Iridium Satellite

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

 

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

 

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

    ● Premium Medical, Dental, and Vision plans

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

    ● Annual Bonus Plan and Annual Merit Increase Opportunities

    ● Employee Equity Awards

    ● Retirement 401(k) Plans and Employer Matching

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

    ● Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

    ● Career Development & Training Assistance

    ● Charitable Grants and Donation Matching Program

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

    ● Paid Holidays

    ● Paid Parental Leave

    ● Headspace Membership

 

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Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3511
What We’re Looking For: Are you a space enthusiast with a passion for cutting-edge technology and a desire to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Iridium is seeking a motivated RF Systems Engineer to join our Strategic Government Programs Systems Engineering Team. As an RF Systems Engineer II, you will autonomously complete tasks as it relates to radio frequency (RF) and communications analysis, generation of system requirements and their allocation, and providing inputs for system architecture designs. You will develop skills to provide technical knowledge throughout the entire life cycle of Iridium projects and you will interact with engineers across a multi-disciplinary team that include Operations, Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V), Systems Engineering, and Software Development. You will thrive in this role if you are looking to take your engineering career to the next level.   What You’ll Do: - Assist with performing radio frequency (RF) analysis for Iridium communications systems related to coverage areas, link margins, intermodulation products, overall RF environment, and impacts of internal and external interference sources - Assist in defining and documenting RF communication system requirements - Work collaboratively with the team on designing, developing, and testing RF communication systems through simulation and modeling - Assist with performing simulation and modeling of terrestrial and orbital communication systems - Provide support in analyzing system performance data and conducting technical feasibility analysis and trade studies for the optimization of the Iridium satellite spectral resources - Work collaboratively with others to identify, define, and develop interfaces between system segments - Work with the team to perform system top-level architecture design and specifications - Assist in translating customer requirements for RF Links and RF/Antenna subsystems into top-level system requirements and allocate to appropriate segments - Collaborate with system architects, RF engineers, antenna engineers, modem/Digital Signal Processing (DSP), and Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) engineers to partition functions between hardware and software domains - Play a role in briefing summaries of project results, issues tracking, and reporting to management - Assist with generating documentation for system functional specifications and various review meetings such as Systems Requirements Review (SRR) meetings, Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings, and Critical Design Review (CDR) meetings
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3510
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented RF Systems Engineer III who is ready to take an exciting step in their professional career. As an RF Systems Engineer III you’ll be responsible for identifying and independently delivering high-quality work as it relates to the development and implementation of innovative system engineering solutions for several Iridium projects. In this role, you will be part of a team who is responsible for radio frequency (RF) and communications analysis, generation of system requirements and their allocation, and providing inputs for system architecture designs. You will also play a role in providing technical knowledge throughout the entire life cycle of Iridium projects. As an RF Systems Engineer III, you will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, mentor junior engineers, as well as work with various Iridium engineering teams such as Operations, Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V), Systems Engineering, and Software Development. If you’re enthusiastic about joining an innovative team of engineers, then we want to talk to you!   What You’ll Do: - Be responsible for performing radio frequency (RF) analysis for Iridium communications systems related to coverage areas, link margins, intermodulation products, overall RF environment, and impacts of internal and external interference sources - Work independently to define and document RF communication system requirements - Design RF communication systems that meet requirements - Develop and test RF communication systems - Analyze data and conduct technical feasibility analysis and trade studies for the optimization of the Iridium satellite spectral resources - Identify, define, and develop interfaces between system segments - Work independently to perform system top-level architecture design - Translate customer requirements into top-level system requirements and allocate to appropriate segments - Develop and execute process/procedure/program training and documentation materials, and support project management documentation - Participate in implementation tracking and non-conformance resolution - Play a role in briefing summaries of project results, issues tracking, and reporting to management - Mentor and review work of junior engineers - Interact with external agencies and organizations to represent Iridium’s network and regulatory position - Generate documentation for system functional specifications and various review meetings such as Systems Requirements Review (SRR) meetings, Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings, and Critical Design Review (CDR) meetings
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3509
