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Senior Spacecraft Ground Control Systems Engineer

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Telesat

Telesat

501-1,000 employees

Low Earth Orbit satellite broadband network

Hardware

Senior

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Category
Space & Rocket Engineering
Cybersecurity
System Administration
IT & Security
Aerospace Engineering
Required Skills
Python
Communications
Java
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in software design and engineering
  • Experience with C, C++, or Java. Python experience is an asset
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Familiar with cybersecurity principals and best practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English, both written and oral
  • Occasional international travel may be required
  • Self-motivating
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to provide off-hours support
  • Ability to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods program (CGP)
  • Ability to obtain a NATO secret security clearance
Responsibilities
  • Develop, monitor and maintain the GEO satellite control systems
  • Monitor and maintain the Lightspeed satellite control systems
  • Develop and maintain software related to the control systems and satellite operations
  • Assist the Satellite Control Center and Satellite Operations user community
  • Participate in Spacecraft Transfer Orbit missions

As leaders in satellite technology, Telesat offers a dynamic work environment perfect for those passionate about advancing global communications. Their commitment to providing high-capacity and secure broadband connectivity using cutting-edge Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites places them at the forefront of the industry. This dedication not only to innovation but also to delivering ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds, positions Telesat as an excellent workplace for pioneering professionals in satellite technology.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$30.7M

Headquarters

Ottawa, Canada

Founded

1969

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

11%

2 year growth

23%