Principal Software Engineer

Req ID:  33821
Travel:  Less than 10%

Atlanta, GA, US, 30294

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 5 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled


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.


Are you up to the challenge?

  • Utilize programming languages such as JavaScript, Typescript, C#, and Java to build and enhance orchestration tools and workflows.
  • Work with various technologies, platforms, and frameworks including .NET, Node JS, Angular 6, Apache Kafka, Kubernetes, and API Gateways
  • Be part of an agile team responsible for developing and enhancing shared enterprise services and tools
  • Collaborate with other highly skilled architects, developers, and engineers


Can you drive these processes?

  • Develop custom workflows and tools within the enterprise orchestration system
  • Contribute to the design and standardization of orchestration workflows
  • Create and perform unit tests on the workflow/tools developed
  • Support the life cycle of architecturally significant shared platform and tools
  • Support the design and development of custom frameworks and pilots using various technologies and platforms


You should definitely have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar discipline
  • 5 years of development experience on technologies such as JavaScript (Node JS), Angular 6, Java, C# .Net
  • Experience with reading, manipulating, and modeling formats such as JSON, XML, and YAML.
  • Experience working with RESTful and SOAP APIs
  • Ability to work in constantly changing environments – Agile/Scrum
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills


It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience with Orchestration tools (i.e.Cisco BPA)
  • Experience with Camunda 
  • Experience with Red Hat 3Scale API Management
  • Knowledge of Telecomm Networks



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
  • Great benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture


Other Job Info:

  • 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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta