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-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2635
What We’re Looking For:   Iridium is seeking an exceptional 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. - 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 - Assist with updating and maintaining technical product documentation - Collaborate with team members across various functional disciplines to ensure high product quality What You’ll Need to Succeed: - 2 + years of relevant experience in test automation and systems development - An interest in providing high quality, cost effective system integration, test, and support services - Proficiency with the Microsoft Windows and Office product suite - Strong communication skills, particularly with writing, with the ability to communicate key messages and ideas clearly and effectively - The motivation to achieve outcomes and results - An eagerness to identify areas for continuous innovation, adding value, and reducing cycle time and costs - The motivation to continuously learn, develop professionally, and share knowledge with others - The ability to 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 - The adaptability to work in a dynamic environment and a readiness to take on any new tasks that may be handed to you - The capability to handle multiple tasks at once and complete them on time with minimal errors
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2022-2633
What We’re Looking For: If you have 2+ years of experience in Java software development, then you will be excited about the Software Engineer II opening with Iridium on our B/OSS Billing Development team. As a Software Engineer II, you’ll write code in Java to build and maintain front-end and middleware applications within the B/OSS development team. In this role, you will also have the opportunity to learn new skills and expand your skillset to work across the multiple areas of B/OSS applications. You will succeed in this role if you are analytical and have strong development skills with the ability to understand the existing code, translate low level designs in to coding.   What You’ll Do: - Create new Java code and maintain Java-based middleware with SOAP web services - Play a role in Agile Scrum team software development cycle, including design discussions - Work closely with product owner, software developers, quality assurance and operations support teams - Submit to peer code review against the team’s agreed-upon code standards and industry best practices. - Maintain the software configuration management repository, as well as generate the patches and builds for test, and production environments - Support the integration, documentation, and launch of new product offerings throughout the release/development cycle
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2022-2632
What We’re Looking For:     If you have 5+ years of experience in software development, then you will be excited about the Software Engineer opening with Iridium on our B/OSS Billing Development team. As a Software Engineer, you’ll independently deliver high-quality work and drive projects and deliverables to completion, including working autonomously to design and develop Java based middleware and the backend C, C++ applications within the B/OSS development team. In this role, you will also provide technical support, as required, to supplement the operations and other support teams. You will succeed in this role if you are analytical and have strong development skills with the ability to translate high level design in to details design and coding.   What You’ll Do: - Participate in building detailed designs from the high-level design, develop, and maintain C, C++ and Java-based applications - Play a role in Agile Scrum team software development cycle, including design discussions - Work closely with product owner, software Engineers, quality assurance and operations support teams - Conduct review of peer’s code against the team agreed code standards and ensure the highest quality of code is delivered - Maintain the software configuration management repository, as well as generate the patches and builds for test, and production environments - Support the integration, documentation, and launch of new product offerings throughout the release/development cycle
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2629
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Ground Development team. The Senior Software Engineer will apply expertise in cutting edge technologies to develop and deploy Iridium satellite operations and user service capabilities. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will provide expertise and experience within the larger development team to support cross-functional efforts and collaboration across all areas of software development.   What You’ll Do: - Enhance existing ground software with feature requests and defects flowing from Iridium Satellite Operations - Collaborate and engage with Iridium Satellite Operations and other ground software team members to develop new ground software components founded upon modern industry standard platforms, languages, and deployment techniques - Develop optimized code for both scalability and performance - Independently deliver results following Iridium processes for Change Control, Prioritization, Risk Management, Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) Management, Build and Test software deployments - Develop software within the Iridium-defined Agile/Scrum framework - Plan and execute software releases per stakeholder/program schedules and budgets - Confidently present prepared remarks to groups outside of your team through briefings and documentation, planned implementation, or issue resolutions - Utilize your expertise to transition existing capabilities to more advanced technologies, such as Cloud computing and micro-service architectures - Be accountable for the development and execution of process/procedure training/documentation materials covering complex developmental areas - Actively seek opportunities to provide formal/informal feedback and/or share expertise/best practices with team members   What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Excellent communication skills, with the ability to clearly convey technical documentation and/or issues and multi-faceted analysis outside of your job scope 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 - A passion for working in a team driven environment consisting of operators, SW testers, senior developers, and system engineers - 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 - The ability to create or maintain a high availability architecture - Strong troubleshooting skills supporting large scale integration/test on VLAN virtualize Linux environment - Have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude when taking on ever increasing SW development tasks - The ability to learn, work with, and become proficient with numerous COTS packages
