Senior RF Test Engineering Specialist Ref# V-32686-1

  • Ontario, Canada
  • CAD145000 per annum, Benefits: Plus bonus!
  • Permanent
  • V-32686-1

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a leading Global Satellite Operator who provide reliable and secure satellite-delivered voice and high-speed data communications solutions to broadcast, telecommunications, corporate and government customers worldwide.

They are seeking a Senior RF Test Engineering Specialist to play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of their innovative connectivity constellation.

The Senior RF Test Engineering Specialist will be responsible for crafting and maintaining comprehensive plans to verify and validate the system, working closely with vendors and partners throughout the testing process. Additionally, you will be the go-to person for maintaining the testing lab environment.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior RF Test Engineering Specialist:

  • Make recommendations and influence the system verification and validation of the system.
  • Develop the system and sub system verification matrix vs system requirements.
  • Arrange, coordinate, and participate in RF and system level testing activities including test planning, execution, and reporting.
  • Be the RF expert and support other technical staff as required.
  • Have an active role in component and subsystem design and test activities.
  • Configuring test equipment, including Satellite Link Emulators, signal generator, spectrum analyser etc.
  • Ensure that the products undergoing tests meet technical, functional, performance and business requirements.
  • Ensure the lab remains functional and update to date with known hardware and software configuration to execute various test scenarios as necessary.
  • Work with various Antenna Vendors.
  • Work with partners and other vendors in various test campaigns.

Key Skills & Experience Required by the Senior RF Test Engineering Specialist:

  • B. S or Electrical, Computer or System Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of relevant satellite communications experience.
  • 14+ years of experience in Satellite RF communication systems with strong exposure on modulation and coding used in modern standards.
  • 14+ years of work experience in RF testing in Ka bands.
  • Hands on experience using RF test equipment (Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Spectrum Analysers, satellite channel emulator).
  • Strong understanding of RF engineering Principles and Design Practices.
  • Integration of various Antenna types.
  • Demonstrated understanding of air interfaces, modem technologies, modulation and coding and its impact on the satellite link performance.
  • Experience with satellite link budget analyses with good understanding of effects of impairments on the link performance.
  • Experience in test case and defect tracking tools (Jira, Jama).

The successful candidate must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP)

If your skills and experience match this Senior RF Test Engineering Specialist opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to

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