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Communications and Network Integration Engineer



Marketing & Communications
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024

About Us:

Skydweller Aero Inc. is a transatlantic cutting-edge aerospace company developing solar powered aircraft solutions capable of achieving perpetual flight with heavy, and powerful payload capacity. Utilizing technology based upon the longest continuous renewably powered flight program in history, this fast-growing startup is developing a new class of unmanned aircraft, providing the persistence of geosynchronous satellites with the powerful sensing capabilities and the flexibility of a large, airborne platform. Skydweller Aero Inc. has World and US headquarters in Oklahoma City and European offices headquartered in Spain.

Role Summary:

The (Junior) Network Engineer will contribute to the development of the networking and communications architecture for the Skydweller Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). This role involves supporting network design, conducting tests, and assisting in the integration of network systems for both the aircraft and ground segments.

Key Responsibilities:

· Assist in developing the networking and communications architecture for the Skydweller UAS.

· Support the design of network architecture to enable subsystem connectivity across the aircraft and ground segments.

· Contribute to network security design, focusing on testing and validating security measures.

· Aid in integrating the network with UAS elements and performing functional and performance verification in an integrated environment.

· Participate in setting up and maintaining a network simulation environment.

· Assist in specifying and procuring hardware computing resources for the Control and Communications segments in the Ground Control Station (GCS).

· Support the setup and management of GCS computing hardware, including virtual platforms.

· Aid software engineers interfacing with networking equipment.

Required Qualifications:

· Awareness of HIL or SIL environments.

· Basic knowledge of hardware/software encryption and virtual environments.

· Familiarity with cloud computing services.

· Knowledge of scripting languages like Python; basic troubleshooting skills using tools like Wireshark.

· LAN installation experience (wiring routing).

Additional Preferred Skills:

Understanding RF of Communications:

· Basic knowledge of RF communication principles and equipment.

· Insight into the integration of RF communications within IP network systems.

Preferred Tools / Process Experience:

· Polarion

· Jira

· Confluence

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Company Benefits:

1. Health insurance: We offer health insurance to all FTEs, which can include medical, dental, and vision coverage.

2. Paid time off: This includes vacation time, sick leave, and personal days.

3. Flexible schedules: we offer flexible schedules; we help employees achieve a better work-life balance.

4. Professional development opportunities: we may offer training, educational opportunities, or tuition reimbursement programs to help employees develop their skills and advance their careers.

5. Wellness programs: we offer wellness programs that promote healthy living and can include things like gym memberships, nutrition counseling, or stress-management classes.

6. Stock options: all FTEs after one year of seniority may have the opportunity to receive options as part of their compensation package.

7. Bonuses: we offer bonuses or other forms of performance-based compensation to reward employees for their hard work and achievements.