System Engineering Specialist Ref# V-32725

  • Ontario, Canada
  • CAD134000 per annum, Benefits: Plus bonus
  • Permanent
  • V-32725

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 a System Engineering Specialist to play a vital role and collaborate with the System Modelling and Engineering teams to support the design and development for the constellation system.

The successful System Engineering Specialist will work alongside engineers to tackle key areas such as communication, resource management, user compatibility, overall system operations and ensuring the system meets regulations. You’ll also help integrate user devices and define how the system will operate.

Key Responsibilities for the System Engineering Specialist:

  • Collaborate with teams to design the constellation system, making sure it meets project goals and customer needs. This includes defining the system architecture, requirements, and what each part of the system (including satellites) needs to do. Leverage modelling to test ideas and work with engineers to define and finalise requirements.
  • Contribute to the design and development of critical system functionalities like communication pathways, resource allocation, network access, management systems, service availability, compliance, power management, user terminal integration, and operational concepts.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to junior engineers in the System Design team.
  • Develop and maintain clear documentation outlining the constellation system architecture, including subsystems, interfaces, and data flows. This ensures optimal performance and reliability.
  • Collaborate with the System Integration and Test team to plan how all constellation system elements will be integrated and tested.
  • Identify and manage technical risks associated with the system design. Develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans as needed to address potential issues.
  • Stay informed about emerging satellite technologies and trends. Contribute innovative ideas to improve the design and operation of the constellation system.
  • Create and maintain all necessary documentation for the project.
  • Work with external partners, vendors, and stakeholders to ensure the project’s success.

Key Skills & Experience for the System Engineering Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in satellite system architecture and design.
  • 10+ years’ experience in similar positions.
  • 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.
  • Previous experience communicating effectively with both internal and external stakeholders,
  • An understanding of business considerations and practical limitations related to system design and implementation.
  • Fluent in English, written and oral. French is an asset.

The successful System Engineering Specialist must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods program (CGP).

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

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