Senior Satellite Communications Systems Engineer
Based in Hertfordshire
£50,000 - £65,000 + Company benefits
A market leading consultancy operating in the Military and Commercial Communications sector are seeking a Systems Engineer with expertise in Satellite Communication Systems
Role - Senior Satellite Communications Systems Engineer - Hertfordshire
Develop, manage and maintain satellite system requirements
Carry out requirement decomposition, modelling and trade-off analysis to establish requirements for satellites networks based on end user needs
Develop system and service architectures for next generation satellite networks, including model-based systems engineering
Use industry best practice frameworks to guide service operations and integration within the wider enterprise
Develop and maintain link budgets using basic and more advanced model-based techniques
Undertake top-level capacity design and performance analysis of satellite communications networks and related communications services
Contribute to the high-level system design of satellite network constellations including GEO, MEO and LEO satellites
Simulation of satellite communications networks in support of the above
Ensure network design adherence to appropriate standards and ITU regulations Experience/Skill - Senior Satellite Communications Systems Engineer - Hertfordshire
UK national (due to potential sensitivity of work to be undertaken)
Graduate with a good Honours or Masters degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Electronics, communications). Equivalent qualifications and/or experience can be considered as an alternative.
>10 years of experience of Systems Engineering of satellite communications networks
Ability to establish network capacity and high-level architectural network requirements based on user needs
Simulation and modelling of satellite networks in support of the above (including both space and ground parts of the network)
Good understanding and experience of satellite communications network system design for LEO. MEO and GEO systems
Experience of applying structured Systems Engineering approach to complex Satellite Systems programmes, including full understanding of through-life Assurance and Acceptance activities.
Knowledge of the resource planning and delivery of communications services over satellite networks.
Knowledge of the operating framework used by satellite communications / telecoms operators for service delivery (e.g. eTOM).
Experience in design and assessing software, firmware and hardware solutions within an overall system design.
Experience and knowledge of security architecture design principles and their application to system design.
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