software Developer to join our System Performance and Analysis team. The System Performance and Analysis team is responsible for the data processing, reporting, and analysis of the Iridium system. The software development function encompasses a broad range of skills, from small script and software tool development and maintenance to software engineering and design.   Duties and Responsibilities: - Supports efforts for requirements gathering and schedule development - Assists with development coordination with a small team of System Performance & Analysis Engineers - Periodically provide off hour support for mission critical tools - Follows existing Iridium processes for change control, prioritization, risk management, and build/test of software deployments - Works with team members to develop optimized code for both scalability and performance - Assists in creating and maintaining build environments for software products - Works with team members, and within team objectives, to plan and execute software releases per stakeholder/program schedules and budgets - Effectively communicates to all stakeholders, through briefings and documentation, planned implementation and/or issue resolutions  Job Requirements: - Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to utilize resources efficiently - Demonstrates basic knowledge of coding and scripting languages with a willingness to continuously learn and enhance skills - Ability to learn the various software platforms that make up the system performance & analysis software suite - Ability to comprehend technical documentation - Must have a positive attitude to take on ever increasing software development tasks - Must have a passion for working in a team driven environment consisting of operators, software testers, senior developers, and system engineers - Must be driven with the ability to take initiative and meet deadlines - Must be customer service oriented with the ability to listen to customer needs and recommend solutions - Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate key messages and ideas clearly and effectively - Can cultivate meaningful relationships with your manager and members of your team, while being open and responsive to constructive feedback as they guide and mentor you - The ability to think outside the box to help solve problems, with the humility to ask for help when needed - Adaptable to a dynamic environment and ready to take on any new tasks that may be handed to you - Have a motivation to achieve outcomes and results - Capable of handling multiple tasks at once and completing them on time with mostly no errors - Possess an eagerness to develop professionally, continuously learn, and share knowledge with others
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2021-2086
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking an experienced Senior Corporate Counsel to join our Legal Department. As a Senior Corporate Counsel, you’ll be responsible for working on complex issues requiring an in-depth knowledge of the company, including participating in corporate development of methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people. In this role you’ll be supporting our finance team as well as interacting frequently with Iridium’s business leaders to help formulate public disclosures and advance transactions.  The position will primarily focus on corporate securities, governance, M&A, and investments, with significant time also spent on corporate and marketing communications, executive compensation and benefits, product liability, and real estate matters.  You’ll be successful in this role if you are an experienced corporate generalist, with a significant corporate securities background, as well as experience in some or all of the other above fields.   What You’ll Do: - Champion cross-functional teams and initiatives, with a primary focus on supporting the finance team on SEC reporting, including 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K reports, Section 16 filings, and proxy statements. - Leverage specialized knowledge to provide support for financing transactions and compliance with existing debt agreements, and investments and joint ventures. - Leverage specialized knowledge to provide support for M&A transactions, including working with members of the finance team on deal structure and LOI terms, planning and assisting in due diligence, drafting and negotiating deal agreements, and actively managing deal process and execution. - Support corporate governance functions, including annual meeting matters, maintenance of corporate documentation, and advising the board of directors and board committees, e.g., audit committee, nominating and governance committee, compensation committee. - Review corporate and marketing communications and disclosures, tailor messages to support specific outcomes, and advise on product liability matters. - Provide support for the facilities team on real estate matters. - Conduct or coordinate research into legal questions and issues that are brought up by the business as we seek to solve problems and make decisions based on available or limited data - Provide support on other corporate, commercial and other transactions and special projects. - Recognized internally as a thought leader and broad subject matter expert, providing timely and practical legal advice to the company’s business leaders, proactively identifying key issues, and providing advice and counsel to the company’s senior leaders. - Develop and maintain strong partnerships with internal stakeholders and executive teams to influence decision making, defend/negotiate/resolve long-range issues, and achieve successful business outcomes. - Accountable to leadership for resolution of significant risks and issues and implementation of lessons learned. - Serve as a resource to other members of the legal team, actively seeking and transferring knowledge to benefit the team in addressing corporate issues as they apply to their areas of responsibility. - Effectively manage conflict within team, as needed. - Work with and direct outside counsel on advice, research, filings, disclosures, and other projects as needed. What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Outstanding legal and business judgment and strong