Engineer, Asset Allocation Strategy

Req ID:  28897
Travel:  None

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 1 year of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered




Your role in helping us shape the future:

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.

This position supports the Planning process to maximize network utilization on Intelsat capacity and Intelsat products. Leveraging data analysis, the focus is on understanding, analyzing and communicating network performance to drive network optimization. Improve our forecast process in close coordination with Product/ Sales. This position will require autonomous work, coordination of cross-functional projects and accountability for communicating decisions and analyses to various stakeholders within the company.

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Under the supervision of your manager:
    • identify slutions for Deal Management when contention for inventory arises. Identify alternatives to support capacity allocation decisions.
    • supprt optimal allocation of services based on role strategy, application, operating environment suitability
    • assist with the technical feasibility evaluatin and recommend grooming and/or beam re-points in coordination within Solutions Development and Sales.
    • identify alternatives fr resolution of operational issues related to health/configuration/interference on assigned satellites
  • Designs and implements forecast models to assess impact on inventory of service offerings. Manage trend reporting on inventory availability for existing and new assets (pre-commitments).  Designs and implements dashboards to clearly communicate performance trends of note.
  • Maintain accuracy of commercial/allocation loading in inventory systems. Resolve inconsistencies through coordination with Deal Management and Sales Operations.
  • In coordination with the Asset Management Provisioning team support the optimization and/or maintain the operating environment to derive the highest performance for our assets.
  • Support Customer Solutions Engineering to provide options when solutions are not readily available.
  • Assist in the development of assigned satellite transition plans for existing and future satellites including commercial and strategic recommendations for continuation/non-renewal of services, if applicable.

You should definitely have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Communications Engineering, Physics, Math or equivalent.
  • At one year of relevant high tech experience.
  • Basic level knowledge of satellite link budgets.
  • Desire and ability to work in a highly collaborative environment which includes cross-functional teams and requires flexibility to successfully drive assigned projects.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and well-developed communication skills (oral, written, listening), including the ability to explain technical information to individuals without a technical / engineering background.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to effectively manage competing priorities and handle multiple projects independently
  • Computer literacy with MS Office Suite particularly with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of analytic programming languages and data visualization tools.
  • Ability to present statistical analysis to non-technical users in a format that is relevant to and supports management decisions


It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience in satellite telecommunications.
  • Experience in Python and SQ.


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 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.


  • 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.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC