El Segundo, California

LinQuest is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer to join our team in El
Segundo, CA. Sign on and retention bonuses will be considered for applicants
on this position.

Join a small, hand selected systems engineering team defining the next
generation of space communication systems supporting Space Force Advanced
Communications. You will support Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I)
activities in a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment. You will
work onsite, co-located and closely integrated with the Government Customer.

We seek a technical individual who has the initiative to work independently
and will thrive in a highly collaborative environment of small teams.


  • Integrate and manage the technical requirements baseline with an
    emphasis on satellite communications interface definition
  • Serve as subject matter expert for communications engineering, link
    budgets, waveforms, modulation and error correction coding standards
  • Coordinate and participate in integration testing, analysis and
    reporting for verification of requirements and interface compliance
  • Lead for communication requirements verification artifacts
  • Work with satellite communication users to identify and provide
    solutions to risks and technical discrepancies
  • May require up to 20% travel
Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in cross-functional
    planning, coordination and task execution across the spectrum of systems
    engineering and integration activities
  • Strong interpersonal and team-building skills, as well as clear and
    concise written, verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Technical expertise in communication systems integration, test,
    verification, and validation
  • Proficiency in communications concepts for DoD and/or commercial
    applications, including waveforms, protocols and architectures
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, and quickly adjust in a
    rapidly changing environment
  • Understanding of system engineering processes
  • Active TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Skills:

  • Lead analyses for special studies using orbital modeling and/or
    mathematical software tools, e.g. STK and Matlab

Required Experience:

  • BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering, or a related scientific
    or technical discipline
  • Academic emphasis on signal processing or wireless communications
  • 20+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with satellite communications
Preferred Experience:

  • MS degree in electrical engineering with emphasis on signal
    processing or wireless communications
  • Experience with satellite communications

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines:

As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

El Segundo, California

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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