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Senior Engineer, Electrical Engineering

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Employer Provided Salary: 104,100-162,976 Annually
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Your impact:
Working as part of a team, you will develop high-end electrical installation designs that integrate connectivity into commercial and business aircraft.
What you will do:

  • Create detailed electrical designs for aircraft equipment installations and alterations (antennas, avionics equipment, interior components).
  • Prepare and/or check documentation as necessary to satisfy customer, company and regulatory requirements. Resolve electrical manufacturing and installation problems.
  • Actively participate in internal and external program & design review meetings.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) of aircraft electrical systems when interfacing with customers, suppliers, and civil aviation regulatory organizations.
  • Mentor, support, and guide other team members as needed
  • Formulate, implement and track engineering programs for assigned projects to achieve overall goals, technical requirements, schedules, contracts, specifications or for problems encountered in the design, development and installation stages of engineering programs.
  • Participate in the development of departmental standards and processes.
  • Develop design-certification documents, such as Wire Routing Assessment, System Safety Assessment, Electrical Load Analysis, Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, EWIS Assessment, Technical Publication Manuals
  • Provide guidance to product development teams as it relates to regulatory and industry standards

Your required experience/skills

  • 4-year Electrical Engineering degree or similar engineering discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience with electrical systems design documentation and related Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) development processes
  • Familiarity with Federal Aviation Regulations and equivalent foreign regulations
  • Ability to anticipate problems and proactively address issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications and other project and engineering related software programs such as AutoCad

Your success in this role will look like:

  • You will be the go-to contact in the aircraft engineering group for all aircraft electrical integration designs and kits
  • Successful deployment of Intelsat connectivity systems to customer aircraft
  • Deliver products on-time, withing budget and in compliance with customer expectations

It would be nice if you had:

  • Specific experience with Electrical Wiring Integration Systems (EWIS) development
  • Understanding of AC43-13
  • Development of aircraft ELAs & System Safety Assessments
  • Familiarization with Aircraft Manual Chapter 20 Standard Practices, especially wiring practices

How we support you:

  • Hybrid work environment offering up to two days per week work from home (for eligible positions)
  • Development opportunities supporting professional growth championed by our dedicated Learning & Development team. 20-25% of our positions are hired internally!
  • Ways to get involved: satellite launch parties, company connect events, charitable activities, team social events, recognition programs, and employee resource groups.
  • Wide range of benefits and perks to help you stay healthy, happy, and productive. These include paid leave programs, medical, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits, employee wellness offerings, and more!

These benefits are designed to support your overall well-being and help you succeed in your role.
Our D&I Commitment
We're committed to fostering a culture and environment of diversity, inclusion and respect - a place where everyone can show up fully as themselves and do their best work every day. We're a technology leader committed to advancing diverse, inclusive teams - where belonging is rooted in our culture. Intelsat has an established Diversity & Inclusion Council and Employee Resource Groups. Intelsat is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
While it is important to note that meeting the minimum qualifications is a fundamental requirement for consideration, if you are enthusiastic about this role and are unsure how well your experience aligns with these requirements, we encourage you to apply. Our recruitment team will assess your application and determine if your skills and qualifications meet the essential criteria for this role or whether there might be another role within our organization that is a better match.
Other Job Info: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

  • CHICAGO, ILLINOIS STATE EXEMPT Pay Rate: The annual salary for this position is $104,100 to $162,976. The annual bonus target for this position is number (10) percent. In determining compensation, Intelsat considers factors including position scope and responsibilities, candidate's work experience, education/training, skills, internal peer equity, as well as others when extending an offer.

About Us As the foundational architects of satellite technology, Intelsat applies our expertise to develop breakthrough solutions that advance and secure boundless applications for our customers and partners.
At Intelsat, we increase human potential by connecting people, communities, businesses, and governments. Our employees enjoy a casual and collaborative environment, where we celebrate professional excellence in pursuit of the corporate mission. We hire skilled professionals who work in various areas such as: satellite engineering, network operations, cloud architecture, accounting, sales, legal, and more. Browse our current job openings or create a professional profile to stay informed about opportunities that match your interests and expertise.
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Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
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