Tag Archives: Satellites

Project Engineer/Scheduler – Space/SATCOM, Military, Avionics

MSEE. Manages multiple mission critical program and project schedules, and oversees large groups of team members. Ensures resources for timely delivery for super-sized systems engineering and integration programs for NASA/space and satellite payload programs, military/defense, rocketry, avionics/GPS, and federal government. Includes mission operations, ground-based satellite systems and communications. Related additional talents: Prime/subcontractor monitoring, production management, systems acquisition. Top Secret clearance. 150K. 06152015.4

Global Business Development Manager – RF/SATCOM

MBA, BSME. Highly experienced business development manager for RF/SATCOM, wireless, military/defense, aerospace and automotive sectors for electronics, communications and data acquisition systems and ATE. Captures very large contracts and is an expert in international business, resulting in significant customer base expansion. Builds and trains large technical and sales groups, and fosters high performing executive talent. Is expert in business intelligence applications, CRM, and develops efficiency programs for ultimate added sales revenue. 110K. 06122015.8

Manager, RF/Satellite Ground Systems Engineering

MBA, MSEE. Manages worldwide ground system infrastructure engineering systems design and integration to support spacecraft/high throughput satellite communications via scanned phased antenna arrays. Architects telemetry, tracking, control subsystems, and carrier monitoring. Authors disaster recovery plans and other technical/operational documentation. Very strong VP-quality background and has project-engineered large offshore drilling programs. Solves critical, complex and high profile engineering problems. Highly skilled at customer relations. Patents, Pubs. 125K. 06112015.4

Sr RF/Microwave Antenna Design Engineer

MSEE. Team lead designer for variety of antenna types and phased array development, at both system and component levels, for satellite communications, space, UAV, shipboard, Sigint, military/warfare and wearable navigation applications. Also designs transmitters, receivers, reflectors, microstrip patches and microwave & milimeter wave bands. Performs modeling, chamber measurements, requirements definition, integration/test planning, and generates technical proposals, user manuals. Uses HFSS, Crasp, FEKO, MATLAB. Top Secret/SCI clearance. 130K. 06012015.4

Principal Systems Engineer – RF Antenna Array SME

Ph.D-Physics. Subject Matter Expert  for RF systems in ground and space-based antennas, arrays, radar, satellite communications, electromagnetics, range metrology, upper atmosphere geophysics and remote sensing applications. Performs high level modeling and simulation, data analysis/interpretation, performance analysis, system/hardware design, and propagation – often involving Top Secret electronic warfare applications. Multiple publications. 130K. 06012015.2

President & CEO/CFO

MBA, BSME. Leads power electronics and satellite communications product manufacturing and services companies to success, creating niche markets for greater revenue gain across commercial, industrial, aerospace and military sectors. Consistently turns around poor-performing entities through creative restructuring. Very strong financial and corporate background to include merger/acquisition activities and international business. Would also be an excellent leader for high voltage and medical imaging products due to “niche” business strategy style. Please contact us for more details! 05292015.4

Mechanical Engineering Manager – Aerospace/Military

BSME. Mechanical engineering professional, leading multi-disciplinary engineering groups for design and systems integration, aircraft automated systems, cargo mechanisms, regulators, actuators, DC/DC power conversion, enclosures, RF/satellite devices, filters, amplifiers, robotics, controls and various tooling. Performs 3D modeling, ASME GD&T, test, troubleshooting, training, FEA and structural, vibration and thermal analysis, ensuring compliance to customer requirements. Often project lead with customer interaction. Uses Pro/E Wildfire and Mechanica, AutoCAD. 120K. 05202015.3

Manager, Satellite & RF/Microwave Electro-Mechanics

MSEE. Leads design and mechanical engineering team on multiple satellite projects involving mechanical structural and active/passive electronic assemblies, enclosures, amplifiers. Designs thermal interface controls, heat sinks, etc. Performs form factor improvements, fab/assembly validation, component quality assurance, structural, thermal, stress and fatigue analysis and calculations, and root cause. Uses Pro-E/Mechanica, Thermal Desktop, MATLAB, SolidWorks, AutoCAD. 10 Years. 125K. 05192015.4

