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Internship - Ground Platform Engineer

Requisition Number:  12016
Contract Type:  Internship/trainee

Manassas, VA, US

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Ground Engineering team in a fast-paced, global organization within an innovative and unique industry. Working remotely, you will contribute to design, engineer, and build our Skala global connectivity service.


Your responsibilities

  • Automate parts for the Ground Platform Engineering life cycle including automated test cases
  • Develop test plans to support the validation of MEO and GEO ground platforms to ensure they meet the technical, functional, performance, and business requirements
  • Deploy ground systems in a lab environment, run test plans, and generate test reports
  • Evaluate and recommend third-party test tools to aid with systems test efforts
  • Drive technical defects and bug resolution with our partner vendor HNS

Your profile

  • Being an advanced student in Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or in a relevant technical area;
  • Strong interest in the media/telecommunication business and technical interest in satellites
  • Basic understanding of RF waveforms
  • Basic experience with IP protocols, TCP, UDP, RTP, routing protocols, and switching
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills
  • Experience with different programming languages (ie C, C++, C#, python, etc) is a plus
  • Ability to set priorities and to work under tight deadlines
  • Work independently as well as in a team
  • Easiness to communicate at all levels
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with additional languages considered an asset

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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