Senior Web Developer

Req ID:  33987
Travel:  Less than 10%

McLean, VA, US, 22102

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 5 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled




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.


Your role in helping us shape the future:

As a talented and motivated Senior Web Developer, you will play an integral role in providing maintenance and development support for a web application.  This application serves as data presentation layer to improve flight operations and situational awareness for our fleet of geo-synchronous satellites.

You will also help maintain an electronic library of technical materials, processes, operational documentation, and satellite health assessments and reports.


Are you up to the challenge?

  • Work with Satellite Engineering Management and Mission Assurance Director to define and implement Web based applications and tools to improve situational awareness and operation workflow
  • Collaborate with Satellite Engineering and Satellite Control personnel in an agile manner to define, develop and implement tools that benefit the entire Satellite Operations and Engineering organization.
  • Coordinate development of Applications and API's with Software Engineering (IT) in support of Satellite Engineering's needs
  • Assist Satellite Engineering with data processing and batch tasks by developing scripts and automation of these tasks


Can you drive these processes?

Collaborate with Satelllite Engineering to gather User Stories and develop applications to automate tasks using web tools.

You should definitely have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Computer science, engineering, physics degree preferred
  • Established computer skills in the fields of full stack web programming and database applications.  (JavaScript, PHP, HTML, CSS, SVG, jQuery, D3, SQL, XML, Restful, WebSocket) required.
  • Experience with scripting for data processing (Big Data) and automation tasks using languages such as Python and Matlab required.
  • Demonstrated experience with applying systems engineering tools and techniques throughout the life cycle of a project.
  • Must have comprehensive problem-solving skills and general engineering knowledge pertaining to quality, reporting and processes.


It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience with Content Management Systems, like WordPress desirable
  • Knowledge of satellite design, machine to machine communication, network communications, IOT (Internet of Things) or other complex systems is a plus


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