RF/Microwave and MetaMaterials Engineering Scientist

Ph.D-EE. Industry renown Fellow and scientist-level RF/Microwave engineering leader. Works domestically and often internationally with various next-generation antenna array development, calibration, satellite payloads and GPS contracts including hardware, software and controls. Technical aspects include tapered helix, Ku-band Rx, digital beamforming, and the complex contract-winning applied research in metamaterials development for military, aerospace and space industries. TS/SCI,  DoD Secret clearance. Contract or Direct. Awards, patents and pubs. Please contact us for more details! 05182015.8

RF/Microwave Components Design Engineer

MSEE. Designs variety of prototype passive and active RF/microwave components: Filters (single/dual, directional, dielectrically loaded, microstrip), input/output multiplexers, and adaptors; applying to military, space and SATCOM. Conducts temperature, voltage and integration analysis, provides tuning and test skill in lab environment, simulation, and participates in design review preparation and presentation. Assists complex payload/flight unit projects. Uses MATLAB, Spice series, Cadence, Microwave Office, Verilog, AutoCAD, C. >5 Years. 100K. 05082015.6

R&D Program Manger – Space, SATCOM, Avionics

High level program manager involving multi-million $ space-related programs, spacecraft, satellite arrays and avionics contracts involving RF and other communications systems, payloads, surveillance, navigation, telemetry, power control units, and analog/digital power electronics such as DC/DC converters. Strong R&D/SBIR experience. Drives lifecycle of programs, beginning with customer fact-finding/definition and proposal manager to production phase and closeout. Highly involved in design-in phase, vendor management and leads all engineering aspects from thermal concerns to mechanical design to reliability. Formal awards. BSEE. Negotiable salary range. 05042015.4

Principal Engineer – RF/Micro & Millimeter-Wave Design

Ph.D-EE. Scientist-level R&D design, development, analysis and debug:

  • RF/microwave circuitry, semiconductor/components, compound devices, planar antenna arrays, communication systems, dual/Ka/X-band SATCOM, and imaging systems for aerospace, defense and commercial.
  • Project examples: Next-generation ultra-fast PLL frequency synthesizers, and multi-stage radar receiver protectors/limiter modules.
  • Performs high-frequency electromagnetic analysis, packaging, 3D modeling, simulation and hands-on fabrication.

Serves industry as theoretical expert and also Program Management, Technology Transfer Head. Uses HFSS, ADS, Microwave Office, MATLAB, AutoCAD, Ansys & much more. >10 Years. 140K. 04272015.2

Quality Assurance Director – Military/DoD, Space, Aerospace

Certified Quality Auditor. Brings mechanical background to own large quality program responsibility for military/defense contractors, avionics and space programs, working with battery systems (stationary & mobile), satellite & navigation components and other hi-rel electronics.

  • AS9000/9100, ISO 9000/1, MIL-Q-9858 & other MIL-STDs, ASME, ANSI ESD S20.20.
  • Strong DCMA audit interaction, internal/supplier audits, contract requirements flowdown, and maintains annual certs/achieves multi-site certification wins.
  • Experienced establishing SPC process controls, performing system assessments and qualification/FAT testing, RTOS x-ray inspection methods, calibration system development, and strong ESD leader.

Multiple formal awards. Uses TipQA, Visio. 6 Sigma Blackbelt. 150K. 04202015.01

VP and General Manager – Aerospace/RF, DoD/Electronic Warfare

MS, BS-Physics/Honors. A global executive level business leader:

  • Aerospace, Space, RF/microwave (fixed and mobile antennas, tracking ground stations, SATCOM connectivity) electronic warfare (all divisions of military), support services and commercial electronics for multi-million $ programs
  • Entire company portfolio, business development, and profit/loss responsibility
  • Market assessment/strategy development for exponentially increased revenue, transforms global sales/marketing functionality and cross-sells amongst divisions

Leads industry projects comprised of multiple company alliances.  Active DoD/NATO Secret clearance. Multiple professional awards. Contact us for more details! 04162015.2

Director, Sales and Marketing – Satellite Telecommunications

BSEE. Grows revenue exponentially in Latin/Caribbean regions and globally for satellite communications equipment, software and services for telecommunications (TV, cellular, internet), commercial, government and military. Introduces breakthrough products with technical hand, employs branding/product positioning, fosters strategic global alliances, develops and manages channel sales. Focus is capturing both new business and displacing competitors. Excellent communicator with top level customer contacts in own regional network. Conducts customer training and presentations. Bilingual. 85K. 04092015.01

