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Senior RF Design & Test Engineer

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

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 Design & Test Engineer to play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of their innovative connectivity constellation.

The Senior RF Design & Test Engineer 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 Design & Test Engineer:

  • 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 Design & Test Engineer:

  • B. S or M.S.in 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 Design & Test Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com

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Manufacturing Technician

  • South East, Berkshire, Farnborough, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32685

Do you have experience testing and assembling electronics?

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading technology innovator who provides advanced defence and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains.

They are seeking a Manufacturing Technician to join their operations department.

This Manufacturing Technician opportunity combines troubleshooting circuit boards in military communication systems with high-tech equipment (ATE) and diagrams, alongside testing, assembling, and improving processes for building complex components.

Key Responsibilities for the Manufacturing Technician:

  • Work closely with other departments (Operations Test/Troubleshoot, Manufacturing Engineering, QA, Program Management) to ensure a successful outcome.
  • You may be required to assist with the preparation of production test procedures from engineering specifications to assure that the product is being adequately tested in every parameter required.
  • Assist on cost reduction and records to identify problem areas in test.

Key Experience Required by the Manufacturing Technician:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a broad knowledge of component level trouble shooting.

If you thrive on tackling complex technical challenges and take immense satisfaction in meticulously working with the latest technology to ensure pinpoint accuracy, then this Manufacturing Technician opportunity is perfect for you!

Apply now by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

 

 

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Technical Support Engineer

  • Hamburg, Hamburg Kleiner Grasbrook, Germany
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32684

Holt Executive has partnered with an independent service provider for satellite and radio communications, offering its worldwide customers secure and high-quality voice and data services. They are also a leading provider of systems integration, engineering, and IT solutions, across the maritime, enterprise, defence, and government sectors.

They currently require a Technical Support Engineer to be the first point of contact for advanced technical support, including remote diagnostics, configuration, and troubleshooting.

Key Responsibilities for the Technical Support Engineer:

  • You will be the contact person for all inquiries in 2nd and 3rd level technical support (remote analysis, remote configuration, troubleshooting and troubleshooting)
  • Be the direct contact with customers (phone and email) in consultation with the global support team.
  • Configure and set up systems before delivery.
  • Conduct technical final inspections of systems and ensure the technical functionality before delivery to customers.
  • Test and repair systems.
  • Create, maintain, and implement detailed processes, work instructions and routines for resolving technical errors to support an efficient and effective problem-solving process.

Key Skills & Experience for the Technical Support Engineer:

  • You have a technical apprenticeship, ideally in the field of communication electronics, electronics, or mechatronics, or have professional experience in the field of electronics as a career change.
  • A good technical understanding and basic IT knowledge, ideally in the field of network technology.
  • Interested in new challenges and like to work independently and solution oriented.
  • You are a team player, reliable and conscientious.
  • You have a very good knowledge of German and good English.

If your skills and experience match this opportunity, Technical Support Engineer, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

 

   

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NAVCOM Service Engineer

  • Hamburg, Hamburg Kleiner Grasbrook, Germany
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32683

 Holt Executive has partnered with an independent service provider for satellite and radio communications, offering its worldwide customers secure and high-quality voice and data services. They are also a leading provider of systems integration, engineering, and IT solutions, across the maritime, enterprise, defence, and government sectors.

They currently require a NAVCOM Field Service Engineer to join their dynamic service engineering team.

The NAVCOM Field Service Engineer work alongside a diverse and friendly crew with a can-do attitude, tackling projects on a variety of vessels, from large tankers to luxurious yachts.

Key Responsibilities for the NAVCOM Field Service Engineer:

  • VDR-APTs.
  • Radio Surveys.
  • Installation, repair and maintaining GMDSS Equipment.
  • Installation, repair and maintaining Navigational equipment.
  • Installation, repair and maintaining VSAT Satellite Broadband.
  • Working on Retrofit projects completing whole bridge installs and large system integrations.

Key Skills & Experience required by the NAVCOM Field Service Engineer:

  • Good standard at a higher level HNC/ONC/NVQ Level or equivalent national standard education.
  • Preferably a skill base education/qualification with an I.T/ Engineering based.
  • Current Driving Licence.
  • Able to pass marine/offshore worker medical examination.
  • Valid Passport.
  • 3+ Years of Marine Service Engineer experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of electronic/electrical engineering.
  • GMDSS Radio Operator / Maintainer License preferred.

If your skills and experience match this NAVCOM Field Service Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

            

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Systems Configuration Management Specialist

  • Quebec, Gatineau, Canada
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32682

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. Their Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network will revolutionize global broadband connectivity.

