As an RF and Communications Engineer, you will link our satellites and ground stations. Your communications links will efficiently and securely transfer data and commands between the ground and orbit, using both traditional, proven technologies and advanced developments.
If it communicates via electromagnetic signals it's your responsibility
Performs space vehicle mission trade studies related to communications links
Identifies & defines communications system requirements
Identifies appropriate communications technologies to meet requirements
Performs make/buy trades on communications technologies
Manages sub-contracts for communications procurement
Develops Millennium's own communications technologies from concept to flight readiness
Creates communications subsystem manufacturing, integration and verification documents
Performs communication subsystem manufacturing, integration and verification
Operates communications systems on orbit
Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering
5 years of experience with space or aviation RF & Communications system design, analysis, subsystem component selection, and system evaluation
Experience calculating link budgets including atmospheric & environmental effects
Experience performing antenna design & analysis including sizing, patterns, gains, and usage
Experience determining antenna pointing allocations, support antenna gimbal design, and power amplifier selection.
Strong bias for getting things done with collaboration but minimal regimentation in a new emerging aerospace environment.
Experience designing, implementing and testing algorithms for software defined radios
Experience with legacy and emerging satellite communications modulation and coding.
Experience designing, implementing and testing antennas
Experience designing, implementing and testing radios from piece parts level
Experience with optical communications links
Experience designing and analyzing packet communications protocols
Experience with the CCSDS standards
Master's Degree or higher
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance.
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