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler | US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2022-2628
What We’re Looking For: If you enjoy learning about and working with breakthrough technologies, we want to hear from you! We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our Ground Development team. As the Principal Software Engineer, you will apply advanced expertise in cutting edge technologies to develop and deploy Iridium satellite operations and user service capabilities. You will also provide expertise and experience within the larger development team to support cross-functional efforts and collaboration across all areas of software development.   What You’ll Do: - Manage and enhance existing ground software with feature requests and defects flowing from Iridium Satellite Operations - Lead collaborative efforts and initiatives with Iridium Satellite Operations and other ground software team members to develop new ground software components founded upon modern industry standard platforms, languages, and deployment techniques - Develop optimized code for both scalability and performance - Independently deliver results following Iridium processes for Change Control, Prioritization, Risk Management, Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) Management, Build and Test software deployments - Develop software within the Iridium-defined Agile/Scrum framework - Plan and execute software releases, providing input into stakeholder/program schedules and budgets - Confidently present complex information to groups outside of your team through briefings and documentation, planned implementation, or issue resolutions, with limited preparation - Utilize your deep expertise to transition existing capabilities to more advanced technologies, such as Cloud computing and micro-service architectures - Leverage knowledge to make enhancements to process/procedure/training documentation and identify technical training needs - Deliver constructive, meaningful feedback and proactively offer guidance and knowledge-sharing with team members
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2615
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented and motivated Software Developer to join our Automation Engineering team.  An SI&T Automation Software Developer is expected to write and review code in our agile development cycle.  They will assist with automation development and troubleshooting throughout multiple interdisciplinary projects and support team members with day-to-day tasks and activities. With general instructions, they will be able to; complete tasks on time; communicate effectively and clearly with team members; collect, research, and input data using a variety of tools with minimal review.   What You’ll Do: - Develop code to automate test execution and analysis activities for all aspects of the Iridium system - Work with industry standard tools and software such as Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana, Amazon Web Services, CI/CD DevOps pipelines, containers and more. - Participate in development tasks in a team environment and occasional individual efforts - Translate assigned objectives into specific tasks to be completed and reported on - Review team member’s code and provide clear and concise feedback - Create documentation that clearly presents complex information in a discernable manner - Provide suggestions and assist in developing processes that reduce code cycle time, improve coding standards, and implement best development practices - Implement PEP 8 standards throughout code development
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2613
What We’re Looking For:   Iridium is seeking a talented and motivated Software Developer to join our Automation Engineering team.  A SI&T Automation Software Developer is expected to write and review code in our agile development cycle.  They will assist with automation development and troubleshooting throughout multiple interdisciplinary projects and support team members with day-to-day tasks and activities. With detailed instructions, they will be able to; complete tasks on time; communicate effectively and clearly with team members; collect, research, and input data using a variety of tools with.   What You’ll Do: - Contribute to the team that is responsible for developing code to automating test execution and analysis activities for all aspects of the Iridium system - Work with industry standard tools and software such as Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana, Amazon Web Services, CI/CD DevOps pipelines, containers and more. - Participate in development tasks in a team environment and occasional individual efforts - Support translation of assigned objectives into specific tasks to be completed and reported on - Create documentation that clearly presents complex information in a discernable manner - Provide suggestions and assist in developing processes that reduce code cycle time, improve coding standards, and implement best development practices - Implement PEP 8 standards throughout code development
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2022-2598
What We’re Looking For: As a Systems Engineer I, you will participate in the development, implementation, and verification of requirements for the Iridium communication system and Iridium services. You will also participate in systems engineering planning, scheduling, and execution to include requirements definition, allocation, system design, analyses and trade studies, hardware/software design oversight, system integration & testing, and system verification.  Additionally, you will interact with, monitor, and provide guidance to third party developers and contracted engineering companies. You will succeed if you enjoy working on and solving technical problems as part of a broader Engineering team.   What You’ll Do: - Participate in systems engineering efforts on assigned projects associated with the management and enhancement of existing services and the development of new services and capabilities - Assist in conducting technical feasibility analysis and trade studies - Aid in the development and evaluation of top-level system requirements and allocation to subsystems - Assist in conducting system integration and test planning - Support project management and program documentation - Participate in the design of in-house projects - Support systems engineering initiatives by creating documentation to capture system requirements and system implementation details - Implementation tracking and non-conformance resolution - Provide summary of project results, issues tracking and reporting to management