They require a Systems Configuration Management Specialist to support the ground-breaking LEO Satellite program, with responsibility to support System Configuration Management and System Requirements Management. The incumbent will manage hardware and software development environments with respect to program technical data, manage configuration and verification documents, and ensure all technical and data requirements are identified and tracked to schedule.

This opportunity offers a hybrid work model with 3 days in the office and occasional travel is anticipated.

Responsibilities for the Systems Configuration Management Specialist:

System Configuration Management

  • Attention to detail with respect to managing hardware and software development environments, and program technical data
  • Manage configuration baselines: Single source of truth of the different elements feeding into the Verification Team to manage the technical baseline
  • Owner of all documentation defining configuration and verification status of the system
  • Control/document HW and SW configuration
  • Tasking in this role will include the use of CM tools for configuration identification, configuration control, configuration status accounting, configuration verification and audits, product release and delivery and provide solutions to a variety of CM technical challenges

System Requirements Management

  • Ensure that vendor deliverable documentation (Systems and IVV Contract Data Requirement List/Subcontract Data Requirement List (CDRL/SDRL)) are identified and tracked to schedule.
  • Ensure the internal Data requirements are identified and tracked to schedule, including release of all Technical Requirements Documents, Interface Requirement Documents, and Interface Control Documents.
  • Define/Update Process for requirements management in engineering tools.

 
Experience required by the Systems Configuration Management Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering/science, or College Degree
  • 3- year’s experience in Engineering or related field
  • Experience working in an Engineering design environment, interfacing with Hardware, Systems, Software, and Test Engineers
  • Experience using Software configuration management processes and tools
  • 2+ years of related experience in Data Management or Configuration Management (Desirable)
  • Bilingual in English and French an asset (but not required)

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 Systems Configuration Management Specialist opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com

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Configuration Management Specialist

  • Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32681

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. Their Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network will revolutionize global broadband connectivity.

They require a Configuration Management Specialist to support the ground-breaking LEO Satellite program, with responsibility to establish and maintain program Configuration Management systems, ensuring all required process steps have been completed before release. The incumbent will coordinate information management, support data analysis, tools management and implementation, and contribute to the overall strategy development and performance evaluation of complex program operations.

This opportunity offers a hybrid work model with 3 days in the office and occasional travel is anticipated.

Responsibilities for the Configuration Management Specialist:

  • Document Configuration Management
  • Establish and maintain program Configuration Management systems, including the program documents, ensuring all required process steps have been completed before release and documenting released configurations
  • Attention to detail with respect to managing hardware and software development environments, and program technical data
  • Tasking in this role will include the use of CM tools for configuration identification, configuration control, configuration status accounting, configuration verification and audits, product release and delivery and provide solutions to a variety of CM technical challenges.
  • Maintain central source of truth on contract data deliveries
  • Track CDRL review progress and feedback
  • Define/Update Process and Training for documentation management

Experience required by the Configuration Management Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Library Information Science/College Degree in Information and Library Technologies related field, or equivalent combination of related experience and education
  • 3+ years’ of related experience in Data Management or Configuration Management
  • Configuration Management Certification (CM2-Comprehensive or CM2-Professional Certification) (Desirable).
  • Experienced and skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel – Intermediate Level (Pivot tables, formulas)
  • Being bilingual in English and French is an asset (but not required)

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 Configuration Management Specialist opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com

 

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Inhouse Sales Support

  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32679

Holt Executive are currently partnered with an independent service provider for satellite and radio communications, offering its worldwide customers secure and high-quality voice and data services. They are also a leading provider of systems integration, engineering and IT solutions, across the maritime, enterprise, defence and government sectors.

They currently require a new Inhouse Sales Support member to join their Inhouse Sales Support team who will be the contact between the business and resellers, looking after everything from Sales to Complaints management. 

Responsibilities for the Inhouse Sales Support:

  • Creation and follow-up of quotations
  • Creation of customer orders in our merchandise management system
  • Preparation and dispatch of the order confirmation
  • Interface between sales and “operation”
  • Support in order processing
  • Support of our marketing department with regard to advertising materials and preparation of trade fair participations

Experience required for the Inhouse Sales Support:

  • Several years of experience in the field of internal sales
  • Experience in dealing with merchandise management systems, preferably in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015
  • Ability to work in a team, flexibility, reliability and strong communication skills
  • Very good knowledge of German and good English, both written and spoken

 

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Senior Director – Satellite Operations

  • Maryland, United States
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32676

Shape the Future of Space Operations

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading global satellite operator seeking a visionary Senior Director – Satellite Operations to spearhead the development and execution of their innovative connectivity constellation. 