analytical skills, even in ambiguous situations. - Must be proactive in seeking out knowledge and sharing what you’ve learned with others. - Ability to self-motivate and work independently, prioritize multiple projects and work effectively in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. - Strong work ethic and high ethical standards. - Comfort providing counsel directly to senior business leadership on both legal and business issues. - Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner with little to no preparation - Financial literacy; familiarity with financial statements. - Willingness to collaborate, learn, share knowledge, respond quickly to urgent matters and execute proactively. - Strong analytical and reasoning skills required in connection with researching legal issues, assessing impact on business processes and making recommendations. - Ability to work with others as an effective team player and to coordinate complex projects across various corporate functions. - Strong creative problem-solving abilities and exemplary strategic/project management skills. - Ability to assess risk while effectively dealing with ambiguity. - Strategic thinking to help the business to mitigate potential risks. - Ability to take effective action even without complete information and roll up your sleeves in a typical start-up fashion to help the business with legal and non-legal issues. - Client-service orientation with ability to think big while also paying great attention to detail on tight deadlines. - Ability to prioritize appropriately and easily switch gears without sacrificing quality of work and maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential information, and have the ability to work well with people at all levels inside and outside Iridium.
Category
Legal
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2021-2084
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Senior Software Configuration Management Engineer to join our Program Management Office. As a Senior Software Configuration Management Engineer, you’ll be responsible for program and project Software Configuration Management (SCM) for the Iridium Satellite Communication Systems. Working in this role you’ll gain valuable experience independently designing and executing procedures for software build and release, setup and administration of software repositories and software change boards and customizing software tools to solve problems. Additional responsibilities may include general change management, general product release and management, and other related tasks. You’ll be successful in this role if you have an advanced knowledge of data, hardware, and software CM principles.   What You’ll Do: - Manage multiple activities with cross-functional teams to implement new or improved software CM processes (possibly including customer/partner teams) and perform or oversee defect coordination among multiple software change tools. - Collaborate with our architecture, infrastructure, and core CRM development teams to automate operations for the development teams - Provide emergency incident response and investigation - Deliver self-service tools for activities such as provisioning test environments - Configure dashboards and advise development teams on application instrumentation needs to support monitoring and capacity planning needs - Develop build pipelines and release management/continuous integration plans with tools such as Jenkins and Docker - Troubleshoot failed builds, collaborating with the appropriate development team when needed - Ensure the availability and recoverability of applications - Write code to automate the provisioning of new infrastructure (we use terraform and ansible) - Research and implement continuous improvements to processes and technologies used What You’ll Need to Succeed:   - Advanced knowledge of data, hardware, and software CM principles and practices - Ability to work both independently and within a team in a dynamic engineering environment with rapidly changing priorities; and to apply creative, abstract problem solving to support varied customers in a large systems environment - Must be a detail-oriented person with ability to combine and balance a customer-service attitude with good quality enforcement practices - Must be a team player with good oral and written communications skills and a strong willingness to learn - Excellent communication skills, with the ability to clearly convey subject matter information to groups outside of your team or those who are unfamiliar with the topic - Have confidence and be able to easily build relationships with leadership and colleagues outside of your team - Possess an analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions and come up with out-of-the-box solutions - Be proactive in providing feedback and be enthusiastic in sharing your knowledge with others - Capable of prioritizing your own tasks and potentially the tasks of others while making sure deadlines are met
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean | US-VA-Leesburg | US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2021-2081
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is looking for a motivated Talent Acquisition Senior Coordinator to join our Human Resources team. The Talent Acquisition Senior Coordinator is responsible for autonomously completing tasks and projects, providing significant value to the team. This role will support our managers and leadership to creatively source open positions, while also advising on various steps of the recruiting process and successfully and expeditiously finding qualified candidates. The Talent Acquisition Senior Coordinator will also research and identify prospective talent, creating a pipeline of potential future candidates. If you are an individual who prides themselves on their positive attitude and client service mindset,  with the ability to build relationships with candidates, hiring managers, and various industry resources, and you possess a strong drive to recruit top talent, this position may be a great opportunity for you!   