Global Satellite Payload Programs Manager

MBA/CPIM. A strong RF/Microwave program management leader for satellite operations, manufacturing, and production for global commercial and military testing/integration projects. Manages project managers and engineering groups (multi-tasking several concurrent projects), reviews specifications, provides bid process/contract development, and project cost accounting. Strong production management skillset. Has background with power electronics manufacturing for International Space Station. Formal awards. 150K. 03202015.4

VP Product Management / Business Development

Ph.D-EE. Executive level engineering professional working with RF, satellites, shipboard systems and system communications. Highly technical, providing system engineering architecture, integration and test management, capturing newly defined innovation contracts, and inventing advanced technology for competitive edge. Customer base includes DoD/military, DoD/intelligence community, aerospace, and innovation/research organizations. Adept at collaborative teaming for additional revenue wins. Ultimate profit/loss responsibility. Long list of patents, publications. Contact us for more details. 03172015.9



Mechanical Systems Test Lab Engineer – Satellites, Solar

BSME. A consummate satellite and solar systems test engineer in laboratory environment, working with solar mounting, PV and hydraulic systems, transducers.

  • Vast array of product tests: Environmental conditioning, bonding path resistance, mechanical loading, destructive testing (stress/strain, corrosion, friction, wear, rigidity, fire -UL).
  • Generates test setups, reports, including for new product concepts and maintains/calibrates equipment, and programs heat/humidity chambers.
  • Special skill: Coordinated and won Sat Level 4 Test Facility UL 2703 certification, and generated literally all technical documentation necessary. Developed test documentation control system.

Uses AutoCAD, DraftSight, SolidWorks, COSMOS, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Scilab. 5 Years. 70K. 03172015.8

Senior RF Design Engineer

BSEE. Performs RF satellite, antenna, GPS, radar, space systems applications design, analysis and test: RF circuitry, communication systems, analog electronics, radios, wireless systems, filters (tunable, harmonic, indoor/outdoor), HF/VHF radio, RFID, and optical transceivers. High level defense/warfare product development. Performs complex analysis, measurements, verifications, calculations (for TX/RX gain, noise, thermal, power dissipation and subsequent tuning and optimization). Uses Altium, Visio, Genesis. U.S. Citizen. 90K. 03062015.7

Mechanical Engineer – Contract

BSME. A solid mechanical engineering professional. Designs and tests a variety of equipment: RF components, sheet metal enclosures, test stands, rotational power joints, phase card holders, base plates and feed interfaces. Implements various types of instrumentation/sensors for systems diagnostics, provides unique technical solutions, and develops test procedures and criteria for defense programs. Strong thermal background for RF, SATCOM and military applications. Contract or direct hire. Uses Auto/MathCAD, ProE Series, SolidWorks, Mechanica. 80K. 03052015.2

Principal Power Electronics Engineer – Space, Power/Hi Rel

MSEE, C.P.E. Leads design and development of high reliability, rad-hard multiple output DC/DC converters and motor drives.

  • Modeling, simulation and significant troubleshooting and system-specific, special test support.
  • Complex analysis (worst case, component stress, radiation, mode & effect).
  • Owns resolution of anomalies.

Uses MathCAD, ICAP IV Spice, Blueprint. 155K. 02272015.3

Contract Thermal Mechanical Engineer

MSME. Provides thermal design, analysis, modeling and test for electronics, signal processing assemblies, cooling systems, including infrared and optical devices, satellite and avionics subsystems, space vehicles and payloads. Implements cryogenics and develops/models high power, high density electronic packaging. Manages test lab (shock, vibration, temp cycles) and develops SBIRs. Uses Sinda (Fluent, Trasys), I-DEAS/TMG, TSS, Thermal Desktop, Thermica, MathCAD, Patran. Contract only. U.S. Citizen. Previous SSBI security clearance. $80K. 02262015.01