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented Senior RF Systems Engineer who is ready to take an exciting step in their professional career. As a Senior RF Systems Engineer you’ll be responsible for identifying and autonomously implementing ideas and solutions as it relates to the development and implementation of innovative system engineering solutions for several Iridium projects. In this role, you will be part of a team who is responsible for radio frequency (RF) and communications analysis, generation of system requirements and their allocation, and providing inputs for system architecture designs. You will also play a key role in providing technical knowledge throughout the entire life cycle of Iridium projects. As a Senior RF Systems Engineer, you will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, mentor junior engineers, as well as work with various Iridium engineering teams such as Operations, Integration, Verification, and Validation (IV&V), Systems Engineering, and Software Development. If you’re enthusiastic about joining an innovative team of engineers, then we want to talk to you!   What You’ll Do: - Be responsible for both technical and programmatic teamwork with Iridium personnel and contractors - Perform radio frequency (RF) analysis for Iridium communications systems related to coverage areas, link margins, intermodulation products, overall RF environment, and impacts of internal and external interference sources - Define and document RF communication system requirements - Design RF communication systems that meet requirements - Develop and test RF communication systems - Analyze data and conduct technical feasibility analysis and trade studies for the optimization of the Iridium satellite spectral resources - Identify, define, and develop interfaces between system segments - Work indepently to perform system top-level architecture design - Translate customer requirements into top-level system requirements and allocate to appropriate segments - Develop and execute process/procedure/program training and documentation materials, and support project management documentation - Lead implementation tracking and non-conformance resolution - Play a key role in briefing summaries of project results, issues tracking, and reporting to management - Mentor and review work of junior engineers - Interact with external agencies and organizations to represent Iridium’s network and regulatory position - Generate documentation for system functional specifications and various review meetings such as Systems Requirements Review (SRR) meetings, Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings, and Critical Design Review (CDR) meetings
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3508
What We’re Looking For: If you are looking for a collaborative work environment where you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world, then you will be excited about the Systems Engineer III, Proposal Development opening with Iridium for a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a System Engineer III, you’ll assist with independently delivering high-quality results and solutions as it relates to short and long-term strategic proposals, plans, and objectives under the direction of senior management. In this role, you’ll collaborate with Engineers and Program Management (PM) and support technical aspects of the architecture and design of the ground segment.   This position requires an active/current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do: - Play a role in developing the technical execution of the program proposal process, working in tandem with other stakeholders to develop Request for Proposals (RFP) and Basis of Estimates (BOE) - Use depth of knowledge to drive and define line of business/functional knowledge, ensuring system engineering best practices and processes are applied to ground and payload controller systems developed for various external projects - Work independently to perform requirements analysis, definition, decomposition and management for Space and Ground Segments - Independently recognize and propose solutions to issues; consider past experiences and stakeholder needs in decision making - Work closely with other project System Engineers on current government-based projects - Collaborate with the Program Managers and other key stakeholders to determine resource needs, technical development schedules, and major milestones - Play a role in conducting required system analysis (functional & performance), interface definition, and detailed trade studies, analyzing multiple data sources to respond to frequent, complex, and high impact situations - Be responsible for the coordination and delivery of technical assignments designed with end goals in mind - Be responsible for ensuring that projects meet technical performance targets, deliver quality results, and activities are well-designed and meet overall project objectives
Category
Other
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3501
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a Cyber Security Specialist to join our team! This person will be responsible for discovering vulnerabilities and risks on IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology) equipment located both locally and remotely at locations in the US and non-US. This role with ensure ongoing vulnerability scans, monitoring of network traffic, and ensuring hardware and software applications are updated. On the Space Development Agency (SDA) Cyber IT Operations team, as a Cyber Security Specialist, you’ll be responsible for ensuring all of the necessary security updates are documented, applied, and reported in a timely manner. You will thrive/succeed in this role if you are able to work independently for specialized Cyber security tasks, and also as a team when new products or solutions are required to be evaluated and proposed to the customer.   This position requires an active/current Top Secret Security/SCI Clearance or the ability to obtain a Top Secret Security/SCI Clearance (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).   