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Systems Engineer

San Diego, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

Come join the Linkabit team and make a positive impact on how we protect our country. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a significant part of transforming how our military communicates. Are you up for the task?

As a Systems Engineer (Senior to Principal level), you will be designing and developing IP over Satellite communication systems. Responsibilities will include requirements definition, design of system/network architectures, waveform design, simulation/analysis of system performance, and support of software implementation, integration and testing. Working together with Business Development on proposals as well as all areas of Engineering is key to this role.

This is a great opportunity for you to be a part of a smaller team where you'll work cradle to grave, collaborating with top engineers and working on state of the art technology (we have the most advanced MF-TDMA on the move waveform/modems in the world and are working on jamming/interference mitigation and other exciting features).


A qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (MS preferred) in a related field with at least 5 years' experience related to systems integration and testing of communication products. We will consider applicants from Senior level (5+ years of experience) to Principal level (11+ years of experience).

Requirements include:

  • SATCOM network control and management experience.
  • Experience in Multiple Access (TDMA, CDMA, FDMA, etc.) waveforms.
  • Wireless communication design, networking (UDP/TCP-IP, Multicast, etc.) over SATCOM or terrestrial transmission methods.
  • Industry experience as an individual contributor and/or project leader in the area of C4I systems.
  • Past history of successfully creating, deriving and managing system level requirements.
  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • US citizenship. Applicants selected may be subject to a security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Preferred experience:

  • MAC-Layer design.
  • Quality of Service (QoS) techniques for IP packet-based communication.
  • Blockage and interference mitigation experience.
  • Technical proposal preparation.
  • Active secret clearance.

For over 45 years, Linkabit employees have enjoyed the opportunity to grow their careers and make an impact as we execute our mission to be the premier communications and signal intercept solutions provider for those who protect freedom around the globe. At Linkabit, every employee has an opportunity not just for a career, but to make a difference for the customers we serve. With some of the brightest and most dedicated talent in the industry, Linkabit achieves its purpose through outstanding service, business agility, technical excellence and personal commitment, while maintaining profitable growth. We center our business around our core values of teamwork, customer satisfaction, integrity, respect, and a positive attitude. Linkabit specializes in designing, developing, and delivering sophisticated communications and signal intercept systems to a wide array of government and commercial customers. Our work includes: bandwidth-efficient satellite and line-of-sight voice, data and control modems, voice and data radios for delivery to worldwide markets, complete terminals, antenna systems, small, lightweight, lower power, man-portable and multi-platform tactical Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) systems, integration of sophisticated intelligence systems into mobile platforms, and information processing systems and services.

Linkabit has an ongoing commitment to independent research and development and the creation of new technology. We offer employees a variety of challenging and meaningful projects that directly impact the business, as well as competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401 (k), at least 9 paid company holidays each year, 3 weeks of paid personal time off, a 9/80 workweek (26 Fridays off a year!), undergraduate and graduate education reimbursement, and support for leadership and technical growth and development. Linkabit maintains division office locations in San Diego, CA, Camden, NJ, Linthicum, MD and Melbourne, FL, with additional L3 Technologies locations worldwide.

For timely processing, please submit your application online for job #096451 at . To learn more about our company and technologies, visit our website at .

Linkabit is an equal opportunity employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identify. Should you require a reasonable accommodation in applying for a position at Linkabit, please call 858-552-9500.

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