|Worker Category||Regular Full-Time[F]|
Aireon has deployed the world's first and global space-based air traffic surveillance system, which is revolutionizing the entire aviation industry. The Aireon system provides real-time aircraft monitoring spanning never before covered areas of the planet, including remote, oceanic and polar regions. Aireon's receivers are hosted on the Iridium constellation, which consists of 66 operational satellites in low-earth orbit and utilizes a unique cross-linked satellite architecture creating a web of coverage around the world. The Aireon system enables safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly aviation travel, resulting in significant CO2 emission reductions. Numerous Air Navigation Service Providers have already signed on as customers and are receiving Aireon's space-based ADS-B data, including NAV CANADA, NATS (UK), Naviair (Denmark), Enav (Italy), the Irish Aviation Authority, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Air Traffic and Navigation Services (South Africa) and more.
The Principal Network System Administrator/Network Engineer is responsible for helping to set up, maintain and manage Aireon's on-premise infrastructure as an integral part of the team implementing, and maintaining Aireon's operational networks for distributing data to customers. The Principal Engineer refines requirements, processes and solutions to deploy robust systems that meet stringent safety requirements for high availability, redundancy and diversity. They install systems, configure automation to ease system administration, setup and administer centralized authentication solutions and help roll out and maintain a wide range of IP network and Server Security Controls. The Principal Engineer works closely with Aireon's security, software design, systems engineering, test, and subcontractors to validate and improve system designs and implementations. They are a subject matter expert providing Tier III support for responding to escalated incidents. They determine root cause and work quickly with vendors, engineering, and subcontractors to resolve problems when they occur. The Principal Engineer also collects and evaluates performance data to identify potential systemic problems, help tune systems for better performance, and to ensure sufficient capacity to support Aireon's operational needs.
Effective communication and adeptness at working with a variety of personalities and skillsets across multiple organizations, multiple time zones and willingness to contribute broadly in a fast-paced, start-up environment will be a key part of this role.
What You'll Do
IP Networking Tasks
You are a self-starter. Sitting and waiting isn't an option. You take the initiative to make things happen.
You are comfortable in multi-tasking. Managing and juggling priorities across tasks seems to come naturally in your everyday workload. You have a sense on how to balance priorities and communicate clearly when overloaded for assistance/help.
You love solving problems. You enjoy digging into problems and finding the most efficient ways to solve them. You have a passion for understanding issues and tackling them in a logical fashion.
You are collaborative. You're a team player who puts the interest of the team above your own. You display a positive attitude, are open and enjoy contributing.
You are a natural leader. No matter where you find yourself, others tend to gather around you, leading to encouragement and mentoring.
Technology is your passion. It doesn't just provide a paycheck, you are genuinely interested in what you do and the impact that it has on others.1-3-6-12 Month Plan
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Aireon requires all employees/new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. Aireon is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Aireon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.