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Amazon Corporate LLC Sr. Ground Systems Engineer , Project Kuiper in Redmond, Washington

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. Have you ever wanted to develop ground systems and related products for a high-performance satellite constellation? We are looking for a Ground Systems Engineer to participate in the technical definition, development, integration, test, production, and deployment of Kuiper ground systems. These systems include state of the art full motion tracking antennas, modems, and innovative supporting systems. Key job responsibilities - Define, develop, and provide technical oversight for integrated terminal products and solutions for gateways and tracking, telemetry, and control systems, working with both internal teams and suppliers - Develop solutions to demanding design problems enabling Amazon to fully realize Kuiper SATCOM connectivity products. - Support conducting in-depth design reviews including preparing design review documentation and artifacts, and reviewing design materials. - Develop architecture, specifications, requirements, and designs and perform analyses, prepare documentation, and conduct presentations for parabolic LEO TT&C and Gateway Terminal systems. - Coordinate Subject Matter Expertise in developing RF hardware equipment and modem products for integration into Ground Gateway and TT&C terminals. - Assist development of verification and validation plans and philosophies to ensure our products meet technical, functional, performance, and business requirements across teams and suppliers - Assist in the development of gateway monitoring and control systems and methodologies, including operational and fault management plans and on-site commissioning methodologies. - Support identification and analysis of operational faults and performance metrics and trends. - Perform root cause analysis on highly complex system issues. 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. A day in the life In this role as Sr Ground Systems Engineer, you will be actively engaged in developing Kuiper\'s Ground Gateway and Telemetry terminal products. These products enable mission critical, high throughput communications with Kuiper satellites. You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary team to develop, test, qualify, produce, and globally deploy solutions and products enabling Kuiper\'s global network. About the team The Ground Systems team is responsible for the architecture, design, build, and installation of Kuiper\'s Ground and TT&C Gateways. Our Ground Gateways enable high data rate, low latency communications between Kuiper points of presence (PoP) and our Low Earth Orbit Satellite constellation. TT&C Gateways support satellite Launch and Early Orbit enabling command and control of the satellites during this critical phase. The team works closely with the Networks, Regulatory, Payload Test, and RF Systems teams to ensure Kuiper provides a seamless customer experience. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Redmond, WA, USA - Bachelor\'s degree in electrical engineering, physics, or related degree, or equivalent experience. - 5+ years of system engineering experience in development and delivery of satellite communications systems. - Master\'s Degree in electrical or RF engineering, physics, or similar field. - Ka band RF systems experience, preferably with ground tracking antennas and systems. - Experience in product design, and/or integration and test at Ka-band as related to antenna systems and their associated ancillary equipment.In-depth understanding of s