What You’ll Do: - Support Talent Acquisition Business Partners as they work with hiring managers regarding their current and upcoming job openings; responds to requests from managers throughout the recruiting process around process expectations and updates, and ensuring candidate feedback is collected - Autonomously facilitate recruiting process including initial sourcing and screening of candidates, conducting phone interviews, and coordinating hiring manager and panel interviews - Establishes and fosters relationships with both active and passive candidates - Responsible for tracking candidates throughout the hiring process, including notifying candidates of their status - ineffectively brainstorms to support the team in developing and implementing initiatives to recruit top talent by leveraging social media, direct sourcing, internet sourcing, various online job boards, company careers page(s), resume database searching, networking, etc. - Promotes Iridium as a great place to work and provides a great candidate experience throughout the entire talent acquisition process - Frequently monitors and updates job postings and candidate dispositions in the applicant tracking system (iCIMS) to ensure compliance with various employment laws, EEO regulations, and organizational policies - Establishes and builds stable relationships via networking opportunities with candidates, hiring managers, business leaders, school representatives, community organizations and 3rd party vendors - Facilitate all aspects of annual summer internship program - Other duties may be assigned by management, as needed   What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong communication skills, with the ability to work with a diverse set of peers, colleagues, and managers effectively and collaboratively - Have confidence and be able to easily build meaningful relationships with your manager, members of your team, and hiring managers - 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 - Comfortably complete data analysis and support team with issue resolution - Demonstrate active listening and ask substantive, thought-provoking questions - Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, integrity, and ethics - Demonstrate and maintain a depth of current knowledge on legal issues that impact talent acquisition
Category
Human Resources
Job Locations US-VA-McLean | US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2021-2080
What We’re Looking For:   Iridium is looking for a dynamic Talent Acquisition Manager to join our Human Resources team. As a Talent Acquisition Manager, you’ll be responsible for identifying and implementing solutions to create more value for the team, while supporting cross-functional efforts and collaboration with regards to the talent acquisition function.  This position will serve a pivotal role in promoting Iridium to candidates and external agencies to ensure that we identify, attract and on-board top talent to meet dynamic business needs efficiently and effectively. Working in this role, you will gain valuable experience in creating partnerships with our managers and leadership to creatively source open positions, while also advising on various steps of the recruiting process and successfully and expeditiously finding the best candidates. If you are a highly motivated individual, with the ability to build relationships with candidates, hiring managers, and various industry resources to recruit top talent, this position may be a great opportunity for you!   What You’ll Do: - Assists in developing and implementing initiatives to recruit top talent by leveraging social media, direct sourcing, internet sourcing, various online job boards, company careers page(s), resume database searching, networking, etc. - Supports strategies to enhance the company’s diversity recruitment strategy through relationship building. - Contribute to development of recruiting metrics and analytics to help guide decision making and measure team productivity - Create, build and continuously improve effective recruiting processes, best practices and tools - Proactively researches industry, product and geographical trends in talent acquisition and recommends new ideas and methods for active and passive candidate recruiting - Work closely with other members of the Human Resources team to ensure the best talent is found and effectively onboarded - Continuously develops networking relationships/partnerships that can be frequently leveraged to source quality candidates and leads - Responsible for full cycle recruiting including initial sourcing and screening of candidates, conducting phone interviews, coordinating hiring manager and panel interviews, and drafting/issuing offer letters - Establishes and fosters relationships with both active and passive candidates - Ensure compliance with various employment laws, EEO regulations, and organizational policies - Build and manage successful relationships with recruiting and staffing vendors - Partner with marketing to manage and maintain a social media presence for recruiting needs - Manage career fairs, industry related staffing events and diversity outreach efforts - Actively seeks opportunities to provide formal or informal feedback and/or share best practices with team members   What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Excellent communication skills, with the ability to confidently present prepared materials to groups outside of your team or those who are unfamiliar with the topic - Have confidence and be able to easily build relationships with leadership and colleagues outside of your team - Possess an analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions and come up with out-of-the-box solutions - Be proactive in providing feedback and be enthusiastic in sharing your knowledge with others - Capable of prioritizing your own tasks and potentially the tasks of others while making sure deadlines are met - Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, integrity, and ethics - Ability to take initiative and ownership with focus on continuous improvement - Demonstrate and maintain advanced knowledge on legal issues that impact talent acquisition - Ability to interpret and analyze recruiting metrics and trends including retention, quality of hire, net throughput, etc. - Ability to understand issues/information and select the best solution - Ability to gain a solid understanding of the organization's business operations and industry.  