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2022-2539
What We’re Looking For:   As the Satellite Flight Controller, you will be part of a team maintaining real time operations, monitoring, and command and control of the Iridium satellite constellation at the Iridium Satellite Network Operations Center. In this role, you will work 12-hour shifts in a 24-hour multi-satellite operations environment.  You will thrive in this role if you are highly motivated, as you will be tasked with learning a very complex ground and space system in support of Iridium.   What You’ll Do: - Perform real-time commanding of the Iridium Satellite constellation, independently recognizing and resolving issues that arise - Execute and perform telemetry verification of all satellite commanding performed in support of controlling the Iridium Satellite constellation - Create, review, and execute real-time spacecraft commanding pass plans and coordinate their execution as part of routine and/or new operations, and anomaly resolution activities - Perform real-time satellite state of health evaluation, trending, and analysis for first level satellite sub-system engineering troubleshooting - Conduct satellite software uploads and switch-overs to the updated software, verifying the integrity of all products and commands loaded to the spacecraft - Independently perform real-time anomaly investigation and resolution and follow established and/or new Fault Escalation policies and procedures - Independently perform process improvement initiatives by properly documenting all satellite events through the anomaly and issue reporting process, and driving procedure development and reviews, with guidance - Create accurate, timely, and descriptive satellite event logging for all satellite or system events - Responsible for maintaining and updating operational work products, including assigned operations checklists, procedures, and/or software tools - Analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve day to day operational and system issues with limited assistance or guidance - Assist and mentor junior members of the operations team
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2022-2521
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For:  Iridium is seeking a bright intern to join the Product Management team. As a member of the team you will perform various tasks associated with the creation of new products and services within Iridium, including experience in cloud and IoT architecture aspects of product development and management.  You will come away with a much deeper understanding of what it takes to create products and services "in the real world."   What You’ll Do: - Assist with collecting and developing requirements, defining, and managing trial activity, evaluating, and participating in go-to-market strategic plans, - Perform Industry and product research and analysis and present your summarized findings and implications - Support Senior Product Managers as they work with the engineer teams and customers. Your experience and aptitude will help define the activities you receive. Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience in high-level coding, architecture, system design, scripting, and AWS infrastructure through multiple hands-on projects - Critical thinking and analytical skills - Working in and contributing to a team environment - Organization and time management - Development of Marketing collateral and user facing documentation (e.g., slick sheets, web page content, PowerPoint slides, etc.) in conjunction with other product management professionals and Marketing. - Knowledge of and experience in key evaluation methods for new products and services during the development and testing phase (e.g., alpha and beta trial execution, active testing of new capabilities, involvement in test campaigns ongoing with other Iridium teams). - Understanding of how products and services are conceptualized and evolve into real, usable functionality. - Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with team members What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Attention to detail and accuracy - Experience in Java and/or Python is highly desired for software tasks - Excellent written and verbal communications skills with experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel - Ability to work in virtual and in-person environments - Knowledge of or interest in cloud-enabled technology, telecommunications, systems development, and/or product management methodology
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2022-2520
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For:   Iridium is seeking a bright intern to join the Product Management team. As a member of the team you will have the opportunity to perform various tasks associated with the creation of new products and services within Iridium, including experience in many aspects of product development and management. You will come away with a much deeper understanding of what it takes to create products and services "in the real world."   What You’ll Do: - Assist with collecting and developing requirements, defining, and managing trial activity, evaluating, and participating in go-to-market strategic plans, - Perform Industry and product research and analysis and present your summarized findings and implications - Support Senior Product Managers as they work with the engineer teams and customers. - Your experience and aptitude will help define the activities you receive. 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 - Development of Marketing collateral and user facing documentation (e.g., slick sheets, web page content, PowerPoint slides, etc.) in conjunction with other product management professionals and Marketing. - Knowledge of and experience in key evaluation methods for new products and services during the development and testing phase (e.g., alpha and beta trial execution, active testing of new capabilities, involvement in test campaigns ongoing with othe Iridium teams). - Understanding of how products and services are conceptualized and evolve into real, usable functionality. - Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with team members  What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Attention to detail and accuracy - Excellent written and verbal communications skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel - Ability to work in virtual and in-person environments - Knowledge of or interest in telecommunications, systems development, and/or product management methodology
