SATCOM Systems Engineer in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Linquest Corporation   •  

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 63 days ago

This job is no longer available.

General Information

Location 6010 Frankford Street

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005

United StatesEmployee Type Full Time ExemptMinimum Experience 5 YearsRequired Degree 4 Year DegreeManage Others No

Brief Description

LinQuest is seeking a SATCOM System Engineering to join our team in Aberdeen, MD. This person will provide support to the Independent Test and Certification lab partof SATCOM System Division Joint SATCOM Engineering Center (JSEC). Provide technical support on current and emerging satellite modem and terminal validation against digital Intermediate Frequency (IF) standards. Support the Digital IF Gateway Transport (DIG-T) initiative and the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC)/Army Forces Strategic Command (ARSTRAT) Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS), and PTW/PTES program terminal and modem certification programs


  • Defining and reaching concurrence on requirements based on current PTW ICDs by working with the stakeholder community (AF, Army, Lincoln Lab, Navy, ect).
  • Representing JSEC/ARMY in various PATS working groups.
  • Develop a MIL-STD for these requirements.
  • Develop test procedures, processes and documentation
  • Recommend and support the procurement of test equipment
  • Stand up a Reference Lab for Protected Tactical Waveform.
  • Identifying other opportunities where JSEC and the PATS reference lab can contribute to DOD and the program offices.


Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of the Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES) program, and the enabling components for all of PATS and the ground hubs for the implementation of PATS operating over WGS
  • Hands on expertise with IP and resilient modem technologies
  • Ability to write test plans and perform analysis and developing test reports
  • Ability to work independently, resolve problems, and provide recommendations/solutions
  • Experience with setting up reference lab environment and developing automated test scripts/procedures
  • Knowledge of MIL-STDs governing SATCOM terminal certification

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of PATS system of systems that provides a resilient Ethernet transport service for tactical networks via the Protected Tactical Waveform (PTW

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • At least 5-10 years of hands on professional experience with data networking
  • Must have an active Secret clearance in order to be considered for this position
  • Active Secret clearance is required to be considered for this position

Preferred Experience:

  • At least 5+ years of System Engineering background

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual and important member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with this commitment, the Company is dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics,political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law. This commitment and policy applies to all areas of employment.


Valid Through: 2019-9-15