What You’ll Do: - Evaluate, implement, and document security for all identified systems and components - Support efforts necessary to receive ATO (Authority to Operate) certification from various government customers - Document and apply necessary controls to identified Systems to achieve self-certification required to meet 800-171, 800-172, and 800-53 compliance - Initiate automation, where possible, to effectively triage and address security alerts - Serve as an escalation point for security analysts and admins on the Government Special Services team - Actively identify areas of improvement within the processes of the GSS (Ground Support Services) team to ensure response activities align with best practices, minimize gaps in response, and provide comprehensive mitigation of threats - Engage with Admins and Engineers across various Iridium organizations to respond to and remediate events - Research, extraction, and dissemination of industry provided intelligence on threat actors targeting the Aerospace and Telecommunications industry - Respond to service requests and incident tickets within established Service Level Agreements (SLAs) - Maintain existing IT security elements; implement upgrades, replacements and new equipment as directed - Foster security awareness and ensure security controls are operating effectively - Maintain operational reports for Key Performance Indicators as well as weekly and monthly metrics - Maintain proper Change Control and Configuration Management processes - Maintain all monitoring systems and travel to remote sites to perform scans and gather data not accessible from the home site
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3491
What We’re Looking For: If you enjoy learning about and working with breakthrough technologies, we want to hear from you!  We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our Aireon/Iridium HPOC Development team. As the Principal Software Engineer, you will apply advanced expertise in cutting edge technologies to develop and deploy Aireon/Iridium payload ground control software and supporting user service capabilities. You will also provide expertise and peer mentorship within the larger development team to support cross-functional efforts and collaboration across design and full stack development activities.   What You’ll Do: - Lead collaborative efforts and initiatives with the Aireon/Iridium development and engineering team to develop new ground software components founded upon modern languages and deployment techniques - Develop optimized code for both scalability, performance, and availability in support of customer concepts, requirements, and operational use cases - Independently deliver results following Aireon processes for prioritization, configuration management, risk management, and software development processes. - Proactively prototype, build, and test software implementations to roadmap design and implementation concepts to production - Develop software within the Aireon-defined Agile/Scrum framework and DevOps Azure development environment - Plan and execute software releases, providing input into stakeholder/program planning, schedules, and budgets - Confidently present complex information to groups outside of your team through briefings, demonstrations, and documentation covering planned implementation, or issue resolutions, with limited preparation - Utilize your expertise with cloud and on-premises computing to architect and deploy geographically diverse high available micro-service solutions - Leverage knowledge to make enhancements to process/procedure/training documentation and identify technical training needs - Mentor junior level developers in the design and implementation approaches - Deliver constructive, meaningful feedback and proactively offer guidance and knowledge-sharing with team members
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3474
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking an exceptional and experienced Engineer to help lead research, development, testing, and sustaining engineering activities of Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure. As an Engineer III, you will contribute to the research, development, testing, and sustaining of engineering activities of the Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure. Working in this role, you’ll assist in verifying the reliability and robustness of Iridium products and communication services and will participate in the development activities related to our test automation efforts. Demonstrated work experience in engineering practices and software/hardware testing and a desire to build leadership skills are necessary for success in this position. The ideal candidate will have a vested interest in the long-term success of their work with a keen desire to learn and be highly self-reliant.   What You’ll Do: - Use depth of knowledge to solve problems and offer creative solutions by becoming a technical leader within the organization. - Recreate reported software and/or hardware non-conformances using test infrastructure and document non-compliances - Play a key role in Identifying and developing processes, procedures, tools and/or scripts to maximize system uptime and operational efficiency - Learn the details and protocols of the Iridium satellite constellation and ground systems to accurately and quickly identify issues and defects. - Develop and maintain test plans, procedures, and product documentation - Analyze test results, generate and present reports based on test execution and analysis - Work with industry standard tools and software such as Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana, Amazon Web Services, CI/CD DevOps pipelines, containers and more.
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3471