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2517
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For: The Ground Software Development team is seeking a bright intern to focus on Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) speeding up the software delivery to our users without compromising on quality. As a member of the team your primary responsibility will be to work together to automate the pipeline and create automated tests.   What You’ll Do: - Have the opportunity to work with an Agile development team - Assigned tasks to be performed over a 2 week scrum 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 - How to operate in an Agile team environment - The latest tool sets for conducting an automated CI/CD development process 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
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2511
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a bright intern to join the Integration and Test Engineering team. As a member of the team you will get the opportunity to choose, design, implement, and present an internship software project with mentorship from the team. You will also learn and use industry-standard tools such as Amazon Web Services, Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana, and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery. As well as take on real, meaningful work as a respected member of a high-performing engineering team   What You’ll Do: - Participate in the agile development cycle: attend daily scrums, planning, reviews and retrospectives - Work in a team environment to tackle a variety of hands-on tasks including software design/coding and interfacing with servers/hardware - Attend team code reviews of pull requests for different repositories from both a presenter and reviewer point of view - Help create automation frameworks for services, Iridium devices, and more Skills You’ll Obtain: - Real-world experience in agile software development through multiple hands-on projects - Critical thinking and analytical skills - Confidence to present and review code - Experience with Linux - Learn new industry and software practices from a team of experienced software engineers 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
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2510
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For:   The Iridium Systems Engineering team is seeking a bright Intern that will be responsible for assistance with implementation of a patching plan for multiple IT systems. As a member of the team you will learn system administration skills and become familiar with hardware and software systems. You will also gain hands on experience in coordinating enterprise level activities with multiple company units, technical writing, and documentation.   What You’ll Do: - Coordinate patch activities among business groups. - Work with team members and subject matter experts to understand patch procedures. - Generate and update documentation of patch process.  - Follow established change control practices to gain approval for patch activities. - Apply patches to systems as part of a two person integrity team. 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 - Documentation skills  - Hardware and software hands on experience - Gain familiarity with enterprise level change control - 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 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
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2022-2494
What We’re Looking For: In this newly created role, you will manage an existing powerhouse team and build out a new functional group of engineers to nearly triple the current size over the course of the next two years. As an Associate Director in charge of Continuous Integration and Automated Test Engineering, you will lead all aspects of the continuous integration and automated test of software for the Iridium satellite transceiver product line including managing feature backlogs related to CI and test enhancements, representing all related technical topics, communicating across the company at all levels about status and progress, and leading efficiency-driven value creation throughout the product delivery process. Experience in team building, agile methods, development operations, and software for embedded systems is critical to success in this position. You will thrive if you are passionate about creating reliable and robust products, interested in the long-term success of your work, and highly self-reliant.   What You’ll Do: - Hire, grow, foster, and develop a highly effective team of engineers to feature- and performance-enhance our build and test tools, test suites, and associated processes for the current and future generations of the products that connect people and assets around the globe to the Iridium communications network - 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 - Develop and execute thoughtful and strategic plans for your team by implementing systems, processes, procedures, and tools while advocating core values and standards to achieve organizational goals and the highest level of customer satisfaction - Oversee the development, deployment, and maintenance of test systems - Analyze and communicate risk exposure on legacy and new products, making and implementing recommendations to minimize risk - Manage, lead training efforts, and improve software build processes and systems - Lead risk management activities including evaluation and creation of test strategy, test plans, test reports, and continuous improvement plans - Perform timing, cost, value, and risk assessments for all exposure facets and prioritization of mitigation approaches - Lead the creation and maintenance of risk containment test strategies and regression test suites - Contribute to selection and implementation of test approaches across internal departments - Maintain configuration management of the test infrastructure software and test scripts - Champion continuous integration and automated testing throughout the enterprise - Work cross functionally to instill a strong culture of product quality within the organization
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2492
