Antenna Engineering Specialist – SATCOM Ref# V-32504

  • Bethesda, United States
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32504

Our team here at Holt Executive are working with a Global Satellite Operator in their search for a skilled Antenna Engineering Specialist – SATCOM to provide technical expertise for LEO constellation satellite antenna systems with a focus on the digital beamforming Direct Radiating Array antennas. This includes initial satellite antenna performance definition and implementation, requirement definition, antenna optimization support, antenna subsystem design, qualification, manufacturing and integration monitoring, antenna performance verification, and in-orbit testing (IOT) and commissioning.

Our client provides reliable and secure satellite-delivered voice and high-speed data communications solutions to broadcast, telecommunications, corporate and government customers worldwide. Their Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network will revolutionize global broadband connectivity for enterprise users, by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency and affordability with ultra-low latency and fibre-like speeds.

Responsibilities for the Antenna Engineering Specialist – SATCOM:

  • Perform antenna performance definition using simulation software for antenna analysis, modelling and design.
  • Support satellite system designs by defining on-board satellite resources, including antenna subsystems accommodation.
  • Define satellite antenna performance requirements as part of RFPs to be issued to the Space Industry.
  • Review, evaluate and negotiate antenna subsystem performances with potential manufacturers.
  • Actively participate in the antenna subsystem optimization process, following contract signature to ensure performance requirements are met.

Experience required by the Antenna Engineering Specialist – SATCOM:

  • Masters of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in antenna system design (Space Industry experience is preferred).
  • Proficiency in TICRA Grasp and SATSOFT and other antenna performance simulation software.
  • Good knowledge of MathWorks MATLAB.

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