Intelsat
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Senior Hardware Engineer

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Your role in helping us shape the future:
You will play an integral role in developing new aircraft hardware Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) and ensuring these units meeting internal, industry, aircraft manufacture, and airworthiness requirements. Working with cross functional teams and vendors you will ensure Intelsat is incorporating the latest technology and building the best product possible.
Your projects will range from defining aircraft equipment and troubleshooting / improving existing parts to working with aircraft manufacturers to validate and test parts to rigorous environmental and electromagnetic effect requirements.
Are you up to the challenge?

  • Demonstrate your technical expertise by defining hardware requirements on your own and in collaboration with other engineering disciplines required to enable in-flight connectivity (IFC) system installations on aircraft production lines, based on joint Intelsat engineering and OEM specific (size/weight/power, environmental specifications, etc.) requirements.
  • Establish your ability to work in a team by collaborating with vendors to verify designs meet all applicable requirements, provide critical design feedback on prototype development, and confirm performance during product validation testing.
  • Showcase your attention to detail by verifying all vendor and/or FAA mandated airworthiness requirements (per DO-160G, Boeing D6-xx, Airbus ABD-xx, etc.) are met.
  • Generate qualification test plans and oversee their execution.
  • Use your effective communication skills to compile information and document compliance with requirements, in writing or via presentations, as mandated by OEM partners.
  • Interface closely with network and test teams to ensure that all system level performance and physical interface requirements are met
  • Review requirement documents; provide engineering oversight (in design, prototyping and testing phases) for development efforts
  • Lead vendor and linefit (OEM system installation) teleconferences.


You should definitely have:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar
  • At least 3+ years of recent, relevant engineering experience in one or more: SATCOM, Systems Engineering, hardware development, avionics system testing, aircraft systems integration, or other relative experience
  • Experience defining and testing hardware requirements, and writing test plans
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


It would be nice if you had:

  • Knowledge of avionics, Satcom, or aircraft IFE/connectivity systems
  • Experience related to RF or wireless connectivity technologies
  • Previous experience qualifying aircraft hardware
  • Familiarity with requirements development and PLM systems such as JAMA, JIRA, or AGILE
  • Experience with satellite terminal solutions (antennas, Modems, baseband equipment, etc.)
  • Experience in Linux, networking, SNMP, and supporting SW tools


What it's like to work with us:
Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite and inflight connectivity landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including DTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture
  • Flexible work arrangements and hybrid work policy of 3 days per week onsite experience


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.
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.
Intelsat is subject to regulation by certain U.S. Government national security agencies, which require that we collect and share certain Personally Identifiable Information ("PII") with the U.S. Government to obtain permission to employ non-U.S. persons in certain roles. If selected for a role at Intelsat, we may collect and share your PII for these purposes.
Intelsat is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled

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What are Intelsat Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Company-sponsored happy hours
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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