Principal Systems Engineer

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Principal Systems Engineer

With OneWeb, You’ll Get To:

  • Be part of the technology revolution in Space
  • Bring transformative broadband connectivity to remote places for the first time
  • Work with razor-sharp colleagues in a company where people come first

Who You Are: You’re a systems engineering whiz.  You’re agile and love the nitty gritty.  You read, learn, examine, and are full of ideas.  You’re sparked by a fast pace and new challenges.  You run technical discussions, gain consensus, report results, and crush deadlines.  You’re a specialist on your own and a mentor on a team.  You want to make a real difference in the world by revolutionizing technology in Space. 

OneWeb is in search of a Principal Systems Engineer to be part of the Systems Engineering group. The group is responsible for providing global connectivity through the design and development of an end-to-end system architecture, detailed sub system specifications, and the associated inter-segment interface control design. The position will report to and work closely with the Senior Director of Systems Engineering.  The selected individual is expected to is work closely with product line management, segment level system architects across the various functional groups, internal engineering teams, vendors, 3rd party partners, and other key stakeholders to ensure the system is designed, implemented and delivered to meet all functional, business, operational, and regulatory requirements.

What You’ll Do:

The Principal Systems Engineer will work on the following:

  • Understanding the OneWeb system end-to-end system design and interfaces, especially those related to the Ground Network

  • Requirements development, documentation, and traceability, including:

  • Management of the Systems Requirement document

  • Management and traceability of segment-level requirements and specifications

  • Management of the Ground Network technical specifications

  • Update of the end-to-end system Concept of Operations to incorporate new features

  • Development and oversight of new design features for the system that encompasses the User Terminal (UT), Satellite Network, and the Ground Network

  • Take a leadership role in the debugging of system level issues during the end-to-end testing campaigns

  • Management of system-wide Interface Control Documents (ICDs) with emphasis on those related to the Ground Network

  • Supporting System Integration and Test (SI&T) activities, including participation in pair-wise integration and vendor-initiated test campaigns

  • Creating and maintaining operational performance data analysis tools using an established data collection and management framework

  • Active vendor engagement for the definition, design, and verification of new system features

 What It Takes:

The ideal candidate will be a systems engineer with extensive experience leading the design and development of complex communications systems.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering required. MS in the same field preferred.
  • 12+ years related experience
  • Experience in system engineering disciplines including requirements management, configuration management, risk management and modeling techniques for complex telecommunication and satellite communication systems
  • Hands on development experience designing, building, and testing digital communications products
  • Knowledgeable in telecommunications in general, and cellular telephone networks in particular, as well as space-based communications
  • Detailed knowledge of one or more of the following areas : RF,  digital/board design, signal processing, TCP/IP networking, digital communications theory

What We’d Love:

  • Knowledge and experience with agile systems engineering principles preferred

  • Knowledge of collaboration and requirements traceability tools preferred

  • Experience in multi-stakeholder project teams

Where You’ll Be: 

London, UK or McLean, VA. Travel up to 20%.

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 Kingdom, McLean, VA or London

Posted 4 months ago

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