What We’re Looking For: If you are passionate about space and deploying disruptive space technology, we want to talk to you!  Iridium is seeking a motivated and experienced Principal Engineer, Mission Systems Integrationto join our team. In this role, you will support the integration of our core ground system components, including constellation mission management and ground transport capabilities, that will manage operations for a new constellation of space vehicles on behalf of the Space Development Agency (SDA). You will also coordinate with Space Vehicle Vendors and the SDA customer to ensure that our system level development meets mission objectives. You will thrive in this role if you have a desire to be part of a team on the forefront of one of the most advanced satellite constellations in the world and are highly motivated and passionate about system engineering and space systems.   This position requires an active/current Top Secret/SCI U.S. Security Clearance with the ability to obtain CI Polygraph (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).    What You’ll Do: - Plan, organize, and integrate current and emerging operational and system capabilities to achieve desired warfighting mission effects - Deliver engineering results to identify enhanced capabilities, technologies, system interdependencies, and architectures in development of reference missions and close mission capability gaps - Use systems in an operational mission context to inform stakeholders about building the right functions and guiding capability maturation to address warfighter mission needs - Provide technical leadership and oversight for the integration of multiple components within a satellite ground system, ensuring compatibility, functionality, and performance at the system level - Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware, software, and network engineers, to ensure integration and interoperability of system components - Conduct system-level analysis and troubleshooting to identify and resolve complex technical issues, coordinating with relevant stakeholders to implement effective solutions - Develop and maintain system-level architecture and design documentation, ensuring alignment with project requirements, industry standards, and best practices - Conduct risk assessments and mitigation planning for system integration activities, identifying potential risks, developing contingency plans, and implementing risk mitigation strategies - Collaborate with system architects and project managers to define system-level requirements, establish technical baselines, and track performance metrics throughout the integration process - Collaborate with government agencies and stakeholders to understand mission objectives, requirements, and constraints, and ensure that system engineering activities align with these objectives - Develop and implement mission assurance plans and processes to assess and mitigate risks associated with system design, integration, testing, and operations, ensuring mission success and resilience
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3465
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a talented, motivated, and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our Automation Software Engineering team. A Senior Software Engineer is expected to be a technical leader: designing, writing, and reviewing software, setting up and maintaining framework infrastructure, and aiding others throughout our agile development cycle. In this role, you’ll gain valuable experience designing and developing automation for interdisciplinary projects and supporting team members with day-to-day activities. You’ll thrive in this role if you enjoy software engineering, design, DevOps, research, deep-dive troubleshooting, and detail-oriented tasks in both individual and team-based settings. What You’ll Do: - Work as a team member in developing software on assigned projects - Work with industry standard tools and software such as Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana, Amazon Web Services, CI/CD pipelines, event-driven messaging, containers and more - Participate in an Agile software team to collaborate and coordinate with team members on a variety of tasks including: - Software architecture design - API definition, design, and implementation - Virtualization and containerization - Automation framework infrastructure deployment - Hardware communications - Data transformation and visualization - Lead development tasks in a team environment - Solve complex problems and offer creative solutions by becoming a technical leader within the automation organization - Translate User Stories into specific actionable tasks - Review team member’s code and deliver constructive, meaningful feedback and proactively offer guidance and knowledge-sharing with colleagues/team members - Provide suggestions and assist in developing processes that reduce code cycle time, improve coding standards, and implement best practices for development - Maintain and expand existing software tools, lab environment, and hardware components. - Create documentation that clearly presents complex information - Learn the details and protocols of the Iridium satellite constellation and ground systems to better assist the internal Iridium teams What You’ll Need to Succeed: - An analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions and come up with solutions - Strong communication skills, with the ability to confidently present data and analyses - Confidence and comfort to proactively communicate both upward and downward by identifying possible issues or blockers before they manifest - Effectiveness managing and prioritizing assignments/workload for self and occasionally other team members - The desire to work in a collaborative environment with team members - Self-motivated, results-driven with a strong sense of ownership - Exhibit proactive behavior in seeking out ways to continuously improve yourself and gain new knowledge - Demonstrated active listening with substantive, thought-provoking questions - Must have a passion for research and continuous innovation
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3462
