CTL - Principal Engineer

Comtech EF Data Corp.

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Annapolis, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:

POSITION TITLE: Principal Engineer

DIVISION: Trusted Location

JOB LOCATION: USA or Wollongong, AUS


Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq CMTL) delivers technologies that solve some of the toughest communication challenges. The Company innovates a broad suite of solutions for satellite systems, indoor and outdoor device location, messaging, and cyber security. Around the globe, government agencies, mobile network operators, corporations, and ordinary people rely on Comtech Telecommunications Corp. to make Connections that Matter®.

The Trusted Location division is a leading global provider of mobility technologies and our mission is to deliver innovative location, messaging, and data solutions to Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), Over-the-Top players, chip manufacturers, and other enterprises worldwide. These advanced solutions include end-to-end location-based services and applications, cloud-based messaging platforms, precise location technologies, and data intelligence.


This position is a seasoned individual who applies an advanced, in‐depth knowledge of technical concepts, practices, and procedures. Candidate is fully competent to work on complex research and development assignments, meet with customers and product owners to identify and specify product requirements and specifications as needed. Candidate must be able to document solution well enough to allow development team to implement and test the system features. Candidate must have a firm grasp of relevant protocols and standards to identify any system conflicts and clarify requirements to the development team, customers and other product owners. The candidate will act as a product owner for parts of the system and will often work under demanding deadlines, operating as a team member as well as independently to resolve complex problems.


· Work with other engineers to specify, plan, design, and support the implementation

   of highly available systems in a heterogeneous, distributed computing production


· Create specification documents to meet customer/product requirements

· Create traceability matrix to ensure all requirements have been met by the

   functional specification

· Create interface control documents and statement of compliance documents for

   product interfaces

· Create and update white papers as needed to present solutions as needed

· As the product owner in a scrum team candidate will research and analyze customer

  requirements and document product specifications.

· Participate in scrum meetings and create and create stories with appropriate details

  for the development teams to implement

· Meet with customers to present specification documents

· Attend 3GPP standards meetings periodically as required.

· Prepare and present contributions to the standards as needed

· Stays abreast of technological trends in location technologies and the

  telecommunication industry and coordinate location standardization efforts


· Minimum 10 years of experience with telecommunications standards and protocols.

· Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with customers, team

  members, and management to effectively identify, analyze, and document product

  features and functionalities.

· Familiarity with 3GPP location standards is a plus.

· Familiarity with Cloud native architecture and Kubernetes is a plus

· Prefer experience with Atlassian Tools (Perforce, Jira, Confluence).

· Willing to work overtime and on‐call as necessary to meet organizational needs


· MS in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronic, or Telecommunications Engineering

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.