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Senior Systems Engineer (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM – Sydney

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • TT275

Senior Systems Engineer (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Senior Systems Engineer (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM to provide key contributions to the systems engineering lifecycle of a Space Based Augmentation System (SBAS) project for the Australian Government. The successful incumbent will be part of a dedicated project team to ensure critical technical documentation is updated and maintained, and support change management, design reviews and requirements management activities.

This is a full-time role based in Sydney with occasional national travel.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM:

• Lead the systems engineering team to meet the technical objectives set by the management plans and master schedule
• Provide the Project Manager with technical information to support generation of performance reports
• Develop and maintain Systems Engineering Management Plans and other technical management plans
• Prepare and maintain system / sub-system requirements specifications, interface requirements, and test documents
• Support the integration and testing of a new spacecraft design and build programme
• Management of requirements databases, analysis and de-composition of customer requirements
• Development of technical documentation to support key technical milestones and design reviews

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Senior Systems Engineer (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM:

• 5-7 years’ minimum experience working in a systems engineering role within SATCOM / space / defence, ideally on Australian Space programmes
• Must be degree educated in engineering discipline (mechanical, systems, space, computer science, or similar)
• Systems engineering experience using best practice methodologies (V-Model, Agile etc.)
• Experience of Verification & Validation Processes, Integrated Logistics Support, Interface Control Management and Requirements Traceability
• Ability to produce and maintain systems engineering management plans
• Ability to produce project technical documentation such as SRD, URD, ICD’s and test specifications

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Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM – Sydney

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • TT276

Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM to provide project management leadership for a Space Based Augmentation System (SBAS) project with the Australian Government. The successful incumbent will be part of an exciting and growing team of highly competent project and engineering professionals to deliver the project and capability.

This is a full-time role based in Sydney but will involve flexible home/office working.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM:

• Lead the project team to meet schedule and budgetary requirements as defined by the management plans and project schedule
• Provide the Programme Director and Customer with weekly and monthly reports and KPI status on project performance
• Generate project plans (PMP, RMP, WBS, OBS etc.) to support project execution
• Management of project sub-contracts from issue of RFP to delivery of the product or service
• Lead on risk management, hold regular risk reviews and take necessary actions to mitigate
• Develop Earned Value reporting metrics (CPI, SPI, CV, SV) to support programme reporting
• Maintaining and applying quality and configuration management processes for project activities and outputs

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM:

• 5-7 years’ minimum experience working in a project / programme management role within Satellite Navigation or space / defence, ideally on Australian Defence or Space programmes
• Must be degree educated in engineering discipline (mechanical, space, computer science, or similar)
• Project delivery experience using industry standard methodologies and project manager tools
• Demonstrable leadership experience of teams in a challenging environment
• Ability to produce project documentation such as PMP and RMP
• Understanding of Earned-Value Management methods and principles

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Technical Service Desk Manager – SATCOM – Sydney

  • Sydney, Australia
  • AUD $140,000 - $160,000
  • Permanent
  • TT113

Technical Service Desk Manager – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Technical Service Desk Manager – SATCOM to manage and support the Technical Service Desk which supports customers’ telecommunications needs. This includes receiving and actioning customer standard service requests, responding to service incidents and outages to diagnose faults and restore services, maintaining customer facing IT services, as well as testing and preparing satellite terminal hardware for field operations.

Key Responsibilities for the Technical Service Desk Manager – SATCOM:

• Leading the Service Desk function with a strong focus upon delivering best practice service desk support, driving incident and request management to meet SLAs.
• Promoting a strong ethos of customer satisfaction through responsive, professional, informative and considered interaction with clients across all medium.
• Recruitment of individuals who possess the relevant mix of technical, interpersonal and motivation to drive the service forward and develop their onward career.
• Creating, implementing and executing a comprehensive induction programme for new employees, ensuring that individuals are fully conversant with the requirements of the role and able to demonstrate readiness to work with appropriate levels of supervision.
• Striving for continual service improvement in all aspects of the service desks operations, promoting a highly structured approach to identifying, reviewing issues and taking corrective actions to avoid future repetition.
• Driving the monitoring and proactive response to events to minimise impact upon services and clients. Ensuring tickets are proactively administered and updated appropriately to reassure stakeholders that resolution is actively progressing.
• Ensuring documentation is proactively managed, maintained and reviewed to accurately reflect current best practice in terms of technical and customer knowledge.

