Raytheon Technologies Satellite Systems Engineer in Warrenton, Virginia
Raytheon Technologies is seeking an experienced and cleared Satellite System Engineer.
The primary responsibility includes but is not limited to: Provide Tier 2/3 network support, terminal maintenance, repair, manage spares and component repair and return process, manage equipment inventory, testing, and carrier management. In addition the right candidate will be responsible for ensuring the reliable operational readiness for all associated systems within this global satellite communications network.
The right candidate must be well versed in RF theory, communications satellite network architectures, FDMA, TDMA operations, BPSK, QAM encoding schemes and how they relate to carrier characteristics i.e EB/No; BER; satellite power and bandwidth consumption. Must be familiar with WGS and commercial satellite operations utilizing both heavy terminals, network field terminals and quick reactionary tactical systems. The right candidate will also be well versed on carrier analysis utilizing state of art digital spectrum analyzers to determine nominal carriers from distorted or irregular carriers and must understand and be able to measure/calculate C/kt, C+N/N and C+N/No as well as terminal G/T and EIRP.
Additional responsibilities include orchestrating annual field terminal characterizations utilizing existing remote capabilities as well as being responsible for status monitoring of all surrounding support infrastructure i.e. radome; equipment shelters; deicers, blowers; emergency power systems; and associated HVAC systems.
• Experienced in operation/configuration of an I-direct subnets
• Experienced in OCONUS travel
• No CONUS/OCONUS travel anticipated but may be required based on customer needs
• 6 years of experience in managing satellite communications networks (RF/Satellite Systems)
• Experience with government communication networks
• Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of eight (8) years of experience
• Eight (8) years of experience can be considered in lieu of a degree for a total of sixteen (16) years of experience.
Must have TS/SCI security clearance with Poly on day one of employment and must be eligible for crossover.
Due to a customer requirement, as a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment or submit to regular COVID testing.
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.