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For:   The System Integration and Test team is seeking a bright Engineering Intern to support their efforts in integrating equipment from vendors into the lab and testing it with on-orbit assets.  As a member of this this team you will contribute to the development and maintenance of test plans and procedures and test scripts for feature, defect, and regression testing.   What You’ll Do: - Test planning, procedure development and test execution, research and data entry for all aspects of the Iridium system - Assist in documenting, recreating and isolating reported software and/or hardware defects found during test and in support of constellation operations. - Collaborate with your team to identify test, programmatic, and services implementation risks and support the mitigation of risks and issues identified - Software management tools (JIRA, GIT, and/or Bamboo) - Experience developing software in Java, and Python or other computer languages - Systems troubleshooting approaches and methodologies and systems integration - Laboratory test equipment (network analyzers, state machine driven traffic simulators, protocol analyzers, etc.) 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 - Work collaboratively with team members (software, hardware, and system development engineers ) across various functional disciplines - Conduct test planning, procedure development and test execution, research and data entry for all aspects of the Iridium system - Assist in documenting, recreating and isolating reported software and/or hardware defects found during test and in support of constellation operations. - Collaborate with your team to identify test, programmatic, and services implementation risks and support the mitigation of risks and issues identified - Contribute to the development and maintenance of test plans and procedures and test scripts for feature, defect, and regression testing - Follow best practices while identifying improvements that add value and reduce cycle time and cost - Knowledge of the Linux and/or Unix operating systems 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
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-McLean | US-VA-Leesburg
Job ID 2022-2490
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a stand-out engineering student to contribute to the research, development, testing, and sustaining of the Iridium mobile products. As a member of the team you will thrive in this position if you have familiarity and passion for electrical, software, and/or systems engineering. The Product Engineering team aims to tailor the program to your interests and strengths.   What You’ll Do:  - Circuit design and/or circuit evaluation, capture schematics, layout PCB's, populate PCB's - Define system interfaces, create requirements, draft test plans, capture traceability - Present designs for formal review and discussion - Participate in hardware, software, and/or system design reviews for ongoing projects - Perform acceptance reviews of work conducted by subcontractors - Review test reports to validate issue closure 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 - Participation in advanced-level design, implementation, and test discussions - Exposure to practical project management techniques and practices - Broadening of knowledge base through weekly technical and business topic seminars 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
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler | US-AZ-Tempe
Job ID 2022-2484
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For:   Iridium is seeking a bright Software Engineering Intern, who will learn what it is like to work as a member of an Agile/Scrum development team developing C++, Python, and Java software. As a member of the team you will learn how to use the Atlassian tool suite (Jira/Bitbucket/Crucible/Fisheye) which is the most widely used project management toolsuite for software development. You will also learn how to develop software in a team environment with configuration management using Git.   What You’ll Do: - Each day will consist of: - Attending the daily SCRUM meeting to discuss progress/plans/impediments - Review Status of the Current Sprint – Using JIRA - Develop and unit test code - Using BItbucket - Setup code reviews - Using Fisheye/Crucible - Perform code reviews of team members code - Coordinate with team members as need to complete stories - Support integration and story testing as needed - Weekly you will: - Support backlog grooming meetings - Support sprint kickoff meetings (biweekly) - Support sprint review/demonstration (biweekly) 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 - Teamwork - by working on a software development team - Agile methodology for software development - by working as a member of a scrum team - Adaptability - The main benefit of using the Agile Methodology is being able to adapt to provide support to the team as needed. - Estimation/Time Management of assigned development tasks - Software Configuration Management with Git 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
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2482
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a bright intern to join the Subscriber Equipment Integration and Test team. The team is responsible for integrating equipment from vendors into the lab and testing it with on orbit assets. As a member of this team you will be involved in the testing of Iridium Subscriber Equipment, including but not limited to Iridium handsets, transceiver modules, short burst data (SBD) only products, and new firmware releases. You will also have the opportunity to help maintain and upgrade over 30 of our test stations in the lab.   What You’ll Do: - Setup and run tests, and collect results for analysis - Document test results - Maintain lab equipment, including replacing defective equipment or upgrading equipment and test stations 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 - Real-world experience in software development and related topics through multiple projects - Computer configuration and maintenance 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
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2022-2479
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 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. 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.   What We’re Looking For: Iridium seeks a stand-out Customer Support 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 will 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
Category
Customer Service/Support