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a lead Systems Engineer to direct the development of the Radio Access Network (RAN) for Iridium’s new portfolio of 3GPP services. As the technical lead you will be responsible for all aspects of the RAN development including segment level architecture, interfaces, and modification of existing Iridium components. In addition, you will lead the team in fast-paced prototyping of the RAN system. This will require the ability to deliver high-quality results in a CI/CD environment and the ability to provide complex solutions that support 3GPP standards and Iridium’s unique requirements. You’ll be successful in this role if you have extensive experience as a Systems Engineer and expertise in the Iridium System and in 3GPP technology.   What You’ll Do: - Lead the RAN technical team development on all aspects of design, prototyping and implementation - Lead the team in the practice and implementation of CI/CD as well as SAFe®/AGILE practices - Work with different stakeholders, segments and sub-contractors to ensure that the development remains on-track and delivers a high quality product - Oversee generation, management, analysis and decomposition of RAN requirements, capabilities, features and user stories - Use subject matter expertise to drive and define line of business/functional knowledge, ensuring system engineering best practices and processes are applied to RAN development effort - Be responsible for exercising technical authority over areas within the RAN segment - Conduct required system analysis and trade studies, analyzing multiple data sources to respond to frequent, complex, and high impact situations What You’ll Need to Succeed: - The ability to confidently drive discussions, raise support for key ideas, and tailor your communication style to a wide range of audiences - The creativity, resourcefulness, and decisiveness needed to manage risks and respond to critical situations - Ability to manage multiple or complex projects while adhering to deadlines and budget limitations - Be a strategic thinker who demonstrates good judgment and decisiveness - The ability to thrive in a dynamic environment by handling multiple tasks according to deadline and budget limitations
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler | US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2024-3458
What We’re Looking For: If you enjoy leading and guiding teams following an Agile mindset, then you will be excited about the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) Release Train Engineer opening with Iridium. As a Release Train Engineer, you will facilitate Agile Release Train events and processes, and support teams in delivering value. As a Release Train Engineer you will communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement. You will be responsible for supporting the program, delivering high-quality work throughout the program lifecycle, including analyzing program delivery metrics and sharing this knowledge across Iridium’s multiple organizations.   What You’ll Do: - Coach teams on Agile values, principles, and SAFe® best practices - Facilitate program meetings and planning sessions - Partner with program/product owners and project stakeholders to clearly specify future program iteration goals - Work with the product leadership and development teams on requirements decomposition, backlog refinement, and work effort estimation - Partner with product owners to set delivery priorities that guide the development team to deliver the right product at the right time - Promote program transparency by creating and communicating Agile Release Train metrics to stakeholders - Support a learning culture by facilitating iteration reviews and retrospectives - Recommend process improvements, through investigation and analysis, that can resolve program or team challenges - Advocate for the delivery team’s needs What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey products, deliverables, analyses, and/or issues clearly and confidently, and recognize and adapt to different communication techniques - Can easily build meaningful relationships with others, including senior leadership outside of your own department, and is comfortable providing constructive feedback to your team members and management - Be able to analyze a situation or problem, generate effective solutions, and see those solutions through to completion - Capable of prioritizing your own tasks while making sure deadlines are met - Recognize and understand team dynamics and how to coach others - Be proactive in providing team performance feedback and be enthusiastic in sharing your knowledge with others - Be curious. Ability to diagnose and analyze business systems and workflow with the goal of improving future outcomes
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler | US-VA-McLean
Job ID 2024-3457
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a motivated Systems Engineer to join our Systems Requirements & Process Management team. As a Systems Engineer, you will work autonomously, participating in system requirements analysis, decomposition and management, functional and performance analysis, system design, system integration, as well as troubleshooting of network systems, providing significant value to the team.  This position will be located either at our TSC location in Chandler, AZ or our HQ location in McLean, VA.   What You’ll Do: - Apply system engineering best practices and SAFe®/Agile processes for various ground an on-orbit development projects - Perform capabilities, features and requirements analysis, definition, decomposition, and management - Work with Project Systems Engineers in exercising technical authority over projects - Conduct required system analysis (functional & performance), interface definition, and detailed trade studies - Provide input for major reviews - Perform analysis that ensures system designs meet technical performance targets - Participate in modeling and simulation of new services - Build relationships with stakeholders to understand their technical needs to manage the requirements and planning of the assigned projects - Utilize critical thinking skills to support your team in applying new ideas and approaches, such as designing and developing existing and new systems What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Strong communication skills, with the ability to clearly present independent analysis to others - The ability to build meaningful relationships with your manager and members of your team - The ability to prioritize your tasks, be self-aware enough to identify and correct your mistakes, and not be afraid to ask for help when needed - Proactivity in seeking out ways to improve yourself and gain new knowledge, and be enthusiastic in sharing knowledge with others - Good judgment and decisiveness
