Associate Software Engineer

Req ID:  31804
Travel:  None

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 1 year of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered




Join an innovative team that is responsible for transforming the customer experience by creating and bringing to market new products and services based upon globalized connectivity without boundaries. We reach beyond the traditional satellite industry and the broader communications landscape.   As part of the Intelsat vision, we will define new products with the performance, features, and flexibility required to open new profitable markets, drive new revenue streams and ensure the most reliable and secure communications globally. To accomplish our goal, we are looking for bold thinkers who will continue our legacy of innovation for decades to come.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Your role in helping us shape the future:

You will grow to a vital role in a Software Architecture and Development team dedicated to building the Intelsat Satellite Control, Business and Operation Support Systems. You should have a desire to learn and creatively tackle challenging software architecture/design problem, ensure implementation readiness of state-of-the-art software solutions.

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Work as an Associate Engineer/Architect on a team developing complex distributed system using technologies such as Java, Java Scripts, Python, ASP.NET, C#, XML, JSON, RabbitMQ and Apache Kafka.
  • Partner with other senior Architects, stakeholders to build a holistic view of the organization's strategy, processes, information, and information technology assets. Position yourself as a trusted advisor.
  • Align IT and business plans while producing architecture artifacts including but not limited to roadmaps, standards, guidelines, and best practices
  • Partner with external clients if necessary, to understand their business needs and ensure the architecture meets the IT need of each business or client
  • Proactively seek to understand major IT and industry trends and apply them to IT solutions, new initiatives, and capability roadmaps


Can you drive these processes?

  • Perform at Associate level in the abstract world of enterprise architecture and the concrete day-to-day world of coding.
  • Assist in the development of technical and solution architecture for a phased software development delivery
  • Execute meaningful Prototypes and Proof of Concepts.


You should definitely have:


  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • Experience in multiple college/internship software projects.
  • Design and development Knowledge of widely used platforms and technologies. For example: C#, Java, Java Script, Python etc.
  • Ability to think strategically and relate architectural decisions/recommendations to business needs.


It would be nice if you had:


  • Passion to define alternatives, make appropriate recommendations and provide strategies for the resolution of issues at the platform, tool/utility and software levels.
  • Knowledge of in micro-services architecture, cloud native architecture principles and implementation


What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new solutions and new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture


Other Job Info:

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Job requires ability to sit for long periods of time


  • This role is subject to ITAR; candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.