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Title: - Link Budget Satcom Engineer - Gov SatCom Services & Solutions
ID: 16-090-005
Job ID:16-090-005
Location:Herndon, VA
Keywords:DoD, Government, IP Networking, SATCOM, Sales, Satellite Ground Systems, Secret Clearance, Telecommunications, Teleport, VSAT
Clearance Req'd:N/A
SECURITY CLEARANCEMust be eligible for US Government Secret Security Clearance.

The Link Budget Satcom Engineer will act as a primary technical point of contact for existing and prospective customers. The Engineer is an integral member of the Government sales and business development teams providing strong technical support in developing and implementing technical solutions for customer’s service requirements.
Experience / Qualifications
  • Minimum 6 - 8 years satellite sales and business development engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably in Electrical or Systems Engineering
  • Minimum five years’experience performing satellite link budget analysis
  • Proficiency in satellite transmission plans and link optimization
  • Experience with link budget analysis tools such as Satmaster and Complan
  • Knowledge of Radio Frequency (RF) with emphasis in C, Ku and Ka Bands
  • Knowledge of steps involved in terrestrial circuit provisioning is desirable
  • Knowledge of data IP networks/state-of-the-art platforms as related to satellite transmissions
  • Knowledge of VSAT network products and systems
  • Experienced in preparing block and circuit diagrams with Microsoft Visio
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and sales proposal preparation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Willing to travel and meet directly with customers
Essential Job Functions:
  • Performs pre-qualification technical due diligence of opportunities, bid/no bid recommendations, optimizes systems design, equipment recommendation, competitive and cost analysis, proposal preparation and service activation instructions
  • Assigns carriers, optimizes the loading of satellite transponders and maintains the records of service, time and carrier parameters in company's satellite resources management database 
  • Issues line-up instructions to customers and payload/satellite operation centers for service activations/de-activations, transponder reconfigurations and carriers transition from one satellite to another such that continuation of service and overall system integrity is preserved and not compromised
  • Coordinates with customers, engineering operations and asset management groups for the resolution of operational problems and satellite interference complaints
  • Relays software analyzed results to sales, customers, and service provisioning personnel
  • Recommends/manages test process and evaluates system for acceptance/consequent registration of customer’s earth station antennas in compliance with technical standards
  • Tracks and understands industry related products and new technologies including satellite modems and satellite network applications developing a clear understanding of their use in company's service offerings

RTC and the hiring company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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