System Architect (Technical Director) – Modem – SATCOM Ref# TT221

  • United Arab Emirates
  • £165000 - £175000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Family Medical
  • Permanent
  • TT221

System Architect (Technical Director) – Advanced Modem Technology – SATCOM

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading Satellite Communications business that offer multi-mission satellite services to more than 150 countries across the globe.

They have an immediate requirement for an experienced System Architect (Technical Director) – Advanced Modem Technology – SATCOM to be responsible for the high-level architecture, detailed design, and advise on the implementation and delivery of software and hardware components to the Satellite Modem System.

Key Accountabilities for the System Architect (Technical Director) – Advanced Modem Technology – SATCOM

  1. Under the responsibility of the Head of technology, he/she is the design authority and contributes significantly to strategic goals achievement
  2. Lead a multidisciplinary team (FPGA/DSP, hardware, software, etc..) through the Modem product line development
  3. Engages and coordinates with various departments and stakeholders to identify concept of use and requirements to articulate and formulate the modem system specifications
  4. Oversees the Transfer of technology and Transfer of knowledge, ensures technical independence from the partner at the end of program
  5. Develop concepts, products, and solutions for modem system and waveforms technologies
  6. Research and maintain market trends knowledge in the modems technologies and suggest product evolutions (for instance: optimization to satellite technology, functions and topologies, small aperture terminal compliance, security and anti-jamming features, etc.)
  7. Contribute to define applicable engineering and quality standards and processes for YMS products
  8. Actively support the establishment of the modem products industrialization and production along with product support throughout its lifecycle
  9. Support the development and implementation of modem products integration, validation and testing strategy

Technical Competencies required for the System Architect (Technical Director) – Advanced Modem Technology – SATCOM

  1. Expertise in satellite modem technology:
  • Algorithm and waveform
  • Software/hardware design and modem casing and associated qualifications
  1. Expertise in Digital Signal processing and development on core components (DSP/ASIC/FPGA)
  2. Very solid knowledge in Satellite communications and Radiofrequency
  3. Very solid knowledge in product development and associated test and validation
  4. Very solid knowledge in engineering standards, processes and associated quality assurance
  5. Experience in team/department management is required

Experience required for the System Architect (Technical Director) – Advanced Modem Technology – SATCOM

  • MSc or PhD in Electrical, Electronics or Communication Engineering,
  • English – Berlitz Level 8, IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 550 or equivalent (Fluent/Proficient in English, both spoken and written)
  • 15+ years of experience in all areas of satellite communications
  • 10+ years of experience specifically in military-grade modem development (R&D, software/hardware Engineering)


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