Satellite Communications Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSP403193
  • Date Posted: 20 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Bluestream People
  • Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £48,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Satellite, Engineering > Communications Systems
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Belinda
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +441235838568

Job Description

As Satellite Communications Engineer you will be part of global leader in next generation solutions for Ka-band and Q/V Wave satellite links.

As Satellite Communications Engineer you will support both R&D activities and ongoing customer operations of the company on the satellite communications for GEO and Non-GEO links.

Your day-to-day duties will include

  • Supporting the Company’s satellite network design activities with GEO and Non-GEO constellations.
  • Developing prototype solutions on Non-GEO constellations.
  • Analysing requirements for both GEO and Non-GEO systems
  • Conducting research on system design for both GEO and Non-GEO links
  • Using and developing link budgets.
  • Calculating Non-GEO orbits to be used in the design of Non-GEO Satellite Communication systems
  • Support the writing of research proposals and technical part of commercial proposals

Experience required

  • Be educated to BSc or higher in Electrical Engineering or similar relevant field
  • Have strong commercial experience as engineer
  • Have strong experience in software development in Python, and orbit calculations
  • Have good understanding of
    • Satellite communications
    • Telecommunication systems
    • Link budgets
    • Atmospheric propagation
    • ITU-R recommendations
    • Agile software development principles and methodologies 


Leading global leader in next generation solutions for Ka-band and Q/V Wave satellite links, who are at the forefront of technology. The company is growing, and will have opportunities to develop your career further.


Link Budgets | Python | Satellite Communications | Telecommunication Systems | Atmospheric Propagation | ITU-R Recommendations | Orbit Calculations




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