Senior System Engineering Specialist Ref# V-32659

  • Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32659

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading Global Satellite and Space leader that provides reliable and secure satellite-delivered voice and high-speed data communications solutions to broadcast, telecommunications, corporate and government customers worldwide.

Our partner is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior System Engineering Specialist to play a vital role in supporting the entire design and development process for the constellation system.

The successful Senior System Engineering Specialist will work alongside cross-functional teams to define the system architecture, system requirements, and specifications for all network elements, including the satellites themselves.

As the Senior System Engineering Specialist your expertise will ensure everything aligns perfectly with project goals and meets the critical needs of their customers.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior System Engineering Specialist:

  • Design and develop critical aspects of the system, including communication, resource allocation, network entry, management systems, service availability, compliance, satellite power management, efficiency, spectrum management, user terminal integration, and operational concepts.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to junior engineers on the System Design team.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive system architecture documentation, including subsystems, interfaces, and data flows, to guarantee optimal performance and reliability.
  • Work closely with the System Integration and Test team to plan the successful integration and testing of all system elements.
  • Identify and manage technical risks associated with the system design. Develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans as needed.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and trends in the satellite industry and contribute innovative ideas to enhance the design and operation of the system.
  • Create and maintain all necessary documentation.
  • Work together with external partners, vendors, and stakeholders to ensure the project’s success.

Key Skills and Experience for the Senior System Engineering Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field.
  • 14+ years of proven experience in satellite system architecture and design.
  • Strong knowledge of satellite communication protocols, orbital mechanics, and space systems.
  • Experience with software defined satellite communication payloads.
  • Familiarity with regulatory bodies and space industry standards.
  • Specialised Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.
  • Creative analytical person with thorough attention to detail.
  • Highly collaborative team player who can quickly earn the confidence of co-workers and teammates.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with management, engineering teams and partners/suppliers.
  • Experience with business considerations and practical limitations related to system design and implementation.
  • Fluent in English, written and oral. French is an asset.

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

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