Senior Test Engineering Specialist

Updated on 5/7/2024



501-1,000 employees

Provides broadband via LEO satellites



Ottawa, ON, Canada

Required Skills
  • B. S or M.S. in Electrical, Computer or System Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in satellite communications
  • 14+ years of work experience in Satellite RF communication systems
  • 14+ years of work experience in RF testing in Ka bands
  • Hands-on experience using RF test equipment (Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, satellite channel emulator)
  • Strong understanding of RF engineering Principles and Design Practices
  • Integration of various Antenna types like FlatPanel/Dual parabolic
  • Demonstrated understanding of air interfaces, modem technologies, modulation and coding
  • Experience with satellite link budget analyses
  • Experience in test case and defect tracking tools (Jira, Jama)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management, engineering teams, and partners/suppliers
  • Developing and maintaining system verification and validation plans of the Telesat LEO constellation communication system
  • Participating in various testing activities across the Telesat Leo system with vendors and other partners
  • Maintaining the lab
  • Issuing recommendations and influencing system verification and validation of the Telesat LEO system
  • Developing system and sub-system verification matrices against system requirements
  • Coordinating and participating in RF and system level testing activities
  • Serving as an RF expert and supporting other technical staff
  • Playing an active role in component and subsystem design and test activities
  • Configuring test equipment like Satellite Link Emulators, signal generator, spectrum analyzer, etc.
  • Ensuring product under test meets technical, functional, performance, and business requirements
  • Keeping the lab functional and up to date with known hardware and software configuration
  • Working with various Antenna Vendors to integrate User Terminals
  • Working with partners and other vendors in various test campaigns

Telesat provides an exceptional work environment for those passionate about advancing global communication technologies. As a leader in the deployment of Low Earth Orbit satellites, the company delivers high-capacity, secure broadband connectivity with remarkably low latency and fiber-like speeds, making it a key player in its industry. Working here offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of enhancing worldwide internet connectivity and innovation, which is critical for both technological advancement and bridging digital divides.

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Ottawa, Canada



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