Business Development/Account Manager-RF, Satellite & Wireless Communications

MBA-Honors/10 Years. Captures multi million and billion $ government defense contracts for RF and satellite communication systems; also involving devices, base stations, IT/telecommunications, specialized radio hardware, jammers and various weaponry devices. Creates joint ventures and employs B2B principles to provide strategic new market development with accompanying materials development/market growth planning. Has an extensive background generating a vast amount of internal, project-oriented, training, and industry-related technical publications. 90-110K. 02232015.6

Aerospace Operations / Facilities / Program Management

MBA, BSCS/20 Years. Has wealth of experience with aerospace/avionics, satellite/RF, space program and military defense to provide operations, technical facilities and program management for ground support and test equipment wins – some classified and some overseas. Organizes project teams, develops software test procedures, operational on-orbit sequencing documentation, and has board level installation / troubleshooting experience. Manages large budgets, capital expenditures, provides high $ customer asset support equipment inventory management, facilities infrastructure planning/upgrades and allocation large strategic business unit. Provides costing/risk and other extensive contributions to high volume proposal process. Six Sigma, TQM, continuous improvement. Active top security clearance. Contact us for more details! 02182015.01

Program & Test Engineering Manager – RF/Satellite Communication Systems

>20 Years. A renown industry leader in innovative satellite and digital communication systems for space program, government, military/defense, and commercial sectors. Has UHF satellite communications, DAMA and integrated waveforms expertise with related systems design and test plan/procedures development.

Provides program management and executive direction to cross-functional teams to drive successful large programs from inception to contract close-out, including extensive customer interface during multiple, concurrent projects. Negotiates development project contracts, analyzes risk management, leads all design reviews, and overcomes all roadblocks (configuration management, logistics, security, etc).

Has piloted various programs to achieve CMMI/3 certification win. For JITC certification win, wrote all necessary test documentation and built entire test environments as an expert systems test architect in this field. Performs alternate role to industry to assist DISA in updating various MIL-STDs as official group member.

Special projects have included upgrading systems to new waveforms integration, line of site and other advanced special communications mode contracts, plus various classified projects as well. Previous secret clearance. DOORS, Code Stricker. Contact us for more details! 02122015.4

Vice President of Business Development / Power & Tracking Systems, DoD

BSCE/15 Years. Captures new business for high voltage power electronics, amplifiers, plus communications and tracking systems applying to electronic warfare, aircraft integration, unmanned platforms, and tactical programs for DoD, DoS, and various US government and military/defense organizations. Develops strategic partnerships, and captures specialized government funding to spur new program development. Manages customer scope, creates value propositions, and is corporate liaison. Uses E-commerce, RFP/bid sites and other government opportunity programs (such as GSA, set-asides), performs sole source qualifying, and develops international business with full export ITAR knowledge. Has extensive relationships within the DoD community, is very well-versed in the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) market, and has active Top Secret security clearance. Has background in VSAT VIPERSAT, WIMAX/RF. 160-170K. 02092015.2

Power Supply Principal Engineer / Project Consultant

BSEE, PE Cert/>20 Years. An executive level power supply and other power electronics engineering leader for military/defense, the space program/payload and satellite/RF applications. Includes comprehensive design and redesign experience with additional power electronics and technologies: Analog, digital, PCBs, microprocessors, transformers, solid-state / magnetic amplifiers, hybrids, transducers, communications data link interfaces, LED and more. Provides environmental (stress, etc) analysis, simulation, conducts high attendance design reviews, and provides all manner of technical documentation including manuals. Has participated in complex in-flight system-level root cause/worst case/MTBF analysis for spacecraft systems, and has developed specialized test equipment to support many space and military projects. An excellent, project-oriented consultancy candidate or is also available for direct hire. Uses vast array of design and project management applications and tools. Please contact us for details! 02042015.4

Operations / Project Manager – SATCOM / RF

BABA-Honors/15 Years. A very project-oriented operations executive for satellite communications, mobile terminals, antenna assemblies and more. Manages multiple large contract projects up to $700M to include overall implementation, coordination and close-out, involving customer interface, project cost accounting, export compliance and logistics. Effectively accelerates delivery schedules/reduces lead times by several weeks to six months resulting in significant cost savings / profitability. Has implemented single piece flow production process as required, leads design process conversions from high cost to low cost product lines, and beneficially modifies various other design processes. Proven inventory and WIP reduction achievements ($8M to 4.3M). 100K. 01282015.2

