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Associate Space System Communications Systems Engineer

Argon ST, Inc. • El Segundo, CA
First Shift
11 days ago
Associate Space System Communications Systems Engineer

Company:

The Boeing Company

Job ID:

00000261205

Date Posted:

2022-01-04-08:00

Location:

USA - El Segundo, CA

Job Description Qualifications:

As an Associate Communications Systems Engineer (Level 2), you will design, develop, and deliver state-of-the-art communication systems for space-based applications for commercial, civil and/or national security programs. You will work with a highly-motivated team that works with domestic or international customers on their latest satellite systems.

Be part of a systems engineering team that works with a large cross-functional group including customers, suppliers, hardware and software engineers, integration and test engineers, and senior technologists to ensure that the final products meet the mission objectives. You will perform system analyses and simulations for space communications systems (including communications links and capacity modeling), optimize the system design by performing trade studies, flow down and verify subsystem and unit requirements, develop ConOps, support integration and testing, validate interfaces. You will become the focal point for your area of responsibility!

Project assignments typically span the complete program life cycle, from internal trades, concept studies and system definition, to satellite development, launch, and on-orbit operations and test. This is a 1st shift position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop next generation RF, digital, and/or optical satellite communications systems and payload architectures

  • Support trade studies

  • Define and verify space communication system requirements and interfaces

  • Perform system-level CONOPS development, functional analysis and decomposition

  • Support system-level integration and validation

  • Perform analyses and simulations for space communication systems, including: link analysis, signal distortion, system capacity, reliability, and performance

  • Develop analysis tools using MATLAB and object-oriented software platforms

  • Develop and verify system algorithms that meet functional and performance requirements

  • Perform hardware procurement, design reviews, and unit sell-off

  • Perform system test preparation, execution, troubleshooting, and verification.


This position requires an active/current U.S. Security Clearance Tier 5 Investigation (T5), formerly known as a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) by the federal government within the last 5 years or enrollment in a Continuous Evaluation program such that periodic updates are no longer required (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)

Basic (Required) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.

  • Experience with communications subsystems or units.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with digital communications

  • Experience with satellite or terrestrial communications systems and antenna theory

  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink and C++


Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 2 or more years' experience, Master's degree or PhD degree. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation:
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. (Basic relocation is available for internal candidates, based on candidate eligibility.)

Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

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Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Relocation:

Relocation is available for eligible candidates, if authorized

Export Control Requirement:

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

Experience Level:

Individual Contributor - 2

Job Type:

Regular

Job Code:

6K8CI2 (6G1)

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