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Technical Service Desk Manager – SATCOM:

• Significant experience of managing a small to medium multi-site technical service desk.
• Whilst this is not a technical role a broad technical knowledge would be advantageous.
• Previous experience in a Managed Service Provider environment, supporting multiple infrastructures.
• Focus on customer care and promoting a customer centric approach.
• The ability to take ownership of problems and proactively resolve technical problems, ensuring that technical solutions continue to meet business requirements.
• Both a user and service focused approach by taking ownership and accountability of escalated issues raised and creating resolutions to deliver an excellent support service.
• Hold or be able to hold an Australian Security Clearance.

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Service Desk Engineer – SATCOM – Sydney

  • Sydney, Australia
  • AUD $65,000 - $80,000
  • Permanent
  • TT176

Service Desk Engineer – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Service Desk Engineer – SATCOM to support customers’ telecommunications needs as a first point of contact for their operational support requirements. This includes receiving and actioning customer standard service requests, responding to service incidents and outages to diagnose faults and restore services, maintaining customer facing IT services, as well as testing and preparing satellite terminal hardware for field operations.

Key Responsibilities for the Service Desk Engineer – SATCOM:
• Answer customer technical support calls and emails.
• Triage the requests and incidents, conduct further investigation as required and progress the delivery or resolution of technical problems.
• Provide customer staff in the field with telephone support on equipment operation and fault-finding.
• Understand satellite terminals from a set up and support perspective.
• Ensure all support Service Level Agreements are met.
• Conduct maintenance activities on IT systems and satellite terminal hardware.

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Service Desk Engineer – SATCOM:

• A Diploma or Degree in an Engineering discipline relevant to IT server administration or IP network engineering or telecommunications.
• Maintenance and support of physical and virtual Windows Server systems.
• Troubleshooting and resolving networking or communications systems incidents.
• Ability to prepare technical documentation and reports under supervision.
• Must be able to listen and empathise with customer issues – putting the customer first.
• Must be competent with use of Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Microsoft Visio.
• Must hold Australian citizenship and have a suitable background to qualify and maintain a government security clearance.

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Customer Assurance Solutions Engineer – SATCOM – Sydney

  • Sydney, Australia
  • AUD $110,000 - $120,000
  • Permanent
  • TT259

Customer Assurance Solutions Engineer – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Customer Assurance Solutions Engineer – SATCOM to work as part of a team to provide technical expertise in satellite connected networking solutions, and provide networking infrastructure design, satcom system installation, commissioning, training and post-sales support.

Key Responsibilities for the Customer Assurance Solutions Engineer – SATCOM:

• Satellite solution hardware component configuration development, installation and commissioning, for both internal systems and customer-facing networks.
• Support and maintenance of internal network infrastructure (routers, firewalls, managed switches, servers and SaaS systems).
• Conducting diagnosis, either physically or remotely, of issues being experienced by end users with end-to-end solutions to isolate the identified cause of the incident and implement corrective maintenance strategies.
• Working with team members and management to assist in incident analysis and underlying problem identification for escalation to Solution Architects or appropriate escalation teams.
• Creation of technical documentation for system configuration baselines, system maintenance activities and supporting customer proposals.
• Conduct and document root cause assessment of end-to-end satellite solution issues.
• Perform onsite and workshop technical inspections, repairs and maintenance of networking equipment, satellite terminals (aero, marine, land) and other associated hardware.

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Customer Assurance Solutions Engineer – SATCOM:

• Must have a suitable background to qualify and maintain an Australian Defence security clearance – must currently hold and maintain Australian citizenship.
• The post-holder must have and maintain a Current Australian drivers’ license and passport.
• Must be formally trade qualified to Australian Electrotechnology/Telecommunications/IP Networking Certificate VI standard or equivalent tertiary industry qualification (Diploma or Batchelor Degree), with a minimum 4 years industry experience.
• Must have experience in IP networking and IT (server deployment and maintenance) or satellite communications technologies, with a working knowledge of Microsoft and/or Linux operating systems.
• Must be capable of developing and applying configurations to IP networking devices such as routers, firewalls and managed switches to allow a solution to function as designed to meet customer needs.
• The post-holder must be able to analyse customer issues and devise solutions for clients, regardless of the issue being satellite or terrestrial segment based.
• Formal Australian tertiary qualifications in Workplace Training and Assessment

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Product Specialist – SATCOM – Sydney

  • Sydney, Australia
  • AUD$100,000 - $110,000
  • Permanent
  • TT274

Product Specialist – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Product Specialist – SATCOM to be responsible for the long-term planning and management of hardware products, ensuring effective delivery of new products enabling substantial revenue growth across the business. This role will also explore and identify forward-going customer requirements, guide product development, and deliver the commercial service introduction.

