Sirius XM Radio Inc. Engineer IV in Lawrence Township, New Jersey

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Job Title

Engineer IV


New Jersey



Type of Position


Job Description

Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for SXM test kit manufacturing, integration and maintenance along with local lab and field testing. Procure and maintain related software and hardware equipment identified in the budget. Support WCS lab and field tests including the back office analysis of the satellite and cellular signal test / optimization / coordination data with cellular operators and our 3rd party testers, and record-keeping of test efforts and equipment. This position will also support reviewing, processing and cataloging system problem reports, maintaining system issue records in the SXM online database, and performing analysis and report generation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, specify and document various testing and evaluation projects related to the operation of the Sirius XM satellite and terrestrial signal distribution systems.

  • Maintain configuration records for SXM field test equipment.

  • Provide troubleshooting expertise for SXM field test equipment.

  • Catalog inbound reports of system issues, prepare and enter reports into the SXM online database.

  • Perform analysis and reporting using signal delivery database information from multiple sources, including developing custom reporting tools.

  • Conduct field test activities as required, both local and throughout the SXM coverage area.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, relevant experience.

  • Minimum of six years of working experience in RF engineering, lab testing and integration, data analysis, and field testing.

  • Must have a valid driver's license with no driving restrictions and able to travel within the US to support field testing.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Applicants must have good teamwork skills, must be able to travel and work with external partners and 3 rd party contractors.

  • Demonstrated ability to independently carry out multiple projects required.

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate lab and field efforts, and maintain equipment configuration records.

  • Ability to develop reports and create custom analysis tools as required

  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills required.

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.

  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.

  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.

  • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Working experience using map based visualization tools (e.g. Google Maps, Google Earth, Mapinfo, Actix).

  • Cellular wireless testing knowledge is desired.

  • Other cellular wireless networks and RF testing experience is a plus.

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.