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Senior RF Engineer for Satellite Communications

Lockheed Martin


Location:
Littleton, CO
Date:
05/15/2017
Job Code:
393358BR
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Job Details

Littleton, Colorado:
Digital Communications System Designer

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company is looking for top talent to design Communications Satellite System architectures from an End to End perspective. The selected candidate will work to establish a complete system design solution that considers the full spectrum of communications technologies including:
• Communications (voice and video) signal compression protocols to support all mission areas (Military, Special Programs and Commercial)
• Secure Communications systems (i.e. with frequency hopping and crypto requirements)
• User hand held equipment
• Ground Networks
• Satellite Transponders
• Satellite Antennas

The End to End Communications Staff Systems Engineer will:
• Work with program and customer requirements to understand total system throughput goals
• Identify or use customer directed signal compression protocols to be used in system capacity calculations
• Use, maintain, and develop tools for the purpose of calculating End to End System capacity and performance calculations
• Perform trades of ground, user, and satellite configurations to maximize system capacity
• Create top level requirements for ground, satellite and user equipment
• Work with satellite communications and antenna systems architects to establish detailed satellite communications systems architectures
• Within the satellite communications payload, establish the Analog-RF interface to the digital processor and collaborate with the digital processor hardware subject matter expert to identify the digital processor top level architecture

Keyword\\Phrases Include:
RF Engineering, Radio Frequency, Digital Signal Processing, DSP, Payloads Engineering, Spacecraft Flight Hardware, Satellite Communications, SATCOM, System Design of Digital Communication Systems, CPE, HFSS, CST, FEKO, MiCian, WIPL-D, Microwave, Antennas, Receivers, Reflectors and Transmitters

Basic Qualifications
• Appropriate education or combination of education and experience in communications systems
• Ability to understand voice and video communications systems coding protocols
• Ability to support the design of communications systems and establish capacity modeling strategies
• Working Level capabilities in Excel and MatLab
• High Level mathematics skills
• Excellent Communication Skills
• Ability to work diligently in a self directed manner adhering to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
• Experience in Microsoft Office Suite
• Must have the ability to attain an SCI Clearance

Desired skills
• The ability to understand and define satellite communications payload analog to digital interfaces
• The ability to understand of the inner workings of a communications system digital processor
• Near expert level capabilities in Excel and MatLab
• Familiarity with End to End Communications System Archictecture development
• Prior experience performing communications system capacity analysis and optimization
• Prior experience in satellite communications system design
• Active SCI Clearance

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories



Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Littleton Colorado

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