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3456
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a motivated System Engineer to join our 3GPP Services Team. As the Service Link System Engineer, you’ll be responsible for supporting the development of the SV-UE service link and implementation of the OBP waveforms. Additional responsibilities will include performing RF/RFI systems analysis and simulations, as well as development & maintenance of the required service link budgets. In this role, your primary focus will be all technical aspects of the architecture and design of given projects. You’ll be successful in this role if you have extensive experience in Systems Engineering and in-depth knowledge of both space and ground networks.   What You’ll Do: - Ensure system engineering best practices and processes are applied to ground and payload controller systems developed for various external projects - Be responsible for exercising technical authority over areas assigned and work closely with the Program Management Office to determine resource needs, technical development schedules and major milestones - Perform requirements analysis, definition, decomposition and management for project-based services, conduct required system analysis (functional & performance), interface definition, and detailed trade studies - Lead the segment technical team in support of major program increment reviews - Manage the coordination and delivery of multiple or complex technical assignments designed with end goals in mind, including managing shifting priorities - 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 the team - Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to build relationships with senior leadership What You’ll Need to Succeed: - Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey products, deliverables, analyses, and/or issues clearly and confidently, and recognize and adapt to different communication techniques - Can easily build meaningful relationships with others, including senior leadership outside of your own department, and is comfortable providing constructive feedback to your team members and management - Be a strategic thinker who demonstrates good judgment and decisiveness - An analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions or come up with solutions - 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 prioritizing your own tasks while making sure deadlines are met - Be curious. Ability to diagnose and analyze business systems and workflow with the goal of improving future outcomes
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3438
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking an exceptional and experienced Senior Engineer within our Systems Integration & Test engineering team who will perform requirements analysis, test planning, test case development on new products and services; perform systems level testing and end-to-end analysis; and support team members with advanced systems knowledge. The Senior Engineer will be able to; work with limited direction; independently document and present results and troubleshoot issues. What You’ll Do: - Apply knowledge of systems level testing by performing test planning, procedure development, test execution, analysis, and issue resolution for all aspects of the Iridium system including but not limited to: - Testing of satellite payload communications systems - Iridium GSM based telephony and services - Space Vehicle (SV) to L-Band subscriber equipment - Space flight vehicle bus/platform operations - Ground network configurations and SV command and control - Conduct requirements analysis and decomposition of systems requirements into verifiable test objectives - Actively participate in activities to define, configure, and maintain lab environments - Support customers and team members to achieve project delivery milestones - Perform and implement continuous improvement processes that reduce test cycle time and improve product quality, and implement best practices - Create documentation that clearly presents complex information in a discernable manner
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3411
What We’re Looking For: If you are intrigued by space and satellites and love managing technical programs in a fast-paced and customer-focused environment, then you will be excited about the Program Management Associate Director opening with Iridium on a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. In this position, you’ll be responsible for working with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives as it relates to a high-impact program with a multi-million dollar impact to the company. In this role, you will focus primarily on developing end-to-end system solutions, new product development, or network elements within the Iridium architecture. You will succeed in this role if you have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to successfully work with customers, build relationships, and lead the technical team to deliver solutions that meet our customer’s needs and expectations.   This position requires an active/current Top Secret/SCI U.S. Security Clearance with the ability to obtain CI Polygraph (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)   What You’ll Do: - Work with senior management to develop strategic plans associated with the development and execution of the program’s technical vision, including managing delivery of high-quality results and complex solutions and providing ideas and suggestions for continuous improvement cross-functionally - Manage the coordination and delivery of multiple or complex assignments designed with end goals in mind, within identified timeline and budget - Ensure that projects meet financial performance targets as established in project pipeline budgets and Estimates to Complete - Ensure that projects deliver quality results, activities are well-designed, and funds are expended to meet overall project objectives, contract deliverables, and indicator targets - Serve as a sounding board on strategic program decisions and provide thought leadership in program design and delivery - Manage the requirements and planning basis in a methodical and organized manner, including use of configuration management practices (CM) - Supervise proposal development and execution for future contracts and amendments - Provide clear briefings to senior leadership, managing significant risks and issue resolution
