Careers

Join the Dynamic Team at One of the World’s Most Innovative Global Communications Companies

Thirty years ago, three engineers envisioned a satellite constellation that would provide communications anywhere in the world. Today, that small project has grown into one of the world’s most innovative communications companies: Iridium.

With an international team of over 600 employees and contractors, Iridium is an established leader in global communications for land, air, sea, and space. Our network enables connectivity from pole to pole – and even into outer space! From monitoring the oceans for impending tsunamis, to protecting wildlife from poachers, to enabling phone calls from the International Space Station, our network is everywhere – and our employees are at the heart of all we do.

We are committed to creating an innovative and inclusive environment where our employees are proud to work. Here you’ll find a job that challenges and stimulates you, peers who respect and support you, and benefits that provide you the opportunity for a healthy work-life balance!

Thirty years ago, three engineers envisioned a satellite constellation that would provide communications anywhere in the world. Today, that small project has grown into one of the world’s most innovative communications companies: Iridium.

With an international team of over 600 employees and contractors, Iridium is an established leader in global communications for land, air, sea, and space. Our network enables connectivity from pole to pole – and even into outer space! From monitoring the oceans for impending tsunamis, to protecting wildlife from poachers, to enabling phone calls from the International Space Station, our network is everywhere – and our employees are at the heart of all we do.

We are committed to creating an innovative and inclusive environment where our employees are proud to work. Here you’ll find a job that challenges and stimulates you, peers who respect and support you, and benefits that provide you the opportunity for a healthy work-life balance!

Where Are We

United States

  • Headquarters – Washington DC Metro Area – McLean, VA
  • Gateway Ground Operations Center – Tempe, AZ
  • Rimrock Corporate Facility – Tempe, AZ
  • Satellite Network Operations Center (SNOC) – Leesburg, VA
  • Technical Support Center (TSC) – Chandler, AZ

International

  • Asia Regional Corporate Office – Downtown Singapore
  • Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) Regional Corporate Office – London, England

Iridium offers many remote work opportunities for positions supporting domestic and international teams.


Perks & Benefits

We believe that people do their best work when they are supported with opportunities for excellent benefits and career development. Iridium employees have access to benefits and programs that support their work-life balance, career development, financial futures, and more!

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Heath Savings Account / Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Bonus Plan and Stock Options
  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plans and Employer Matching
  • Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability
  • Onsite Financial Planning Support
  • Aetna Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Career Development & Training Assistance
  • Corporate Donation-Matching Program
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Personal Time Off, Sick Days, Federal Holidays, and Floating Holidays
  • Offsite Meetings and Company Events
  • Full Coffee & Tea Bars

Note: These benefits are generally available to regular full-time employees. The information presented describes does not constitute official plan/benefit documents.


Social Responsibility

Through education, environment, and other philanthropic efforts, we carry out our pledge to make the world a better place. We strive to set examples for those we work with, for, and around with high standards of corporate citizenship. For more info on how Iridium supports the community and other global initiatives, please visit our Corporate Social Responsibility page.


Internship Program

The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. Internship opportunities are available in our Virginia and Arizona facilities. For more info on our internship program, please visit our Internship Program page.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Iridium considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran in accordance with federal law and other state and local requirements. Iridium complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws.

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Pay Transparency

If you are interested in applying for employment with Iridium and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Recruiting Department at +1.480.777.4005 or via email at careers@iridium.com.

Iridium participates in E-Verify. For details click here.