Senior Modem Systems Engineer

Job ID: 926155 | Services, Inc.


Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

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The Role:

Be part of the team defining the wireless modem of Project Kuiper’s broadband wireless system from customer end points to terrestrial gateways via Low Earth Orbit satellites. This is a unique opportunity to define a groundbreaking wireless solution with few legacy constraints. The team works with customer requirements and wireless implementation teams to define a modem solution that optimizes spectrum efficiency, ability to support diverse set of customer link requirements / environments, minimizes BER / packet retries, and support for flexible MAC architecture.

In this role you will:
· Work within a team and take responsibility for high bandwidth wireless system architecture
· Create documentation defining modem block’s function, interfaces, and implementation requirements
· Drive trade-off analyst / simulation to benefit customer experience and optimization of resources (costs, power, spectrum)
· Work closely with implementation teams to evaluate expected system level performance and provide quick feedback on potential improvements

Export Control Requirement:
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


· Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, related discipline, or equivalent experience
· 7+ years of experience in wireless systems design and / or RF design implementation
· Experience in wireless system design and architecture, system integration, RF system analysis
· Experience with current and upcoming RF standards in cellular (4G/5G), WiMAX, 802.11ad, microwave backhaul, DVB-S2 / DVB-C, OR similar broadband wireless standards


· Master’s / PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or Communications Systems
· Good analytical, problem solving and communication skills
· Experience with development of a new wireless communications system
· Experience with design and implementation of APSK or OFDM based modems
· Experience with communication theory, OFDM, MIMO, Digital/Wireless Communication Systems and RF engineering

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