Dir., Release Engineering/Customer Service – RF/Aerospace, IT

BS-Engrg/>20 Years. A customer and product-driven professional for RF/aerospace and IT/networking industries. Provides customer service management and escalation with problem resolution expertise, domestic and international. For IT, directs all software and hardware solutions releases via build/sync team leadership, drives timely deliverables, and restructures related teams to meet higher performance goals. For aerospace, has extensive large program management experience involving satellites (and payload systems/subsystems, DSP), telecommunications and mobile telephony. Has additional applications are: Marine, sonar, radar and avionics. Has background in bid processes and executive level operations management. Consulting or direct hire. Multiple formal awards. 150-300K. 01282015.1

Aerospace Hardware Integration Project Engineer

BSME/>20 Years. Leads a team of skilled technicians for spacecraft payloads / aircraft hardware integration. Brings extensive design and manufacturing background to implement process improvements with an eye for improved cycle times and quality concerns. Develops high level operational test procedures. Leads electro-mechanical cost reduction projects, effects qualification and design changes with various groups (customers, engineering, manufacturing, test facilities, suppliers), performs project cost / scheduling / performance / risk analysis, and authors proposals for customer requirements. Has renewable energy background and applies Lean principles, Six Sigma. Available for direct hire or consulting. 110-120K. 01212015.1

Space Program Lead RF Engineer – Orbital Sciences / Power and Ground Systems

MBA (pending), MS-Sys Engineering/>20 Years. Dual industry expert for systems engineering and project consultancy for satellite and space industries, with substantial customer interaction, relating to:

1) Satellite electrical power management systems: Functions as project manager and test conductor, routinely performing scientist-level analysis, component integration supervision, deliverables tracking; plus in-orbit, thermal vacuum chamber and 5KW telecommunications payload testing.

2) Spacecraft systems integration: Mission operations and control room systems, flight / ground systems and communications, terrestrial networks, RF-to-spacecraft linkage and on-board data handling functionality. Led team to perform ground computer data flow and spacecraft command/telemetry analysis.

Previous security clearance. Formal awards recipient. 120-140K. 01192015.9

Design and Test Engineer – Power Supplies / Motors / Semiconductor

MSEE/>20 Years. Has good mix of product design and test experience involving digital / analog circuitry, power management ICs, power supplies, various topologies, transformers, converters, switch mode, motor drives, rectifiers, regulators, propulsion systems, and real time operating systems (RTOS). Performs simulations, characterizations, troubleshooting, complex and various analysis, generates BOMs, specifications, schematics capture and provides customer support. Has a very strong alternate role to develop test benches and custom test equipment, providing EMI test/analysis and reporting. Industries: Avionics, satellites, space program. Fluent: Zuken, MathCad, LabView, PSpice and more. Has formal recognition. 125-135K. 01142015.7

Program Manager – Transportation / Avionics / Satellite

BSEE (plus)/>20 Years. Extensive executive managerial experience across transportation (locomotive), avionics (controls) and satellite (payload test systems) industries for commercial and aerospace. Has division operations management, provides strategy planning, quality assurance, timely deliverables for large contracts, additional revenue capture, program reviews, material / subcontract management, substantial high finance / budget responsibilities, formalized risk mitigation, high level reporting. Has developed custom procurement databases. Previous Top Secret clearance. Multiple professional certifications. 130-140K. 01132015-11

Senior Design Engineer / RF and Semiconductor – Contract

MSEE/>20 Years. A dual, high talent design engineering contract professional and mentor for RF, semiconductor industries. RF: Antenna and satellite systems, oscillators for microwave/beam, convolvers, FPGA, specialized military computer systems design, power supplies with topologies, converters, optical, transceivers, DC/DC and more. Semi: PCB, power ICs, digital, mixed-signal, interface cards, networking products, microprocessors, SoC, ASIC, BiCMOS, motherboards and more. Other skillsets include component libraries development, modeling, simulation, schematic capture, optimization, complex analysis, packaging layout, specification generation, design review and redesigns. Has substantial test equipment development expertise. Teaches various technologies to industry, has staff management and extensive project management experience. Very fluent: Cadence, Verilog, DxDesigner, JTAG, Ethernet, Eagle, PathMill and much more. Manuals author. 120-130K. 01122015.13

