Sr. Director of Product Development and Engineering


Reston, VA

Industry: Engineering Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 168 days ago

Job Description:

This is the night (2nd) shift

Must be US citizen with an active Top Secret security clearance


  • Manage the design, development and integration of complex, end-to-end networks to include providing technical analysis and detailed network design with network diagrams, as-built documentation, network resource planning, and associated hardware and software connectivity requirements; coordinating closely with Core Engineering, Solutions Engineering and Program Management
  • Lead and manage the transition process of new products to Core Engineering and Operations
  • Ensure the development of detailed Bill of Materials (BoMs) including all cost elements to support solution, product, and pricing development
  • Independently write content that clearly describes a solution in a technical writing and/or presentation form
  • Design, plan, and execute network laboratory and demonstration exercises for existing and potential products to customers and partners
  • Provide direct support to Solutions Engineering on advanced systems design and strategic RFP development
  • Support planning, testing, documentation, and delivery of new product offerings

Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated technical management experience
  • Strong knowledge of IP LAN/WAN design, device configuration, and management
  • Strong knowledge of satellite hardware and service technologies and products including aeronautical and maritime markets
  • Strong knowledge of satellite communications (L, C, Ku, X, and Ka) design and architecture including link budget analysis, forward error correction, modulation, digital encoding, antenna sizing, and power budgets
  • Familiar with multiple satellite vendor modem technologies and topologies
  • Knowledge of industry best practices for product engineering and development with the ability to support development of commercial business cases for current and new products
  • Ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence as a subject matter expert
  • Ability to lead and work independently and as a team member



  • BS/BA Engineering or a minimum of seven years directly related product/systems engineering work experience
  • Experience developing materials, preparing documentation, and maintaining standards in a systems engineering environment
  • Experience interfacing with vendors, internal customers, and external customers
  • Significant experience producing proposals, developing products, and maintaining technical documentation
  • Must be US citizen with an active Top Secret security clearance