Category
Other
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3390
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a motivated Principal Software System Engineer to join our Space Vehicle Software Team! As a Principal Software System Engineer, you’ll work with senior management to implement strategic plans and objectives, including managing delivery of high-quality results and complex solutions. In this role, you’ll be responsible for being the Principal Software System Engineer for Iridium’s new NB-IoT program known as Stardust, and your primary focus will be all technical aspects of the architecture and design of the space-based functionality of that service.  You’ll be successful in this role if you have extensive experience in Software and System Engineering and in-depth knowledge of both space and ground telephony networks and have worked with 3GPP specifications and specifically NB-IoT.   What You’ll Do: - Use your breadth of knowledge to support definition and decomposition of system level requirements, ensuring system engineering best practices and processes are applied to payload systems developed for the Dynamic Network Architecture program - Perform required analysis, definition, decomposition, and management - Be responsible for exercising technical authority over projects - Work closely with Project Managers and the Software Development team 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: Software Requirement Review, Preliminary Design Review, and Program Increment Demonstrations - Responsible for the coordination and delivery of multiple or complex technical assignments designed with end goals in mind, including managing shifting priorities - Responsible for ensuring that projects deliver quality results, activities are well designed and overall project objectives are met - Play a key role in providing 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 the 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
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg | US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3340
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking a motivated Modeling and Simulation Systems Engineer to join our Government Programs Solutions Engineering Team on a Space Development Agency (SDA) project. As a Modeling and Simulation Systems Engineer, you will work on the high-fidelity physics-based and requirements-based modeling and analysis of space and ground network systems.  In addition to performing analysis, you will participate in generating system requirements analysis, decomposition and management, functional and performance analysis, system design, system integration, as well as troubleshooting of network systems. If you enjoy new challenges and dynamic environments, then we want to talk to you!   What You’ll Do: - Drive system engineering best practices and processes to space, ground, and payload controller development for various projects - Proactively perform requirements analysis, definition, decomposition, and management - Collaborate with the Chief Engineer and Project Systems Engineers in exercising technical authority over projects - Conduct required system analysis (functional & performance), interface definition, and detailed trade studies - Play a key role in major reviews such as: Systems Requirements Review (SRR), Preliminary Design Review (PDR), and Program Increment Demonstrations - Autonomously perform simulations and analyses that ensure system designs meet technical performance targets - Build, maintain, and contribute to Modeling and Simulation of both space and ground network architectures - Build relationships with stakeholders to understand their technical needs to manage the requirements and planning of the assigned projects - Analyze data and use it to apply new ideas and approaches, such as designing and developing existing and new systems
Category
Engineering
Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
Job ID 2024-3333
What We’re Looking For: Iridium is seeking an exceptional and experienced Senior Test Engineer. In this role you will lead research, development, testing, and sustaining engineering activities of Iridium services and ground communications infrastructure. Working in this role, you’ll be responsible for verifying the reliability and robustness of Iridium products and communication services and will participate in the development activities related to our test automation efforts. Demonstrated work experience in engineering practices and software/hardware testing and a desire to build leadership skills are necessary for success in this position. The ideal candidate will have a vested interest in the long-term success of their work with a keen desire to learn and be highly self-reliant.   What You’ll Do: - Independently solve complex problems and offer creative solutions utilizing technical breath of knowledge and experience - Be responsible for maintaining and executing test automation for feature, defect, and regression testing - Play a key role in the mitigation of risks and issues identified - Lead configuration management of the test automation software and scripts - Develop real-time reporting and present results confidently based on test execution and analysis - Recreate reported software and/or hardware non-conformances using test infrastructure and document non-compliances - Identify and develop processes, procedures, tools and/or scripts to maximize system uptime and operational efficiency - Apply technical knowledge of the Iridium satellite constellation and ground systems to accurately and quickly identify issues and defects - Lead the development and maintenance of test plans, procedures, and product documentationAnalyze test results, generate and present reports based on test execution and analysis - Work with industry standard tools and software such as Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana, Amazon Web Services, CI/CD DevOps pipelines, containers and more.
Category
Engineering