Executive Engineering Management – Consultant

BSEE/>20 Years. A high performing executive with a technical hand, managing the following: Engineering, programs / projects, information systems, customer support, firmware / software programmers, production and more. Multi million $ product lines/technologies involved: Power electronics (converters, inverters, power supplies, circuitry, ASICs, embedded), satellite/antenna – RF, imaging, microprocessors, SoCs, networking/IT and communications systems. Industries involved commercial, military/defense, avionics, TV broadcasting, medical and transportation. Skillsets include policy alignment, team development, processes creation, overseas outsourcing, generates business plans, captures funding, structures startups, substantial customer interface, restructures entire engineering departments and implements automated systems such as CAD/CAM, CAE. Patents. Six Sigma, ISO. 160-180K. 01122015.10

Product Management, Marketing and Sales – Power Electronics

BSEE/>20 Years. Brings a technical hand to product management and development and provides in depth marketing and sales skillsets to commercial, military, aerospace, space program and satellite industries and other Hi-Rel customers. General complex marketing materials and strategies, operates under MIL standards, promotes at customer sites and trains sales force. Specializes in radiation-hardened technology. Products/technologies: Power semiconductor, AC/DC, DC/DC, converters, power supplies, regulators, hybrids and various other electronics. Also has background as a component engineer, developer of ATE test systems and ISO/quality management. 120-130K.

Engineering and Operations Director

MBA, MS-ChemE/15 Years. A multi-role technical professional to drive the bigger picture for both products and services profitability, and operational excellence for very large automotive, transportation and RF/satellite and avionics divisions/organizations, saving multi millions. Employs lean manufacturing, complex strategies, global initiatives, teaming, and reducing cost of overall business operations. Proven record of product development/launches. Products: Motors, motion control, resolvers, titanium components, LED switches and displays. Expertise includes supply chain management, labor relations, customer relations, inventory management and leading large CNC manufacturing plants. Six Sigma, Kaizen, SAP. Very well traveled. 150K. 01062015.11

Director, Applications Engineering / Power Electronics, RF-Microwave

MSEE (plus)/>20 Years. A dual-role high level director for field application engineering and business development. Industries involve commercial, space programs, IT/networking, RF/microwave, satellites, telecommunications. Has driven expert design and prototypes for following power electronics and RF systems: Analog, microcontrollers, power supplies, converters, audio/video, radios, security systems, transmitters, receivers, amplifiers, attenuators, tuners, ASIC and more. With global customer interaction and technical support, defines requirements and delivers presentations, increasing sales and marketing opportunities. Has managed sales groups for multi million $ revenue development. Provides technical product management and roadmaps. Well published. 150-175K. 01062015.9

Senior Electrical Design Engineer – Power Electronics / Contract

MSEE/>20 Years. A highly skilled contract engineering professional with a varied background primarily power electronics such as design of: Power supplies, converters, inductors, transformers, lithium battery chargers, AC/DC, DC/DC, switch mode LED drivers and virtually all topologies. Has prototype expertise. Also experienced integrated circuit designer with PCB and layout, analog, mixed signal, MOSFET. Industries are semiconductor, IT, aerospace, telephony, networking/PC applications, satellites. Works for product integrity regarding EMI and thermal issues. Generates complex technical and also safety documentation. Patents. Fluent: SPICE family, Eagle, CMOS, BiCMOS. 110-130K. 01062015.8

Test Equipment Engineer / RF, Automotive, Power Electronics

MSEE/>20 Years. A long history designing test equipment, hands on building stations and facilities and procuring all materials necessary, supervising test groups and developing procedures for variety of electronics, including special test equipment for prototypes. Has worked with test technology for: UPS, DSP, converters, motors, transformers, microprocessors, microcontrollers, PLC, various other electronics and semiconductor / software, amplifiers, transmitters, receivers, fuel cells and hybrid vehicle subassemblies. Industries are commercial, automotive, avionics, government and RF / satellite programs. Good contract work candidate. Uses Labview, Spice, ORCAD, RS422 and more. Uses wide array of test tools and analyzers, and well-versed in MIL-STDs.  Very well traveled. 75-85K. 01052015.18