Systems Architect

Centurion Consulting Group

Systems Architect Germantown, MD

We are hiring for a Systems Architect that will lead the next generation satellite system concept and prototype development for communications and sensing applications – entailing software defined networking, optical and RF links, GEO/LEO satellites, cognitive control and management, and modeling. This area is strategic for Hughes, involves cutting edge space, cyber, network, AI/ML, modem, and software technologies, and provides significant growth potential as the organizational scope expands.


• Responsible for system design, technical concept/proposal development, prototyping and modeling

• Works on advanced product development and risk mitigation

• Works with software and hardware engineers for productization and system development


• Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field

• 8+ years of experience

• Must be capable of obtaining and holding a U.S. government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field

• Experience with modeling tools and languages such as MATLAB, C++, Java, OpenStack

• Analytical and modeling skills in networking, control/management and/or space domains

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to function well on a team

• Experience in networking, space, sensing or cyber development domains

• Exposure to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques

• Exposure to System-on-a-Chip (SOC) based development comprising firmware (FPGA) and software (CPU)

• Familiarity with network routing protocols, RF links, optical links, and their space adaptations

• Ability to interact with both business and technical teams

• Clearance (SECRET) for US Government work preferred

Will be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance.

Position Details:

Clearance: N/A

US Citizenship is required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V

No third parties or subcontractors

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