Category
Human Resources
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2021-2079
The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you’ll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 23, 2022 to August 12, 2022. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished.   As a Network Administrator Intern, you will support the IT Network Systems team focused on maintenance and support of Mission IT systems at our VA and AZ facilities. This team is responsible for the network administration that provides highly available and reliable systems to support the Iridium Mission Network.   What You’ll Do: - Interact with and assist IT customers and colleagues with IT challenges and implement solutions - Support the administrate network infrastructure systems to support the Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks across all company facilities - Troubleshoot and resolve timely reported issues with focus on customer service and service level objections - Recognize, communicate, document, and escalate unreported issues - Develop and/or maintain appropriate documentation of networks and security segments to include diagrams and procedures - Support Network Engineering in ensuring network availability and serve as a backup administrator for NE routers and network systems - Assist and support the monitoring of the Mission IT Network systems for proper operation, error conditions, and unauthorized changes - Identify and trace physical connections in the data center - Label physical connections and devices - Replace existing cabling with appropriate color-coded cabling - Gather and input data for reporting purposes Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projects - Critical thinking and analytical skills - Working in and contributing to a team environment - Organization and time management What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Basic network and LAN troubleshooting skills - Knowledge of Cisco ASA's or PALO Alto Firewalls - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work within time constraints - Ability to learn quickly and apply new IT skills - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Excellent verbal and written communication skills and customer service skills - Attention to detail and accuracy
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2021-2078
The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you’ll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 23, 2022 to August 12, 2022. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished.   As an Intern, Technical Writer, you will work closely with the Network Infrastructure team to assist with collecting, updating, formatting, and consolidating IT documentation of policies, procedures, tech notes, how-to documents, and existing documentation. The intern will gain technical writing and formatting skills as well as communication skills and the team will benefit from your support through increased consistency across documentation/tasks and more streamlined processes.   What You’ll Do: - Gather technical data processes and data flow - Review locations of physical hardware and develop rack diagrams/layouts - Support the creation of data flow and network diagrams - Support the development of technical procedure and process documentation Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projects - Critical thinking and analytical skills - Working in and contributing to a team environment - Organization and time management - Understanding of technical experience for IT systems administration - Knowledge of data flows through a real time data center What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Attention to detail and accuracy - An understanding of IT processes and systems - Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Visio - Technical writing related experience in a work study program is a plus
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2021-2077
The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you’ll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 23, 2022 to August 12, 2022. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished.   Iridium seeks a stand-out Systems Engineer Intern with a desire to learn about the Systems Engineering (SE) process. This will include gaining knowledge of the use of SE tools such as DOORS & other JIRA based applications and participation in the different working group meetings where system requirements are generated, assessed & flowed down to different segments. The Intern will also learn how to conduct trade studies by participating in analyses which will determine the proper course of action during the design phase of the project and working on various projects which will allow the intern to gain exposure to different satellite services and projects.   What You’ll Do: - Work with different project engineers on requirements management, including learning the tools and processes, and entering, modifying, organizing, and exporting reports - Assist in writing requirements and specifications - Support engineering analysis for different aspects of the assigned projects - Support systems engineering technical interchange meetings - Assist in chart preparation for project reviews and other meetings Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projects - Critical thinking and analytical skills - Working in and contributing to a team environment - Organization and time management - Developing techniques that can effectively be used in engineering trade studies - Ability to write clear and testable requirements - Develop technical writing skills - A working knowledge of Mobile Satellite Systems & Services What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Attention to detail and accuracy - Experience desired with the following: - STK experience - 3D CAD experience - Matlab - Python - Magic Draw
