Position Description

SATCOM Systems Engineer
Location Ft. Belvoir, VA
Job Category Engineer
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The SATCOM Systems Engineer will provide technical analysis and guidance in support of SATCOM acquisition initiatives by Product Manager, Wideband Enterprise Satellite Systems (PdM WESS).


  • Provide technical expertise relevant to SATCOM modems, L-Band IF architecture, Digital IF architecture and associated subsystems.
  • Deliver technical analysis, performance requirements, design review, integration support and consultation on complex problems.
  • Provide systems engineering required to upgrade and modernize DoD SATCOM Gateway terminal equipment and to support the Earth segment architecture transition to Digital IF.
  • Provide technical support for DoD SATCOM equipment development.
  • Apply key subject matter expertise on modems, DSP and SATCOM technology to customer activities as requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or higher
  • Up to 3-5 years’ experience in any of the following areas: modem design or analysis, IF/RF design or analysis, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) systems engineering or analysis
  • Test experience a plus: Spectrum Analyzer (SA), Vector Signal Analyzer (VSA), Bit Error Rate Test Set (BERTS), Eb/N0 test set, Vector Network Analyzer (VNA)
  • Basic familiarity with IP networking fundamentals
  • Good technical writing skills, including, specifications, analysis reports and test reports, with the ability to support military and industry standards
  • Good verbal communication skills, including public speaking, technical meetings and technical collaboration
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently


Active DoD Secret Clearance required or ability to obtain one


25%-50% travel each month

Systek values diversity.  Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities




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