Join SEAKR Engineering, a leading-edge provider of advanced electronics for space applications. Pushing the boundaries of technology on a mission to change the world for the better from space.
Seeking a talented, highly motivated engineer to lead the development and build of the next generation of RF Digital Payloads and Communication Systems. This position will lead the development of new digital processing systems and payload electronics programs in support of next generation of RF/Digital payloads.
Specific tasks include:
Architect RF payload system concepts including and integrating RF/Digital Processors
Full RF system level budget analysis of RF/Digital Processing payloads
Management of requirements for proposals and through the program life cycle including delegating system level specifications down to the module level
Interface with subject matter experts and providers of various subsystem products and technologies
Interface with the RF Design team to understand various RF processing architectures and assess for compliance
Support hands-on efforts in the lab from prototype through flight
Working with the design engineers to ensure all RF requirements are understood and analyzed
Support proposal capture and development activities, receive and interpret RFI/RFPs to break down requirements into architectural concepts and lead IPT teams in support of proposal efforts
Full life-cycle program support, from kick-off to Test Readiness Review
System behaviors and Con-Ops, required for emulation of unit interfaces
Support Flight and/or Engineering Model system integration and checkout prior to formal test
Technical coordination of subcontractors
Experience in development and delivery of space digital processing systems and electronics
Understanding of RF communications terminology and concepts needed to design a RF system from the antenna to the payload and back
Significant experience with RF Payloads or Communications systems, design, development, analysis and test (10 years desired, 5 years minimum)
Experience with high profile briefings to internal executives and customers
Experience with involvement in multi-disciplinary teams (hardware/software) to produce advanced RF payloads and/or digital systems.
Proven ability to develop and analyze technical requirements, perform trade studies, conduct major design reviews (e.g. PDR and/or CDR).
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with customers, management, and peers
Experience with RF design communication satellite tools including (but not limited to) AWR Microwave Office, AWR VSS and Matlab
Understanding of DSP and modulation concepts is a plus
Experience with proposal development, technical and cost submissions
Hands-on hardware experience with flight hardware
Knowledge of RF Test Equipment
Excellent Microsoft office skills
SEAKR is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
US Citizenship Required
SEAKR offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits.
Location: Colorado; relocation available.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About SEAKR Engineering
For over 30 years SEAKR Engineering has been a leading-edge provider of advanced electronics for space applications. Recognized as an industry leader with an impeccable record of no on-orbit failures, SEAKR supports a wide range of programs in partnership with major aerospace companies. Our engineers are involved in the full cycle of product development, including design, manufacturing, and test. Our operations benefit from state-of-the-art business systems providing efficient integration of people, process and technology.
At SEAKR Engineering, we challenge the limits of possibility every day as we disrupt the resting place of the stars. We build communication pathways that connect the world. Our engineering and systems keep our troops safe. We bring imagery of the heavens to earth, one pixel at a time.
At SEAKR, we look for people who take pride in their work and like to push the boundaries of technology. Join us on our mission to change the world for the better from space.
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