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2021-2076
The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you’ll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 23, 2022 to August 12, 2022. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished.   Iridium seeks a stand-out Systems Engineer Intern with a desire to learn about the Systems Engineering (SE) process. This will include gaining knowledge of the use of SE tools such as DOORS & other JIRA based applications and participation in the different working group meetings where system requirements are generated, assessed & flowed down to different segments. The Intern will also learn how to conduct trade studies by participating in analyses which will determine the proper course of action during the design phase of the project and working on various projects which will allow the intern to gain exposure to different satellite services and projects.   What You’ll Do: - Work with different project engineers on requirements management, including learning the tools and processes, and entering, modifying, organizing, and exporting reports - Assist in writing requirements and specifications - Support engineering analysis for different aspects of the assigned projects - Support systems engineering technical interchange meetings - Assist in chart preparation for project reviews and other meetings Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projects - Critical thinking and analytical skills - Working in and contributing to a team environment - Organization and time management - Developing techniques that can effectively be used in engineering trade studies - Ability to write clear and testable requirements - Develop technical writing skills - A working knowledge of Mobile Satellite Systems & Services What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Attention to detail and accuracy - Experience desired with the following: - STK experience - 3D CAD experience - Matlab - Python - Magic Draw
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2021-2074
The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you’ll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 23, 2022 to August 12, 2022. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished.   Iridium seeks a stand-out Support Engineer Intern. This role will shadow the Customer Support Engineer role and will learn to interact with several key engineering and support groups at Iridium while supporting customer issues and projects.  Projects include Certus platform testing with a variety of Value Added Manufacturer (VAM) products, troubleshooting customer issues by reviewing firewall logs and various Iridium traffic logs, and assisting with documentation efforts of various technical processes and troubleshooting procedures.   What You’ll Do: - Work with the support engineer to analyze and review escalated customer issues - Support ongoing efforts to test out updates and new service features on various Iridium data services - Review internal support documentation and suggest additions/updates based on daily experiences - Assist in the day-to-day activities of the various Customer Care groups Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience supporting customers at each level of support through multiple hands-on projects - Real-world experience working with satellite communication devices, making calls, and transferring data - Critical thinking and analysis of customer traffic - Working in and contributing to a team environment - Organization and time management - Strengthened communication skills through team collaboration What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Attention to detail and accuracy - Eagerness to learn
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2021-2073
The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you’ll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 23, 2022 to August 12, 2022. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished.   As a System Administrator Intern, you will support the IT Network Systems team focused on maintenance and support of Mission IT systems at our VA and AZ facilities. This team is responsible for the system administration that provides highly available and reliable systems to support the Iridium Mission Network.   What You’ll Do: - Support the IT team in maintaining hardware, software, and other systems - Assist with troubleshooting issues and providing technical support - Organize and maintain IT hardware and peripherals - Lend IT support in areas such as cybersecurity, programming, analytics, and data center management - Attend networking events and company meetings - Assist in process documentation Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projects - Critical thinking and analytical skills - Working in and contributing to a team environment - Organization and time management What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Attention to detail and accuracy
Category
Information Technology