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Frequency Spectrum Manager

Irvine, CA 92602

Posted: 01/23/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 28278

Job Description

Position Title: Frequency Spectrum Manager

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire Frequency Spectrum Manager opportunity located in Irvine, CA  

Job Responsibilities:
  • Analyze technical data and provide input for satellite communication equipment/systems, radar systems, and passive and active sensors to ensure end-use operational requirements are satisfied technically and maintain spectrum and orbital compliance per national and international regulatory standards and law
  • Coordinate with mission operations, ground operations, systems engineering, and related teams, as well as the internal legal team, to compile documentation, RF license and earth imaging applications, and spectrum and orbital management reports as needed by the program
  • Perform analysis and provide input to frequency and spectrum selection to eliminate conflicts in frequency assignments across programs and infrastructures.
  • Provide reports of spectrum and orbital research, analysis, coordination, acquisition, and denials, as directed by management
  • Support internal education, outreach, as well as internal policy review and development to promote a culture of compliance
  • Communicate with regulatory authorities in the U.S. and other countries and proactively address their questions and concerns regarding  the use of radio spectrum, orbital resources, and earth imaging activities
  • Review frequency and orbital assignments to ensure frequency deconfliction and perform analysis of technical data for communication equipment/systems, radar systems, and passive and active sensors.
  • Act as the primary interface to external customer and regulatory bodies as it pertains to spectrum, orbital, and earth imaging licensing and compliance

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or an advanced degree in business or technical field
  • 8+ years of experience in a spectrum management or RF-related position
  • A working knowledge of space-to-ground communications
  • Experience and training in providing frequency management support to include frequency nomination, coordination, analysis, licensing, and tracking
  • Able to manage a diverse set of programs and requirements therein
  • Ability to disseminate critical information effectively and clearly
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Apply flexibility required to ensure end-user mission success
  • Ability and willingness to go above and beyond one’s comfort zone when it comes to learning about other technical disciplines

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of RF systems, satellite and ground network systems, and spectrum regulation
  • Experience with the development of spacecraft mission CONOPs definitions
  • Experience with spacecraft mission operations

Job Details:
  • Direct Hire
  • Location: Irvine, CA or Remote
  • Salary Range: $135-150k
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


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