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Proposal Engineer
Title:Proposal Engineer
Job ID:19-075-008
Keywords:BSEE, Business Development, DoD, Engineer, GEO, MEO, TDMA, Telecommunications, VSAT
Industry/Field:Business Development, DOD, Satcom, Satellite Communications
Clearance Req'd:Eligible to obtain a United States Government Security Clearance

Candidate may be required to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance


This position provides end-to-end technical solutions for all Company proposals. Uses extensive engineering design knowledge in the following primary disciplines: RF Systems and SATCOM System Design and Implementation, Modulation Schemes, encoding and basic VSAT Network Design using TDMA and Spread Spectrum technology, terrestrial and cell-based networks. The position is an integral member of the Government Sales team providing strong technical support in developing and implementing technical solutions for customer’s service requirements and RF spectrum recommendations. Must also have the experience and proven ability to author white papers for existing and evolving technologies as well as participate and develop technical strategies for the company. 

Experience / Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or 15 years satellite engineering experience
  • Strong technical proposal writing skills and understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Strong background in Government Satellite Communications
  • Manages link budget analysis
  • Extensive knowledge in the following disciplines: RF Systems and SATCOM System, Design and Implementation, modulation schemes, encoding and basic VSAT Network Design using  TDMA and spread spectrum technology, terrestrial and cell-based networks
  • Proven ability to author white papers on present and evolving technologies
  • Experienced visionary in developing technical strategy/solutions to customer needs
  • Strong knowledge in satellite transmission plans and link optimization
  • Strong Radio Frequency knowledge with emphasis in C and Ku Bands
  • Knowledge of data IP networks and state-of-the-art satellite platforms
  • Strong knowledge of VSAT network products and systems
  • Experienced in preparing block and circuit diagrams with Microsoft Visio
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and sales proposal preparation skills
  • Ability to present strategy and technology to senior levels of Government customers
  • Knowledge in problem resolution and recommending troubleshooting and testing steps
  • Ability to work effectively in teams and in a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to focus and concentrate on data analysis
  • Ability to work extended hours as required  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Leads the engineering solution efforts for all Company proposals, primarily satellite-based but also including end-to-end solutions and supporting future business development activities
  • Leads the engineering effort for RFI and RFP writing assignments
  • Performs analysis and technical due diligence of customer requirements, optimizes systems design, equipment recommendation and customer presentations
  • Develops white papers describing present and future satellite-based technology which advance company's exposure within the industry
  • Participates and assists the Corporate Development team in the generation of the company-based long-term strategy and assist in presentations, as required to the company’s senior management
  • Coordinates with Government customers, engineering operations and asset management groups for the resolution of operational problems and satellite interference complaints
  • Experienced in optimizing link budget analysis to gain efficiencies in spectrum use
  • Recommends and manages test process and evaluates system for acceptance and consequent registration of customer’s earth station antennas in compliance with company's technical standards
  • Tracks/understands industry related products/new technologies including satellite modems and satellite network applications developing an understanding of their use in company's services
  • Leads and mentor’s staff


The Recruiters of Reston Technology Center and the hiring company are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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