Principal Engineer, Integration & Test

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Principal Engineer, Integration and Test

With OneWeb, You’ll Get To:

  • Be part of the technology revolution in Space
  • Accelerate your career through fast paced experiential learning and executive-level exposure
  • Work with razor-sharp colleagues in a company where people come first

Who You Are: You’re passionate about satellite communications systems and their integration and test.  You’re agile and love rolling up your sleeves.  You read, learn, examine, and are full of ideas.  You’re sparked by a fast pace and new challenges.  You possess superb communications skills with the ability to clearly and concisely convey ideas and technical information to engineers and senior staff members. You want to make a real difference in the world by revolutionizing technology in Space. 

What You’ll Do:

The Principal Engineer, Integration and Test will lead the team that is responsible for developing and overseeing the suite of systems integration and test campaigns for the OneWeb global network infrastructure, and the products it supports. This will include test execution in both the reference systems lab using simulators, and over the air using the in-orbit satellites and pilot user terminals. You will be challenged to investigate and address complex problems involving the primary elements of the end- to- end system including the satellite payload, satellite access gateways (SNP), the core network, network management, resource management systems, and the user terminal elements. You will provide technical expertise in the development and sustainment of the reference systems Lab, and work collaboratively with our partner vendors, system engineers, network architects, project stakeholders, and the management team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Integration and Test Team leadership including responsibility for task assignments, prioritisation and team resources conflict management.
  • Support unit, system, and certification level testing of the OneWeb global network infrastructure and its supporting products. This includes RF equipment, Network equipment, and integrated software systems.
  • Responsible for defining and architecting software and database tools to support system test generation/automation, troubleshooting and anomaly investigation.
  • Deploy Configuration Management tools and techniques throughout the OneWeb Lab and Test environments.
  • Responsible for the development of test plans, procedures, tools and techniques to support verification and validation testing of OneWeb’s network infrastructure and the products it supports.
  • Responsible for the delivery of test reports and supporting documentation upon test completion.
  • Support Problem Management for the development of work arounds and fixes for identified bugs and issues impacting the OneWeb deployed systems.
  • Support systems regression testing in the reference lab environment of software and systems components and configuration upgrades prior to deployment in the production network.

 What It Takes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Communications Engineering or Physics with over 12 years of related vocational experience.
  • In-depth prior experience of satellite/telecommunications ground systems design and test.
  • Experience of leading a team.
  • Strong understanding of test equipment and test management platforms.
  • Strong understanding of data and radio frequency network testing concepts and systems performance and traffic management reference standards.

What We’d Love:

  • Ability to develop test scripts using Python, PERL, bash or similar scripting language.
  • 3GPP/LTE systems knowledge and systems testing experience.
  • Experience with L2-7 traffic generation and analysis tools.
  • Experience with LEO/MEO satellite systems and their systems CONOPS and systems performance variables and their optimization.

Where You’ll Be: Virginia, US.  Travel up to 20% of the time.

* No 3rd party agencies

OneWeb is a global leader in connectivity from Space. We are building a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites with a network of global gateway stations and a range of user terminals to provide an affordable, fast, high-bandwidth and low-latency broadband communications services, connected to the IoT future and a pathway to 5G. Find out more at http://www.oneweb.world

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United States, Virginia

Posted 6 months ago

Job offer closed

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