Software Engineer

Req ID:  32024
Travel:  Less than 10%

McLean, VA, US, 22102

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


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled


No. Vacancies: 1

FLSA: Exempt

Department: 16717.Software Engineering

Location: McLean, VA 

Travel %: Less than 10%

Education: Four-year college degree

Experience: At least 1 year of experience required

Equivalency: Combination of education/experience not considered 

Level: P2-Intermediate 

Does this position have direct reports:

Hiring Manager: Sharath K Medicherla

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?

  • Be part of an agile development team responsible for development of custom APIs (Application Program Interface) to support integrations of various business/operation systems.
  • Build and deploy streaming APIs on 3Scale API portal
  • Utilize programming languages such as .Net C#, Typescript, Javascript, Node.js to build, enhance and maintain APIs for various integrations.
  • Collaborate and support deployment of APIs to production environment and post production API support


Can you drive these processes?

  • Enhance and maintain the REST/SOAP APIs to support integrations among various business systems.
  • Contribute to the design and standardization of API delivery on 3Scale API portal
  • Collaborate as part of Agile development team, actively engage in technical discussions, share technical ideas and contribute to improving the quality of the applications.
  • Support deployment of applications - including new major releases, minor enhancements/fixes
  • Contribute to promote Devops practice and building robust CI/CD model
  • Perform complex debugging activities, create and perform unit tests for the code modules developed


You should definitely have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Demonstrated abilities in development and deployment of APIs
  • 2 years of development experience on technologies such as Java, .Net C#, Javascript, Python
  • Full understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Relational database model
  • Ability to work in constantly changing environments – Agile/Scrum
  • Ability to work independently and possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience in the following areas is a plus:
    • OAuth 2.0
    • 3Scale API framework
    • Database - Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, MS SQL Server


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.