Key Responsibilities for the Product Specialist – SATCOM:

Interface with hardware suppliers to:
• Obtain and maintain the pricing for new and existing hardware products respectively.
• Check the validity and longevity of product offerings and supply.
• Coordinate the end-of-life (EOL) and end-of-support (EOS).
• Work with the procurement team and to ensure that product supply and distribution agreement are appropriately documented.

Manage the interface with the Operations teams and to ensure that:
• New hardware product is properly onboarded to SAP with the rightly set pricing.
• Product portfolio is regularly reviewed, and with pricing adjusted accordingly in SAP.
• Removal of EOL & EOS product from SAP platform.

Work across internal sales, sales support, engineering, and delivery teams to:
• Collect market and customers’ requirements on existing and future hardware product.
• Act as an SME for hardware product offerings, assist with the commercial managers to ensure they have the necessary information including BOM, to produce compelling proposal and offers.
• Provide guidance to sales support and delivery teams on the right items to quote and order.
• Provide SME support for bids and offers, including contribution to the writing and publishing of bid documentation.

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Product Specialist – SATCOM:

• Qualification of a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering discipline, or above.
• Work experience in SAP, SFDC, procurement and supply chain.
• Knowledge in a product management or related commercial role.

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Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability – Oxford

  • Oxford, England
  • £Competitive
  • Permanent
  • TT271

Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a global leader in Space and Satellite sustainability, a dynamic and rapidly growing technology innovator who are making hugely positive contributions to the growing problem of orbital space debris.

They require a Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability to develop spacecraft mission and system design, taking the lead on certain aspects of project work which involves developing scalable solutions across the spectrum of satellite in-orbit servicing, space situational awareness, end of life and active debris removal.

The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on site (Oxford) two days per week, along with a competitive salary and benefits.

Areas of Responsibility for the Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability:
• Development of spacecraft mission and system design including requirements derivation and CONOPS definition.
• Performing mission analysis and modelling of spacecraft missions.
• Production of mission-level test and verification plans.
• Performing feasibility studies into different scenarios and architectures.
• Assisting with bid work, providing technical solutions and documentation.
• Maintaining configuration control of systems work and documentation.
• Working with and guiding a multi-disciplined team in the delivery of projects.
• Assist with writing bids, developing and analysing designs during early phases and then continuing that support into the testing phase with AIT.
• Once a mission is launched, assistance with in-orbit commissioning of satellites support for the spacecraft operations team.

Required Competencies, Experience and Qualifications for the Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability:
• Diploma; bachelor or master’s degree in systems engineering, electrical engineering or another relevant discipline.
• At least 10+ years of commercial experience in a Systems Engineering role for satellite platform architecture.
• Knowledge of the systems and project engineering lifecycle from requirements definition through to verification.
• Experience in mission and systems architecture definition, especially understanding of both space and ground segment interaction.
• Good knowledge of a range of subsystems & engineering teams including: GNC (AOCS, ADCS), astrodynamics, C&DH / OBDH, EPS, RCS (propulsion), COM (communications), software, ground segment & operations.
• Experience in the development of systems engineering documentation working with a Project Manager as needed: requirements, CONOPS, review gate materials, test and verification plans / procedures, DDVP, ICDs, equipment lists, FMECA & FTAs
• Awareness of the AIT process: manufacture, assembly, functional and environmental testing.
• Knowledge of commonly used engineering and modelling packages (e.g. ModelSim, Matlab, STK) and/or coding and scripting languages (e.g. Python)

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Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability – Oxford

  • Oxford, England
  • £Competitive
  • Permanent
  • TT272

Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a global leader in Space and Satellite sustainability, a dynamic and rapidly growing technology innovator who are making hugely positive contributions to the growing problem of orbital space debris.

They require a Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability to develop spacecraft mission and system design, taking the lead on certain aspects of project work which involves developing scalable solutions across the spectrum of satellite in-orbit servicing, space situational awareness, end of life and active debris removal.

The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on site (Oxford) two days per week, along with a competitive salary and benefits.

Areas of Responsibility for the Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability:
• Performing trade-off analysis.
• Performing analysis of the system design.
• Generate and maintain system level budgets (mass, power, data).
• Generate and maintain the requirements and associated design & verification compliance.
• Prepare sub-system requirements specification to support procurement.
• Coordinating with the subsystem leads to understand their problems.
• Reviewing inputs from subsystem engineers or external partners.
• Authoring and maintaining system level documents, e.g. CONOPS, V&V plan, System test plans.
• Assist with writing bids, developing and analysing designs during early phases and then continuing that support into the testing phase with AIT.
• Once a mission is launched, assistance with in-orbit commissioning of satellites and support for the spacecraft operations team.

Required Competencies, Experience and Qualifications for the Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability:
• 2 years’ experience of satellite system engineering.
• An understanding of all the critical subsystems that make up a satellite mission.
• Experience with requirements management.
• Ability to perform complicated trade-offs.
• Good understanding of attitude and orbit control subsystem.
• Experience of satellite level AIT
• Experience of mission operations.
• Experience with STK.
• Experience with FMECA.

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Solutions Architect – SATCOM – London

  • Sydney, Australia
  • £65000 - £75000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • TT277

Solutions Architect – SATCOM – London

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Solutions Architect – SATCOM to provide networking and satellite communications solution concepts, detailed solution designs, systems integration, maintenance program development and training solutions. The successful incumbent will develop solutions to meet specific customer requirements utilising either existing or newly developed hardware, product configurations and/or services, and will collaborate with functional teams to bring new hardware and services into operation.

Key Responsibilities for the Solutions Architect – SATCOM:

• Act as a technical interface to the presales and sales team.
• Provision of satellite solution designs and satellite systems integration expertise.
• Review all inputs from suppliers to support the development of an end to end solution.
• Provide timely and insightful technical input into the preparation of tender and quotation responses.
• Specification, documentation and implementation of hardware solutions for mobile and fixed satellite services.
• Development of configuration scripting for terminal hardware as part of satellite-based communications solutions.
• Specification, documentation and implementation of hardware solutions for IP networking over satellite.

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Solutions Architect – SATCOM:

• Must hold a relevant engineering degree, with demonstrable experience in the communications industry.
• Must be able to design and develop solutions to meet customer user cases and produce design documentation.
• Track record of creating detailed technical proposals.
• Understanding of Satellite communications architecture (e.g., ground segment and Terminals).
• Strong understanding of RF networks and technologies.
• Knowledge of Microsoft and Linux based operating system installation and configuration.
• Proven industry experience in software development lifecycle methodologies (Agile and Waterfall).
• The ability to efficiently analyse communication issues being experienced by clients and devise appropriate solutions.
• Proficient in the engineering of satellite link budgets.
• Experience in applications programming, scripting technologies (eg. LUA, PHP, SOAP).

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Project Manager – Space Sustainability – Oxford

  • Oxford, England
  • £Competitive
  • Permanent
  • TT273

Project Manager – Space Sustainability

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a global leader in Space and Satellite sustainability, a dynamic and rapidly growing technology innovator who are making hugely positive contributions to the growing problem of orbital space debris.

They require a Project Manager – Space Sustainability to work as part of a team that collectively leads space engineering missions. This will involve developing scalable solutions across the spectrum of satellite in-orbit servicing, space situational awareness, end of life and active debris removal. The successful incumbent will collaborate with multi-discipline functions and interact with partners across the space industry, as well as suppliers and customers.

The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on site (Oxford) two days per week, along with a competitive salary and benefits.

Areas of Responsibility for the Project Manager – Space Sustainability:
• Overall responsibility for the design and delivery of space missions (or aspects thereof) on complex engineering missions. To be achieved via the coordination of matrixed project / engineering teams.
• Planning and delivery of project review gates, including management and production of associated deliverables.
• Define and maintain an appropriate balance of quality, cost, schedule, and risk, whilst delivering projects and their associated deliverables.
• Generate project inputs to mission concept studies, technical or non-technical packages of work, and bid work, in support of the wider business.
• Interface with customers, suppliers, and programme partners as necessary in support of project, bids, or similar activities.

Required Competencies, Experience and Qualifications for the Project Manager – Space Sustainability:
• 3+ years’ experience in project or programme management, ideally in the space or aerospace industries. Track record of successful mission delivery.
• Complete ‘technical’ project management skillset (delivery, schedule, financial, risk management, etc)
• Production and maintenance of project management deliverables for internal and external stakeholders. Includes contractual deliverables, schedules, reports, risk registers, project and financial reporting, etc.
• Experience of planning and completing project review gates (Requirements Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, etc).
• Experience of working closely with Systems Engineering teams, including a high-level understanding of Systems activities such as architecture definition, CONOPS, requirements derivation, etc.
• Experience working with spacecraft sub-system functional teams such as Guidance Navigation Control (GNC / AOCS), Command & Data Handing (C&DH / OBDH), Propulsion, Software, Ground Segment, Operations, etc.
• Awareness of Assembly Integration and Verification processes (integration, subsystem / integrated / environmental testing etc).
• Full mission lifecycle experience from requirements definition to verification, delivery, commissioning and operations.

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