Summit Technical Solutions SATCOM Senior Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

SATCOM Senior Systems Engineer

Tracking Code

1498-728

Job Description

Are you a problem solver?

Do you strive to make a positive difference?

Do you enjoy being a contributor to a world class team?

Summit Technical Solutions (STS) is seeking SATCOM Senior Systems Engineer to perform technical Terminal and Modem Performance Certification support and services for the Wideband C-SSE, WGS, GBS and DSCS SSEs. This position is located at Peterson AFB, Colorado.

The SSE shall use engineering-based concepts, engineering-based tools, knowledge of Military Standard (MIL-STD) 188-164B, MIL-STD 188-165A, Standardization Agreement (NATO) (STANAG) 4486, and European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Standard EN302 307, and USASMDC/ARSTRAT terminal performance certification and modem performance certification documents to perform the following lAW established processes:

  • Evaluate terminal performance certification reports through all phases of the performance certification process.

  • Generate an engineering-based assessment for each terminal performance certification report and determine compliance or non-compliance with the above performance criteria.

  • Evaluate modem performance certification reports through all phases of the performance certification process.

  • Generate an engineering-based assessment for each modem performance certification report and determine compliance or non-compliance with the above performance criteria.

  • Provide guidance and recommendations to vendors, Government PMs or the Wideband C-SSE to modify a system design or configuration when necessary to bring a terminal or modem into compliance with applicable performance certification requirements and standards.

  • Evaluate new SATCOM technologies and recommend changes to current performance certification requirements and standards.

  • Review WGS and DSCS satellite performance certification test procedures and provide input to change or modify processes and procedures if required.

  • Provide support for test and evaluation during WGS and DSCS on-orbit testing, operational evaluations, and anomaly resolution.

  • Review WGS and DSCS satellite performance certification test reports and generate engineering-based assessments of the results.

  • Provide engineering-based support for system modifications, changes, and updates to the Wideband Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Operational Management System (WSOMS).

  • Maintain and update off-line and on-line modem and terminal static databases within WSOMS.

This position is posted in anticipation of a future requirement. Applications submitted to this posting will be reviewed and considered when/if a position becomes available.

Required Experience

Qualified candidates will have the following skills, experience, and education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is required; Master’s degree is preferred

  • Minimum 10 years of Department of Defense (DoD) SATCOM experience is required; 12+ years is preferred

  • Significant military familiarity and training in SATCOM and be able to demonstrate proficiency in SATCOM principles, technical analysis, and problem solving.

  • Knowledge and understanding of satellite and terminal radio frequency characteristics

  • Knowledge and understanding of modem and terminal performance

  • Top Secret clearance with eligibility for SCI

What makes STS great?

STS is a services-based organization that relies on the exceptional results our workforce delivers to customers every day. We realize that our customers’ high regard for our consistently high performance is only possible because of the talents, exceptional work ethic, and commitment of our people. We promote and live by a strong and inclusive company culture that places the focus on customer and employee satisfaction, communication, and respect.

What to expect from STS:

  • Competitive total compensation plan, with immediate eligibility for most benefits and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions!

  • A work environment that emphasizes the safety of our workforce

  • An organization that is committed to upholding the highest level of business ethics and workplace conduct

  • A company that supports "paying it forward" with involvement in several deserving organizations and encourages volunteerism in the employee's community

  • Generous paid time-off program that starts on the first day of employment!

  • Tuition and certification cost reimbursement programs for qualifying employees

STS is actively committed to employment of Veterans, whom we regard as one of our Nation’s greatest resources. Today, you will find Veterans at every level of our organization, continuing their service to our country by supporting our government contracts and customers. STS is proud of their dedication, work ethic, loyalty, and commitment to duty, and we will continue to promote career opportunities for Veterans who are sincerely deserving of our appreciation.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Location

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular