Comtech EF Data

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Comtech EF Data, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications Corporation (NASDAQ: CMTL), designs and manufactures an assortment of satellite communications equipment deployed in commercial and government applications around the world. We are a well-respected leader in the industry with a great reputation and stability in the marketplace (our division was established in 1984).

Comtech EF Data has a diverse workforce where employees are treated fairly and with great respect. We offer staff growth and professional development by challenging our employees. We have internal promotion opportunities and encourage learning by tuition reimbursement, seminars, and internal and external training. We have a safe and fun work environment with good employee relations. We offer competitive benefits and salary structure.

Products are designed and manufactured at our campus in Tempe, Arizona USA.

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Products are designed and manufactured at our campus in Tempe, Arizona USA. We also have remote offices located in:

  • Germantown, Maryland USA
  • Fremont, California USA
  • Moscow, Idaho USA
  • China
  • India
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom

 

Commitment to Quality

Our primary goal is to delight our customers with quality products, at an affordable price, with unequaled reliability. Our team is united in the belief that both quality and reliability are built into the products by employees who are trained, disciplined, and who are active participants in the company’s success. We stand by our products. We stand by our name. We stand by our customers.

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Health & Wellness

  • Medical insurance – choice of HMO / POS / HSA
  • Dental insurance – choice of HMO / PPO
  • Vision insurance
  • Company paid life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
    • Optional supplemental life and AD&D insurance
  • Disability insurance – company paid short-term
    • Optional supplemental short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Athletic club reimbursement

Financial

  • 401(k) company match and automatic enrollment for all employees
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Tuition assistance
  • Flexible spending account plan

Work/Life Balance

  • Paid vacation
  • Paid personal time off
  • 10 company paid holidays per year
  • Sick leave
  • Family leave
  • Miscellaneous leave policies (military, jury duty, bereavement)

Equal Employment Opportunity

Comtech EF Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residence may be required for positions in certain restricted areas. Verification of citizenship is required upon accepting employment with Comtech EF Data.

 

 

Jul 02, 2019
Summary Comtech EF Data is looking for a Quality Engineer. You will have primary responsibility for development and maintenance of production quality standards and documentation. This includes defining quality requirements for new products, preparing documentation such as First Article Inspection Reports, monitoring production quality performance to identify opportunities for improvement, and serving as a member of the Material Review Board.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities Identifies solutions in response to product and process quality issues throughout all stages of the product lifecycle (design, Bid & Proposal, production, post-delivery). Performs contract review after award to identify customer mandated flowdowns. Ensures deliverable requirements such as documentation, certifications, CDRLs, etc..., have been satisfied prior to shipment of product.  Keeps Operations Management fully apprised of significant occurrences and trends that impact the quality of product or manufacturing operations. Employs the use of statistical applications such as Reliability analysis, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and capability studies as the basis for decision making and recommendations. Ensures the promotion and awareness of customer requirements throughout the organization. Serves as a member of the Material Review Board. Drives the disposition and subsequent processing of suspect material in a timely manner to support schedule and minimize the inventory of discrepant product.  Establishes process criteria for Automated Optical Inspection, X-Ray, and Final Inspection. Contributes to the development and revision of Manufacturing Assembly Instructions.  Works with Receiving Inspection to develop sampling plans based on ANSI Z1.4, Z1.9, and/or MIL-STD-1916 methodologies. Identifies opportunities for Dock-to-Stock receipt of materials in partnership with the supply base to eliminate non-value-added inspection at Receiving Inspection. Initiates internal and external (customer and supplier) corrective actions. Provides guidance to the CAR team Leader and team Members on determination of true root cause and corrective action.  Evaluates effectiveness actions taken.  Represents CEFD in CAR presentations to customers when warranted. Works with Customer Support to assist in the resolution of customer complaint issues. This may include providing a written response to customer and/or third-party corrective actions. Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications Excellent communication skills, both orally and written. BS degree in a technical field of study (preferably electronics), or equivalent work experience in a high volume electronic manufacturing environment. Ability to pass the CQE or CRE exam. Prior experience with Surface Mount Technology and Automated Optical Inspection would be viewed as a strength. Experience working in Quality for an organization certified to ISO 9001, AS9100, or similar standard. Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience as a trainer, particularly in the areas of Quality Engineering and solder training/certification, would be a differentiator.   Preferred Qualifications Direct working experience with the IPC-A-610 Workmanship Standards, J-STD-001, MIL-STD-1686 and/or ANSI/ESD S20.20 ASQC Certified Quality Engineer and/or Reliability Engineer. If this has not already been achieved, then attainment will be expected within 12 months of hire. Highly motivated, high potential individual capable of indirectly leading people in a dynamic fast changing industrial setting. Demonstrated ability to solve practical problems and make logical decisions. This position mandates the ability to make decisions beyond the comfort zone of blueprint requirements and binary opposition. Experience in value steam mapping, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, 5-S systems and continuous improvement.   About Us   Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Comtech EF Data Tempe, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 02, 2019
Summary   We are looking for an energetic and highly motivated software engineer to help us build out a new core competency at Comtech EF Data. We are designing a next-generation Network Management System (NMS) to provide configuration, monitoring, and control for Comtech’s industry-leading family of satellite communications products. The individual in this highly visible position will play a key role in determining Platform as a Service (PaaS) platforms and underlying technology and lead major portions of the back-end development.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities   Formally evaluate available cloud and traditional development platforms against strict criteria and recommend best-of-breed solutions for adoption Work to build a new system that interacts with existing systems that have defined protocols and management capabilities Responsible for high- and low-level design and implementation of major portions of the network management system, including real-time data collection and communications system configuration and control. Work regularly with relational and NoSQL databases Work in a product environment where work results are sold and implemented in mission-critical deployments worldwide with minimal ability to troubleshoot or modify systems once released Work with a variety of people across the organization to understand the entire system and the relationships between components Be an ambassador for modern development tools, techniques, and environments within the company, and ensure other engineers are on board with technical decisions. Work with virtualized public and/or private cloud environments Work closely with UX/GUI team members to ensure data is represented clearly and concisely to product users. Other duties may be assigned.   Qualifications   A BS degree or an MS degree in computer science or related discipline is required At least 10 years’ experience working with Linux development tools, designing and building complex systems, packaging systems for customer release Strong experience setting up and working with Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud services Experience with modern open-source tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka messaging, and others Experience with programming languages such as C, C++, Java Experience with scripting languages such as Python, PHP, JavaScript Strong understanding of Web development environments, including HTML5 Experience in a data communications product environment and familiarity with IP protocols and basic routing principles is required Experience developing products in an Agile environment Knowledge of the principles of satellite data communications is desirable Ability to work in a high-energy environment, balancing multiple priorities with minimal technical supervision – expected to be an expert in the field Superior interpersonal skills; ability to build consensus and cooperation across multiple engineering groups in diverse locations Ability to train and mentor more junior members of the team. Excellent written communications skills Positive attitude focusing on creative solutions to difficult problems     About US   Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Comtech EF Data Tempe, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jul 02, 2019
Summary   We are looking for an energetic and highly motivated data architect to help us build out a new core competency at Comtech EF Data. We are designing a next-generation Network Management System (NMS) to provide configuration, monitoring, and control for Comtech’s industry-leading family of satellite communications products. The individual in this highly visible role will be in charge of defining the entire data model for our communications systems, specifying the RDBMS, and designing the data storage structure for all configuration. Also responsible for analyzing statistical data monitoring requirements and working with embedded/protocol engineers to collect, store, and present that data to end users.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities   Understand and model complex communications equipment with multiple interrelationships Work to normalize complex data relationships to eliminate redundancy and improve data integrity Work regularly with relational and NoSQL database setup, configuration, tuning, and maintenance, and usage implementation from controlling software Work in a product environment where work results are sold and implemented in mission-critical deployments worldwide with minimal ability to troubleshoot or modify systems once released Recommend and utilize open source development/test tools in a Linux environment Work with a variety of people across the organization to understand the entire system and the relationships between components Be an ambassador for improving the way data is constructed and collected for both configuration and monitoring activities Work with virtualized DBs in public and/or private cloud environments Work closely with UX/GUI team members to ensure data is represented clearly and concisely to product users Other duties may be assigned.   Qualifications   A BS or MS degree in computer science or related discipline is required At least 10 years’ experience working with complex data sets, designing and implementing database solutions, SNMP protocol and MIBs Experience with programming languages such as C, C++, Java Experience with scripting languages such as Python, PHP, JavaScript Experience in a data communications product environment and familiarity with IP protocols and basic routing principles is required Experience developing products on an agile team Knowledge of cloud computing environments and technologies Knowledge of the principles of satellite data communications is desirable Ability to work in a high-energy environment, balancing multiple priorities with minimal technical supervision – expect an expert in the field Superior interpersonal skills; ability to build consensus and cooperation across multiple engineering groups in diverse locations Excellent written communications skills Positive attitude focusing on creative solutions to difficult problems About US   Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Comtech EF Data Tempe, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary Comtech EF Data is looking for a Unit Manager for our Germantown, MD office. You will be responsible for managing and supervising an established development team that performs engineering work and applied research, development, and design of new products and technologies. Your work will include high complexity design and technology research and be recognize as an emerging authority in one or more areas of engineering. You will have the opportunity to participate in preparation of proposals for new processes and products, work with upper management to determine the technical objectives within an established department, direct and coordinate engineering activities of major magnitude and will have high accountability for results, teach, train, and enforce the established operating procedures governing the engineering process and usually represent the company as a customer contact regarding significant technical issues. This is the first level of Engineering Management. Essential Duties and Responsibilities  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Directs department activities to design new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures. • Work includes high complexity design, fabrication, modification, and evaluation of electronic hardware or software.  • Prepares or directs the preparation of detailed engineering drawings, schematics and/or design documents. • Solve problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts. • Analyze technology trends, human resource needs, and market demand to plan projects. • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products. This includes providing feedback into roadmap priorities based upon customer interaction and industry experience. • Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests. • Advise management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations. • Provide direction and example for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities. • Maintain a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations and develops recommendations accordingly. • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner. • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Qualifications   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Strong problem-solving experience and the ability to create processes in ambiguity. • Excellent reasoning and mathematical skills • Strong math • Excellent communication skills including the ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals, effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public. • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Education and/or Experience BSEE or MSEE or equivalent for highly qualified individuals and/or ten years or greater related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.     
Comtech EF Data Germantown, MD, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary Technical Support Engineers provide 24x7x365 support to CEFD customers, working on a shift schedule. Technical Support Engineers provide first level technical support, with responsibility for receiving all incoming customer requests for technical support via phone, email, and the customer web portal. Technical Support Engineers provide initial troubleshooting with the customer. Key Responsibilities: • Participate in a shift duty schedule in support of 24x7x365 operations.  • Monitors and responds to all incoming email, telephone, and customer Portal requests in a timely manner. • Maintains all open tickets, providing continual ticket updates to the customer, and ensuring that tickets are updated regularly.  • Escalate critical or high priority issues immediately to the next Tier of support.  • Provides technical support to our customers, leading and directing troubleshooting activities and resolving product related issues including the following: • Product configuration and usage. • Product networking/IP configuration Additional Responsibilities: • Perform system level testing and verification of potential release codes when time permits.  • Document test results and communicate findings to developers. Relay any technical documentation errors. • Provide input for test procedures and test verification for internal and customer use. Essential Knowledge and Skills: • Experience in the field of data networking, with a high-level awareness of typical applications of major IP networking technologies, including the understanding of LAN/WAN technologies such as IP routing (including switches, routers, VoIP gateways, fire walls, VPN concentrators), VoIP, VPN, QOS, file streaming.  • IP protocols (including TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP, IPSec, Telnet).  • Communication and analytical skills (excellent command of the English language is required). Desirable Knowledge and Skills: • Understanding of the satellite communications and RF equipment. • Fluency in an additional language other than English (spoken and written) • Cisco Certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, CCIE), or equivalent Required Qualifications and Experience: • BSEE/BSCS or equivalent technical training, or an equivalent of four (4) years of related experience. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   
Comtech EF Data Germantown, MD, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary The Systems Engineer Intern will provide systems engineering, technical verification and test support for CEFD advanced satellite IP based solutions. The systems engineering team are responsible for supporting all CEFD advanced satellite IP hardware and software products. The System Engineer Intern will be responsible for the processes, work flows and some components of the Engineering lab. The systems engineering staff will assist and be the escalation point for support. The position may require up to 10% travel (international and US domestic). Key Responsibilities Provide basic systems engineering support for CEFD satellite IP hardware and software, NetVue IMS. Systems engineering and technical verification and test support. Third-party Systems integration testing and Product Enhancement. Responsible for verification and testing of CEFD products hardware and software in the engineering lab. Participate in all verification and test processes. Maintain the verification and test work flow and processes. Install hardware/software in the engineering lab, and test the equipment to ensure it meets published engineering specification(s). Install CEFD patch releases in the engineering lab, and test the software to ensure it meets the published engineering specification(s). Provide input to and write procedures for CEFD equipment test and evaluation. Provide input to and write CEFD acceptance test procedures. Produce test reports and distribute to PSO management. Maintain the engineering lab. Maintain an inventory of equipment in the engineering lab. Maintain a configuration document for the engineering lab (IP schemes, installed software releases, hardware rack elevations, etc). The document will be published as frequently as the lab configuration changes and made available to all PSO staff. Support customer focused communications and interventions providing expert knowledge on verification and test support (bug fixes, customer debugging). Support TAC engineers in meetings with CEFD customers discussing bugs and/or customer issues/problems. The meetings may be focused on educating the customer about the CEFD product and/or the software. Must be able to develop a rapport and build a productive working relationship with CEFD customers and Engineering Staff. Highly Desirable Knowledge and Skills Strong understanding and detailed knowledge of networking and IP protocols to trouble shoot, debug and diagnose problems. IP protocols - TCP/IP, UDP, QOS, SNMP, HTTP, IPSec, Telnet. Familiarity with ancillary technologies used to support IP networks (e.g. management and metric gathering tools (SNMP), packet capture and analysis tools (Wires hark), SQL browser tools (MySQL Browser, Navicat). Basic knowledge of the maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and installation of: Commercial satellite earth station or VSAT terminal equipment - including HPA/BUC, LNA/LNB, RF converters, and satellite modems. Computer and satellite/WAN/LAN network hardware and systems – including switches, routers, VoIP gateways, fire walls, VPN concentrator's. Satellite communications and RF knowledge including familiarity with C Band, Ku band, L-Band and an understanding of RF system block and level diagrams. An understanding of: PC OS and hardware - Windows XP/Win7, Windows2000 and 2008 Server. PC Software - high quality software skills with, and prior experience, using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. Test Equipment - Packet Sniffers/Protocol Analyzers, LAN/WAN Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Noise Generators, Satellite Delay Simulators, BER Test Sets desirable. Experience with the non-technical aspects of satellite and network engineering: Interfacing with various levels of employees and departments. Must be able to develop a rapport and good working relationship with internal CEFD customers (TAC engineering, CEFD Engineering). Providing reports and updates to mentors in a lab setting. Strong documentation, communication and analytical skills. Excellent command of English is required. The candidate must possess first-rate writing skills. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical manuals and procedures. Ability to write technical training manuals, presentations, reports, business correspondence, and process and procedure documentation. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of Managers and customers. Predictable and regular attendance required. Ability to work productively with limited supervision. Desirable Knowledge and Skills  (the following skills will bring an advantage to the potential candidate)  Prior experience working in a technical test lab environment. An understanding of: Scientific Method in test validation The OSI Layered Model Working in or minimal experience in a test lab environment Required Qualifications and Experience Current College Student studying in an Engineering Discipline, working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering, Space Sciences or Aero Space Engineering at an accredited college or university. (Can be a similar discipline or an equivalent amount of education and work experience). About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Comtech EF Data Part-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary Comtech EF Data is looking for a Senior Engineer to help our engineering team develop advanced satellite communications products. Our hardware development teams tackle real world problems while working with the software and test teams to deliver high quality products. The ideal candidate will be responsible for architecting and implementing DSP algorithms and related functions in Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). Some level of experience with digital board design and understanding of high-speed digital design principles is a plus. Responsibilities • Rapid development from concept to prototype, signal processing blocks including filters, adaptive filters, parameter estimators, and synchronization functions.  • Develop all aspects of FPGA implementation, with emphasis on design partitioning, RTL synthesis and simulation, place and route, timing closure, IP integration, and system level debugging. • Work with cross-functional teams to define engineering requirements based on system-level requirements and tradeoffs.  • Create formal engineering documentation including SRS, SDD, ICD, and others. • Bring-up and bench testing of prototype electronics. • Work with manufacturing team to bring up production. Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering • Active Security Clearance • Five (5) plus years of experience with FPGA development in VHDL or Verilog as well as board-level design including FPGA selection, digital design.  • Basic familiarity with analog circuitry including high speed ADCs, DACs, switching voltage regulators, and platform bring-up is a plus. • Hands on experience and a solid understanding in some or all the following: common bus interfaces and IO's such as Gigabit Ethernet, JESD204, PCIe, USB, IC2, and JTAG. • Hands on experience and a solid understanding in some or all the following FPGA design tools: Altera (Intel) Quartus, Xilinx Vivado, Aldec Active-HDL or Riviera-PRO, Modelsim, and version control such as Subversion or git. • Working knowledge of PCB schematic & layout software (e.g. OrCAD). Ability to work with and direct PCB designers. • Basic familiarity with architecture and design of communications systems. • Basic proficiency with C for embedded systems and one higher level language (Python, etc.). • Experience with using lab instruments; oscilloscope, logic analyzer, spectrum analyzer, signal generator. Preferred Qualifications • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Signal Processing Algorithms. • Experience modeling DSP algorithms (FFT, filters) and communication waveforms in MATLAB / Python / etc. • In-depth understanding of different FPGA architectures especially as it relates to signal processing and communication systems design. • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
Comtech EF Data Germantown, MD, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
An Engineer Applications Senior provides technical support and guidance to the Global Sales team. He/she assists the sales team in understanding customer applications and technical/business requirements and proposing cost-effective solutions. He/she travels with Sales or independently to meet with existing and prospective customers. Key market verticals for Comtech include cellular backhaul, premium enterprise, mobility, satellite operators, and Government communications.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities Provide technical sales assistance to Sales. Prepare technical responses to Request for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Information (RFIs), Request for Quotes (RFQs). Generate proposals for customers, clearly articulating the benefits of a Comtech EF Data solution.  Design solutions to meet customer business and technical requirements. Create Bill of Materials and assist Sales with the generation of Sales quotations. Maintain detailed knowledge of competitor offerings and qualitatively and quantitatively articulate the benefits of Comtech EF Data's solutions versus competing alternatives.  Ability to develop business cases.  Attend customer meetings and industry events / trade shows to evaluate and define technical solutions and facilitate sales (international and domestic travel required) Education and/or Experience   Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking, Telecommunications or related work experience is required. Minimum five (5) years of experience in technical pre-sales in networking, telecom or satellite communications industry.  Excellent knowledge of IP networking including LAN/WAN architectures. Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE) and other relevant training and certifications are highly desirable. Knowledge of 2G/3G/4G LTE backhaul is highly desirable. Experience working with major MNO vendor equipment is highly desirable. Knowledge of satellite communication technologies including different access technologies is required. Familiarity with industry standards such as DVB-S2X, DVB-RCS2 is desirable. Ability to perform link analysis is desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Detail-oriented with aptitude for thoroughness, follow through, and creativity.  Must be able to travel as needed. US Citizenship required. Security Clearance preferred. Position Location One position in Germantown, MD, USA. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
Comtech EF Data Germantown, MD, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary Comtech EF Data is looking for a Lead FPGA Engineer. You will perform engineering work as part of the Hardware Engineering team and applied research, development, and design of new products. Essential Duties and Responsibilities  • Work includes highly complex design, fabrication, modification, and evaluation of electronic hardware or software.  • Performs the research and development of new technologies and concepts. • Prepares detailed engineering drawings, schematics and/or design documents. • Plans, develops and conducts experimental test programs. • Directs and coordinates manufacturing or building of prototype product or system. • Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications. • Evaluate research results for possible application to developments of systems or other uses. • Provides technical training and mentoring to lower level engineers and other technical personnel, and may involve some project leadership, but does not include management or supervision of a permanent or established organizational unit. • Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications • Master of Science degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field.; or ten years or greater related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Previous FPGA design experience • Prior experience in Satellite Communications or Telecommunications industries • Hardware Design and Engineering experience • Experience with project and task management, assisting with planning, estimation, and coordination of projects • Strong problem-solving experience and the ability to create processes in a dynamic environment. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Comtech EF Data Germantown, MD, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary We’re looking for an eager Software Engineer to help our Fremont, CA development team deliver innovative satellite communications products to market. You’ll work side-by-side with other accomplished, innovative software engineers to develop new products and advanced features.  Our software development teams tackle real world problems such as multi-threaded, multi-core development on real-time operating systems while working with the hardware and test teams to deliver high quality products using the team centric Agile development methodology.    Key Responsibilities • Design and implement major enhancements to Network System Management products, a multi-threaded, multi-user system comprised of Windows services, a core infrastructure, and kernel mode drivers, including a virtual environment.  • Design, implement and maintain system software components, principally in C/C++.   Qualifications • C/C++ knowledge is required; ability to read and understand lower level languages is a strong plus • Design, implement and maintain system software components, principally in C/C++   Education and/or Experience • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a product development environment with C/C++ • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering; advanced degrees preferred.   About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.    
Comtech EF Data Fremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary We’re looking for an eager Senior Software Engineer to help our Fremont, CA development team deliver innovative satellite communications products to market. You’ll work side-by-side with other accomplished, innovative software engineers to develop new products and advanced features. Our software development teams tackle real world problems such as multi-threaded, multi-core development on real-time operating systems while working with the hardware and test teams to deliver high quality products using the team centric Agile development methodology. Key Responsibilities • Design and implement major enhancements to Network System Management products, a multi-threaded, multi-user system comprised of Windows services, a core infrastructure, and kernel mode drivers, including a virtual environment. • Author functional and design specifications, build prototypes, and use other appropriate techniques to achieve product definition and design goals.  • Design, implement and maintain system software components, principally in C/C++.  • Apply expertise in Windows Internals and Kernel Mode Development to deliver new product features, enhancements, and product support.  • Work with Product Design/Product Management to ensure that the architecture and design supports key end-user product requirements such as ease of use, extensibility, etc. Qualifications • C/C++ knowledge is required; ability to read and understand lower level languages is a strong plus • Design, implement and maintain system software components, principally in C/C++ • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills • Skilled in multi-threaded and IP networking-based programming is a plus Education and/or Experience • Minimum 4 years related experience • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent  About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Comtech EF Data Fremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
SUMMARY Must have basic computer skills and able to read prints. Must be familiar with IPC-A-610 and J-STD, hand soldering skills and able to recognize solder defects, able to use hand tools and some measuring devices. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. · Regular and predictable attendance is required. · Must have basic computer skills and able to read prints. · Must be willing to work five (5) days a week eight (8) hours, be able to work weekends Saturdays and Sundays as required. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or equivalent  combination of education and experience  required. Have good organizational skills, work well in a small team environment and have some comprehension of computer skills. Candidate must be able to work with small hardware/assemblies and be able to lift and carry larger completed assemblies. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.   Ability to write simple correspondence.   Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   
Comtech EF Data Tempe, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
SUMMARY Must have basic computer skills and able to read prints. Must be familiar with IPC-A-610 and J-STD, hand soldering skills and able to recognize solder defects, able to use hand tools and some measuring devices. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. · Regular and predictable attendance is required. · Must have basic computer skills and able to read prints. · Must be willing to work five (5) days a week eight (8) hours, be able to work weekends Saturdays and Sundays as required. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or equivalent  combination of education and experience  required. Have good organizational skills, work well in a small team environment and have some comprehension of computer skills. Candidate must be able to work with small hardware/assemblies and be able to lift and carry larger completed assemblies. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.   Ability to write simple correspondence.   Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   
