Telecommunications/Electrical Engineering Lead


Albuquerque and Surrounding areas - 13251712

Solstar is developing satellite communications terminals (Space Communicator routers) that will integrate easily into smallsats and spacecraft before launch, to provide a two-way commercial internet link between the spacecraft and the owners/operators of the satellites on Earth.

Solstar will activate the space communicators for our customers and provide economical, 24/7 convenient airtime services. Our services include voice, data, and internet-based communications services delivered to our customers’ desktop or smartphone.

Our Space Communicators are modular devices that easily integrate into a satellite design to provide vital global narrowband and broadband communications independent of downlink sites.

We are a company in constant growth looking for the best minds to complete our team, we currently have open positions for our engineering department, if you think you can contribute with something to the company and you cannot find the right position, please send us an open application.

**Equal Opportunity Employer**

At Solstar, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Solstar is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

We will keep your application on file so that we can consider you for future vacancies and you can always ask to have your details removed from the file. For more details please read our privacy policy .

 Key Qualifications

Solstar doesn’t cut corners, in products or in business. You bring the highest level of integrity, honesty, and accountability in all that you do, every single day. You are a trusted employee who does what you say you’ll do — and always does what’s best for the company.

What we expect from you:

  • BS in RF/Telecommunications or Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years experience in electronics device development
  • 5+ years experience in telecommunications or aerospace applications
  • Being a citizen of the United States is mandatory.






A day in the life of a Telecommunications/Electrical Engineering Lead at Solstar:

  • Lead satellite communications device hardware development
  • Drive the hardware portion of the full product development: form concept, requirements definition, specifications derivation, rapid prototyping, test, launch and maintenance.
  • Develop link budgets and perform extensive modelling to assess reliability
  • Manage mechanical engineering resources
  • Lead manufacturing efforts and supplier management
  • Lead hardware project management, including accurate scheduling, resource planning, and reporting to senior leadership.
  • Develop and follow processes for Change Control, Prioritization, Risk Management and COTS Management
  • Work with senior management to establish strategic plans to lead the implementation of software releases per direction of stakeholders
  • Manage growing team
  • Present complex results, implications, and options, and speak persuasively, through briefings and documentation, to influence those outside of immediate team
  • Provide opportunities for others to develop specialized skills and knowledge; Proactively help others in order to enhance team productivity
  • Informally mentor others beyond immediate team
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