Senior Satellite Communications Systems Advisor

Mid-Senior Level
Ottawa
Full-time
, Remote Friendly

Job Description

ADGA is hiring a full-time Senior Satellite Communication Systems Advisor with over 10 years of experience working with Satellite Communications systems.

 

As a Senior Senior Satellite Communication Systems Advisor you would be expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Review, analyze and provide recommendations on space system interface documentation;
  • Compose operational space system deficiency and requirements documentation;
  • Produce and present concise monthly reports in summary of all technical progress at the stakeholder and vendor/contractor level; and
  • Provide technical input to project plans:
    • Plans (including test and integration) and drawings; and
    • Schedules.
  • Review, analyze, and provide recommendation on space system engineering documents, including Contract Data Requirement Lists (CDRLs), Review Item Discrepancies (RIDs), plans, standards, specifications, and related data, to assess their adequacy and suitability;
  • Develop test plans for prototypes and full tests;
  • Create SOWs related to subjects such as Space, satellite communications, telecommunications, etc.;
  • Review, analyze, and provide technical input to SOWs related to subjects such as  Space, satellite communications, telecommunications, etc.;
  • Provide input to the full life-cycle cost of the proposed Space System;
  • Recommend satellite communications level solutions based on an analysis of discrepancies, deficiencies and changes to equipment and specifications;
  • Liaise with DND and stakeholder engineering groups to ensure space system integrity, performance, reliability, and maintainability;
  • Provide space system integration and analysis services;
  • Review, analyze, and provide recommendations relating to satellite communications, and associated documentation;
  • Conduct design, technical, and management reviews of designs and documents such as schedules, test plans, and programmatic plans delivered to DND to monitor, advise, and report on progress and potential problems ;
  • Conduct or oversee space system integration testing and evaluation;
  • Manage system test and evaluation plans and present the results to the TA;
  • Analyze space system deficiencies and recommend effective solutions;
  • Review, analyze and provide recommendations on the suitability of industry documentation;
  • Conduct technical definition studies and options analyses of potential scope and plans for space systems.

Qualifications

The Senior Satellite Communication Systems Advisor must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Education - The Senior Satellite Communication Systems Advisor must have one of the following:
    • An Engineering or Science degree from a recognized Canadian University; or a non-Canadian Engineering or Science degree that must be accredited by one of the following institutions:

      • Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC); 

      • World Education Services (WES);

      • or University of Toronto Comparative Education Services.

    • A diploma or certificate, minimum two years from a recognized college in an Information Management / Information Technology (IM/IT) field; Or

    • Licensed as a Professional Engineer by any Professional Engineering self-regulatory bodies within the provinces of Canada.

  • The Senior Satellite Communication Systems Advisor must have a minimum of ten years of experience within the last twenty years as a Satellite Communication Specialist.

  • The Senior Satellite Communication Systems Advisor must have a minimum of five years of experience within the last ten years writing Project Technical Documentation (e.g. Statement of Work, Statement of Requirements, technical specifications) for Satellite Communications projects valued at $5M or more.

  • The Senior Satellite Communication Systems Advisor must have a minimum of five years of experience within the last ten years working in project management in at least two of the following:

    • Procurement;

    • Approvals;

    • Construction;

    • Commissioning;

    • Contract administration. 

  • The Senior Satellite Communication Systems Advisor must have a minimum of five years of experience within the last ten years integrating and testing spacecraft communications at the subsystem component level and the overall system level.

Additional Information

Work-Life Balance  

We strongly support a healthy and productive work-life balance. This starts with a flexible approach to work, and policies designed to support employees through their day-to-day routines and major life events. For example, we offer a Maternity/Parental Top-Up (up to 52 weeks) and a Reservist Leave Top-Up (up to 180 days). 

Belong@ADGA  

ADGA continuously strives to integrate advanced Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) approaches and practices into our work culture. Our employee-based DEI Committee explores activities and invites discussions that foster an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and heard.

Compensation  

Above and beyond our commitment to offer a competitive base salary, ADGA has a company-wide profit-sharing plan for all full-time and part-time employees.

Comprehensive Benefits and Total Rewards  

We offer a comprehensive benefit program, providing employees with the choice between base or enhanced plans. Depending on the plan, ADGA pays for Health & Dental, a Health Spending Account, Short-Term Disability, an Employee Assistance Program, and a Telemedicine service. Also offered: discounts on gym memberships, 5,000+ perks through Perkoplis, a Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, and access to a wide range of other employee-centric services and savings programs.

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