Comtech EF Data Tempe, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary Directs and coordinates activities of the Quality Control department(s), with emphasis on training and product flow management by performing the following duties: Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include but are not limited to the following: • General responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing AOI activities; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. • Specifically reviews production and back log schedules to evaluate priorities and management of inspection resources. • Specifically plans inspection operations, establishing priorities, sequences and resource allocations on a daily basis. • Regular and predictable attendance required. • Reviews and revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with the established standards. • Mediates and addresses issues for the inspectors so they can continue working without unplanned interruptions. When necessary reassign priorities or directions to keep the inspector working while resolution is being sought. Escalate issues that are chronic or that have not been resolved satisfactorily and inform Quality Assurance Management when written corrective actions are needed. • Interface with all other areas and groups with a need to know to resolve problems with products and processes. Ensure management is aware of items that need written corrective actions. • The expectation for the supervisor is that they become fully cross trained for all Quality Control positions so on an as needed basis they can fill in or help support. • Perform over time as needed/required. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Good communication, both written and verbal. Show experience by utilizing a personal computer and working knowledge of Microsoft software including Windows & Office. Training or Certification of the following required within 90 days of employment to continue performing the duties of a AOI Supervisor: Mandatory Training as identified on the Quality Matrix under Supervisor QC. Training or Certification of the following standards required prior to performing the duties of a Supervisor: Required Title Specific requirements listed on the Quality Matrix under Supervisor QC included but not all encompassing include understanding IPC workmanship criteria specifically for electronics manufacturing. The ability to learn and train the processes and procedures associated with the AOI area. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and training in the electronics field and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that allows the employee to sufficiently meet the 90 day and title specific requirements in a short time after employment as listed on the Quality Matrix. The major points of working knowledge needed pertain to IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 workmanship criteria & understanding the workings of AOI processes and equipment. Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedural instructions/manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees or customers. Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divide basic numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, diagram, or schedule format. Physical Demands While performing the duties of the Supervisor, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 27 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The supervisor works in all the environments within and outside buildings on this campus. Both close proximity to others and isolated situations occur. The work load changes as demands on time and talents occur on a daily basis. The ability to adapt and change with the priorities and keeping a positive attitude is essential. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Comtech EF Data Tempe, AZ, USA Full-Time
Jun 20, 2019
Summary:  Stock incoming PO receipts, cycle counting, picking work order kits consisting of various types of inventory including electronic components, PCBs, hardware, fabricated materials, etc. Other duties may be assigned with additional qualifications or as needed. Willing to train with the right individual with no experience.  Essential Qualifications:  Regular and predictable attendance required. Ability to complete assignments verbally or written in a timely manner with a high level of accuracy. (99.8% min)  Proficient data entry and typing skills required.  Dead lift or maneuver up to 50 lbs and manipulate items in excess of this using appropriate material handling equipment and or teamwork.  Effectively operate / use pallet jacks, ladders, carts and standard material handling equipment including transport carts.  Complete assignments by verbal or written instruction, maintaining excellent accuracy under time constraints without continuous supervision.  Work flexible overtime to meet customer and manufacturing schedules including weekends and or holidays as needed.  Experienced Qualifications :  Working knowledge of RoHS (restriction of hazardous substances) and ESD (electro-static discharge) requirements desired. Experience with computers, Inventory MRP systems and working knowledge of MS Office software (Excel, Word, etc). Experience with documenting and providing solutions for process related discrepancies and improvements.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position and may be amended as needed with notification. Education High school diploma or (GED) Language Skills Ability to read, write and comprehend English instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Mathematical Skills   Ability using calculators, to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers.  Reasoning Ability Ability to apply and practice common sense to instructions, assignments and common industry situations. Ability to resolve basic issues or problems with practical knowledge and or experience related to this position.  Work Environment Casual, warehouse, walking, standing in place for short periods, exposure to elements while transporting materials on occasion. About Us Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+ countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Comtech EF Data Tempe, AZ, USA Full-Time