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Principal Satellite Systems Engineer

Company: Hughes Network Systems
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit . Follow on Twitter. Hughes Network Systems is seeking to hire a Senior RF Systems Engineer for our San Diego, California office. - This is an exciting position where the candidate will be involved in system design and testing of state-of-the-art RF and antenna technology for next generation LEO/MEO/GEO satellite communication systems. RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Analyze system requirements and develop system architectures for RF and baseband subsystems.
  • Develop subsystem requirements, specifications and technical evaluations
  • Conduct link budgets analyses, block and signal level analyses, and, trade off studies
  • Analyze RF performance and conduct simulations and measurements to determine signal integrity, cross-talk, coupling, noise, insertion loss, return loss.
  • Develop algorithms for calibration of antenna subsystems in fixed and mobile user terminal installations
  • Develop constellation modeling and analyses for LEO/MEO/GEO satellite systems and conduct analyses against regulatory masks.
  • Document detailed designs and present them internally and to external customers REQUIREMENTS :
    • Master's in electrical engineering or related field
    • 10+ years expertise in communications systems theory and analysis including link budgets, signal propagation, phase noise, EVM, non-linear effects, etc.
    • 5+ years of experience with microwave circuit design in industry. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Ph.D in electrical engineering
      • Strong analytical skills and modeling skills for RF performance in LEO/MEO/GEO systems
      • Experience with HFSS/CST, ADS, and MATLAB simulation tools
      • Familiarity with a wide variety of RF printed circuit technologies including stripline, microstrip, CoPlanar Waveguide.
      • Familiarity with high density PC Board interconnect methods including micro-via, blind and buried via, in RF and microwave environments. -
      • Design experience with LNAs, power amplifiers, active RFIC technologies, directional couplers, frequency converters, mixers, frequency synthesizers.
      • Familiar with test equipment like vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, noise figure meters, power meters, vector signal analyzers.
      • Knowledgeable about electronic beam forming, beam steering and array synthesis.
      • Able to make antenna pattern measurements including gain, beam-width, sidelobe levels, co and cross polarization levels, Return loss, coupling factors Will be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance EchoStar is committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our programs are designed to provide you with the ability to customize your benefits to best meet the needs of you and your family. Our philosophy for these programs is to support and encourage healthy living and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all-from healthcare savings plans to education assistance and more!
        • Financial: -401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan; profit-sharing; company-paid life insurance, AD&D and disability
        • Work-Life Balance: -Paid Time Off (PTO), company-paid holidays, health and wellness events, exercise and sports facilities (locations may vary)
        • Employee Incentives: -Tuition reimbursement, employee referral program, year round employee events and community programs, discounts on Dish Network and HughesNet
        • Health: -Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Savings Account (HSA) with opportunities to earn employer contributions; Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. -U.S. Persons or those able to obtain and maintain U.S. government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

Keywords: Hughes Network Systems, San Diego , Principal Satellite Systems Engineer, Other , San Diego, California

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