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Company: Iridium Satellite LLC
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Job Locations

US-VA-McLean - US-VA-Leesburg - US-AZ-Tempe - US-AZ-Chandler - US-AZ-Tempe

Job ID




Worker Category

Temporary Full-Time[ATF]

Company Overview

Iridium is an award-winning and innovative satellite communications company with bragging rights to the only network that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world. For over 20 years, Iridium's unique network and services have supported critical communications needs for individuals, businesses, and the evolving Internet of Things. At Iridium, we understand the importance of staying connected and the limitations of traditional communications networks. People across the globe, including first responders, humanitarians, global militaries, scientific researchers, and lone workers, as well as ships, aircraft and remote operations all rely on Iridium to stay connected. We take our responsibility for providing these essential communications very seriously and pride ourselves on offering a reliable lifeline when needed. Likewise, Iridium is committed to providing an exciting and innovative workplace, where employees are challenged to think outside the box and collaborate on new, bold ideas and solutions. Our talented teams are passionate about their work and the impact our company makes around the world. Iridium fosters an empowering and inclusive culture that allows employees to genuinely be their best selves. We are looking for others who want to join this truly unique company that celebrates our employees and provides the opportunity to truly make a difference in the world.

Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities

Iridium seeks an exceptional entry level Engineer to participate in the development, implementation, and verification of requirements for the Iridium communication system and Iridium services. An Engineering education and/or demonstrated work experience in Systems Engineering practices, as well as a desire to build leadership skills, is necessary for success in this position. The ideal candidate will also interact with, monitor, and provide guidance to third party developers and contracted engineering companies. The ideal candidate will also have a vested interest in the long-term success of their work, with a keen desire to learn, and will be highly self-reliant. What You'll Do:

  • Work with different project engineers on requirements management, including learning the tools and processes, and entering, modifying, organizing, and exporting reports
  • Assist in writing requirements and specifications
  • Support engineering analysis for different aspects of the assigned projects
  • Support systems engineering technical interchange meetings
  • Assist in chart preparation for project reviews and other meetingsSkills You'll Obtain:
    • Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projects
    • Critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Working in and contributing to a team environment
    • Organization and time management
    • Developing techniques that can effectively be used in engineering trade studies
    • Ability to write clear and testable requirements
    • Develop technical writing skills
    • A working knowledge of Mobile Satellite Systems & ServicesWhat You'll Need to Succeed:
      • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanor
      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Attention to detail and accuracy
      • Experience desired with the following:
        • STK experience
        • 3D CAD experience
        • Matlab
        • Python
        • Magic Draw

          Experience & Education Requirements / EEO

          Things You Must Bring to the Table:
          • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
          • Must be currently enrolled in a bachelors or graduate degree program at an accredited academic institution, preferably in Engineering
          • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. Iridium requires all employees/new hires, including Interns, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. Iridium is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law. Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

Keywords: Iridium Satellite LLC, Leesburg , UMD ENGINEERING CAREER FAIR, Engineering , Leesburg, Virginia

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