Senior Satellite Communications Systems Engineer

Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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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)
  • Security Cleared
  • 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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