The Senior Director – Satellite Operations will oversee and lead all aspects of the systems and satellite operations from initial deployment through to final decommissioning to ensure the efficient and reliable long-term operation of the constellation. 

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Director – Satellite Operations:

  • Take a lead on the development of the operations concept for the constellation.
  • Oversee and lead the team responsible for refining the system requirements for all elements of the operation.
  • Ensure SOC requirements, schedules and budgets are met through the selection of suppliers.
  • Collaborate with the satellite manufacturer to ensure alignment between satellite operations and the operations development.
  • Oversee development, validation, and implementation of systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Build and train a high-performing Satellite Operations team.
  • Manage the development and deployment schedule, identifying risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure a smooth interface between the Satellite Operation Centre, network operations, landing stations, and overall program requirements.
  • Develop and implement mission operation procedures for all phases of the mission.
  • Implement automation to optimise operational efficiency and reliability.

Key Skills and Experience Required by the Senior Director – Satellite Operations: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics.
  • 20+years of experience leading spacecraft operations systems development and on-orbit operations, with a focus on constellation satellite operations.
  • Expertise in constellation operations development and deployment.
  • In-depth knowledge of satellite control systems, flight dynamics, and space situational awareness.
  • Proven leadership, team building, staff development, and mentoring skills.
  • Perform technical and programmatic assessments providing risk assessments, recommendations, and advice to the senior management team.
  • Assess operational plans, anomaly responses and direct critical responses as required.
  • Oversee the satellite operations team including managers and their reports.

Additional Requirements:

  • The successful Senior Director – Satellite Operations must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP).

 

 

 

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Inventory Team Leader

  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32680

Holt Executive are currently partnered with an independent service provider for satellite and radio communications, offering its worldwide customers secure and high-quality voice and data services. They are also a leading provider of systems integration, engineering and IT solutions, across the maritime, enterprise, defence and government sectors.

They currently require a Inventory Team Leader who will be responsible for the timely execution of global transports.

Responsibilities for the Inventory Team Leader:

  • Responsibility for the correct preparation of shipping and customs documents
  • Responsibility for the correct execution of the customs declaration / customs clearance
  • Responsibility for warehouse management (picking, warehousing, shipping packaging)
  • Active participation in warehouse management
  • Active participation in the implementation and improvement of processes within logistics

Experience required for the Inventory Team Leader:

  • A completed vocational training in the field of wholesale and foreign trade or freight forwarding and logistics services
  • Several years of experience in the areas of customs clearance, dangerous goods (dangerous goods advisor), warehousing and the organization of transports
  • Experience in dealing with merchandise management systems, preferably in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015
  • Leadership qualities, ability to work in a team, flexibility, reliability and strong communication skills
  • Very good knowledge of German and good English, both written and spoken

 

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Network Engineer

  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32678

Are you a technology enthusiast who would like to work in a company that is a global player in the future market of satellite communications?

Holt Executive are currently partnered with an independent service provider for satellite and radio communications, offering its worldwide customers secure and high-quality voice and data services. They are also a leading provider of systems integration, engineering and IT solutions, across the maritime, enterprise, defence and government sectors.

They currently require a Network Engineer to facilitate the smooth operation of the network infrastructure, in the data centers and other regional locations. You will join a global team who develop, design and integrate network solutions using cutting-edge technology, setting the gold standard in project engineering at sea, on land or in the air.

Responsibilities for the Network Engineer:

  • Ensure the smooth operation of our network infrastructure in the data centers and other regional locations, working together with the Global team.
  • Take care of the continuous development and expansion of the existing network infrastructure (UTMs, firewalls, routers, switches, VPN, leased lines).
  • Support the development, planning and implementation of customer-specific projects.
  • Support your colleagues with customer inquiries as part of 2nd and 3rd level support.
  • Be in charge of our globally networked communication systems.

Experience required for the Network Engineer:

  • Successful completion of an apprenticeship in the field of IT or have professional experience in network administration as a career changer.
  • Very good knowledge in the area of network administration and planning, for the areas of responsibility WAN, LAN, WLAN, VPN, routers, switches, firewalls and UTMs.
  • Experience in the administration of network components from Cisco (e.g. Cisco CCNA, CCNP or comparable) (Desirable).
  • Knowledge of Cisco CUBE or ideally have initial experience in the field of BGP.
  • Knowledge of common technologies and manufacturers (e.g. MS Windows Server, MS Hyper-V, HPE servers and HPE switches, VoIP, SBC, DNS, E-Mail Flow and SSL certificates).
  • Good knowledge of German and English languages.

Benefits for the Network Engineer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Hybrid working / Home Office arrangements.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Progression opportunities with modern corporate structure.
  • Training and Development.
  • Regular company events.
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